Technology does not possess divine right

Silicon Valley needs to engage with democratic governments

BBVA boosts capital with Chinese deal

Spanish lender sells stake in China Citic Bank for €1.46bn

Price fears rise over mobile merger

Hutchison Whampoa union with Telefónica will slash competition

Li Ning’s fall is a cautionary tale

Fortunes of brand China may depend on not repeating its errors

Alibaba founder Ma aims for 2bn customers

Plan to expand ecommerce platform to small businesses worldwide

Kia blames Russia for 54% profit fall

Drop in shipments and rouble exchange rate hit performance

Kepcorp bids to take Keppel Land private

Property subsidiary offered up to S$3.6bn

Sony seeks delay releasing full results

Japanese group says computer systems are not fully restored

Coal being stockpiled at the Moura coal mine in Australia

Thermal coal pick-up creates a stir

Annual contract negotiations behind burst of buying

Uber back on the road in New Delhi

Taxi-hailing app steps up driver scrutiny and applies for licence

Commodities rout roils Australia Inc

Miner Arrium latest to feel pain of slumping global prices

China intensifies VPN services crackdown

Services enabling access to Facebook and Twitter now blocked

Hutchison Whampoa to buy O2 for £10bn

Telefónica set to agree cash deal with Li Ka-shing-owned group

Anglo set to sell Australian coal mines

Miner to dispose of five mines after slump in commodities

Quindell talks to Slater & Gordon on sale

Insurance claims processor’s shares rise on news

Australia’s drab packets put off smokers

Data suggest drab brown-green packs and health warnings working

Dentons merger to create largest law firm

Combined firm with China’s Dacheng will have 6,600 lawyers worldwide

Ren Zhengfei says Huawei does not spy

Reclusive head of telecoms equipment maker publicly rejects claim

Chinese tycoon calls urbanisation top

‘Woman who built Beijing’ says most cities have been built

Hyundai payout rise underwhelms investors

Fall in profit overshadows increased dividend at Korean carmaker


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