The mainland has substantially raised the upper price limit for subsidised home appliances in rural areas in an effort to offer more high-end options to well-off farmers.Thursday, 18 March, 2010, 12:00am
The main consideration in the kitchen is that the water and fire elements do not clash; for example, the sink and stove should not be directly opposite each other. Even if it is convenient, such a design will cause arguments and conflict between members of a household. The water-fire clash may also occur (but to a lesser degree) when the stove and sink are next to each other.26 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Exports of mainland household electrical appliances should rise to US$3.6 billion this year, according to the Economic Information Daily yesterday. Home appliances exports totalled $3.21 billion last year, 16.7 per cent up from last year, the newspaper said.14 Apr 1998 - 12:00am
China is urging patriotic mainlanders to honour their revolutionary roots and avoid the lure of buying foreign products.
The official state press yesterday encouraged consumers to buy only mainland-made televisions, air-conditioners and other household appliances to mark National Day.30 Sep 1996 - 12:00am