Big boom in tailor-made clothes

2012-02-27 08:04:48

Customers from around the world discover they are cheaper than off-the-peg department store garments and provide a better fit

Software, IT service industry revenues up 32%

2012-02-26 16:49:14

Revenues of China's software and information technology (IT) service industry rose 32.4 percent year-on-year to 1.84 trillion yuan ($292.23 billion) in 2011.

Nike to launch Jeremy Lin-themed shoes

2012-02-26 09:05:24

Nike Inc will start selling Jeremy Lin-themed shoes this weekend, cashing in on the New York Knick point guard's recent rise to worldwide fame.

China has 'Chance' to open capital account

2012-02-24 09:16:45

China has a "strategic opportunity" to ease curbs on capital flows to take advantage of lower valuations for Western companies and raise the yuan's global status, a central bank study has suggested.

Housewives spend more in 2011

2012-02-24 09:21:44

Chinese housewives, who traditionally hold the purse strings, spent more last year, with most of the increase going into trips and investments in stocks and real estate.

CSRC to curb irrational speculation

2012-02-24 09:26:20

China's top securities regulator is seeking methods to curb irrational speculation. The measures may include improving the delisting mechanism and a more efficient risk-warning system for private investors.

Search for oil, gas set to expand

2012-02-24 09:33:58

China plans to accelerate geological exploration and survey work for oil and natural gas to ease its rising reliance on energy imports, the Ministry of Land and Resources said.

Aid to Europe likely through IMF

2012-02-23 09:05:42

China will help Europe through the International Monetary Fund as long as other countries also make contributions toward the same end.

Index rebounds to 4-month high

2012-02-23 09:38:02

China's industrial activity rebounded to a four-month high in February but is still contracting amidst the ongoing eurozone debt crisis.

Alibaba buyout bid 'adds flexibility'

2012-02-23 09:40:30

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's bid to privatize its Hong Kong-listed business-to-business arm, could help the company retune its operating strategy.

Uganda refinery bid mulled

2012-02-23 09:10:53

China National Offshore Oil Corp is negotiating with Uganda to participate in the African country's first refinery, which will be adjacent to the Lake Albert Basin.

Nuclear safety improvement a priority

2012-02-22 09:50:13

China is seeking to improve safety at its nuclear power plants to pave the way for the industry's renewed expansion.