China widens investor access as bond trading link launches

Global investor access to China's financial markets is widening further with the launch of a bond trading link with Hong Kong. Officials banged a gong and clinked glasses of champagne on Monday morning as they officially kicked off trading on the long ... ( read original story ...)

China clamps down on pirate trademark ransoms for famous brands

A string of cases involving famous trademarks have recently made headlines in China. True, the cases of Facebook, upmarket grocer Fortnum & Mason, former basketball player Michael Jordan, MGM Studios and Esso were clear victories for the genuine owners of ... ( read original story ...)

Frothy IPOs belie uncertain future for Hong Kong’s markets

“If they are going through a lot of difficulties, we will suffer as well.” Those few who got Beijing Enterprise’s IPO shares will know those feelings. After trebling on debut, the shares slumped in the Asian financial crisis that followed ... ( read original story ...)

China frees men who probed factory that made Ivanka Trump shoes

GANZHOU, China – Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labour conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. The three activists walked out of a police station ... ( read original story ...)