Bohai oil spill caused by illegal operation: report

2011-11-12 09:30:01

The Penglai 19-3 oil leak, which polluted 6,200 square kilometers, an area roughly nine times the size of Singapore, was caused by illegal operation, China's ocean watchdog said on Friday.

477 real estate firms to lose qualifications

2011-11-11 13:14:04

The Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development will revoke the qualifications of 477 real estate enterprises, said a statement released by the commission Thursday.

1 Day sales surges at Web-based retailers

2011-11-12 08:40:43

Online retailers registered a sales surge on Nov 11, as a result of "Singles' Day".

State may offer subsidies to isle developers

2011-11-12 08:37:19

SHANGHAI - Developers eyeing projects on uninhabited islands off China's coast could receive financial support from the government, as long as their plans pass muster.

Hillary: China should appreciate yuan more rapidly

2011-11-11 19:24:09

Hillary Clinton arrived in Hawaii with a message that the world's strategic and economic center of gravity will be the Asia-Pacific.

Private lenders OK'd to fund railway project

2011-11-12 09:10:22

Individual creditors have been given the green light to fund a multi-billion-yuan railway project in an eastern Chinese city.

Bohai oil spills 'ConocoPhillips' fault'

2011-11-12 09:08:16

China's State Oceanic Administration said Friday that spills at an oilfield operated by ConocoPhillips in the Bohai Bay resulted from defects in the company's production and management.

Power shortages on the way

2011-11-12 08:40:43

Supplies affected as plants cut back on stockpiles in winter due to high price of coal

China essential to US retailers' futures

2011-11-11 07:15:52

If one were to try to snap a photograph of China, it would be difficult to capture a still shot.

Digging deeper for growth

2011-11-11 09:05:35

Foreign, domestic companies step it up to boost market share in China amid growth opportunities.

Cover story: Research in motion

2011-11-11 09:02:08

Multinationals moving R&D centers to China.

Hot-spot: Finding the right fit

2011-11-11 09:05:35

Yiwu sock makers turn to brand building as OEM starts losing its shine.