Sina.com, China's leading internet portal, saw revenue rise 203 percent year-on-year for the third quarter to US$31.9 million. Rivals Sohu.com and NetEase also saw three figure percentage growth.
Healthy advertising sales and increasing demand for mobile phone-related services were credited for the impressive growth. AUTOMOBILES Honda recalls cars Honda is recalling nearly 652,000 sedans, minivans and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China because of a defect that allows drivers to remove the key from the ignition when the vehicle isn't in park. The National Highway Safety Administration has recorded four injuries, 28 crashes and 169 complaints related to the defect. In July, Honda recalled 247,019 SUVs because rust was preventing the automatic transmission from shifting into park.