Confident in the face of conflict

2011-12-05 09:31:30

China's top climate negotiator said he is upbeat about the possibility of progress as talks enter a second week.

Broadband giants seek settlement

2011-12-03 08:03:19

Two of China's major telecommunications companies announced on Friday that they will substantially raise their broadband speeds.

Paper sector eyes 18% power reduction

2011-12-05 09:35:02

China's major paper producers aim to lower the energy and resources consumed to turn out a ton of paper by 18 percent at the end of 2015.

China bans TV shopping programs from 19 companies

2011-12-05 10:07:00

China's top broadcasting watchdog has banned the TV shopping programs of 19 companies from screens.

Official defends foreign reserves

2011-12-03 09:04:47

"The argument that China should rescue Europe does not stand, as reserves are not managed that way,"

Home Credit helps drive to consumer society

2011-12-03 08:03:19

PRAGUE - The Chinese government wants its people to spend more and save less so the nation can become a consumer-driven society and less dependent on exports.

Vice-premier promotes innovation

2011-12-03 07:51:48

Unswerving efforts should be made to promote institutional and technological innovation in transforming China's economic growth pattern

Old friends turning into new markets

2011-12-03 08:03:19

The countries of Central and Eastern Europe are rapidly becoming major trading partners with China

Sino-US trade up 17% in Jan-Oct

2011-12-03 03:47:23

The increase led to China and the US becoming each other's second-largest trading partners.

Chinese grain harvest rises for the eighth consecutive year

2011-12-03 08:03:19

Food output rose to a record 571 million tons

Yachting sector surfing a wave of high interest

2011-12-03 08:03:19

HAIKOU - During the next 10 years, China will have 100,000 new yachts and the market will be worth between 50 billion ($7.8 billion) and 100 billion yuan, a yacht industry report shows.

Beijing revising housing rules

2011-12-03 07:51:48

BEIJING - A new policy on public rental housing is allowing more low- and middle-income families to apply for homes. But people without Beijing hukou - permanent residence permits - must wait for more details to be released before they can take advantage of the change.