Domestic car brands have suffered a downturn and are eager for new momentum
China Construction Bank Corp (CCB), the world's second-largest lender by market value, has made a preliminary bid for control of PT Bank Maspion Indonesia, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
Growth in China's apparent oil consumption is expected to ease to 5 percent a year on average from 2011 to 2015, reflecting slower economic expansion and efforts to cut emissions.
China's property developers saw their inventories surge in the first half of this year as government measures to cool the market have started to bite, latest statistics show.
More than two thirds of Chinese provinces are hiking cost-of-living subsidies to low-income families to help them weather the impact of a spike in inflation.
Chery Automobile Co Ltd is to become the second Chinese vehicle maker to build an assembly plant in Kenya.
China concluded a nationwide safety inspection of nuclear plants on Aug 5 in the wake of Japan's nuclear crisis, indicating the country is advancing closer to the approvals for new nuclear plants.
One international-brand hotel is expected to open in China every four days during the next 18 months, making the country one of the world's fastest-growing markets for the hospitality industry.
Investors are pouring into farmland in the United States and parts of Europe, Latin America and Africa as global food prices soar.
While consumers worry about the consequences of eating food cooked in recycled oil, officials have confirmed that the oil used by the US fast-food giant KFC is safe.
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, Asia's fourth-largest air carrier by market capitalization, reported on Wednesday a better-than-expected 59 percent fall in first-half net profit, reflecting soaring fuel costs.
Soluxe Hospitality Group, a Beijing-based international hotel operator, is seeking to export its management expertise.