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Life of the Party

“China’s Superbank,” a new book by two Bloomberg reporters, provides an uncommon glimpse into the world’s most powerful bank

Hard drive

Lenovo morphs into a multi-gadget vendor bent on global dominance

Chinese wear it too

Prada positions itself for the Asian market

Stores of yore: Department store brand Parkson is losing its luster

In an era of booming retail sales, department store chains like Parkson Retail Group (3368.HKG) are

Diamond in the rough?

Investors in Chow Tai Fook should be wary of China’s boom times going bust

Hidden in plain site

Overseas exchanges still harbor fraudulent Chinese companies

The private life

Is Shanda Interactive’s privatization a sign of things to come?

Guilty pleasure

China can quit cigarettes whenever it wants. Just not today

SJM Holdings (0880.HK):

Macau’s big winner is gradually losing the limelight

The color of money

Sands China (1928.HKG) is seeing green


A lawsuit and uninspiring financials are dragging on VisionChina Media (VISN.NASDAQ)

Shifting headwinds

Better cost control may soon benefit AirMedia (AMCN.NASDAQ)

Zhongpin (HOGS.NASDAQ)

Don’t bet on the farm

Motor mouth

Another day, another buyout offer from the CEO of Harbin Electric


Earning big margins from China’s legion of little emperors

China Marine Food

There’s a fishy smell lurking around this snack food purveyor’s business

Mile-high club

Ctrip is still poised to hold off the competition

China Sky One Medical

This traditional Chinese medicine peddler’s results are too good to be true


No use waiting for this one to get cool

Smooth criminal

Longtop Financial’s downfall suggests fraud is far more widespread than most imagined

Better buy

Despite the recent failure of Best Buy, Metro’s Media Markt may well prove naysayers wrong

Green plays: The agri-businesses

Chaoda Modern Agriculture (682.HK)

Date founded: 1994

Buy and hold

Zijin Mining's metals diversification plan may make it an ideal long-term stock

Exception to the rule: Chi-Med’s breakthrough

One of the few foreign firms that has managed to break into the Chinese over-the-counter (OTC) and

Battle for Beijing: Active developers

Sino-Ocean Land (3377.HK)
Parent company: COSCO (Hong Kong)

Evergrande (3333.HKG)

Well-positioned to weather the storm


Being a bellwether for the property industry can only be bad news

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