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NDRC's direction of investigations has drawn heavy criticism from foreign officials and the overseas business community.
The Australian dollar dipped below the 90-cent handle this week, and some analysts say it could finally be on its way to 80 cents.
The e-commerce giant had previously said in a filing its IPO price would be in the range of $60 to $66 per share.
China's worsening economic outlook is hard to ignore, but here's why investors aren't rushing for the exits.
China's junk buyers have transformed the electronic garbage of wealthy countries into small fortunes for years, often tainting rivers with toxic.
Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. fell during Monday trading in reaction to the weekend's poor economic data from China.
Piracy is exploding in the world’s most heavily trafficked commercial waterway, and organized crime is the force behind it.
Sources told CNBC that there would definitely not be a seven in the Alibaba share price at the time of the IPO.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he remained "neutral" on whether to proceed with a hike in Japan's sales tax to 10 percent.
Alibaba's acquisition of Citic 21CN is an example of how China's political elite benefits from the private sector. The New York Times reports.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts remains committed to luxury despite growing concerns about weak fundamentals in the Chinese hotel market.
Economists expect Beijing to turn on the stimulus taps to prop up the economy following a sharp deceleration in activity growth in August.
Three central bank meetings will likely top the agenda for Asian markets this week, with particular focus on the U.S. Federal Reserve.
A disappointing first year for Shanghai's free-trade zone raises questions about China's commitment to opening up its markets.
Simon Xie is the only individual besides Executive Chairman Jack Ma who owns the domestic Chinese companies.
Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.
India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as it takes a stronger stance on Beijing.
China's factory output grew at the lowest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in retail sales and investment also cooled, adding to signs of fragility in the economy that may prod Beijing into fresh policy measures to prevent a sharper slowdown.
A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad was turned back on Saturday due to a defect with the plane's auto-pilot system, the airline said in a statement.
The Philippines is investigating the involvement of Filipino Islamists in the three-year civil war in Syria after two locals were reported killed fighting for Islamic State militant group.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.