City of sails

2011-06-24 14:03:31

As sailing attracts increasing attention, the number of Chinese people engaging in the sport is on the rise.

High-flier's battle to rule the airways

2011-06-24 11:10:48

Airbus China president says Chinese business must be 'two-way traffic'

Stitched up for success

2011-06-24 11:10:48

Success at home propels Wenzhou apparel maker to top 10 list in the world

Benchmark gains most in 3 months

2011-06-24 10:57:39

Stocks on the Chinese mainland advanced, driving the benchmark index to its biggest gain in three months, as energy and material producers rallied on increased government support for alternative energy production and affordable housing.

Record 36 Asian IPOs pulled

2011-06-24 10:57:13

A record $58 billion in withdrawn initial public offerings (IPOs) in Asia and muted market debuts are expected to force listing hopefuls to cut valuations to win over investors in the world's top region for offerings.

Post Bureau acts against express-delivery companies

2011-06-24 10:42:00

The State Post Bureau clamped down on 56 express-delivery companies over a two-month period in an effort to regulate an industry that has been experiencing rapid development, but lacks proper management.

Ikea aims for 15 stores in China by 2015

2011-06-24 10:28:45

Eyeing increasing demand in the home products sector, Sweden-based retailing giant Ikea is accelerating its expansion in China and plans to have 15 stores in the country by the end of 2015.

Number of Chinese millionaires rises by 12%

2011-06-24 10:24:23

Millionaires in the Asia-Pacific region overtook Europe in terms of population and wealth for the first time in 2010, bolstered by economic growth in China and India, according to Capgemini SA and Bank of America Corp.

Steady growth in helicopter sales expected

2011-06-24 09:59:38

Demand for civilian helicopters in China is expected to climb from the 170 currently in service to more than 1,500 over the next decade.

China's manufacturing sees sizable slowdown

2011-06-24 09:40:47

It is too early to say whether the world's second-largest economy will suffer a hard landing.

Gold rush as sales surge predicted

2011-06-24 09:26:00

Gold's luster is continuing to attract rising domestic demand and China will continue to "outperform" other countries in private consumption of the precious metal.

China to prioritize hydropower

2011-06-23 17:10:18

China will prioritize the development of hydropower and optimize thermal power generation under its 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) for the energy sector, the 21st Century Business Herald reported Thursday.