In Depth: Behind HNA’s Fall, a Web of Nepotism Spreading from New York to Hainan

Brothers of now-arrested Chairman Chen Feng and late co-founder Wang Jian wove a web of businesses that conducted secret dealings with bankrupt conglomerate

Power Supply Squeeze Leads Several Chinese Provinces to Impose Restrictions

Hunan, Guangdong, Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang are resorting to power cuts and rationing on industrial users, though some residents have also been affected

Weekly Must-Read: The Evergrande Crisis

Collapse of China’s ‘too big to fail’ property development giant could involve $309 billion of debt and set off a financial tsunami affecting millions of people

Huawei CFO Freed by Judge, Ending Two-Year Extradition Case

After a legal fight in Canada lasting almost three years, Meng pleads not guilty, and prosecutors agree to drop charges by Dec. 1, 2022

Bitcoin Tumbles as China Widens Ban on Crypto Transactions

Central bank declares that all crypto-related transactions are illicit, including services provided by offshore exchanges

China Stories: Deaths on the Job Prompt People to Mull the Meaning of Work

The meat grinder of working life has more people recognizing their limitations and contemplating their own mortality

Sep 26, 2021 04:22 PM

In Depth: How a ‘Patent Troll’ Ended Up Behind Bars

Li Xingwen has sued plenty of companies for violating his hundreds of patents. But his tactics in suing a pre-IPO company seem to have gone too far

Sep 25, 2021 08:48 AM

HNA Chairman and CEO Taken In by Police

Company says Hainan cops have placed its executives under ‘coercive measures,’ which can include residential surveillance or detention

Sep 24, 2021 09:30 PM

China Minmetals Plans to Reforge Rare Earth Unit With Chinalco

Potential merger, which could also involve a local government, would form second-largest company in nation’s heavy rare earth sector

Sep 24, 2021 09:25 PM

Tech Insider: Xiaomi Tops Indonesia Smartphone Market, German Company to Make Flying Cars in China

Chip crunch forces China smartphone shipments down 10%, augmented reality glasses startup Nreal bags $100 million funding

Sep 24, 2021 09:04 PM

China Land Auctions Slump as Developers’ Debt Woes Deepen

Premiums collapse as cash-strapped companies grow wary of bidding up prices and housing demand cools

Sep 24, 2021 08:55 PM

Smartphone Brand Honor Restores Its Fortunes Now That It’s Free of Huawei

The budget smartphone brand’s market share in China has risen to 16.2% from 3% in November, even amid a plunge in overall handset shipments

Sep 24, 2021 08:30 PM

Former Senior China Justice Official Fired for Litany of Corruption Allegations

Wang Like, who also oversaw law enforcement in Jiangsu province, was booted from the party for disloyalty and after a probe found evidence he provided a ‘protective umbrella’ to shelter ‘evil forces’

Sep 24, 2021 08:24 PM

Computer-Assisted Diagnostics Firm Shukun Files for Hong Kong Listing

Betting on the growth potential of AI medical imaging, the Beijing-based company plans to use funds to bolster research and development

Sep 24, 2021 08:19 PM

China and U.S. Must Respect Each Other’s Interests to Reduce Tensions, Chinese Envoy Says

Washington should not expect cooperation on areas that only suit its needs, while neglecting or even undermining Beijing’s interests, Qin Gang says

Sep 24, 2021 08:12 PM

Beijing Urges U.S. to Probe Kabul Drone Strike, Opinions Sought on Delayed Retirement, After-School Services

Trudeau wins third term as Canadian leader, Xi says China won’t invest in overseas coal projects

Sep 24, 2021 08:07 PM

Gallery: Tsinghua Marks Nobel Physicist’s 100th Birthday

Renowned physicist Yang Chen-ning delivered a speech at a seminar to mark his 100th birthday held by China’s prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. A Nobel Prize winner in Physics, Yang made distinguished contributions to the fields of statistical mechanics and symmetry principles. He now serves as an honorary director at Tsinghua and is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sep 24, 2021 07:21 PM

Bitcoin, Ether Tumble as China Intensifies Crypto Crackdown

Bitcoin falls about 4% in early London trading after PBOC says all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal

Sep 24, 2021 06:35 PM

Opinion: COP26 Offers a Chance for Governments to Start Taking Climate Change Seriously

China, as a global superpower, could set an example by demonstrating greater ambition at the U.N. climate conference

Sep 24, 2021 06:24 PM

Nike’s Sales Miss Estimates Amid Supply Chain Disruption

Athleticwear company is suffering from the same issues in Asia that are hindering trade around the world, from high container costs to lengthy transit times

Sep 24, 2021 04:18 PM
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