China Telecom will offer iPhone

2011-07-14 09:53:32

China Telecom Corp Ltd plans to offer its 106 million subscribers Apple Inc's iPhone by the end of 2011, sources said on Wednesday.

BYD shares skid on profit warning

2011-07-14 10:10:12

BYD Co fell in Hong Kong and Shenzhen trading after the Chinese automaker, partly owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said first-half profit might tumble by up to 95 percent.

Nanjing Pharmaceutical, Alliance Boots co-op

2011-07-14 10:36:17

Nanjing Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Wednesday that its parent company intends to reach a cooperative agreement with the UK-based pharmaceutical giant Alliance Boots to boost its market innovation ability and improve its competitive position.

High-speed train breaks down again

2011-07-14 10:20:42

A northbound train on the newly opened Beijing-Shanghai high-speed line broke down on Wednesday, the third such incident since Sunday when services were disrupted by power outages.

Budget carrier to add to routes in China

2011-07-14 10:15:38

The Australia-based Jetstar Group, the largest Asia-Pacific budget carrier by revenue, will launch five new routes between China and Singapore in 2011, the group said on Wednesday.

Tesco opens logistics center as it expands

2011-07-14 10:04:32

Tesco Plc China will open more than 20 stores this year and has opened its first freehold and largest logistics center in coastal Zhejiang province.

Escalator safety in spotlight

2011-07-14 09:57:19

Growing concerns that standards in China are too lax.

Zhu Min nominated to prominent IMF role

2011-07-14 09:44:47

The nomination of Zhu Min, special adviser to the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as a deputy managing director of the fund, is in line with expectations and reflects the growing influence of China and other emerging economies.

GDP growth eases fears of hard landing

2011-07-14 09:28:41

A 9.5 percent growth in the second quarter eased concerns over a hard landing.

SMEs face difficulty despite boost in GDP

2011-07-14 09:20:03

The steady increase in gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter does not mean that the challenges for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are less, analysts and entrepreneurs said.

Consumption set to gradually rise

2011-07-14 09:16:44

China's household consumption rate will rise gradually, and experts said the government should improve the welfare system to increase consumers' willingness to spend.

Temasek denies ABC share sale

2011-07-14 08:58:12

Temasek Holdings Pte said on Wednesday that it will not sell its shares in Agricultural Bank of China Ltd.