China has yet to stop its runaway property bubble

BEIJING -- Wu Jianying, a company employee in Beijing, visited her father's hometown in Hebei Province, in mid-March. In Wen'an County, a one-and-a-half-hour drive south from the capital, she heard a strange rumor: The government might soon place ... ( read original story ...)

China Q1 property investment rises 9.1 pct y/y

BEIJING, April 17 Real estate investment in China rose 9.1 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, official data showed, as the pace of new construction starts quickened despite intensified government cooling measures. The pace of investment ... ( read original story ...)

Xiongan district becomes hot property in China

These are external links and will open in a new window A sleepy district in Hebei province has suddenly become the centre of China's latest property craze and the talk of the country. Over the weekend, investors flocked to Xiongan in droves, while online ... ( read original story ...)

China stops individuals from buying Beijing commercial property

SHANGHAI China's regulators have introduced rules to curb the purchase of new commercial property in Beijing by individuals in the latest step by authorities to cool the market. New commercial plots can now only be sold to enterprises, public entities and ... ( read original story ...)