China bets on expanding way out of debt

Latest data show credit squeeze risks morphing into a credit crunch

China’s rebalancing challenge

Sharp slowdown in northeast highlights difficulty of transition from investment-led growth

US military’s South China Sea flight lifts tension

Surveillance aircraft with CNN crew aboard ignores China warning

02 Oct 2013, Tianjin, Tianjin Municipality, China --- --FILE--Pan Sutong, chairman of Goldin Financial Holdings Limited, watches a polo match during the Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup 2013 in Tianjin, China, 2 October 2013. Pan Sutong made $22 billion this year and then lost most of it. He says he doesn't care. The little-known electronics and property tycoon, who is based in Hong Kong, had jumped to number four on Bloomberg's Asia wealth ranking last week as shares in his companies Goldin Financial Holdings Ltd. and Goldin Properties Holdings Ltd. surged more than 350 percent. In that period, his wealth expanded faster than Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, whose net worth climbed by $8.2 billion, and Li Ka-shing, who was up $4.6 billion. Then on Wednesday (20 May 2015), Li Hejun's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd. lost $19 billion in less than half an hour, spooking the market. In two days, the Goldin twins have --- Image by © Imaginechina/Corbis

Horse-loving Goldin tycoon takes a tumble

Billionaire with passion for wine and polo takes $13bn hit

Brazil and China reheat old news

While synergies between the two countries are self-evident, realising them has not been easy

Coal and solar executives clash on climate

Hayward rejects solar as power solution for countries such as India

China aims for faster but stricter web

Online crackdown includes network investment of $180bn

America’s flawed strategy towards AIIB

US hostility towards new Asian bank risks unnecessarily chilling China relations

BHP settles SEC Olympic hospitality probe for $25m

Miner admits lax controls over guests at Beijing games

China slowdown deepens provincial divide

Hardest-hit regions those most reliant on debt-fuelled investment

Chinese accused of Africa fish pillage

Greenpeace says four groups are serial offenders

Wealthy art collectors mix palettes in global alliance

New generation of museums have opened in Asia and EM

Norilsk Nickel looks to China with new copper mine

Financing sought from east for development of Chita facility

The wary retreat of the bond bulls

Collapses in yields on safe securities should be at an end

US accuses Chinese professors of spying

Economic espionage charges focus on sensitive mobile and GPS technology

Inside the outsider’s Shanghai

Multimedia report on how expats make the most of life in China

China hit by record capital outflows

Trade surplus and stock market strength fail to counter trend

China tests new model for SOE reform

Shandong social security fund takes equity stakes in state groups

China province in landmark bond sale

Jiangsu move marks start of massive local government debt bailout

Alibaba and Intime: virtual reality

Real challenges and unreal valuations in Chinese retail