Olympic venues face financial woes

2012-01-16 08:02:16

More than three years after the 2008 Olympic Games, managers of Beijing's Olympic landmarks are desperately exploring new ways to profit from them in order to avoid financial woes.

Beijing home prices drop 11.3% in 2011

2012-01-16 11:14:51

Prices for new residential apartments in Beijing are estimated to have dropped by 11.3 percent year on year in 2011

Having bottle to invest in red wine

2012-01-16 08:02:50

China's booming interest in the wine industry is set to get another boost thanks to the sprinkling of a little stardust.

Shoemakers head home for profits

2012-01-16 08:02:16

Shoemakers in Wenzhou head for home to boost flagging profits

China's forex reserves drop

2012-01-13 22:57:31

The net quarterly decrease was a rare case in recent years for the world's largest forex reserves holder.

'Hot travel period' for New Year

2012-01-13 07:45:27

Many choose to celebrate traditional festival in way different from the past.

Number of courses shrinks as people tighten their belts

2012-01-13 07:45:27

Food prices rose 9.1 percent year-on-year in December, a month-on-month increase of 1.2 percent.

Food prices drive up CPI

2012-01-13 07:45:27

Seasonal causes and rising labor costs are blamed for fluctuations.

Cross-border channels for the yuan to expand

2012-01-12 07:53:10

China will increase cross-border circulation channels for the yuan and encourage commercial lenders to provide "packaged" financial services for companies going abroad

Time to launch deposit insurance

2012-01-12 07:53:10

Compared with banking systems in free-market, developed economies, China has a relatively high interest margin.

China to retrieve more natural gas

2012-01-12 07:53:10

China's output of natural gas is expected to increase by 11 percent in 2012 to reach 113 billion cubic meters

Alibaba to spend more on B2C site

2012-01-12 07:53:55

BEIJING - The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group pledged on Wednesday to invest more this year in Tmall.com, a website that allows businesses to sell products directly to customers.