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      Manchester football derby in Beijing hits a divot

      President Xi Jinping’s plan for a football revolution in China has hit an embarrassing divot after a high-profile...

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      Thermal coal bears gripped by Chinese capacity squeeze

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    1. 19 hours ago

      Xi’s China: The rise of party politics

      A front-page article in the People’s Daily in May sent shockwaves through the Chinese bureaucracy. It quoted an...

    2. 21 hours ago

      Huawei: no dialling down

      Rivals looking for signs of weakness in Huawei’s results will be disappointed. True, the privately held Chinese...

    3. July 24, 2016

      Australia faces fresh test on Chinese investment

      The newly elected government of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set for its first big test on foreign...

    4. July 22, 2016

      Samsung countersues Huawei over patents

      Samsung Electronics has filed a countersuit against China’s Huawei Technologies, alleging infringement of its mobile...

    5. July 22, 2016

      China’s Fosun to pay £45m for Wolverhampton Wanderers

      Chinese tycoon Guo Guangchang has promised to take Wolverhampton Wanderers back into the Premier League and “stay...

    6. July 22, 2016

      Millennials’ tastes shape China’s outbound acquisitions

      Behind many of the decisions of Chinese acquirers overseas lie the idiosyncratic needs of some 415m millennials. So...

    7. July 20, 2016

      Chinese company to invest £220m in Sheffield

      A Chinese company will invest £220m in Sheffield in what the council says is the largest property deal outside London...

    8. July 19, 2016

      Hong Kong: One country, two economies

      On the edge of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, workers are building a cavernous station that will be the terminus for one...

    9. July 14, 2016

      The chronic spin that blights China’s economy

      “The palest ink is better than the best memory.” China’s vast lexicon of idioms is replete with reverence for the...

    10. July 13, 2016

      China agrees EU deal to assuage steel dumping concerns

      China and the EU have agreed to set up a bilateral steel “platform” to address European concerns over Chinese steel...

    11. July 13, 2016

      Greenpeace warns over China’s excess power capacity

      China stands to waste Rmb900bn ($134.6bn) of capital expenditure on power plants that have been given the green light...

    12. July 12, 2016

      From debtor to winning bidder: a Chinese SOE turns round

      When Wei Zhang, founder of Yuanhao Capital, a Shanghai based investment firm, visited Shanghai Pujiang Cable a few...

    13. July 12, 2016

      Ikea yields to Chinese pressure for furniture recall

      Ikea will recall 1.7m dressers sold in China, caving to pressure from regulators and netizens who had complained that...

    14. July 11, 2016

      China’s car market: fast and spurious

      A fast-growing market is not enough. Good management is not enough. If the industry is flooded with capital and one’s...

    15. July 11, 2016

      China car sales buck fears of slowdown

      Car sales in China have bucked fears of a slowdown during the first six months of this year, partly due to rising...

    16. July 11, 2016

      China corn shortages loom despite bulging silos

      Signs of a shortage of quality corn in China have cast doubt on the state of the country’s grain reserves, which on...

    17. July 11, 2016

      China state media slam Ikea ‘arrogance’ over toppling dressers

      Chinese state media have lambasted Ikea for its “arrogance” and irresponsibility for not conducting a full recall on...

    18. July 8, 2016

      China floods highlight development deficiencies

      Devastating flooding has paralysed central China’s largest city, where urban development has taken over lakes that once...

    19. July 7, 2016

      Walmart workers launch wildcat strikes across China

      Walmart staff across China have launched a series of wildcat strikes against the company’s new working-hours system, in...

    20. July 7, 2016

      Vanke: all are not equal

      As the battle for control of China Vanke has raged, Hong Kong-listed H shares in the residential developer have been...

    21. July 6, 2016

      Bank of China issues $3bn in international green bonds

      Bank of China has sold $3.03bn in new green bonds, the largest international issuance of its kind, as the country’s...

    22. July 6, 2016

      China looks at ways to include sharing economy in GDP data

      Chinese statisticians are studying ways to include industries such as ride-sharing, crowd sourcing and couch surfing in...

    23. July 3, 2016

      China’s private sector misses out on credit boom

      China’s private sector has missed out on the country’s credit boom over the past eight years, a new study has shown,...

    24. July 3, 2016

      China moves to de-politicise management of state-owned enterprises

      China is moving to de-politicise management of its lumbering state-owned enterprises by letting corporate boards,...

    25. June 30, 2016

      China Vanke dispute opens a new chapter in investor activism

      Where there is shareholder capitalism, there is bound to be shareholder activism: that at least is the assumption in...

    26. June 30, 2016

      Wider access to China’s markets ‘not a matter of if but when’

      Index provider MSCI’s decision this month not to include mainland Chinese A-shares in its global indices was widely...

    27. June 29, 2016

      China’s megadeals fail to offset slowdown

      China’s record-breaking demand for overseas assets underpinned cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the first half...

    28. June 29, 2016

      Kuka wins concessions as Midea moves to soothe concerns

      Chinese appliance maker Midea has promised a hands-off approach in acquiring German robotics maker Kuka, as it seeks to...

    29. June 28, 2016

      Huawei to press ahead with £1.3bn investment after Brexit

      Business secretary Sajid Javid has moved to calm business fears over Brexit, saying Huawei, the Chinese telecoms...

    30. June 28, 2016

      China tea makers wage intellectual property war

      Two rival makers of China’s most popular canned soft drink have taken their “tea wars” to the courts, with one tea...

    31. June 28, 2016

      China sees falling sales of cheap consumer goods

      Sales of daily necessities fell in China last year, a worrying sign for an economy relying on increased consumption to...

    32. June 27, 2016

      China Vanke boardroom feud boils over

      The embattled chairman of one of China’s biggest property developers has hit back at a major shareholder’s criticism of...

    33. June 27, 2016

      Big China steelmakers eye merger

      Two of China’s biggest steelmakers are in joint restructuring talks and are likely to merge, as Beijing explores ways...

    34. June 24, 2016

      AIIB gathers for inaugural annual meeting

      China’s first multilateral development bank approved its inaugural projects on Friday ahead of a gathering of its...

    35. June 23, 2016

      China will gain $5.6tn from growth model shift, says McKinsey

      China has been told its economy could be worth $5.6tn more by 2030 if it steers away from investment-led growth and...

    36. June 23, 2016

      China defends banks’ strategy on managing debt pile

      Chinese officials hit back at critics of the country’s mounting debt pile on Thursday, saying the country’s banks had...

    37. June 23, 2016

      Ali Health: couples therapy

      In sickness and in health, goes the marital vow. Alibaba Health Information Technology, intended healthcare partner of...

    38. June 23, 2016

      Head of Fanya metals scheme arrested in China

      Chinese police have arrested the architect of a metals financing scheme along with 18 associates in a belated crackdown...

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