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    1. April 17, 2015

      China rows back on bank technology regulation

      China has suspended plans to heavily regulate technology in the banking industry that would favour domestic producers at the...

    2. April 16, 2015

      China’s popular rabbit Tuzki expands its digital pawprint

      A Chinese rabbit called Tuzki is winning the hearts of young adults across Asia and reaping riches in merchandise deals for...

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    1. April 15, 2015

      Interview: Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

      China’s turbocharged economy is growing at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century and is expected to slow further, the...

    2. April 15, 2015

      Transcript: Li Keqiang

      On March 31 2015, China’s Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council gave an exclusive interview to Lionel Barber, editor of...

    3. April 15, 2015

      Chinese group Ninebot acquires Segway

      Chinese company Ninebot has bought Segway, the US maker of the eponymous two-wheeled vehicle that has regularly grabbed...

    4. April 15, 2015

      China growth lowest since 2009 as property and manufacturing drag

      China’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in six years in the first quarter, held back by a slowdown in construction and...

    5. April 14, 2015

      Simon Loong: big ambition for small loans

      The pungent smell of fried squid on sticks wafts into the chill humid air of Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan district. Here, in a...

    6. April 14, 2015

      Business alarmed at Chinese plans to curb data transfer

      China is building a “big data dam” to rival the Great Firewall blocking the internet, say US business leaders concerned...

    7. April 14, 2015

      Anti-corruption drive grounds China private jet sales

      China’s campaign against corruption launched by President Xi Jinping, which has dented sales of luxury goods, has now...

    8. April 13, 2015

      Former chairman of China’s CNPC goes on trial for corruption

      The former head of China’s biggest energy group, one of the most senior officials to be ensnared in China’s anti-corruption...

    9. April 10, 2015

      China investors: Stock market fever

      Sun Shuming could barely contain his joy. With one hand holding aloft a glass of champagne and the other making a thumbs-up...

    10. April 10, 2015

      China inflation misses Beijing target

      Subdued demand and falling oil prices last month pulled Chinese inflation well below Beijing’s target of “around 3 per cent”...

    11. April 8, 2015

      Alibaba Pictures surges 37% on prospect of asset injection

      Shares in Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listed film production arm shot up more than a third on Wednesday after the group announced a...

    12. April 7, 2015

      China will struggle to keep its momentum

      Chinese officials love slogans. I was reminded of this at last month’s China Development Forum, an annual meeting of top...

    13. April 7, 2015

      US caught flat-footed over Chinese bank plan

      Washington’s response to China’s creation of an Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank has been nothing short of lamentable....

    14. April 5, 2015

      China commercial lenders expand investment banking operations

      Do not tell Jamie Dimon — who warned he “wouldn’t want to see the next JPMorgan Chase be a Chinese company” — but universal...

    15. April 5, 2015

      Hong Kong builder shortage hits prices and delays key projects

      Choi Chi-yin has worked on construction sites in Hong Kong for more than four decades. While the 65-year-old could...

    16. April 2, 2015

      Google embroiled in web security dispute with China over trust breach

      Google has become embroiled in a dispute over web security after a Chinese internet regulator labelled as “unacceptable and...

    17. April 1, 2015

      Emerging markets: The great unravelling

      Faced with recession, decade- high inflation, a fiscal crisis and water rationing, more than 1m Brazilians took to the...

    18. April 1, 2015

      China banks: a national service

      Earlier this year, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chief executive, warned that breaking up the bank would leave room for a...

    19. April 1, 2015

      Asia forum shows off China’s vigour and homage of its neighbours

      The Boao Forum for Asia annual conference has been going for years, but never has China’s aspiration for a greater role on...

    20. April 1, 2015

      Chipmaker Qualcomm sets out China designs

      Qualcomm is on a mission to minimise fallout after losing the largest antitrust case in China, a verdict that forced the US...

    21. April 1, 2015

      China-led AIIB attracts rush of applicants

      Almost 50 countries are poised to join China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as founding members, after the deadline...

    22. March 31, 2015

      China deposit insurance paves way for deregulation of interest rates

      China will launch a long-awaited deposit insurance system next month, the central bank said on Tuesday, a crucial step...

    23. March 31, 2015

      China Construction Bank lauds pay cut as ‘extremely correct’

      The chairman of China’s second-largest bank has lauded a 50 per cent pay cut for him and his colleagues as “extremely...

    24. March 30, 2015

      Jack Lew calls on Beijing to suspend cyber security rules

      Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, called on the Chinese government to suspend new cyber security rules that US information...

    25. March 30, 2015

      China loosens credit and tax policies to stimulate housing market

      China has moved to support its flagging property market with looser credit and tax policies, as the government tries to...

    26. March 29, 2015

      China’s developers face more price pain

      Chinese property developers are finding themselves forced to sacrifice profits to boost sales, as the downturn in the...

    27. March 27, 2015

      China triples Fidelity’s investment quota

      China’s foreign exchange regulator has tripled an investment quota allowing Fidelity to access the country’s onshore capital...

    28. March 26, 2015

      China’s rise confounds a splintered west

      The transatlantic spat about China’s new Asian investment bank tells a cautionary tale. This latest collision between...

    29. March 26, 2015

      China ‘bad bank’ Cinda sells distressed debt on Taobao

      Taobao is no longer merely for buying socks and rice cookers. China Cinda Asset Management, the state-owned bad-loan bank,...

    30. March 25, 2015

      China’s regulatory grip on IPOs leads to arbitrage and distortions

      In China, stagging pays. This week’s Rmb10bn (US$1.6bn) flotation delivered a 60 per cent return to investors in just three...

    31. March 25, 2015

      AgBank profits fall as weak Chinese economy spurs defaults

      China’s third-largest bank has reported its first annual fall in quarterly profits in three years as bad loans rose by a...

    32. March 24, 2015

      Citic Ltd confirms $2.5bn hit from Australian iron ore venture

      China’s Citic Ltd has confirmed a $2.5bn writedown at its disastrous iron ore joint venture with Clive Palmer as commodity...

    33. March 23, 2015

      China’s start-up board surges as investors bet on transformation

      Chinese fund managers are piling in to the country’s nascent over-the-counter equity exchange, lured by the chance to invest...

    34. March 23, 2015

      China’s brokers march out on acquisition trail

      Flush with cash and with an eye on Beijing’s reform agenda, China’s brokers, insurers and asset managers are on the hunt for...

    35. March 20, 2015

      Land Rover recalls SUVs in China after CCTV reprimand

      Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 36,000 imported SUVs in China, making it the first casualty of a renewed state...

    36. March 19, 2015

      Galaxy Entertainment posts 9% rise in full-year revenue

      Billionaire casino tycoon Lui Che-woo says Macau’s gaming industry is heading into a “new era”, following a sharp drop in...

    37. March 19, 2015

      Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning suffers third annual loss

      Li Ning, the troubled Chinese sportswear company that is one of the mainland’s best known brands, announced its third...

    38. March 18, 2015

      China’s Huayi Brothers deepens Hollywood ties

      China’s largest privately run film production company, Huayi Brothers Media, says it has reached a deal to finance,...

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