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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

Central bank imposes new capital controls to staunch outflows

China's central bank announced Tuesday that Chinese companies can now exchange yuan for foreign cur

PBOC will restrict forwards trading to counter yuan's depreciation, sources say

The People's Bank of China will require banks trading currency forwards to keep the US dollar equiv

China Development Bank chief says time is ripe for resource purchases

Funds backed by state policy lender China Development Bank are taking advantage of a collapse in co

Macau cuts government spending as casino revenue falls

Macau's government is implementing budget controls aimed at saving MOP1.4 billion (US$175.4 million

Hong Kong monetary authority intervenes to maintain currency's dollar peg

Hong Kong's monetary authority spent HK$15.5 billion in two money market interventions Tuesday to p

Almost 200 punished for "spreading rumors" online

China's Ministry of Public Security has punished 197 people in recent weeks for "spreading rumors"

Brokerages told to contribute $15.7bn to rescue; four Citic execs said to confess

State media announced the detainment and confession of four Citic Securities executive including ma

Authorities' market probe spreads to Man Group, Caijing magazine

A probe into market volatility by regulators unhappy with falling prices has spread with the detain

Another chemical plant blast hits Shandong as flames reignite in Tianjin

Another explosion hit China's coast at a chemical plant in Dongying, Shandong province Monday night

Four regulators jointly announce measures to boost China's flagging stock market

At 10pm on Monday the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Finance,

Amendments approved to China's 15-year-old air pollution law

China's rubber-stamp legislature has approved amendments expected to make local governments respons

Hanergy to cut over 1/3 of its workforce as profits turn to loss

Solar panel equipment maker Hanergy Thin Film Power Group will cut 2,000 out of almost 5,500 employ

Relocation plans for hundreds of chemical plants submitted after Tianjin blasts

Local governments in China have submitted plans to move or upgrade nearly 1,000 chemical plants in

Beijing sets limit for local government debt at RMB16tn

The standing committee of China's party-controlled legislature has approved a local government debt

End may be in sight for government stock purchases

State-led efforts to prop up mainland China's stock market my finally be over as the government pla

Marginalized top talent left regulator in droves ahead of stock market implosion

Low salaries and a lack of promotions drove an exodus of overseas returnees with international fina

Beijing intervenes once again to prop up mainland stock market, yuan

Beijing has been cutting holdings of US Treasuries to support the yuan, and has restarted an equity

H1 profit growth slows to a crawl at two of China's largest banks

Profit for the year's first half at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (1398.HKG, 601398.SHA)

Dalian Wanda buys US sports firm behind Ironman triathlon

Property conglomerate Dalian Wanda has agreed to purchase 100% of the US sports company that runs t

Authorities detain president, vice-president of People's Daily online arm

Prosecutors have detained the president and vice president of the online arm of the party mouthpiec

China's local government debt rose to $1.81tn by start of 2015

China's local government debt rose by RMB700 billion in the year and a half leading up to 2015 to r

Central bank's interest rate cut may drive real interest rates higher

The latest interest rate cut by the People's Bank of China may result result in more loans to secto

Work safety administration's chief removed after Tianjin blasts

Head of the State Administration for Work Safety Yang Dongliang has been stripped of his position b

Authorities attempt to pin blame elsewhere for stock market rout

Authorities are once again seeking scapegoats for mainland stock markets' dismal performance: Polic

Beijing spackles cracks in Great Firewall ahead of military parade

Beijing is cracking down on tools used to circumvent its Great Firewall internet filtration system,

Some Chinese agencies' research now assuming RMB will reach 7 against US dollar

Some Chinese agencies have begun to assume the yuan will weaken further to 7 against against the US

NDRC considering cut to domestic corn's price floor

The National Development and Reform Commission may be considering a cut to the price floor propping

Growth slows, bad loans rise at China Merchants Bank

Growth at China Merchants Bank (3968.HKG, 600036.SHA) slowed to 8.26% in the first half of 2015, do

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