Liu Xiaoming

Biofuel firm expands corn refining capacity

Global Bio-chem Technology, one of the mainland's largest corn-based biochemical product makers, plans to spend up to HK$6 billion over three years to expand its corn refining and downstream products capacity.

Wednesday, 23 April, 2008, 12:00am

Beijing wants to keep 1m cars off the road during Games

Authorities intend to keep about a million cars off the road during next year's Olympics to ensure the capital's chronic traffic problems will not affect the Games.

19 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

On the path of least resistance

Beijing commuters are used to waiting, because roads and intersections are always clogged - even during off-peak hours.

The number of vehicles has been increasing by 300,000 every year and it is estimated the number of cars will reach 3.2 million by 2008, according to Liu Xiaoming, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Communications.

8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

US-schooled diplomat posted to Pyongyang

A US-educated Chinese diplomat with no experience in the Korean peninsula will be China's next ambassador to North Korea, according to a South Korean report.

2 Aug 2006 - 12:00am