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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

Controversial bank tech rules suspended in official notice

Beijing has suspended bank-technology rules that included requirements for firms in China turn over

China's first-quarter FDI growth steady as shift to services continues

Foreign direct investment (FDI) grew 2.2% to US$12.4 billion in March compared to the previous year

Small, severe polluters targeted in new water quality plan

Beijing ordered small plants in 10 industries notorious for polluting -- including fertilizer plant

Funding round values P2P lender Lufax at almost $10bn

Peer-to-peer lender Lufax recently completed a US$485 million round of funding pushes the value of

Once-massive Chinese factories downsizing to survive

The standard Chinese factory may increasingly house a staff numbering only in the triple digits as

Official Q1 GDP growth of 7% elides greater gloom from other indicators

China's gross domestic product grew 7% in the first quarter compared to a year earlier, marking the

JD.com takes aim at Alibaba with new foreign products platform

Online retailer JD.com launched a volley across Alibaba's bow Wednesday with the launch of JD World

State assets regulator hires global, local auditors to vet investments abroad

The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission has enlisted seven auditors includ

China's banking rate up as nearly 3 in 4 rural residents now have accounts

74% of adult rural residents in China had their own bank account as of the end of 2014, marking a s

Kaisa fires three hires from suitor Sunac, casting doubt on acquisition

Troubled Chinese property developer Kaisa's firing of three staff from suitor firm Sunac China Hold

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's role as regulator, listed firm questioned

Questions have arisen over whether Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HKG) should retain its ro

Beijing on another oil-buying binge

Chinaoil, the trading unit of China National Petroleum Corp., has bought 9.5 million barrels of oil

Canton Fair attendance expected to drop as imports, exports slide

The three-week-long China Import and Export Fair opening Wednesday expects a lower turnout compared

Alibaba ups stake in healthcare branch, banking on medical retail reform

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NYSE) will shift the pharmacy branch of its Tmall online marketplace to

Farmers cry foul after domestic seed firm's rice hit with fungal infection

Shenzhen-listed Yuan Longping High-tech Agriculture has halted sales of its Liangyou 0293 variety o

China's cumulative CO2 emissions soon to pass those of US

China's cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 are set to outstrip those of the United Stat

China's exports fall 15% in March, stoking stimulus expectations

China's exports fell 15% in March compared to a year earlier, a sharp downturn after a 15% year-on-

Security firm suggests Beijing may be behind decade-long malware campaign

California-based security software firm FireEye has released a report alleging that a single entity

Rumored death of new bank tech rules greatly exaggerated, trade groups say

Relief last month at word that China would delay implementing guidelines to encourage banks on the

Hang Seng Index busts through 28,000-point ceiling for first time in 7 years

The Hang Seng Index rose for the eighth consecutive day on Monday to break the 28,000-mark, closing

Mainland money flooding Hong Kong wary of large-cap stocks

A share-buying surge from the mainland that flooded Hong Kong's market last week through that bours

Beijing threatens to shutter Sina's news site over inadequate censorship

The Cyberspace Administration of China has threatened to shut down the news service of Sina (SINA.N

"Great Cannon" web disruption program said to be in development for a year

China's "Great Cannon" traffic-redirection program, used recently to flood developer website GitHub

Northeast China eyes oceans as a new source of freshwater

China is looking seaward for more potable water under the central government's Special Plan for Sea

Shenzhen residents to be restricted to one Hong Kong visit a week, sources say

Shenzhen authorities will soon restrict visits by the city's residents to neighboring Hong Kong to

Hong Kong shares bolt skyward as mainland rally streams through stock connect

The Hang Seng Index shot up 6.4% in the opening minutes of trading Thursday and ended the day up 2.

US agencies block exports to Chinese supercomputer projects

US agencies have placed technical centers in China associated with the massive Tianhe-2 supercomput

Alibaba finance affiliate launches index, says internet bank to launch in June

Alibaba-affiliated (BABA.NYSE) Ant Financial Services Group launched an e-commerce tracking stock i

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