Cover Story: China’s Safety Problem With Illegal Buildings

Deadly April collapse of a ‘self-build’ in the Hunan capital Changsha following similar disasters sets off a nationwide hunt for perilous structures

Editorial: To Stabilize Employment, Trust the Market

Reforms must be implemented to tackle the challenges ahead, and provide desirable jobs for the majority of the population

Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing’s Big Rise in Covid Cases

Chinese capital reports almost 100 new infections on Sunday; a majority stake in a troubled lithium miner sells for almost 600 times the guide price; and Ant Group sets its sights on Southeast Asia

May 23, 2022 08:01 PM

Gallery: Davos Meets in Person

The World Economic Forum in Davos returned in real life after a two-plus year hiatus due to Covid-19. Centering on the theme ‘History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies,’ the five-day annual meeting has drawn more than 2,500 global leaders in fields ranging from politics to the arts, ready to take on timely topics including the pandemic and the war in Ukraine

May 23, 2022 07:48 PM

Gallery: Covid Curbs in China’s Capital Get Tougher

Beijing has extended Covid-19 control measures again in parts of the capital. In Haidian district, residents identified as close contacts of infection cases were taken to centralized quarantine sites over the weekend. In Fengtai district, the local government has suspended most bus and subway services. Nearly 100 new local cases were reported in the city Sunday

May 23, 2022 05:29 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Ended Nearly Flat on Monday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 0.06%

May 23, 2022 03:03 PM

Audi Apologizes Over China Ad’s Potential Copyright Breach

Carmaker’s advertisement allegedly uses the same language from a poem that a well-known blogger had written and shared

May 23, 2022 01:45 PM

China’s Capital Logs Most Covid-19 Cases of Current Outbreak, Reviving Lockdown Angst

Beijing reports 99 new cases for Sunday in one of the biggest spikes in infections since the flare-up began

May 23, 2022 12:37 PM

Didi Investors to Vote on New York Delisting After Beijing Crackdown

The retreat is part of what many see as comeuppance for a company known for pushing the limits with Chinese authorities

May 23, 2022 11:36 AM

Majority Stake in Embattled Chinese Lithium Miner Sold at Nearly 600 Times the Guide Price After Fierce Bidding

A 54% stake in Southwest China-based Sinuowei Mining attracts the highest bid of 2 billion yuan amid a surging demand for the metal

May 21, 2022 07:03 PM

Singapore Bourse Still Rules Chinese Mainland Futures Market as Hong Kong Edges In

Hong Kong’s contracts linked to one index of 50 of the largest mainland-listed companies accounted for about 4% of volume and 10% of value in April

May 21, 2022 06:57 PM

Weekend Long Read: China Still Needs Supply-Side Structural Reform, but Needs to Get It Right

The old playbook of short-term demand-side stimulus is not the answer to fixing the country’s long-term economic problems

May 21, 2022 10:00 AM

Shanghai’s Economy Pounded in April by Covid Lockdowns

Industrial output plummets 61.6%; consumer goods sales plunge 48.3%; fixed-asset investment declines; and new lending shrinks

May 21, 2022 05:25 AM

Ant Sharpens Southeast Asia Strategy With New Leadership

Top executive of Jack Ma’s overhauled fintech giant outlines plans for competing in the world’s fastest-growing mobile wallet market

May 21, 2022 04:22 AM

Fresh Monkeypox Cases Appear in U.S., Europe and Australia

Spread of potentially deadly pathogen may reflect eradication of its cousin smallpox, resulting in less immunity to such viruses

May 21, 2022 03:19 AM

Boeing Max Faces Another Hurdle as China Eastern Isn’t Ready

State-owned airline tells investors it hasn’t started work on returning the plane to service, though carriers elsewhere are flying it again

May 21, 2022 03:15 AM

China Boosts Support for Private Companies’ Bond Sales as Economy Falters

New credit protection tools, backed by 10 financial institutions, will allow investors to take out insurance against defaults

May 20, 2022 09:09 PM
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