China struggling to end world-leading cigarette habit: study

BEIJING - A decade-long study has found that most smokers in China, the world's largest consumer of tobacco, have no intention of quitting and remain unaware of the damaging health effects. The study released Wednesday by the Chinese Center for Disease ... ( read original story ...)

Zhongtian Technology enters offshore engineering market

According the Zhongtian Technology, it will serve the offshore wind farm in Rudong, Jiangsu and enter the Southeast Asia and the Middle East market in the next five to ten years. The market for offshore wind energy in China is currently gaining momentum. ( read original story ...)

China Tower prepping $5B-$10B public offering

and China Unicom (CHU +1.4%) -- has approached investment banks as it plans an initial public offering. The company is said to seek floating 10-20% of its shares and raise $5B-$10B, most of which would funnel out to the three telecoms, and valuing it ... ( read original story ...)

China’s real credit risk lurks in shadow finance

But financial markets greeted China’s downgrade last week by Moody’s, the credit rating agency, with their version of a nonchalant shrug. Chinese domestic bond prices remained steady and Hong Kong’s main stock index actually rose during the week. ( read original story ...)