Bank of China Ltd, the country's No. 4 lender, expects growth in mortgage lending to slow this year as the government moves to cool property prices, the bank's president said on Saturday.
China has formally invited North Korea's leader-in-waiting to visit, but it was not clear when Kim Jong-un would make the trip, a South Korean lawmaker said on Saturday, quoting a senior spy agency official.
China is planning trial efforts for an energy cap-and-trade scheme, applying market forces to its goals to reduce fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas pollution, the government said on Saturday.
China's spending on police and domestic surveillance will hit new heights this year, with public security outlays unveiled on Saturday outstripping the defence budget for the first time as Beijing cracks down on protest calls.
China's Premier Wen Jiabao said on Saturday the nation had to tame inflation that threatened social stability as the government seeks to steer the world's second-biggest economy toward more balanced, greener growth.
China will beef up its military budget by 12.7 percent this year, the government said on Friday, a return to double-digit spending increases that will stir regional unease.
China Investment Corp, the country's $300 billion sovereign wealth fund, is counting on getting a fresh injection of cash from the government to invest abroad, a senior CIC official told Reuters on Friday.
China could be producing as much as 4 billion tonnes of coal by 2015, up from an estimated 3.2 billion last year, the head of one of China's leading coal firms said on Friday.Wu Yongping, the chairman of Datong Coal Mine Group, the country's third biggest producer, said despite China's efforts to reduce its dependence on coal, the dirtiest of fossil fuels, it would continue to play a dominant role in China's energy mix.I can't see coal's position in China's energ...
A behemoth dragon-shaped shopping mall in the desert near Dubai has become a symbol of the deepening links between East Asia and the Middle East.
China's plan for the next five years will put a hard target on overall energy use, capping consumption at 4 billion tonnes of coal equivalent (TCE) by 2015, Xinhua news agency quoted the country's former energy chief Zhang Guobao as saying on Friday.
China said on Friday its military spending for 2011 would rise 12.7 percent, resuming double-digit hikes that have stoked regional disquiet about Beijing's expanding strength.
China Vanke, the country's biggest developer by sales, said on Thursday property sales rose 141.8 percent in February from a year ago to 6.1 billion yuan ($928.7 million).
Even though 130 of China’s current 175 existing airports lost money last year, they will be going ahead with plans over the next five years to add 45 more airports, according to Yahoo! News. The new airports will be expected to meet the rising tourism boom in the country of over 1.3 billion people.
The operator of northern China's Tianjin Port was in talks with China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal at its port, the China Daily reported on Friday.
Yujiapu does not roll off the tongue like Wall Street, but planners in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin hope it soon will.
China's insurance regulator is considering raising the proportion of assets that insurers may invest in unsecured bonds to 30 percent from the current 20 percent, IFR reported on Thursday, citing sources.
Chinese banks extended less than 600 billion yuan ($91.31 billion) in new loans in February, the China Securities Journal reported on Friday quoting industry sources.
The loose monetary policy in the United States is little better than a narcotic and will harm the rest of the world more than it helps Americans, a former Chinese vice commerce minister told Reuters.
If you’ve followed the auto industry for a while you’ll know that automakers are always sharing technology and projects in cross-collaborations that would normally make any paranoid hard-nosed capitalist weep in fear. But the latest firms to receive official blessing for a joint project might not be the strange bedfellows they appear at first.
China wants to elbow U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) out of a $15 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Papua New Guinea, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday in an example of the new competition Beijing presents to U.S. interests.
China should reform its powerful and lucrative state-owned enterprises and force them to withdraw from profit-making sectors, a private Chinese think tank founded by former government researchers said.
Hong Kong stocks are set to rise slightly on Thursday as investors seek bargains amongst Chinese shares listed locally as mainland markets look poised to continue their outperformance relative to the region.
China is locking down droves of people it fears could spark social unrest and tightening media controls ahead of the annual session of parliament, worried that uprisings in the Middle East could encourage dissent.
China has decided to cut income taxes for middle-income residents by raising the threshold for income tax payments, China's cabinet said on Wednesday, but did not give any details on the size of the tax cut.
Jon Huntsman is a savvy operator who knows how to work a crowd. But it was someone in a crowd who worked Huntsman on a bitterly cold Sunday last month when the U.S. envoy to China was seen at a small anti-government protest in Beijing.
Shareholders of two of the firms in a consortium buying U.S. insurer AIG's Taiwan unit approved the $2.16 billion bid on Wednesday, setting the scene for what is expected to be a tough battle with regulators.
China and Hong Kong shares were lower by midday Wednesday as market players preferred to cut risk after escalating political tensions in the Middle East prompted a pull-back on Wall Street and in other Asian markets.
Liu Chong, a Shanghai resident, has overcome stylistic differences and parental disapproval to realize his dream: publishing in a mainstream manga magazine in Japan, the home of manga comics.
A former partner of D.E. Shaw and an ex-Goldman Sachs (GS.N) partner are setting up a new firm to raise about $500 million for a China-focused private equity fund to join the growing competition for deals in the world's No.2 economy, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
Sands China (1928.HK), the Macau-based casino operator run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, driven by surging demand in the world's largest gaming market.