Bank of Beijing Co Ltd announced that it has been granted approval by the China Securities Regulatory Commission to establish a fund management company, the first of five urban commercial bank applicants in 2013 by Friday.
China Shipping Terminal Development Co, a unit of China Shipping Container Lines Co, will buy a 24 percent stake in a Belgian container port terminal, in another major global purchase by a Chinese shipping firm.
The world's most popular cell phone producer, Apple Inc, has adopted differential policies for repair and return services in China, CCTV has reported.
The grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, Boeing Co said in Japan on Friday as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about the aircraft.
A number of big names in China's Internet industry have made their way to the nation's top legislative and advisory bodies as the industry's prominence has grown.
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China Ltd is planning a 26 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) convertible bond issue to boost its capital reserves.
ENN Group Co Ltd, a private Chinese energy company, said it plans to expand the number of its natural gas filling stations in the United States to about 50 this year from the two it owns in the western state of Utah.
Suntech Power Holdings Corp, one of the world's largest solar panel makers, has been contacted by the New York Stock Exchange regarding unusual trading of its American depositary shares.
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones and display panels, unveiled on Friday its new flagship smartphone Galaxy S4.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc will accelerate its expansion in southeast China's Fujian province, the Strait News, a local newspaper in Xiamen, reported on Thursday.
Longfor, a Hong Kong-listed property developer, reported a net profit of 54 billion yuan ($8.57 billion) in 2012, an increase of 19.4 percent year-on-year.
Hainan Airlines reported a net profit of 1.93 billion yuan ($310 million) in 2012, down 26.74 percent year-on-year.