Wal-Mart 'pleased' with Yihaodian deal

2012-08-15 14:59:02

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc said Wednesday it was "pleased" with a deal to control Chinese e-commerce website Yihaodian.

US misreads China's investment in Africa

2012-08-15 10:25:07

Some experts said Washington has many misconceptions about China's investment in Africa.

Focus Media plans Nasdaq de-listing

2012-08-15 09:29:11

The Chinese digital media business, Focus Media Holding Ltd, is planning to de-list itself from Nasdaq in the largest ever such move.

University partnerships can be shaky

2012-08-14 23:53:00

The booming education market is luring more overseas universities to establish partnerships in China, but the marriages do not always seem happy.

Carlyle bids for Focus Media delisting

2012-08-14 15:55:54

Carlyle Group and some of China's top PE funds are backing a proposed $3.5 billion delisting of display-advertising firm Focus Media Holding Ltd.

Motorola cuts job, affects China plants

2012-08-14 10:04:07

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc said that its global job cuts will affect China, without specifying how many posts will be lost in the country.

Caterpillar 'confident' in China's rebound

2012-08-13 15:39:22

Caterpillar, a US-based construction equipment maker, is confident that China's economy will experience a soft landing.

State bank funding to help major firms go private

2012-08-13 01:54:24

While Chinese stocks struggle to attract US investors, private-equity groups are seeking to buy out some of these companies with funding provided by State-owned China Development Bank.

TV fans pan scripts ripped from US shows

2012-08-11 03:32:27

Many Chinese TV producers have taken delight in reproducing these screen hits by adapting their characters into a Chinese context.

Medical device producer announces M&A strategy

2012-08-11 01:59:46

Medtronic Inc plans to bolster its presence in China via mergers and acquisitions of local companies, becoming the first multinational medical equipment provider to announce such a strategy in the world's fastest-growing medical device market.

Chinese company making bid for US battery maker

2012-08-11 01:48:15

Wanxiang Group Corp plans to invest up to $450 million in A123 Systems Inc, a US-based producer of lithium-ion batteries.

Lenovo toasts ThinkPad at 20 with new laptop

2012-08-10 11:04:17

Guests packed a private room in New York's Museum of Modern Art for the unveiling of two new works - from Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd.