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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

Chinese private equity firm to run $400mn seed fund on AngelList investment platform

China Science & Merchants Investment Management Group, the third-largest private equity firm in

Jilin provincial government steps in to save Asia's largest corn processor

Global Bio-Chem, the third-largest corn refiner in the world and Asia's biggest, has been taken ove

PBOC to allow lenders in 11 provinces to use loan assets as collateral

The People's Bank of China will allow commercial lenders in 11 provinces to borrow from it using th

Supertankers park outside ports as China's oil-buying binge continues

Crude oil-bearing supertankers are encountering longer waits outside of Chinese ports, highlighting

Party leaders to draft next national five-year plan at Oct. 26-29 meeting

The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party announced on Monday that it would hold a meeti

Investors seek succor from bonds, insurance, property after stock rout

Chinese investors are parking their cash in bonds, insurance products and real estate in top-tier c

National Day spending grows for retail, restaurants, travel and movies

Sales in China's cinema, restaurant and travel sales surged during the National Day holiday from Oc

China's liquidation laws could make rising bankruptcies painful for foreign investors

An expected increase in mainland corporate bankruptcies may pose challenges for foreign creditors i

Mainland stocks' plunge ends with shares still languishing

China's stock market appears to have hit a floor as the Shanghai Composite Index hovers around 3100

Retail money market funds see continued, slower growth

China's retail money market funds are continuing to grow despite falling yields, with assets under

Newsbriefs National Day holiday hiatus: 9/28-10/9

Xi to announce national cap-and-trade program starting in 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping will announce at a White House summit meeting on Friday a commitment t

Corruption, pollution, wealth gap, crime among public's top concerns

A study released by the Pew Research Center found corruption and pollution chief among Chinese citi

Tencent CEO sells off $400mn in company stock

Tencent CEO Pony Ma appears to have sold off 23 million shares of the company's stock through four

State-owned coal mining firm to cut 100,000 jobs

Heilongjinag Longmay Mining Holding Group, the largest state-owned coal mining firm in Northeast Ch

Taiwan cuts interest rate for first time in four years

Taiwan's central bank lowered its key interest rate on Thursday for the first time in four years, f

Xi promises access, IP protection in meetings with US tech execs

Chinese President Xi Jinping told American and Chinese business leaders at a roundtable in Seattle

Boeing announces $38bn in orders from China—not all of them new

Boeing announced on Wednesday it had received orders for a total of 300 aircraft from China worth a

Microsoft to make Baidu default search engine for Edge browser in China

Microsoft has signed a deal with Baidu to make the search engine the default option and home page f

Probe said to find evidence of insider trading by Citic Securities

A probe by authorities into China's largest brokerage, Citic Securities, has found evidence that th

New forex reserve rule set to rob smaller firms of hedge against yuan's fall

A reserve requirement introduced for banks trading currency forwards on behalf of clients and which

Preliminary manufacturing PMI marks seven straight months of contraction

The preliminary Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 47 for September, d

Bailout for SOE unit comes shortly after new reform guidelines' debut

State-owned enterprise unit China National Erzhong Group announced on Tuesday it would receive a ba

American businesswoman arrested on espionage charges

Chinese authorities have formally arrested an American businesswoman, Sandy Phan-Gillis, on suspici

PBOC said to finish drafting regulations for international payment system

The People's Bank of China has finished drawing up regulations for the China International Payment

Cisco to partner with mainland server maker to ensure access, sources say

Networking-equipment giant Cisco Systems plans to announce a partnership with Chinese server maker

Warner Bros launches joint venture to develop Chinese-language films

Warner Brothers and China Media Capital are launching a joint venture, Flagship Entertainment Group

HSBC plans to add 4,000 employees in Pearl River Delta region

HSBC Holdings intends to add 4,000 jobs in the Pearl River Delta as it pares down operations elsewh


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