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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

RMB to EUR direct trading begins

China begins direct trading between the yuan and euro today, lowering transaction costs in order to

Asia markets uneasy as Hong Kong protests continue

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 0.9% to its lowest in three months Tuesday as nonviolent pro-de

Avon China bribery lawsuit dismissed

Avon Products won dismissal in a Manhattan court Monday of a lawsuit accusing it of intending to de

Guangdong wage rules upset both unions and businesses

The Guangdong Provincial People's Congress has passed new collectvie bargaining rules that require

Industrial profits down for first time in 2 years

Profits for China's industrial companies fell 0.6% last month from the previous year, the first suc

Financial firms' Hong Kong operations disrupted by protests

Some financial firms in Hong Kong have expressed concern over the ongoing protests in the territory

New Hong Kong-Shanghai Connect rules on buy orders, ownership

The new Hong Kong-Shanghai exchange link, set to begin next month, has updated its rules, 

Macau casinos hit unlucky streak with anti-corruption campaign

The six biggest Hong Kong-listed Macau casino stocks have fallen 32% on average this year as Presid

China, Microsoft seek accord on antitrust investigation

China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce pledged to carry out a fair investigation in

China finds nearly $10 bn in fake currency deals

A state investigation begun in April of last year has since uncovered almost RMB61.36 billion (US$1

Bears sell short 8.9 mn shares of Alibaba

Investors looking to profit from price declines in the recently listed Alibaba Group Holdings (BABA

Business newspaper's top executives fired, detained

21st Century Business Herald CEO and editor-in-chief Shen Hao and the paper's deputy general manage

Chinese troops will, in fact, go to South Sudan to aid UN mission

Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng finally confirmed in a statement Thursday that China would

Leadership may be mulling new PBOC bank chief

Top leaders are discussing the replacement of Zhou Xiaochuan, China's central bank chief and global

China steel mills seek buyers abroad for oversupply

China had exported 52.4 million tons of steel as of the end of August, up 36% from a year earlier a

Vocational schools force students to "intern" at factories

Many students of China's vocational schools are being forced to work assembly lines as interns for

Ex-top policy official confesses to extensive bribery

Former deputy head of the powerful National Development and Reform Commission Liu Tienan confessed

Xiaomi phones under scrutiny in Taiwan

Taiwan's government is inspecting phones made by the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi to determine

PMI shows China factory growth up, employment down

The HSBC/Markit Flash China Purchasing Managers' Index rose unexpectedly to 50.5 in September from

Former top Hong Kong official says he took payoff from Beijing

Hong Kong's former chief secretary Rafael Hui told the territory's high court on Tuesday that he ha

BOC to sell high-yield bond fund to European pension, retail investors

Bank of China Hong Kong (2388.HKG) Asset Management plans to sell a US$165 million (RMB1.013 billio

Alibaba finance arm's loan platform creates RMB14bn marketplace

A financing platform launched by Alibaba Group Holdings (BABA.NYSE) in April has created an RMB14 b

Privacy-focused search engine now a no-go in China

The US-based search engine DuckDuckGo appears to have been blocked in China,

Stocks sink, Brent crude oil below $97 on China worries

Stocks were down and Brent crude oil fell below US$97 (RMB595.63) a barrel Monday as concerns about

Big four banks might ease mortgage lending

The four biggest banks in China may ease mortgage lending, 

China Beige Book finds large-scale stimulus unlikely

The latest China Beige Book, a quarterly report modeled after the US Federal Reserve's Beige Book b

Food supplier to fire 340 workers from infamous factory

Shanghai Husi, supplier to international fast-food chains in China including McDonald's and KFC, an

Hong Kongers top global donors to US universities

Hong Kong was the top source of major international donations to US universities between January 20

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