Chaori Solar's corporate bond default is seen as a signal of reform by China's leaders, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.» Read More
DETROIT, March 4- EcoMotors, a Michigan- based engine maker backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, has formed a joint venture in China with a subsidiary of First Auto Works. FAW's manufacturing partners in China include Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp and General Motors Co.
March 6- Huayi Brothers Media Corp has become the latest Chinese company to seek a slice of the U.S. entertainment industry, announcing plans to buy a film-making business founded by a former head of Warner Brothers.
BEIJING, March 6- Chinese patrols enforcing disputed new fishing rules in the South China Sea are apprehending foreign boats on a weekly basis, Communist Party officials said on Thursday.
BEIJING, March 6- China's Juneyao Group, the parent of Juneyao Airlines, is in talks with planemaker Boeing and Airbus about acquiring more than 20 more planes, its chairman said on Thursday.
State giants China National Petroleum Corporation, Sinopec Corp and China Railway Corporation have said they were seeking investments from private capital and also social capital, or funds sourced from pension funds and insurance companies.
BEIJING, March 6- China's Juneyao Group, which operates an airline based in the eastern city of Shanghai, is in talks with planemakers Boeing and Airbus to order more than 20 planes, its chairman said on Thursday. The chairman, Wang Junjin, said the planes would be used for a budget carrier Juneyao plans to set up in the near future.
*Posts 2013 net profit of 15.12 billion yuan vs 12.55 billion yuan yr ago. HONG KONG, March 6- China Vanke Co Ltd, the mainland's largest listed developer, said on Thursday that property prices are overheating in some Chinese cities, the latest company to sound the alarm over real estate in the world's second-largest economy.
Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses how to trade in China amid a wave of reform.
HONG KONG, March 6- China shares ended higher on Thursday, erasing early losses on strength in property stocks as investors cheered news reports that raised hopes steps will be taken to limit mainland home-price declines.
*Okay if China's economy slightly misses 7.5 pct growth target-Fin Min. *C.bank vice governor says China will fine-tune policies if needed.
Richard Martin, managing director of IMA Asia, explains why Chaori Solar's possible bond default case may open the gate to more corporate defaults.
SHANGHAI, March 6- China's yuan strengthened for a third straight session on Thursday as corporate dollar sales dominated amid signs that the central bank was staying on the sidelines, allowing the Chinese currency to recover from its recent weakness.
*Tencent hits record after China Unicom cooperation agreement. HONG KONG, March 6- China shares fell to their lowest levels in a week early Thursday, then rebounded and boosted Hong Kong markets as property stocks gained on hopes steps will be taken to limit mainland home-price declines.
Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital, says investors should approach China's solar industry selectively as there are still firms with strong balance sheets.
Hans Stoter, Chief Investment Officer at ING Investment Management International, explains how the market may welcome China's first default on bond payments.
The Chinese central bank is poised to drain a net 70 billion yuan this week, compared with 160 billion yuan last week. CNBC's The Call team and Andy Xie, Independent Economist, discuss.
China's Chaori Solar may be the first Chinese firm to default on bond payments. Andy Xie, Independent Economist, discusses whether this will open the gate for more corporate bond defaults.
Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders dot com, looks at recent patterns on China's Shanghai Composite index.
Gilbert Ghostine, President, Asia Pacific at Diageo, says anti-extravagant measures in China impacted its baijiu brand business, which saw sales plunging by 66 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5- A California businessman was convicted on Wednesday of stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products.