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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

New regulations target China P2P lending fraud

China has issued new regulations for the country's fast-growing peer-to-peer lenders, as the govern

Postal Savings Bank of China to get $6 billion in IPO commitments

State-owned Postal Savings Bank of China is seen getting between 60% and 80% of its Hong Kong IPO c

PetroChina, Cnooc see profits plunge

The tough times for China’s oil companies appear likely to continue after two major oil drillers re

NDRC halts special construction bonds

China's top economic planner appears to have temporarily halted a program that has channeled nearly

Middle class drives health insurance growth

As incomes rise, many mainland residents are seeking out better quality care than that provided by

China's credit default swap market closer to opening

As China suffers a rise in company defaults, it looks likely the People’s Bank of China will give t

China to slash foreign investment limits

China will further open its economic borders to investors from abroad in a move intended to counter

Wanda's Wang in two billion-dollar film deals

Anbang Insurance planning IPO

Anbang Insurance Group Co.

Li Ka-shing to sell his tallest building in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing, is putting his tallest building in the city up for sale, g

US clears ChemChina, Syngenta deal

A U.S.

China's best bank is shadow lending 'mirage'

The best-performing bank in China is in Tangshan in the northeast, a city blighted by trouble in th

Beijing says cost-cutting key to growth

China’s State Council has again sought to prod the country’s bureaucracy into action to cut costs f

China's Indonesian rail project gets go-ahead

The Indonesian government has issued a construction permit in early August for the full length of t

Top-level meeting signals healthcare shake-up

China’s medical community is expecting a shake-up of healthcare in the wake of a high-level nationa

China's new emissions rules threaten auto profits

China's tolerance for polluting vehicles - the market is dominated by cars powered by petrol engine

Chinese selfie app aims for $1bn IPO

One of China's most popular selfie app makers is preparing to raise up to $1 billion through a list

Asia-pacific banks sharpen focus on fintech

Eight financial technology start-ups, including companies from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Germ

China's SOEs may reintroduce employee shareholding

In the next two years, more than 200 state-controlled enterprises may be getting a new type of shar

Chinese-led group considers Liverpool FC buy

A consortium led by China Everbright Ltd.

Beijing launches $30bn VC fund to assist SOEs

China has launched a 200-billion-yuan (US$30 billion) government-backed venture capital fund as par

US may get peek at Alibaba, Baidu books

A long-running dispute between the U.S.

China's biggest air-con maker bets $2bn on electric cars

Gree Electric Appliances Inc., China’s largest air-conditioner maker, is diving into the fast-growi

China using new tools to track entrepreneurship, innovation

China is adding new instruments to its economic dashboard that will incorporate big data to help be

'Warcraft' China streaming deal sets record

“Warcraft,” the big-budget summer-movie flop, secured a streaming-rights deal in China that some in

Lenovo's 64% profit jump beats estimates

China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's biggest PC maker, said on Thursday its first-quarter net prof

Sinosteel to be first SOE in debt-equity swap

China's Sinosteel Corp.

China in massive underground bank crackdown

Hundreds of suspected operators of underground banks have been arrested this year in a nationwide c


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