Jamil Anderlini

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.

Tuesday, 22 January, 2013, 10:24am

Bank boss and 2.6m yuan vanish

Bank of China (BOC) officials are investigating the alleged theft of 2.6 million yuan in cash by a branch manager from the vault of his own bank.

6 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Insurers boost stock investments

China's insurers almost tripled their stock investments in the first half in a bid to boost returns and cover massive long-term liabilities that could threaten the solvency of some companies in the future.

In the first six months, insurers spent 40.2 billion yuan on domestic and Hong Kong-listed shares, up 27.5 billion yuan or 186 per cent from the same period last year.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Schmidt defends censorship move

Google's chairman and chief executive yesterday defended the company's decision to censor content provided through its Chinese-language internet search service. 'We must comply with local law,' Eric Schmidt said. 'We believe that the decision to follow local law in China was absolutely the right one.'

13 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

New lifeline for ailing mainland firms

High-powered investment vehicle offers alternative funding sources and help in corporate restructuring

A group of large private mainland enterprises has formed an investment vehicle to provide their peers with alternative sources of funding and help them when they get into financial difficulty.

20 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

US considers fresh textile quotas

The United States yesterday said it would investigate five categories of Chinese textile imports, which may lead to new quotas.

It also said it would delay a decision on restricting six textile categories already under investigation.

3 Aug 2005 - 12:00am