China should improve climate financing

2012-10-22 20:55:34

The Climate Group said in a report issued on Monday that China should set up an effective institutional governance mechanism for its climate financing sector.

China's expanding GPS protesting fishing

2012-10-22 12:55:47

China's indigenous satellite navigation system and positioning network is helping to improve fishing safety and saves lives after being installed on all fishery patrol vessels.

Apple's plans for China bearing fruit in new store

2012-10-19 07:57:31

The biggest Apple store in Asia will open on Saturday in Beijing and a new Shenzhen Apple store will soon follow, a senior Apple Inc official said on Thursday.

Test drive planned for Chinese unmanned autos

2012-10-19 06:33:21

Chinese unmanned automobiles will embark on a test drive from Beijing to Tianjin next year, covering a linear distance of some 120 km.

Airline communication system not for passenger use

2012-10-18 16:55:26

The Civil Aviation Administration of China said that the satellite communication system that it required Chinese airlines to set up will not be used for passenger services such as in-flight entertainment, Beijing News reported on Oct 18.

Smartphones in use top 1 billion worldwide

2012-10-18 04:22:34

The number of smartphones in use in the world has risen to over 1 billion, 16 years after they were first put into market, report from Strategy Analytics showed on Wednesday.

Apple to open sixth China store in Beijing

2012-10-17 19:22:01

Apple Inc. is expected to open a new store in downtown Beijing, its third in the city and sixth on the Chinese mainland, on October 20, the company said Wednesday.

Mobile phone shipments likely to hit 1 b

2012-10-17 18:54:12

China is expected to export 1 billion mobile phones this year, driven by a surge in demand for smartphones worldwide, an industry association said Wednesday.

Ancient bronze coins found near old Silk Road

2012-10-16 15:29:17

More than a dozen copper coins are unearthed in Xiji county, Ningxia Hui autonomous region, once the northeast part of Silk Road. The coins were made of bronze, with animal images and hieroglyphic symbols on each side.

China's Beidou system ready for Asia-Pacific service

2012-10-16 03:15:16

A 16th satellite will be added to China's indigenous satellite navigation system, Beidou, within this month, paving the way for the network to provide services to the Asia-Pacific.

Navigation satellite to be launched in late Oct

2012-10-15 16:18:33

A new satellite for China's homegrown Beidou navigation system will be launched at the end of October to join 15 satellites already in orbit, the Beijing News reported on Monday.

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class launched

2012-10-15 08:17:11

The new locally made Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class launched during the China Open last week is expected to be a fresh, competitive power in the luxury SUV market.