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  • Dalian to launch coking coal futures contract

    2013-03-13 17:23

    China's securities and futures regulator said that it has approved Dalian Commodity Exchange to launch a coking coal futures contract, the first of its kind in the world.

  • Latest data show residential prices still rising

    2013-03-13 17:18

    The average price of residential property space being sold by commercial property developers has increased 18.8 percent year-on-year in the first two months.

  • Companies stop IPO applications

    2013-03-13 16:16

    Seven companies terminated their IPO applications last week, according to data from the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

  • Shrinking textbooks to ease pressure on students

    2013-03-13 16:09

    Textbooks in primary and middle schools will shrink in September, as the authorities are trying to ease academic pressure on children.

  • Home Inn Group reports 26.8m yuan loss for 2012

    2013-03-13 15:42

    NASDAQ-listed budget hotel chain operator Home Inn Group reported a net loss of 26.8 million yuan in 2012, down from a 351.5 million yuan net profit in 2011.

  • Beijing subway overtakes Moscow as busiest

    2013-03-13 11:08

    Beijing's subway lines have surpassed Moscow to become the world’s busiest after a record 10.27 million passengers travelled on the city's rail transit network on Friday, Beijing Morning Post reported.

  • Beijing to cull lavish spending

    2013-03-13 10:19

    Beijing will cull spending on receptions, vehicles and overseas trips for officials, according to the Beijing Finance Bureau on March 12.

  • Budget plan credit negative for local govts

    2013-03-12 17:31

    The 2012 budget outcome and 2013 draft budget for the central and local governments released last Tuesday are credit negative for China's local governments.

  • Tibetan youth job fair to be held in Beijing

    2013-03-12 17:16

    A job fair to help Tibetan youth find employment in the capital will be held in Beijing at the end of April with celebrities and political leaders expected to attend.

  • Wenzhou railway project attracts investors

    2013-03-12 16:36

    The State-owned railway infrastructure project in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, has attracted numerous private investors, and the fundraising process for the first phase has been completed two months ahead of schedule.

  • Man threatens to jump from bridge in S China

    2013-03-12 13:46

    A man threatened to kill himself by jumping off a bridge on Monday morning in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, after failing to negotiate over compensation with authorities for demolition of his home in Hunan province.

  • Beijing encourages public to adopt ancient trees

    2013-03-12 11:49

    An unprecedented 755 ancient and precious trees in the capital are available for public adoption this year.

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Geng Jiasheng, 54, a national master technician in the manufacturing industry, is busy working on improvements for a new removable environmental protection toilet, a project he has been devoted to since last year.