[SHANGHAI] Chinese banks' bad loans increased by a record last quarter, a potential setback for authorities struggling to encourage lenders to extend more credit...

[BEIJING]  China's state planner has approved a total 78.7 billion yuan (S$15.7 billion) of urban railway projects in the capital of the northern Jilin province, the country's first urban...

[BEIJING] Chinese banks extended 1.45 trillion yuan (S$289.7 billion) in new yuan loans in July, China's banking and insurance regulator said, higher than analysts' expectations, as...

PETER Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organise a protest planned for later that day.

IN 1988, nine of the 10 largest banks in the world were Japanese. Three years later, the country's financial system, along with its lenders, collapsed, sending Japan into its infamous lost...

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THE trade tensions between the US and China - the world's largest and second-largest economies, respectively - are escalating. ...

A GROWING trade war with the United States is causing rifts within China's Communist Party, with some critics saying that an overly nationalistic Chinese stance may have hardened the US position...

CHINA confirmed it will impose 25 per cent tariffs on an additional US$16 billion worth of imports from the US from Aug 23, matching an earlier move from Washington in another ratchet higher for the...