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    1. April 20, 2016

      China austerity drive hits officials’ perks

      Like their compatriots around the world, Chinese officials have traditionally taken it upon themselves to ensure that...

    2. April 14, 2016

      China to punish officials in vaccine scandal

      Hundreds of Chinese officials are to be sacked or demoted for their part in a vaccine scandal that has added to...

    1. April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers tie more top China leaders to offshore companies

      Two more members of China’s top leadership have been caught up in the growing global controversy over offshore...

    2. March 29, 2016

      WHO urges China to build trust in vaccines after safety scandal

      The World Health Organisation has warned that a scandal involving the resale of expired or spoiled vaccines in China...

    3. March 23, 2016

      Beijing scrambles to contain vaccine scandal

      Chinese authorities are scrambling to control the fallout after revelations that $88m in expired or spoiled vaccines...

    4. March 13, 2016

      Extradition battle looms over US-China relations

      The Chinese government has threatened to halt judicial co-operation with the US if a federal prosecutor does not agree...

    5. March 11, 2016

      China in a state of flux as private companies come under scrutiny

      On December 10 last year, Guo Guangchang, one of China’s best-known billionaires, went missing. Online rumours claimed...

    6. March 11, 2016

      China’s ‘Two Meetings’ hear voices of dissent

      China’s annual parliamentary-style meetings are largely a rubber stamp for top leaders’ plans but with the room for...

    7. March 8, 2016

      Bristol-Myers Squibb shakes up China operations to combat bribery

      Bristol-Myers Squibb has tightened rules on the way its sales representatives work with doctors in China after a $14m...

    8. March 1, 2016

      China jails 24 after 230,000 investors defrauded

      A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for defrauding investors of nearly Rmb10bn ($1.5bn), the latest in a...

    9. February 29, 2016

      China’s state-owned zombie economy

      On a rainy afternoon at one of China’s largest shipyards, workers taking a break from welding cluster beneath the hulls...

    10. February 29, 2016

      China Development Bank’s landmark gate demolished

      An imperial-style arch at China Development Bank’s Beijing headquarters has been demolished in a sign of a political...

    11. February 28, 2016

      Beijing muzzles tycoon critic known as The Cannon

      ​Beijing’s internet watchdog has silenced an outspoken property tycoon known as The Cannon by shutting his popular...

    12. February 19, 2016

      China clashes over statue of Mao’s successor Hua Guofeng

      Thousands of defenders of a giant bronze effigy of Mao Zedong’s almost forgotten successor clashed with police and...

    13. February 17, 2016

      Police raid ICBC offices in Madrid as part of money-laundering probe

      Agents of Spain’s national police force raided the Madrid offices of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China as part of...

    14. February 17, 2016

      Fosun abandons purchase of Israeli insurer Phoenix

      Fosun International has abandoned the purchase of an Israeli insurance company — in the first indication that the...

    15. February 11, 2016

      Chinese tree thieves add to Hong Kong grievances

      After the disappearance of five booksellers and other signs of Beijing’s increased meddling, Hong Kong residents are...

    16. February 7, 2016

      China foreign exchange reserves hit more than 3-year low

      China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by nearly $100bn last month to the lowest level since May 2012 as Beijing...

    17. February 2, 2016

      Chinese Ponzi scheme sparks calls for protests

      The allegation that one of China’s most popular online investment platforms was a Ponzi scheme has sparked a nationwide...

    18. February 1, 2016

      Former internet video boss at Youku Tudou detained in China

      The man behind one of China’s most catchy pop songs was detained by police on Monday after Youku Tudou, his employer...

    19. January 28, 2016

      China steps up ‘fox hunt’ campaign

      More than 850 fugitives returned to China last year to face corruption charges as the country’s public security...

    20. January 27, 2016

      Chinese philanthropists favour local causes

      Chinese philanthropists favour local causes and educational institutions in particular, a study that tracks giving by...

    21. January 18, 2016

      Missing Chinese billionaire Zhou Chengjian returns to work

      The billionaire founder of one of China’s most famous fashion brands has returned to work a week after his company said...

    22. January 14, 2016

      China income inequality among world’s worst

      Communist China has one of the world’s highest levels of income inequality, with the richest 1 per cent of households...

    23. January 7, 2016

      Another Chinese billionaire goes missing

      The billionaire founder of Metersbonwe, one of China’s best-known fashion brands, has gone missing, the latest in a...

    24. January 6, 2016

      Swiss luxury: biding time

      The chief executive of Swatch, Nick Hayek, memorably described it as a “tsunami”. The Swiss National Bank’s decision in...

    25. January 3, 2016

      Hong Kong police probe disappearance of anti-Beijing bookseller

      Hong Kong’s chief executive said that it was unconstitutional for mainland Chinese law enforcement agencies to operate...

    26. December 29, 2015

      Stick to Hong Kong for investment ‘sunshine’

      When Mark Steward was head of enforcement at Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, the market regulator, he...

    27. December 28, 2015

      China Telecom shares fall as chief investigated

      Shares in China Telecom fell on Monday after the ruling Chinese Communist party said at the weekend that the...

    28. December 23, 2015

      Landslide erodes Shenzhen’s posterchild image

      Shenzhen landslide rescue in pictures Helmed by a leading scientist, home to some of the nation’s biggest technology...

    29. December 23, 2015

      Guotai Junan chief returns to work after aiding China probe

      The head of one of China’s leading brokerage firms has been released after five weeks helping mainland authorities with...

    30. December 21, 2015

      Shenzhen landslide caused by mountain of manmade waste

      Shenzhen landslide in pictures More than 90 people are missing after a landslide inundated an industrial zone in the...

    31. December 20, 2015

      Fosun drops bid for BHF Kleinwort Benson

      Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate whose chairman was detained this month in connection with an unspecified...

    32. December 18, 2015

      China Inc: The party vs the elite

      In Xi Jinping’s China, people go missing all the time as the ruling Communist party routinely rounds up the powerful...

    33. December 18, 2015

      Fosun chairman Guo Guangchang visits US after China probe

      Guo Guangchang, the Chinese tycoon who went missing last week while assisting Chinese authorities with an unspecified...

    34. December 16, 2015

      AstraZeneca pours millions into China R&D

      AstraZeneca is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars expanding its capacity to develop and manufacture drugs in...

    35. December 14, 2015

      Wealth comes with health warning in China

      “People asked why I am not worried. You have to believe that as long as you have made no mistake, the government will...

    36. December 13, 2015

      Fosun chairman’s disappearance raises concerns on China reforms

      The disappearance of one of China’s top tycoons has sparked fears of a dangerous new phase in companies’ relations with...

    37. December 11, 2015

      ‘China’s Warren Buffett’ caught up in Beijing probe

      The tycoon who styles himself as China’s Warren Buffett has been caught up in an intensifying anti-corruption drive,...

    38. December 10, 2015

      Hong Kong Jockey Club reined in by China slowdown

      After years of uninterrupted galloping growth, the 131-year-old Hong Kong Jockey Club has hit a hurdle, as the economic...

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