For any briefs, most often the Daily Briefs

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

Baidu to buy back $1bn in shares after its stock price falls 14%

China's largest search engine company Baidu (BIDU.NASDAQ) announced on Thursday it would buy buy ba

Market regulator tells media to verify "speculative" reports with it first

The China Securities and Regulatory Commission has warned journalists that all "speculative reports

Property firms turn to onshore bonds in face of foreign investor caution

Mainland property firms including Evergrande Real Estate and China Vanke have issued about RMB70 bi

155 Chinese loggers freed in Myanmar as part of national amnesty

155 Chinese loggers were freed from prison on Thursday in Myanmar, where they had been kept after 1

China tariffs' end may not be able to save South Korean kimchi industry

Beijing's pledge to scrap tariffs on South Korean kimchi as part of a free-trade agreement signed i

Party may hold annual closed-door leadership summit in Beidaihe early

The annual closed-door leadership summit of the Communist Party in Hebei province's Beidaihe may ha

Margin debt at mainland exchanges falls as fewer investors open trading accounts

The outstanding balance of loans backed by share purchases fell by RMB31.9 billion (US$5.1 billion)

Wynn Resorts Q2 profit falls as Macau revenue drops 35.8%

Wynn Resorts' (WYNN.NASDAQ) second-quarter overall profits totaled only US$56.5 million, down from

Avic Capital director fired for selling shares in subsidiary

Yang Shengjun, managing director Aviation Industry Corp of China subsidiary Avic Capital (600705.SH

GSK CEO optimistic after quarterly drug sales in China drop 14%

Chief executive officer of pharmaceutical conglomerate GlaxoSmithkline Andrew Witty maintained the

GM, SAIC to co-develop new autos aimed at emerging markets

General Motors (GM.NYSE) has announced it will spend US$5 billion to develop a new family of Chevro

Hanergy shares removed from Hong Kong-Shanghai market linkup

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has been officially removed from the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect

Stock rally boosted wealthy provinces' GDP in Q2

Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai received boosts from their respective financial services sectors be

Hubei halts use of company's escalators after mother killed by machinery

Hubei's provincial government has ordered the suspension of all escalators made by Suzhou Shenlong

Chang Guann chair gets 20 years for role in Taiwan cooking oil scandal

A Taiwan court has sentenced Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of foodstuffs company Chang Guann, to 20 year

China's industrial profits fall in June after gains in April, May

China's industrial profits fell 0.3% in Jun after rising in April and May,

Profit up 3.3% at Baidu but Q3 revenue projection disappoints

Higher expenses offset a 38% rise in second-quarter revenue at Baidu (BIDU.NASDAQ), limiting quarte

Gome share prices fall on plans to buy assets from jailed founder

Hong Kong-listed shares in mainland electronics retailer Gome (0493.HKG) fell 13% on Monday after t

London Metal Exchange set to accept yuan as collateral

The London Metal Exchange plans to accept China's yuan as collateral for its commodities traders in

Shanghai stocks' one-day fall of 8.5% leaves investors dazed

The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 8.5% on Monday, its biggest one-day fall since 2007,

Southeast Asia falls out of favor with Chinese tourists

China's 28% rise in outbound travel to US$165 billion in 2014 has left Southeast Asian countries su

Fall in June auto sales points to grim outlook for once-thriving sector

A sharp fall-off of in June of 3.4% in year-on-year automobile sales in China has altered perceptio

Industry regulator plans to conduct fair competition reviews

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce plans to introduce fair competition reviews to i

Enterprises in Zhejiang grow after registration requirements loosened

Zhejiang province had more than 4.4 million businesses as of the end of June, about one for every t

China's stock markets rebound but trading turnover falls

Trading turnover has fallen by more than a third both in Hong Kong and Shanghai despite official me

IMF calls for more financial reforms as Beijing seeks reserve currency status

The International Monetary Fund has voiced demands for greater financial reforms in China as its go

Wal-Mart buys remainder of online retailer Yihaodian after co-founders' departure

Wal-Mart has purchased the remaining 49% of Chinese e-commerce venture Yihaodian, gaining full owne

Close to 90% of China's 668mn Internet users get online via smartphone

China's Internet users rose to 668 million as of the end of June, pushing internet penetration for


Subscribe to RSS - Brief