TV stations gobble up European formats

2011-06-10 10:26:31

European programs are the new soldiers in the TV ratings war in China.

China to pass Japan as top luxury market in 2012

2011-06-10 10:20:13

China is expected to replace Japan as the world's top consumer of luxury goods by 2012 due to its growing demand and the declining consumption in Japan, the World Luxury Association (WLA) said Thursday.

Call for yuan to become more freely convertible

2011-06-10 10:17:43

The yuan needs to be more freely convertible and widely used in global trade in order to be included in the special drawing rights basket of the International Monetary Fund, acting managing director of the IMF said.

Employment rate for college graduates rises

2011-06-09 17:03:51

More Chinese college graduates are finding jobs, with the employment rate back to the pre-crisis level and a significant rise in salaries, a latest survey shows.

Chinese tourists are biggest spenders in Australia

2011-06-09 17:02:05

Tourists from China are the biggest spenders in Australia, and they are likely to spend more in future, the Tourism Research Australia (TRA) report said on Thursday.

Beijing airport invites Kazuo Inamori as advisor

2011-06-09 14:34:49

Beijing Capital International Airport on Wednesday invited Dr Kazuo Inamori, a Japanese management guru and CEO of Japan Airlines (JAL), as a management advisor.

Preferences going to domestic firms

2011-06-09 14:17:28

Chinese workers now showing less interest in foreign employment.

Development to find balance

2011-06-09 14:17:47

China unveiled a nationwide development strategy based on regional environment and resource capacities, in a renewed bid to balance economic growth with natural conservation.

'Mainland tourists can visit Taiwan at their will'

2011-06-09 14:17:15

Tourists from selected cities on the Chinese mainland will be able to travel across the Taiwan Straits as individual tourists by the end of June, said a senior mainland negotiator on Wednesday.

Blueprint for fair demolition compensation

2011-06-09 14:17:01

The central government is requiring that compensation for properties reclaimed for demolition equal at least the market price to protect property owners' rights and interests and reduce related conflicts.

He doesn't play golf but can still hit a fair score

2011-06-09 13:28:17

Very few billionaires don't play golf. David M. Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group's co-founder and managing director, however, is one of the very few.

QE2's end may lower inflationary pressure

2011-06-09 11:17:37

As the second round of quantitative easing is about to end in the United States, economists say China's inflationary pressures will be eased.