Sports apparel maker to redefine 'athlete'

2011-06-30 11:14:59

Under Armour Inc, a US maker of sports clothes and accessories, is beginning to test the waters in the Chinese market while planning to give Chinese consumers a broader definition of what constitutes an athlete.

Developer puts transport hub on fast track

2011-06-30 11:04:10

The developer of Xintiandi, Shui On Land Ltd, looks to profit from the construction boom in China's high-speed rail network by building a commercial complex adjacent to Hongqiao International Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai.

Steel producer to more than double output

2011-06-30 10:44:25

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Ltd, a Chinese maker of high-precision, cold-rolled strip steel listed on the NASDAQ index, started work on Wednesday on production lines that will allow it to make 300,000 tons more of its chief product a year.

'Monitor food safety at the source'

2011-06-30 13:10:49

Pollution at the point where food is produced is a major cause of food safety problems in China, according to a report released on Wednesday after a nationwide food safety check by China's top legislature.

Traders want to offer more goods at border marketplace

2011-06-30 11:07:17

The yearly trade volume at the Renqinggang Border Trademarket is climbing from nearly 1.5 million yuan ($232,000) in 2006 to about 20 million yuan in 2010, according to statistics from the Yadong county government.

Beijing issues pay rise guidelines for this year

2011-06-30 10:45:29

Enterprises in Beijing are advised to give their employees a wage rise of about 10 percent and no less than 5 percent this year, according to a living cost adjustment guide issued on Wednesday by Beijing Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security.

Fresh foods find comfortable houses

2011-06-30 09:54:21

Despite the harsh dry climate and clay soil in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, it is still possible to grow nice vegetables and sweet fruits in the region.

Commerzbank in market for cross-border M&As

2011-06-30 09:40:20

Commerzbank AG said its investment banking business in China will focus mainly on advising and financing Chinese companies' accelerating merger-and-acquisition (M&A) activities in Germany.

BYD's profit plummets as industry sales drop

2011-06-30 09:14:27

Chinese battery and carmaker BYD Co Ltd reported an 84 percent profit decline in the first quarter in a statement filed.

Baidu looking to go beyond Web searches

2011-06-30 09:17:37

Baidu Inc, the most popular search engine in China, introduced a service on Wednesday that will make it easier for customers to access content they have searched for on mobile devices.

China's A-share market shrinks in value

2011-06-30 08:53:36

market value of China's A-share market accumulatively shrank by 903.2 billion yuan ($139.6 billion) in the first half of this year, China Securities Journal reported Wednesday.

Social security set to cover foreign workers

2011-06-29 14:47:07

Foreign workers in China will soon be covered by the country's social security program, according to the Social Insurance Law, which will take effect on Friday.