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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

HP sells stake in networking equipment unit to Tsinghua University

Hewlett-Packard has sold its 51% stake in its Chinese networking equipment division, H3C, to Beijin

Beijing plans $180 billion in upgrades for China's high-speed networks

Beijing plans on spending more than US$180 billion on boosting China's Internet speeds over the nex

Solar firm Yingli assures investors it can pay on time after stock prices tumble

Solar-panel producer Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE.NYSE) attempted to reassure investors on Wedn

China Mobile tells Guangzhou users to register with real names or lose service

China Mobile has informed subscribers in Guangzhou that the firm will cut off calling and texting s

Early PMI estimate shows China's factory activity contracting in May

The China HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index fell for the third month in May, this time by 0.7

Hanergy share prices plummet by 47%, suspended from trading

Solar firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (0566.HKG) announced its shares had been suspended from tr

Shanghai exchange plans new board for start-up companies

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is planning to establish a new board to host innovative start-up compan

Hong Kong Exchange exec pushes for link with mainland commodity exchanges

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HKG) Chief Executive Charles Li Xiaojia said he hopes to est

AIIB board of directors to include 12 countries, 3 from outside Asia

The Philippines' finance chief Cesar Purisima said Wednesday that Beijing had proposed including no

Regulator may loosen constraints on corporate bond issuance

The National Development and Reform Commission is considering easing some quotas in place to curb c

China lends $7bn to Brazil's embattled state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro

The China Development Bank and China's export credit financing agency have agreed to lend US$7 bill

New State Council plan pledges manufacturing revitalization

Beijing has released a blueprint for enhancements to its manufacturing sector, citing it as the "ke

Shandong to transfer state-owned equity shares to social security fund

Shandong province has launched a pilot program transferring assets from three state-owned enterpris

Stock boom a boon for China's government, state-owned enterprises

The greatest windfall from the ongoing stock market rally in China has been the Chinese government,

Two Chinese professors charged with economic espionage in the US

Six Chinese citizens have been charged with stealing mobile phone technology from two firms in the

NDRC announces six rail projects worth almost RMB250bn

The National Development and Reform Commission announced approval of six rail projects worth nearly ties up with Shanghai Pharmaceuticals in online healthcare push

E-commerce behemoth has joined forces with local drugmaker Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding

Owner of Gucci sues Alibaba over alleged counterfeit problems

Paris-based Kering SA (PPX.FRA) - owner of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and other brands -

County's Internet cut off and security forces dispatched as rail protests turn violent

Authorities have shut down the Internet and deployed security forces in Linshui county, Sichuan pro

Average home prices continue descent, but less quickly

Average home prices in 70 mainland cities fell 6.1% in April compared to a year ago, marking the ei

Beijing backtracks on restrictions for local government debt vehicles

China's State Council announced on Friday that authorities have relaxed limits on the ability of lo

State telecom firms to cut mobile data prices in China by 20-35%

China's state-owned wireless carriers have announced cuts to their mobile data prices and plans to

Indian, Chinese firms set to make business deals worth $22bn

Indian and Chinese firms agreed to memorandums of understanding on 26 deals in the finance, telecom

One fifth of China's wind-generated power being wasted by state grid operators

State grid operators are wasting enough electricity to run Beijing for 40 days by intentionally del

Meteorological bureaus' monopoly grants them profligate profits on real estate projects

A monopoly on registration and sale of required devices to shield buildings' electrical systems fro

PBoC tells banks to keep deposit rates lower than new ceiling

The People's Bank of China has called on commercial banks to not raise maximum deposit rate levels

US Department of Energy advises against China investment in American LNG projects

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is advising American firms not to allow Chinese firms to invest i

Dalian Wanda, China Vanke form development and land-purchasing partnership

Top China property developers China Vanke (2202.HKG, 000002.SHE) and Dalian Wanda Group (3699.HKG)


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