'Gradual' currency reform pledged

2011-10-26 20:05:16

China reaffirmed its commitment to gradual currency reform, stating that it is not justifiable to require China to boost the value of the yuan within a short period of time.

Migrants help fuel baby boom

2011-10-27 08:05:17

Migrants have contributed almost the same number of babies as locals to this eastern financial metropolis over the past three quarters.

$147m added for flood-hit areas

2011-10-26 19:21:31

The central government allocated 935 million yuan ($147 million) Wednesday to areas hit by rain-triggered floods.

Illegal land use gives GDP boost

2011-10-26 07:38:20

With only three months left in the year to drive up GDP, China's local governments may gobble up land for economic development.

'Inflation remains a top priority'

2011-10-26 07:38:20

Fighting inflation remains China's top priority and policymakers should fine-tune policy in a timely manner on the basis of economic trends.

Farmers, Nestle in milk payment row

2011-10-26 07:38:20

Nestle said on Tuesday that it would improve its measurement practices in reponse to farmers' claims.

Male parts female roles

2011-10-26 07:56:31

Cross-dressing has been an integral part of Peking Opera from the beginning and remains so today.

Top political advisor stresses trade ties with Greece

2011-10-25 09:30:13

China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin on Monday said China attaches great importance to the mutually beneficial cooperation between China and Greece, and made new proposals to strengthen bilateral trade cooperation.

Top DPRK leader meets Chinese Vice-Premier on ties

2011-10-25 09:16:36

Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Monday met visiting Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to promote bilateral ties.

Terrorists to be named, assets seized

2011-10-25 07:45:23

A list of terrorists and their organizations will be published and their assets in the country will be frozen, said a draft decision made by the State Council, marking a step forward on the nation's effort to crack down on terrorism.

Chinese readers keen to get copies of Jobs book

2011-10-25 07:59:55

Chinese readers eager to learn about the life of Steve Jobs, the enigmatic founder of Apple Inc, have lined up outside bookstores and gone online to order copies of his biography.

Company says oil leaks in Bohai Bay sealed

2011-10-25 07:51:51

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), majority owner of the leaking Penglai 19-3 oilfield, said on Monday that the oil leaks have been sealed.