DANWEI - The last week brought a new wave of food safety scares in China, as well as news about poisons and pollutants in consumer products. There's lead in skin care products, formaldehyde in cars, mercury in health supplements, pirated books on Amazon.cn, and a dead mouse in yoghurt!
A controversial ruling that all microblog users must re-register their accounts under their real names has stimulated vigorous debate among bloggers, academics and industry figures.
Apple's tablet iPad has been flying off the shelves since its official launch in China, and its e-book reader application iBooks is proving to be most popular.
Once China's dominant e-reader brand, Hanwang is facing stiff competition from new rivals at both the low and high end of the market.
The online media giant has launched its e-reader device at a loss in the hope it can drive traffic to boost online literature sales.
The entrance of Apple's new iPad throws a fast-developing domestic e-reader market into turmoil.
Renminbi Compass, a new research service launched by the FT, aims to act as a navigational guide through the expanding universe of renminbi asset classes. With the Chinese currency gaining ever-wider acceptance around the world and Beijing taking steps to open its capital account, we are broadening our research coverage to include not only equity funds but also all other important renminbi asset classes, such as chengtou bonds, dim sum bonds, real estate, trust products, underground banking, art, antiques and several others.