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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

Mainland firms face cash crunch as regulators squeeze shadow financing

Insolvencies among mainland Chinese companies are expected to rise with many extending terms of pay

Chinese infrastructure company sues local governments over debt payments

China Pacific Construction Group founder Yan Jiehe announced Monday that his company was suing six

Standard Chartered stocks slip after word of CEO replacement plans

Shares in Standard Chartered (STAN.LON, 2888.HKG) closed the day down roughly 1% after British medi

Dentons-Dacheng merger comes amid rising competition for foreign law firms

Competition is heating up in mainland markets for foreign law firms, who must increasingly compete

Regulators to require online authors to register real names

New guidelines from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television requ

Credit reporting industry still without standards as firms prep for licensing

Rules and regulations for personal credit reporting remain incomplete even as selected firms begin

Developers' offshore bond sales few and far between amid default fears

The flow of offshore bond sales by property developers from mainland China has dried up as investor

Shanghai abandons growth target in 2015

Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong announced on Sunday that the municipality would abolish its annual econom

Audi to recall 35,000 cars in China due to fuel injection problems

35,000 of the 80,000 cars to be recalled by the Audi luxury division of German automaker Volkswagen

Recreational drug use an $82 billion business in China

Recreational drug use has grown to an US$82 billion annual domestic business in China despite inten

Central bank injects $8bn into China's money markets

The People's Bank of China offered commercial banks RMB50 billion (US$8 billion) in short-term fina

PBoC allows Chinese insurers to sell interbank bonds

Chinese insurance companies may now sell bonds in the country's interbank bond market,

Singapore Exchange in talks to trade options on China equity index

The Singapore Exchange plans to introduce trading of options on the FTSE China A50 Index and expect

GlaxoSmithKline to let go around 1,000 employees in China, sources say

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK.LON, GSK.NYSE) China operations will lay off about 1,000 people th

$242bn Moscow-Beijing high speed railway planned

Authorities in China and Russia are planning a RMB1.5 trillion (US$242 billion) Moscow-Beijing high

Proposed rules may ease ban on foreign investment in China's Internet giants

China's Ministry of Commerce has released draft rules for regulation of the complex corporate struc

Banking regulator restructures to keep tabs on bustling trust industry

The China Banking Regulatory Commission has begun its first major organizational restructuring, an

Renminbi used for almost a quarter of cross-border transactions in 2014

The Chinese yuan was used for almost 25% of the country's cross-border transactions in 2014, totali

Vetting of foreign IT products to begin this year, regulator says

Director of the Cyberspace Administration of China Peng Bo announced on Wednesday that a new system

Party committee reveals plans to end conviction, arrest rate targets

The Communist Party's Political and Legal Committee announced on Wednesday that it would end the us

China's 2014 GDP growth the slowest in decades

Official figures released Tuesday showed China's economic growth decelerated to 7.4% in 2014 as the

Wealth management products may open backdoor to Shanghai bourse

Wealth management products have been used to funnel RMB300 billion (US$48.27 billion) into shares,

Defect found in nearly 1 in 4 sampled solar panels set for use China

Defects in 23% of sampled solar panels planned for use in China could drastically reduce energy pro

Civil servant salaries rise as state employees' pension burden grows

Some civil servants in mainland China could see their salaries increase considerably following rece

Sentence reduction law spurs underground market in prisoner patents

A Chinese law granting inmates who patent new technologies eligibility for sentence reductions has

Shanghai stocks down 7.7% after worst one-day tumble in six years

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 7.7% Monday marking the worst trading day in six years after regu

Chinese hedge funds trigger forced copper sell-off, sources say

Chinese hedge funds were likely redeploying a short-selling strategy previously used on coal and ir

CSRC issues draft rules on funds use for entrusted loans

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has issued draft rules on which funds cannot be used for

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