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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

Alibaba IPO raises $21.8bn, company valued at $167.6bn

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NASDAQ) and shareholders sold 320.1 million shares at US$68 (RMB417.55)

Chinese developers investing billions in projects abroad

Developer Xu Weiping is looking to build a GB£1 billion (RMB10.14 billion) business district in Eas

China queues up for a stake in India nuclear energy sector

President Xi Jinping agreed Thursday to open talks with New Delhi on cooperation in India's nuclear

Apple seeking manager for government data requests in China

Apple (AAPL.NASDAQ) has posted a public job listing on Linkedin (LNKD.NASDAQ) for a head of law enf

Hong Kong plans HK$110bn expansion of rail system

The Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau released a preliminary blueprint yesterday for seven new

Home prices down in all but two cities monitored

Home prices dropped in 68 of 70  cities monitored by the National Bureau of Statistics in August,

Xi, Modi sign deal as troops rattle sabres at China-India border

While Chinese and Indian security forces faced off in the countries' disputed border region Wednesd

Macquarie Capital, JD.com lead $50mn investment in food delivery outfit

Macquarie Capital and JD.com (JD.NASDAQ) have led a RMB307.3 milion (US$50 million) investment in D

Iraqi Kurdistan oil may be headed to China

Iraqi Kurdistan may be in talks to potentially supply China with 4 million barrels of oil, as at le

Shanghai in the vanguard of China's SOE overhaul

Shanghai is taking the lead in the campaign to overhaul China's state-owned enterprises by encourag

PBOC supplies China's 5 biggest banks with RMB500bn

The People's Bank of China began providing its five largest banks with RMB100 billion (US$16.27 bil

Foreign direct investment hits 2 1/2-year low

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China fell to a 2 1/2 year-low in August of USD$7.2 billion, dow

China's stocks see worst fall in 6 months

China's stocks fell the most in six months following news of reduced foreign investment and increas

Dalian Wanda real estate firm files for Hong Kong listing

Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties filed a listing application in Hong Kong Tuesday for an initial

Poll finds China thriving financially, less so in countryside

Alibaba ups IPO to $21.8 bn to meet demand

Alibaba has raised its intial share price from USD$60-66 to USD$66-68 based on strong investor inte

Xi Jinping in Sri Lanka to promote China-funded port

CNOOC discovers deepwater gas field south of Hainan

China National Offshore Oil Corp announced Monday its discovery of a deepwater gas field about 150k

Foreign teachers under scrutiny in Beijing after sex scandal

Beijing has issued new guidelines that subject foreigners working in the capital to stricter scruti

Chinese feed company pays $18m settlement to SEC

The Chinese hog-production and animal-feed company AgFeed Industries agreed to pay USD$18 million t

Sinopec to sell 29.9% stake in retail unit

Sinopec, China's largest oil refiner, announced on Sunday that it would be selling an almost 30% st

US Treasury Secretary upset over China probes

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Factory growth hit six-year low in August

Industrial output in China grew 6.9% from a year earlier in August, the lowest rate of growth for f

Nearly half of wealthy Chinese polled considering move abroad

A new poll by Barclays (BCS.NYSE) of 2,000 individuals and investors in China found that almost hal

Top Shanghai FTZ official may be under suspicion

The executive deputy director of the Shanghai Free-trade Zone is suspected of disciplinary violatio

Huawei chief confirms corruption probe, denies details

Huawei's (002502.SHE) chief executive Ken Hu has confirmed an internal investigation into corruptio

Chinese iron-ore investments in Australia face cave-in

An iron-mining gambit by Asian investors to break Australian magnates' hold on the industry has bac

Tianhe Chemicals fires back at online collective's fraud claims

Tianhe Chemicals (1619.HKG) fired a return volley at the online collective Anonymous late Wednesday

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