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Yihaodian probing security breach

Chinese e-commerce retailer Yihaodian said it is investigating a possible security breach, potentia

AutoChina being probed by SEC

AutoChina International (AUTC.NASDAQ), a company that sells and leases commercial vehicles, said i

PBoC holding off on more rate cuts until Q4 data is out, official says

The central bank of China will not consider further rate cuts or easing until fourth-quarter econom

Investor IPO reserves put Shanghai exchange in a bind

The Shanghai stock exchange is being held hostage by investors keeping cash in reserve to use for t

Hong Kong exchange to launch RMB-denominated metals futures

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HKG) confirmed it will offer one-month RMB-denominated futur

Chow Tai Fook sees sharp drop in H1 sales

The world's largest listed jeweler, Chow Tai Fook (1929.HKG), suffered a sharp first-half sales dro

Tencent signs deal to stream HBO content

Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) announced a deal yesterday with HBO to stream the network's content in

Shanghai stocks' pre-rate-cut rally draws suspicions of insider trading

An unusual rally among Shanghai-listed stocks just before China's central bank cut interest rates l

New discipline commission inspections to focus on Sinopec

Inspectors from the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection have launched probes into a number

Chinese companies cancel or delay $1.2 billion in bond sales

Chinese companies have either delayed or canceled US$1.2 billion (RMB7.55 billion) in bond sales si

Tibetan hydropower project starts operating upstream on Brahmaputra

The Zangmu Hydropower Station's first generating plant began operations in Tibet on Sunday,

Draft regulations seek national indoor smoking ban

The State Council released the latest draft of a ban on smoking in public spaces for public consult

Leadership considering another interest rate cut, sources say

China's leaders and central bank are ready to loosen lending restrictions and cut interest rates a

Guarantors in China prove less dependable as growth slows

The role of guarantors for loans to other companies in China has become increasingly fraught as the

Shadow banking shrinks as regulations, default fears grow

Government efforts to tamp down on China's less-regulated shadow banking sector appear to be workin

CNG Power seeks as much as $3.16bn in IPO

CGN Power Co., China's largest nuclear power plant operator, is making 8.83 billion shares availabl

Sinopharm to issue 198.8mn new shares

Mainland China's largest drug distributor, Sinopharm (1099:HKG), plans to issue 198.8 million share

China reveals strategic oil reserve size and locations

China's National Bureau of Statistics made the size of the country's estimated strategic oil reserv

Alibaba's $8bn bond sale a boon for coordinating banks

Alibaba's (BABA.NYSE) sale of US$8 billion in bonds on Thursday marked the latest windfall for bank

China secures $12 billion railway deal with Nigeria

China Railway Construction Corp (1186.HKG) signed a US$12 billion deal with Nigeria yesterday to bu

S&P finds 15 of China's provinces warrant junk ratings

A new analysis by Standard and Poor's found about half of China's local governments may warrant jun

Investor participation in stock connect continues to fall

Investor participation in the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect continued to wane on the third day o

Suits mount against Syngenta after China rejects GM corn shipments

Chicago-based grain processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADMN.NYSE) has filed suit against Syngenta AG

Xiaomi stake in IQiyi pegs site's value at up to $3bn, sources say

A US$300 million investment by smartphone maker Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital for about 10-15% of Baid

Drug busts net 24,000 suspects as meth flows continue

China's Narcotics Control Bureau claims it has nabbed 24,000 suspects in the course of a high-profi

Internet filtering expands to partially block EdgeCast-hosted sites

Websites including those of The Atlantic and Sony Mobile are now blocked on the mainland d

Iron ore prices continue descent on property downturn

Iron ore prices have continued to decline, reaching their lowest level in more than five years,

Foreign luxury automakers continue expansion despite slow growth

Premium car sales growth is expected to slow from its average 30% annual growth rate of the past de

China's October lending weak despite capital injection

China's banks issued only RMB548.3 billion in new loans in October, down from 857.2 billion the mon

Hong Kong-Shanghai market linkup launches

Foreign investment in mainland Chinese companies had already hit the daily quota of US$2.1 billion

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