China said to crack down on property financing through trusts

China’s banking regulator has instructed trust companies to rein in funding to the nation’s booming real estate sector, intensifying a campaign to curb risks in both the property market and the shadow-finance industry. The China Banking Regulatory ... ( read original story ...)

1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade

The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China had approved it for imports. ( read original story ...)

China Mobile shares fall amid talk of Singapore acquisition

HONG KONG -- Shares in China Mobile were falling in Hong Kong on Monday, after reports that the Chinese wireless carrier has been approached about buying into a Singapore-based telecommunications company. At one point on Monday, the company's stock price ... ( read original story ...)

Ivanka Trump's brand focused on China during 2016 campaign

SHANGHAI --Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the preceding eight years. ( read original story ...)