US, China hold low-key military talks amid NKorea tensions

They're especially noteworthy given the deep strategic mistrust between the U.S. and China, and Beijing's increasing challenge to America's post-World War II dominance in the Asia-Pacific. This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile, Chinese bank circle Brazil’s Oi

Talk of Chinese interest in Brazil's Oi resurfaced this week, with regulator Anatel naming China Mobile and the China Development Bank as possible investors in the beleaguered telco. Anatel president Juarez Quadros told journalists that China Mobile has ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile eyes investment in Brazilian carrier Oi -regulator

BRASILIA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China Mobile Ltd has expressed interest in investing in Brazilian phone operator Oi SA, the head of the country's telecommunications regulator Anatel told journalists at an event on Wednesday. China Mobile is the second Chinese ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing Backs the EV Tortoise

Geely hasn't marked an operating margin below 8 percent since the 2008 financial crisis, and has averaged 8.2 percent ... The problem is that Beijing's ability to put its thumb on the scales in favor of handpicked national champions means the fight to ... ( read original story ...)

China stocks fall, developers and financial firms weigh

SHANGHAI, Nov 30 (Reuters) - China stocks fell on Thursday, pressured by selling of real estate and financial shares, as investors booked profits in sector leaders that had stellar gains this year. ** At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 20 ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Lending Crackdown Is Notable for Three Reasons

Policy makers from the People's Bank of China and the China Banking Regulatory Commission convened in Beijing on Nov. 23 to discuss new measures to crackdown on online consumer loan platforms, including those for payday loans and peer-to-peer lending. ( read original story ...)