Tuesday, February 17, 2015
China has given the green light to a AU$1.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) takeover of Goodman Fielder by an Asian consortium, the Australian food manufacturer said Monday.
Monday, February 16, 2015
As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Goat, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways — but technology is offering new ways to find a route home., 1 Comment
Sunday, February 15, 2015
A Hong Kong boat captain was on Saturday found guilty of the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.
Internet tycoon Jack Ma has said his employees will not receive traditional Chinese New Year gifts because 2014 had not been “exceptional” for the company, despite its world-beating IPO listing on Wall Street.
E-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday that U.S. regulators have requested information on Chinese authorities' allegations that the company has failed to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its websites.
Two popular taxi-booking apps backed by Chinese tech behemoths Alibaba and Tencent announced Saturday they would merge to create a new company reportedly valued at US$6 billion.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
China's bank lending more than doubled to 1.47 trillion yuan (US$235 billion) in January from December, the central bank said Friday, with analysts citing seasonal factors and monetary easing.
A new military policy in China requires all personnel to meet weight limits and links promotions to fitness, a People's Liberation Army newspaper said Friday.
China should roll back its one-child policy and instead mandate that all couples have two children, a family planning official has said, drawing criticism Friday from a ruling Communist Party newspaper.
Friday, February 13, 2015
China's ruling Communist Party will launch a year-long probe into the incomes of military staff, state media said Thursday, following revelations of widespread graft in its armed forces.