Rim ready to roll in ChinaResearch in Motion has received the OK to sell BlackBerry devices in China.

This is great news for RIM as they have been trying for 8 years to make this deal work.

RIM expects to start selling the 8700g handset in China at the end of next month. 5,000 advance orders have already been received.

This is Big, Big, BIG news for RIM! We'll stay on top of this story as it continues to develop.