China / China Scene

World's 3rd tallest building design unveiled

[2011-06-22 14:29]

The design scheme for the world's third tallest building is revealed at a press conference in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province Wednesday.

State-held firms faring better in China

[2011-06-22 13:46]

Among the top 100 listed companies based on market value as of June 2010, 86 percent of companies have the State as the major shareholder, and 32 percent have the State as the second-largest shareholder, a report on corporate governance conducted by the global risk management consultancy Protiviti and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences showed on Tuesday.

China set to grow as adventure travel spot

[2011-06-21 15:43]

China is set to grow as a destination for adventurous Western travellers after a major Australian-based tour company recently became a wholly foreign owned enterprise (WOFE), becoming the first Australian company in the tourism industry to do so.

My culture shocks when I visited China

[2011-06-21 09:31]

During nearly six months of travelling in China I never saw an armed policeman, which surprised me a lot.

5 probed over CPI data leaks

[2011-06-20 17:31]

A Beijing procurator confirmed on Monday five people are under judicial investigation for leaking key economic data prior to its official release.

Execs stay silent in fake diploma scam

[2011-06-20 16:45]

Hundreds of Chinese company executives have been conned into buying fake diplomas to cheat their academic success, China Youth Daily reported Sunday.

Hacking fears after pupils' info sold online

[2011-06-20 14:47]

A database containing the personal information of more than one million school pupils in Beijing is being offered for sale online raising fears of a possible hacking incident.

Share your China stories!

[2011-05-03 19:36]

The China Daily website is inviting foreign readers to share their China stories with our worldwide audience. Whether you are an expat in China, once traveled around the country, or had a short stay, you are welcome to join!


China to expand private equity biz

[2011-06-18 20:47]

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is considering to expand the business of private equity (PE) investment by the domestic securities companies, a CSRC official said on Saturday.

Students run naked to celebrate graduation

[2011-06-17 17:34]

A series of nude photos of graduates celebrating the end of university has caused a buzz on the internet, the reported Friday.

Housing aid for single and poor mothers

[2011-06-17 17:26]

Single and poor mothers will soon benefit from better housing after the Women's Federation in South China's Guangdong province plans to raise 5 million yuan ($77,000) this year to help their plight.

In China, 235 million are networking online

[2011-06-17 15:55]

The number of social networking site (SNS) users in China reached 235 million, accounting for 51.4 percent of total Internet users, by the end of 2010, according to a report issued by