China proposes law to codify investigations of foreigners

The moves have sparked concern from the U.S. government and human rights groups that say the new powers could be used to suppress political dissent, silence foreign organizations working in China and force technology companies to give the Communist Party ... ( read original story ...)

China Rapid Finance’s U.S. IPO Has Been Less Than Stellar

Chinese marketplace lenders do not enjoy a stellar reputation in the world market, but the sheer size of the market renders it virtually impossible to ignore them. According to one report, there are 2,000 active P2P lenders in China, and in January alone ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Strength and Its Shopping Lift Alibaba’s Results

But there are challenges. The results show Alibaba has a long way to go before it can diversify its business amid expectations that even China’s online sales boom has its limits. And Alibaba is increasingly dipping its toe into American politics at an ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei act on realty speculation

The Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei governments are teaming up to intervene and stop speculation in the real estate market, senior officials said. Tongzhou district, Beijing's subsidiary administration center, is forming a realty regulation enforcement alliance ... ( read original story ...)

Trade groups appeal to Beijing to postpone cybersecurity law

BEIJING (AP) — A coalition of 54 global business groups appealed to Chinese authorities Monday to postpone enforcing a cybersecurity law they warned violates Beijing's free-trade pledges and might harm information security. The appeal by groups from the ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing plans to turn Pakistan into its economic colony

NEW DELHI: China's longterm plans for Pakistan would do the East India Company proud. Proposals for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor+ revealed in Pakistani newspaper Dawn envisage thousands of acres of agricultural land being leased to Chinese ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing discusses long-term plan to restructure capital city

Beijing deliberated an overall urban plan for the municipality from 2016 to 2030 on Wednesday, which an expert said will restructure the capital and move out the non-essential capital functions. The draft on Beijing Urban Overall Planning from 2016 to 2030 ... ( read original story ...)