Big need for mother-and-baby nurses

2012-02-20 10:05:00

The Year of the Dragon is expected to lead to a baby boom because of the belief that children born in it will be endowed with good luck and have a propitious life.

Buying luxury a new success story

2012-02-20 10:03:07

Designer labels are in fashion and easier for domestic customers to purchase now than at any time before, Tang Yue reports from Tianjin and Beijing.

China intensifies crackdown on medical industry bribery

2012-02-18 14:42:38

China's Health Minister Chen Zhu has called for intensified efforts to investigate and curb commercial bribery in the country's hospitals and medical institutions.

Property prices remain depressed in Jan

2012-02-18 14:24:25

Property prices in major Chinese cities continued the downward trend in January as the government's tightening measures remain in place.

Guangdong Jan foreign trade falls

2012-02-18 14:15:56

Foreign trade in south China's Guangdong Province, the nation's key production and export base, declined 16.7 percent year-on-year in January, local authorities announced Friday.

Official calls for confidence in economy

2012-02-18 13:59:14

An official on Friday tried to dispel pessimism over China's economic outlook.

Apple's share of Chinese smartphone market declines

2012-02-18 07:37:29

Apple Inc's share of China's smartphone market slipped for a second straight quarter between October and December.

City changes tax policy on housing

2012-02-18 07:37:29

The Shanghai city government is offering lower taxation for the average home purchase after revising the standards for "ordinary" houses on Thursday.

China bans Russian sheep, goat products

2012-02-17 10:45:09

China's quality watchdog on Thursday announced that the government has banned imports of sheep and goat products from Russia to prevent sheep and goat pox infections.

China's overseas investment surges in January

2012-02-17 10:27:15

China's overseas direct investment (ODI) in non-financial sectors reached $4.4 billion in January, up 59.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Thursday.

China's 2011 gold demand up 20%

2012-02-17 10:19:33

The World Gold Council said Thursday China's gold demand last year reached 769.8 tons, representing a rise of 20 percent year-on-year.

Chinese enterprises encouraged to invest in US Midwest

2012-02-17 07:53:17

DES MOINES, Iowa - Visiting Vice-President Xi Jinping encouraged more Chinese companies to invest in Iowa and the US Midwest and to help create local jobs.