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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 banks defend debt management strategy

Chinese officials hit back at critics of the country’s mounting debt pile on Thursday, saying the c

Reuters: China unemployment fears may be overblown

Despite its sputtering economy - or perhaps because of it – China's labor market may be able to pro

McKinsey: China labor productivity 15-30% OECD average

McKinsey, the business consultancy, calculates that labor productivity in China is only 15-30% of t

Fosun pursues US IPO for acquired insurer

Blockchain-based payment company backed by Baidu

Circle Internet Financial raised $60 million in a funding round backed by Baidu Inc.

Bankruptcies rise as China tackles zombie firms

Chinese bankruptcies have surged this year as the government uses the legal system to deal with “zo

Economists: Stealth stimulus 10% of GDP

China is stepping up stimulus by stealth in its efforts to ensure hitting the leadership’s growth t

State Council warns officials on blocking private investment

In a meeting chaired by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, the State Council said local officials would be

One-quarter of 2015 industrial robot sales in China

WeChat, Line messaging apps strike ad gold

Marketing on mobile messaging apps has yet to take root in the U.S.

China may allow foreign firms to issue mainland shares

The People’s Bank of China is considering allowing foreign companies to issue shares on the mainlan

Fund managers favor Asian tech over banks, industrials

Genuinely active emerging market fund managers are shunning Chinese banks and industrials amid conc

WSJ: New credit being lost to debt repayment

Tencent and partners agree to buy Supercell for $8.6bn

Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Wal-Mart sells China website for $1.5bn stake in JD.com

Caixin reports Wal-Mart

US Commerce Secretary: More work needed on China investment rules

China's latest proposed list of industries that would be off-limits to foreign investors shows more

China tobacco sales in first fall in two decades

China beats 2015 outbound M&A record

In less than six months of 2016, China's appetite for overseas acquisitions has already outgrown la

China builds supercomputer with all domestic chips

China has bolstered its claim to leadership in the highest reaches of computing with a supercompute

China pro sports market worth US $242bn by 2025

China's professional sports industry will reach RMB 1.6tn (US $242bn) in annual revenue by 2025, a

China Vanke buys Shenzhen Metro unit for $6.9bn

China Vanke, the mainland's biggest property company by sales, said it will acquire a unit of Shenz

China state-backed group, Ingenious Media in $200mn film deal

Frothy land bids return to top-tier cities

With housing prices in China’s larger cities again rising rapidly, frothy bids for land parcels are

China probes futures brokers amid market frenzy

The futures units of two Chinese brokerages are under investigation in the latest in a series of se

China's green bond market draws skepticism

Now that China has overtaken the U.S.

China's Postal Savings Bank gears up for $7bn IPO

Postal Savings Bank of China Corp.

$5.5bn Shanghai Disney park officially opens

Walt Disney Co has opened the gates to its first theme park in China, prompting a rush from thousan

Chinese investors switching to global commodities

China’s cash-rich investors are increasingly looking to trade on offshore commodities markets after

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