China cracks down on growing live streaming industry

China issued new rules Friday to regulate the country's fast growing live-streaming video industry. The Cyberspace Administration of China posted a 20-point edict that will go into effect next month. It said the regulations were aimed at "promoting the ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing, Shanghai or Hangzhou? Where to visit in China

Since the reforms of the late Seventies, China has undergone the fastest sustained expansion by a major economy in history. Among other changes, tourists were allowed to visit for the first time since the inception of the People’s Republic, and China is ... ( read original story ...)

China to allow 'reasonable' local government financing needs

"Local governments will continue to issue bonds to replace the existing debt to help reduce interest burdens, ease debt repayment pressure and guard against financial risks," it said. China's overall debt has jumped to more than 250 percent of GDP from 150 ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda Group purchases Dick Clark Productions

BEIJING -- China's Dalian Wanda Group has added another entertainment trophy to its stable of overseas acquisitions, paying $1 billion for Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the "Miss America" pageant. Wanda is one ... ( read original story ...)

National Bank of Canada in inaugural panda bond sale

Canadian banks have historically not been as big in the China sphere – panda bonds give you an onshore hedge, so it is really whether you need the RMB,” said Keith Pogson, a Hong Kong-based partner with EY. The Canadian bank said in a statement issued ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda Group buying Dick Clark Productions

China's Dalian Wanda Group announced on Friday its $1 billion US acquisition of Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the Miss America pageant. One of China's most important conglomerates, Wanda already owns AMC ... ( read original story ...)