Mainland's new individual travel policy hailed

2011-06-13 09:41:26

Taiwan's tourism industry warmly responded to the announcement of a policy Sunday that will allow mainland tourists to visit the island as individuals.

"Proactive" policy package to benefit Taiwan

2011-06-13 09:40:01

Chinese mainland on Sunday announced a raft of measures on tourism, transportation, farmers and food safety to boost Taiwan's economic growth and cross-Strait relations.

VP stresses affordable housing program

2011-06-13 09:25:25

Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang has called upon local authorities to step up efforts to build and fairly distribute high-quality affordable housing.

Security issues shouldn't deter China investors

2011-06-12 08:22:38

Charlene Barshefsky, a former United States trade representative, said that the US may have too many national security concerns about foreign investment in certain fields...

US brokerage moves on Chinese 'accounting scandals'

2011-06-11 09:58:58

Interactive Brokers Group Inc earlier this week banned clients from borrowing money to buy any of 160 Chinese securities, the company's CEO said.

Bank to offer more fund to to SMEs

2011-06-11 09:50:57

While small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are experiencing difficulty borrowing money from commercial banks, China Merchants Bank Co Ltd is cooperating with private-equity (PE) companies to help alleviate the problem.

CITIC Securities buys stake in brokerages

2011-06-11 09:47:54

China's largest listed brokerage Citic Securities Co Ltd will pay $374 million for a stake in Credit Agricole SA's CLSA and Cheuvreux brokerage brands, the latest push onto the global stage by China's emboldened financial sector.

Financial industry must develop

2011-06-11 09:23:06

China needs to further develop and open its financial industry to better facilitate the country's overseas investment, a former senior trade official said on Friday.

Huaxin and Morgan Stanley form JV

2011-06-11 10:30:34

Morgan Stanley on Friday formally unveiled a new joint venture with Huaxin Securities Co Ltd, in a move to boost its presence in China's investment banking industry.

Samsonite cuts size of Hong Kong IPO

2011-06-11 09:56:46

Samsonite International SA, the luggage maker backed by London-based CVC Capital Partners Ltd, has cut the maximum size of a Hong Kong initial public offering by 11 percent to about $1.3 billion, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

Gaopeng has a profit margin edge

2011-06-11 09:41:34

The Chinese joint venture of Groupon Inc has a gross profit margin higher than the industry average, said a company official.

Wealth of difference

2011-06-10 10:26:31

Rich coastal areas offer contrasting ways of dealing with country's development