Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Mainland China plans to more strictly regulate online ride-booking services, according to draft rules and state media, in what analysts said Monday could be a "devastating blow" to an industry pioneered by U.S. firm Uber.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Mainland Chinese shares surged Thursday as dealers returned from a week-long break that saw a global advance, but a regional rally mostly petered out, with Tokyo ending a six-day winning streak.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Japan is proving to be the most popular overseas destination for Chinese mainland tourists during the ongoing seven-day National Day holiday (from Oct. 1 to 7), according to a report from Ctrip, China's largest online travel agency.
Monday, October 5, 2015
China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract expected to be launched this year.
Friday, October 2, 2015
A slowdown in mainland China and weakness at home dented Japanese firms' confidence last quarter, a central bank report showed Thursday, as tepid data suggest the world's third-largest economy has slipped into recession.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Mainland China's securities regulator has announced the first penalties for violators of a ban imposed in July on stock sales by major shareholders as part of frantic efforts to stem a slide in prices.
Mainland China said Wednesday it will halve purchase taxes on vehicles with small engines, in an attempt to boost sales in the world's largest car market where demand has weakened.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Chinese global PC giant Lenovo continues to receive some of the most severely critical media coverage in its history. Not that surprising given that the company recently reported a 51-percent fall in first quarter profit to US$105 million.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Chinese authorities are investigating two managers of Swiss lift and escalator maker Schindler over possible embezzlement and bribery, the company said, the latest foreign firm caught up in a corruption crackdown.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Chinese manufacturing activity fell to its lowest in more than six years in the latest sign of the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, according to a survey released Wednesday.