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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

JA Solar profits shortfall takes a toll on shares

The world’s largest solar-cell producer JA Solar took its largest tumble in three months following

Bank of China plans to raise record RMB30.7 bn in T1 bond sale

Bank of China, China's fourth biggest lender, plans a RMB30.7 billion (US$5 billion) bond sale that

Japanese auto part makers hit with massive price-fixing fines

China has handed down its biggest-ever fine of RMB1.235 billion (US$201 million) to ten Japanese ca

Hong Kong study suggests tax of 1-2.5% for pension fund

Hong Kong's impoverished elderly may find relief in a new plan proposed by a government-commissione

Amazon to sell foreign goods through Shanghai FTZ

In what may become the first true success story of Shanghai's free-trade zone, Amazon said Wednesda

Foreign investors rally behind China's undervalued stocks

Billions of dollars are flowing into Hong Kong's Yuan-denominated exchange-traded funds as offshore

AVIC Aircraft sees turbulence in H1

Avic Aircraft's steep losses in the first half of the year may indicate that Beijing's dream of Chi

Future still cloudy for China's first corporate bond default

No clear restructuring plan emerged from a Monday meeting of holders of China's first corporate bon

CNPC seeks investment in untapped Xinjiang gas fields

State-owned China National Petroleum Corp., the nation's largest oil and gas producer, plans to sel

Xi Jinping calls for tighter regulation of SOE spending

President Xi Jinping called for the government to more tightly regulate executive salaries at state

Ministry of health to push domestic medical tech

China's ministry of health stated on Monday that it will seek to speed up the development of the co

Mercedes found guilty of price fixing in China

Chinese regulators have found Mercedes-Benz guilty of manipulating prices for after-sale services i

State-owned airlines endure turbulent year

Chinese state-owned airlines have had a turbulent year and are bracing for unimpressive first-half

China steps up fight to end corruption in land markets

China will conduct a nationwide audit of government land sales and related deals that may shed ligh

Apple starts storing user data in China

Apple (APPL.NASDAQ) has started storing some Chinese users' data on servers in mainland China opera

Share sales will further erode Chinese bank profits

The biggest banks in China are likely to see further profit erosion as they prepare massive share s

Developer China Vanke sees H1 profits up 5.6%

China Vanke (000002.SHE), the biggest developer in the country by sales, saw first-half net profit

Fosun abandons Club Med takeover

Fosun (656.HKG), China's largest private conglomerate, has withdrawn a bid to take over tour resort

Chinese demand for gold and jewellery shrinks

Chinese demand for gold dropped sharply from record levels amid a government crackdown on corruptio

UPS, Fedex cleared to deliver to more Chinese cities

United Parcel Service (UPS.NYSE) and FedEx (FDX.NYSE) have finally received licenses in China to ex

Weibo adds users, tempering Q2 losses

Chinese microblog operator Weibo (WB.NASDAQ) increased the number of daily active users of its micr

China Mobile cuts subsidies for handsets

China Mobile (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) will cut its device subsidy budget for the year to RMB21 billion

More cities dropping GDP as performance metric

Chinese officials in more than 70 small cities and counties have dropped GDP as a performance metri

Property investment and sales dive in July

The Chinese property market showed further signs of weakening in July, with real estate investment

July data suggest weaking Chinese economy

Despite a burst of government stimulus, the Chinese economy showed further signs of softening in Ju

European Chamber criticizes antitrust practices in China

The European Chamber of Commerce said in a statement on Wednesday that there have been allegations

Henan urges banks to finance local coal, solar companies

Henan province last week asked eight Chinese banks including Bank of China (3988.HKG, 601988.SHA) t

Ex-Bright Food head arrested on corruption charges

The Shanghai government prosecutor on Monday announced it has approved the arrest of Wang Zongnan,


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