Shareholders approve Youku, Tudou merger

2012-08-21 03:10:09

The merger of China's two biggest online video companies has been finalized after shareholder meetings on Monday approved the deal.

Vegetable factory a farming solution

2012-08-17 23:32:58

Countries in East Asia, including China, with limited resources, are looking at "plant factories" - a kind of artificial farm that doesn’t use arable land - as a way to provide adequate food supplies for rising populations.

In China, cheap and cheerful phones outsmart Apple

2012-08-16 19:11:25

In China's booming smartphone market, a host of local firms are primed with cheap phones to squeeze market share from US giant Apple Inc's iPhone.

Internet giants offer 30 minute idea pitch

2012-08-16 14:11:37

The China Internet Conference 2012 will host a "Golden 30 minutes" to provide internet companies a platform to show their creative ideas to the industry's leading companies in Beijing from Sept 11 to 14.

Female pilots trained for J-10

2012-08-15 20:21:17

A group of Chinese female pilots have recently made their first solo flights in the Jian-10 combat aircraft, becoming the first female air force pilots capable of flying the multirole aircraft — the country’s most advanced fighter jet.

Astronauts inspire children during HK visit

2012-08-12 08:59:27

The three Chinese astronauts met 1,400 students and encouraged them not to give up their dreams despite the challenges they have to encounter.

Shenzhou IX astronauts share feelings with HK media

2012-08-10 21:55:33

Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang and Liu Yang who accomplished a historic space docking in June shared their feelings with local media Friday during a four- day visit to Hong Kong.

Top sci-tech association to hold annual congress

2012-08-10 21:01:07

The China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) announced Friday it will hold its annual national congress next month.

CNR to build carbon steel vehicle production line

2012-08-09 21:30:22

The construction of a rail vehicle manufacturing base and its affiliated parts manufacturing companies was launched on Thursday in Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin province.

4,500m manned submersible under development

2012-08-09 07:25:54

China Shipbuilding Industry Corp. (CSIC), one of the two largest shipbuilding conglomerates in China, said Wednesday that the company is developing a manned submersible that can dive to a depth of 4,500 meters.

Apple faces new suit over patent claim

2012-08-08 07:35:18

Within weeks of Apple settling a high-profile dispute over its iPad trademark, the US tech giant now faces a lawsuit by a man in Taiwan over FaceTime.

iPad takes over 70% of China's tablet PC sales

2012-08-07 21:29:27

The iPad's market share in China's tablet PC sector climbed to over 72.6 percent in the second quarter of 2012, according to a report released Monday by market researcher Analysys International.