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Senior official calls for greater efforts against commercial bribery

[2009-11-23 22:08]

A senior official on Monday called for greater efforts against commercial bribery.

Chinese cities grappling with natural gas shortage

[2009-11-23 20:43]

The municipal government of Hangzhou, in east China's Zhejiang Province, stopped all natural gas supplies to entertainment businesses at the weekend to guarantee supplies to the city's 410,000 households.

NDRC: Natural gas shortage relieved

[2009-11-23 20:04]

The situation of gas shortage has been eased, the Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planner, said in a statement posted on its website Monday.

China, Japan launch dialogue between young business leaders

[2009-11-23 19:56]

Li Jianguo, vice chairman and secretary-general of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), met here Monday with a delegation of young business leaders of Japan.

China refutes US allegations on cyber espionage

[2009-11-23 18:02]

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang on Monday rejected a report from a US Congressional advisory panel on China as "full of prejudice."

Beijing Olympic Games' piano auctioned at 22M yuan

[2009-11-23 16:29]

The "Crystal Piano" used for the Beijing Olympic Games has been auctioned and bought by a private bidder at 22 million yuan (3.22 million US dollars) in Beijing, reports.

Non-State firms employ 80% of total workforce

[2009-11-23 16:07]

Non-State-owned enterprises (non-SOEs) employed 70 million people, or 80 percent of China's total workforce in the industrial sector in 2008, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement on Monday

China's 26th Antarctic expedition sails on

[2009-11-23 16:01]

China's 26th Antarctic expedition is underway after the research ship left the Great Wall station at western polar and set sail to the east Zhongshan station for a new task Sunday, reported.

Defense minister arrives in DPRK

[2009-11-23 11:31]

Defense Minister Liang Guanglie arrived in Pyongyang yesterday for the latest high-level visit between China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Management failures blamed for fatal coal mine blast

[2009-11-23 14:50]

Safety officials and investigators have blamed poor management and inadequate safety precautions for the coal mine blast that has claimed 104 lives so far in northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

20 million vaccinated for H1N1 in Chinese mainland

[2009-11-23 14:21]

The State Food and Drug Administration say 20 million people have been vaccinated for H1N1 with 268 batches of 46.35 million vaccines approved for use as of November 21.

China wind power group seeks $2.2B in HK IPO

[2009-11-23 13:38]

China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd, Asia's largest wind power generator, plans to raise up to HK$17.1 billion from a Hong Kong initial public offering, sources close to the deal said on Sunday.

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