China business

Firms shore up profits to avoid ejection from China's stock exchanges

Mainland companies trading in the red are resorting to massive exceptional gains to avoid delisting from the stock exchange. Photo: Reuters

According to the state-owned Securities Daily, 70 per cent of the 100 "special treatment" firms that have published their forecast performances for last year said they would turn to profits.

Wednesday, 6 February, 2013, 4:43am

Lenovo eyes Samsung, Apple

Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing. Photo: Reuters

Lenovo said it generated $998 million from mobile phone sales in its latest fiscal reporting quarter, up 77 per cent from a year earlier, with the big majority of that coming from smartphones.

31 Jan 2013 - 9:28am

China levies anti-dumping tax on US, EU chemicals

China says it will impose anti-dumping duties on two chemicals from the United States and European Union for five years.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce says it has ruled that U.S. and EU companies have been selling the chemicals at unfairly low prices.

26 Jan 2013 - 1:19pm

Bo Xilai story reads like a violent mafia blood feud

Bo Xilai. Photo: AP

Sex (probably), spies (possibly), fast cars (allegedly), power politics (undoubtedly) and a grisly murder (no question); the Bo Xilai case had it all.

So it's hardly surprising that journalists who covered the story for the international media have been rushing to publish books on the affair.


22 Jan 2013 - 10:24am

'Exhausting' executive MBA programmes worthwhile, says billionaire

Wang Shi divorced his wife last year and married 31-year-old actress Tian Pujun after meeting her in an executive MBA class. Photo: Oliver Tsang/SCMP

Chinese billionaire and entrepreneur Feng Yajuan runs over 10 businesses. But she said it’s not her demanding career that is wearing her down, but the four executive MBA programmes she attended in the past year.

15 Jan 2013 - 12:57pm