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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

Employees of Japanese trading firm held in Shandong

Three Chinese nationals who work for a unit of the Japanese trading company Marubeni (8002.TYO) hav

Probe widens at China Resources Group

Police have detained two more executives at China Resourses Group following an investigation into t

Baidu's first-quarter revenue surges 59%

Baidu's (BIDU.NASDAQ) first-quarter revenue jumped 59%, beating analysts' expectations,

Sina could lose internet licenses amidst porn crackdown

Sina Corp (SINA.NYSE) may potentially lose two of its internet licenses as part of the government’s

PetroChina's first-quarter profits fall 4.9%

PetroChina’s (PTR.NYSE, 0857.HKG, 601857.SHA) first quarter profits fell 4.9% with net income falli

Cnooc raises billions from bonds

Cnooc (CEO.NYSE, 0883.HKG) issued US$4 billion worth of bonds on Wednesday in a deal that was heavi

Yingli sells ADRs to fund new solar farms

Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE.NYSE) plans to issue an additional 25 million American depository

Qualcomm faces US charges over alleged Chinese bribery

US wireless technology developer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it may face Chinese bribery charges fro

China opens 80 state projects to outside investment

China will open 80 projects for private investment in industries dominated by state-owned firms,

Renminbi hits 16-month low against the dollar

China's renminbi fell as low as 6.2466 to the US dollar in the early afternoon Wednesday, marking i

Early manufacturing gauge points to continued slowdown

The preliminary Purchasing Managers’ Index from HSBC Holdings and Markit Economics was 48.3 in Apri

Yum Brands’ Chinese restaurants sales grow in Q1

KFC parent Yum Brands (YUM.NYSE) posted 9% sales growth in established restaurants in China in the

PBOC cuts reserve requirement ratio for rural banks

The People's Bank of China said it would cut the reserve requirement ratio by 2 percentage points f

China Mobile Q1 profits fall below analysts’ estimates

China Mobile’s (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) quarterly profits fell as the cost of subsidizing Apple’s (AAPL

Tencent makes $2.5bn US bond sale

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) completed a sale of US$2.5 billion in bonds on T

Fosun raises offer for Chindex to $433mn

Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group (2196.HKG) and its partners raised their offer for Maryland-bas

HKEx to tap mainland with metal trading platform

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) announced today a plan to introduce several metal and energ

China seizes Japanese ship over wartime claim

The Shanghai Maritime Court during the weekend seized a cargo ship belonging to Japanese conglomera

Wanda plans $321mn Shenzhen IPO for cinema company

Wanda Cinema Line plans to raise US$321 million (RMB2 billion) through an initial public offering i

Shoe factory labor strike spreads to neighboring province

A strike by workers at shoe maker Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings spread from a factory complex in Sou

Premier calls for launch of local eco-friendly power projects

China's Premier Li Keqiang has ordered local governments across China to start a slew of environmen

GM plans $12bn China investment through 2017

General Motors (GM.NYSE) announced it would invest US$12 billion in China between 2014 and 2017, an

Daimler and BYD to launch electric car for China

German automaker Daimler AG (DAI.ETR) plans to build an all-electric car with its Chinese partner B

Orient AMC to open $1bn property fund to foreigners

China Orient Asset Management plans to launch a US$1 billion distressed property debt fund open to

CSRC likely to approve new wave of IPOs

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has announced a list of 28 companies that have disclosed

16% of Chinese soil polluted: Ministry

Up to 16% of China’s soil is heavily contaminated,

Tepid IPO debut for Sina Weibo

Weibo (NASDAQ:WB), the microblogging service owned by Beijing-based Sina (SINA:NASDAQ), had a tepid

China drops cap on basic drug pricing

The Chinese government has softened its drug price regulation so that pharmaceutical enterprises ca


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