The Zippo Manufacturing Co, maker of the iconic refillable lighters, is hosting a rock 'n' roll competition with Tencent, in which bands from Beijing and Shanghai will compete for votes cast online.
Overseas diamond retailers are paying close attention to the booming diamond market in China.
The government can only ask Beijing residents, whose houses are designated to be demolished, to move out after paying them satisfactory compensation, according to a notice issued on Saturday by the Beijing municipal government.
China's exuberant property market will not collapse, because prices are supported by brisk economic growth. However, there could be a bubble in the hotel sector, according to a US property developer.
More than 1,000 low-wage residents in Xi'an waited in line for four days and three nights, in order to register for low-income housing on Sunday morning.
After overtaking McDonald's Corporation in the number of its outlets globally, US fast food giant Subway now aims to more than double the figure in China over the next five years.
Escalating city property prices have ignited a great race to the suburbs by the urban middle class, mostly young managers and professionals.
China housing prices will meet a downward inflection point in the third quarter of the year but the sector is not expected to suffer a "hard landing".
Global container freight volumes will increase this year, but in a slower growth rate compared with 2010, according to a report released by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
The differentiated economic policies of the world's major economies have increased the difficulty for macro control in China and other developing countries, said Ma Delun, vice governor of China's central bank, on Friday.
A cargo train filled with laptops and LCD screens has left Chongqing, a mega-city in China's less-developed western regions, starting its 13-day trip to Duisburg, Germany, which marks the official launch of the new transcontinental rail freight route.
A total of 151 provincial-level officials and ministers have been audited as of the end of 2010, the National Audit Office (NAO) said at a news conference on Friday.