China may allow FDI in RMB in September

2011-08-24 19:29:22

China's Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday it will try to formally green light foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB).

Growth in outbound direct investment dips

2011-08-24 18:15:35

China's outbound direct investment in non-financial sectors slowed drastically in the first seven months of the year, according to official figures released Wednesday.

Trade surplus falls to 1.44% of GDP in H1

2011-08-24 18:08:29

China's trade surplus fell to 1.44 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in the year's first half.

China thanks Pakistan's support on core issues

2011-08-24 18:11:18

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi held talks with his Pakistani counterpart, Hina Rabbani Khar, here on Wednesday, pledging to further promote bilateral ties.

Dry spell exacerbates SW China's power crunch

2011-08-24 17:13:09

A dry spell plaguing Southwest China that has pushed up electricity demand and crippled hydro-power output is exacerbating the power crunch in the region, officials said Wednesday.

3 died in suspected food poisoning

2011-08-24 16:02:20

The death toll in a suspected food poisoning incident in Gansu province has risen to three, while dozens of others were sickened, said local authorities Wednesday.

Top court to toughen sea pollution penalties

2011-08-24 07:09:27

The country's top court plans to improve rules and regulations to better handle rising disputes over marine pollution.

5 detained over toxic waste dumping

2011-08-24 06:26:28

5 suspects have been detained over a chemical company's dumping of carcinogenic chemicals that could threaten the water sources for tens of millions.

'Public opinion didn't sway trial'

2011-08-24 07:51:23

Experts defended death penalty and said a high-profile case in which a murderer was re-sentenced to death was not influenced by public opinion.

Hu stresses arable land protection

2011-08-24 06:28:27

Hu Jintao said China should implement a land-saving strategy and continue to adopt strict regulations regarding the protection of arable land.

Oil spill still visible in Bohai Bay

2011-08-23 10:28:23

Spilled oil can still be seen on the surface of the water near the affected area in North China's Bohai Bay, on Aug 22, 2011. The oil spills near Platform C at Penglai 19-3 oil field were first detected on June 4.

high-speed trains slow down to improve safety

2011-08-23 07:49:17

More high-speed trains will slow down starting Sunday to increase safety, as new problems were disclosed with one model of the high-speed train.