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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

Streaming rules wipe $1bn from Weibo market cap

Chinese regulators have ordered three major internet platforms to halt all video and audio streamin

Alibaba, Tencent lead $10bn China Unicom funding round

Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 b

Amazon attempts to bolster cross-border China business

Amazon is hoping to draw on its global strength, including its popular Prime loyalty program, to bo

China investigating top overseas buyers

China's banking regulator is conducting a sweeping check on the borrowings of some of the country's

Rural bank fined for loan risk cover-up

A rural credit cooperative was publicly named and fined by the banking regulator for covering up lo

US Trade Rep warns on China 'market economy status'

Donald Trump's trade tsar has fired a warning shot at both Beijing and the World Trade Organization

US asks China to do more to control N Korea

The United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to he

Japanese firms more willing to invest in China

Sagging Japanese investment in China is expected to pick up after several years of declines, as bet

China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit

China has invited US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, and his son-in-law, Jared Kus

China gains entry to MSCI

Chinese stocks have gained direct entry to MSCI's global benchmark equity index for the first time,

PBOC chief urges opening financial sector

China's long-serving central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan says the country must open its financial

Wealth of China's rich surges to $24.2tn

China's ranks of wealthy people have surged above 1.5m, with combined assets of Rmb165tn ($24.2tn),

Tencent investing in space exploration startups

Tencent is best known for super-app WeChat and its relentless pace of startup investment.

China's proposed property tax languishes

A long-awaited plan for a property tax has stalled.

Jack Ma in Detroit to woo small business

In a two-day event starting Tuesday in Detroit, Alibaba's Jack Ma will offer an expected 3,000 US s

Chinese pork demand falling

China's frozen dumpling makers are finding there's a quick route to winning new sales - increase th

China planning to ban 'channel lending'

Chinese banks have been skirting more-stringent requirements on capital and loan-loss provisioning

US urges China to take on bigger anti-terror role

The United States wants China to become more involved in supporting the global fight against terror

China cracks down on academic fraud

Chinese authorities are cracking down on academic fraud after an international medical journal retr

China's oil giants in gas pump price war

Chinese state oil giants Sinopec and PetroChina are waging war at the nation's gas pumps, slashing

AIIB pledges to do more solo lending

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank pledged to embark on more projects as the sole lender, as

China bans online creditors from targeting students

Beijing has banned online lenders from extending credit to university students following public out

China jails seven over false pollution data

A court in China on Friday jailed seven people for more than a year each for tampering with air qua

Some banks halted Anbang products months ago

China's Anbang Insurance Group, whose chairman was detained late last week, said on Thursday that i

Mobike raises $600m in funding led by Tencent

Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike has raised more than $600m in a funding round led by internet g

China makes quantum computing research breakthrough

Researchers in China showed in a study published Thursday in Science that tiny particles, acting in

China's US Treasury holdings at six-month high

China's holdings of US Treasuries rose for a third straight month in April, reaching the highest in

China's M2 grows at record low in May on year

On Wednesday, the People's Bank of China said the country's broader money supply, or M2, grew at a


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