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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

Fake orders and shell storefronts plague Alibaba marketplaces

Faked orders in which sellers pay for buyers to make a transaction and leave a glowing review--know

Property sector faces consolidation, shakeup from online services

Tencent-backed (0700.HKG) online sales site (WUBA.NYSE) announced Monday it had acquired pro

Hong Kong investors pass on first day of Shanghai shares' short sales

The Monday launch of short sales for Shanghai-listed shares traded on the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock

February HSBC PMI shows factory sector growth as export orders shrink

The HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measuring factory sector activity rose to 50.7 in

China box office beats US for first time in February

China's monthly box office revenue in February beat out the US for the first time thanks to Spring

Central bank cuts interest rates for second time in three months

The People's Bank of China cut mainland banks' benchmark one-year lending and deposit rates late Sa

Alibaba-controlled finance outfit said to plan mainland IPO as early as 2016

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NYSE) is planning an initial public offering in mainland China next yea

Chinese gold fix launch planned for this year, sources say

A Chinese gold fix is planned to launch this year on the state-run Shanghai Gold Exchange,

Yuan hits 28-month low against US dollar

The renminbi fell 0.17% on Friday to RMB6.269 per US dollar after the central bank weakened the cur

Online air pollution documentary draws millions of views

An online documentary on China's air pollution problem produced by former state television reporter

Ban on local governments repaying company debt derails deals

Directive 43, an order from China's State Council banning local authorities from repaying debt owed

Baidu revenue up 48% in Q4 2014

Baidu announced its revenues increased 48% in the fourth quarter off the back of improved marketing

China's farmers still cash-starved as banks clean balance sheets

Official calls for China's major banks to lend to farmers have been effectively undone by other off

SOE regulators tells firms no pay raises without higher profit targets

The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) has told the companies it

Li Keqiang phones Greek PM to offer investment support

Premier Li Keqiang telephoned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiprias on Thursday to offer more invest

PBoC monetary policy shifts to deal with capital outflows

The People's Bank of China's monetary policy has shifted from dealing with an inundation of foreign

Li Keqiang's brother leaves leadership role at China's state tobacco monopoly

Li Keming, younger brother of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, has been removed from his position as vic

New round of graft investigations slated for major SOEs

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is planning to launch a fresh wave of inspections

White House files WTO case against China export subsidies

US trade representative Michael B.

Xi to visit US in September; fugitive repatriation talks in August

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping held phone talks on Wednesday in which the latter accepted a

PBoC injects billions into financial system for seventh week straight

China's central bank added a net RMB45 billion (US7.2 billion) into the country's money market Tues

Hong Kong, Shanghai bourses review revisions to market linkup rules

Stock exchanges in Hong Kong and Shanghai are reviewing proposed revisions to how their market link

Hong Kong-mainland mutual fund sales ready for regulators' approval

Preparations to allow Hong Kong-located mutual funds to be sold on the mainland and vice-versa have

Chinese hackers hit blue-chip firms through Forbes site

Chinese hackers exploited the Forbes website late last year in order to launch attacks on blue chip

China's January inflation lowest in half a decade

China's consumer price index rose 0.8% in January year-on-year, marking a five-year low for consume

China's heavy industry takes a hit at year's outset

Qualcomm to pay record $975m fine for violating China antitrust law

China stocks welcome options' limited debut in Shanghai


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