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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

Zhou Yongkang probe could clear obstacles to reform

Beijing's announcement of an anti-graft investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang ta

China July official PMI expected to hit 51.4

China's manufacturing sector activity likely expanded at the fastest pace in eight months in July,

Alibaba in talks over Snapchat funding: Source

Alibaba Group is in talks with investors to contribute funding to Snapchat, a US-based loss-making

State Council announces more easing of hukou system

China will begin to relax its hukou, or household registration, system by removing the distinction

China’s solar exports up 18% in 2014

China's solar technology exports increased 18% to US$7.42 billion in the first half from a year ear

OCBC to delist Wing Hang Bank after takeover

Singaporean-owned Overseas Chinese Banking Company (OCBC; 039.SGX) will delist Wing Hang Bank (0302

Goldman Sachs warehouse unit explores China foray

Goldman Sachs' (GS.NYSE) metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China amid a m

Citic sues Qingdao port over confiscated alumnium

Citic Resources (1205.HKG) has filed a lawsuit against Qingdao Port International (6198.HKG) claimi

Dozens of attackers shot dead in Xinjiang attacks

Dozens of people were killed or injured during a terror attack in Xinjiang early on Monday,

Zhou Yongkang officially charged

China's Communist Party on Tuesday announced a corruption investigation into former security chief

China launches antitrust probe against Microsoft

Microsoft (MSFT.NASDAQ) said it was under an antitrust investigation in China, as officials from t

Optimism pushes China stocks to 2014 highs

China stocks on Monday soared on growing optimistic bets on the world's second-largest economy,

Bocom seeks to reform, sees positives

Bank of Communications (Bocom; 3328.HKG, 601328.SHA) anticipates that reforming its ownership struc

More bad asset managers approved

Five regions have been given the green light from China's banking regulator to establish asset mana

Water shortage raises need for more food imports: Official

China should increase food imports to spare more of its scarce water supplies for energy production

Tencent gets nod to establish private bank

Tencent (0700.HKG) is among the companies approved by the China Banking Regulatory Commission to es

ICBC seeks to raise $12.9b in capital

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (1398.HKG, 601398.SHA) plans to raise RMB80 billion (US$12.

China's GDP belies a troubled economy

Chinese economic indicators are cause for concern despite second-quarter growth in line with the go

Beijing sets new limits on industry to slash pollution

Beijing has imposed new limits on the expansion of polluting and resource-intensive industries,

Audi cuts spare-part prices in China

Volkswagen's (VOW.ETR) Audi car brand said it would cut prices of spare parts in China after Chines

HK bourse hits 3-year high on mainland connect

Hong Kong stocks rose to a three-year peak on Thursday amid positive sentiment from a plan to conne

China HSBC flash PMI hits 18-month high in July

China's manufacturing activity reached an 18-month high in July as the government stimulus worked i

Food safety scandal spreads to foreign suppliers

China's current food safety scandal is the first involving foreign food brands,

Trade body paints bleak outlook for coal sector

Wang Xianzheng, chairman of the China Coal Industry Association, this week warned that over 70% of

Investor Mobius sees 20% upside on Chinese stocks

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Market Group, says there's still time to buy

Capital inflows to China rise in H2

China may experience more capital inflows in 2014 as the renminbi recovers due to improved confiden

Huatong averts corporate default: Sources

Huatong Road & Bridge Group paid all principal and interest on RMB400 million (US$65 million) w

47 killed in Taiwan plane crash

Forty seven passengers aboard a Taiwan TransAsia Airways flight died on Wednesday when the plane ca


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