China's Geely, Volvo beef up strategy with new brand

It's part of Volvo Cars' efforts to step up competition with other luxury car brands both globally and within China, the world's No. 1 auto market, after it was bought by Zhejiang Geely Holdings in 2010. The new plant will produce Volvo's new 40 series ... ( read original story ...)

As China Battles Corruption, Glaxo Lands in the Cross Hairs

The government has intensified its scrutiny of Microsoft on antitrust matters this year, demanding more details about its business in China. And just two weeks ago, the authorities detained a group of China-based employees, including several Australian ... ( read original story ...)

China's manufacturing hits 2-year high as demand perks up

HONG KONG - Private and official surveys showed Tuesday that China's factory activity rose last month to its highest level in more than two years, suggesting the world's No. 2 economy is stabilizing. The Caixin monthly purchasing managers' index climbed to ... ( read original story ...)

China priests' fears over Vatican's Beijing olive branch

Secret talks between the Vatican and Beijing are raising hopes of a "historic" rapprochement after six decades of estrangement, but some Chinese clergy fear that Rome will accept a Communist stranglehold over the country's Catholics. Since becoming head of ... ( read original story ...)

China's Alibaba in 'flying pig' controversy

A Chinese Muslim's call for e-commerce giant Alibaba to rename one of its services because it uses the word "pig" has sparked a backlash in China. It all began when Alibaba changed the name of its popular travel booking app from Alitrip to one that means ... ( read original story ...)

Zhuhai air show: China J-20 fighter jet in public debut

China has showcased its long-awaited J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time. Two of the radar-evading jets did a 60-second flypast at the Zhuhai air show in Guangdong province - the country's biggest meeting of plane makers and buyers ... ( read original story ...)