Japanese leaders say trade group would need to assess if China can meet its 'extremely high standards', while China's state media claims the move would put 'overwhelming pressure' on the US to rejoin the trade pact
The plight of unpaid contractors has thrown a spotlight on the extensive use of commercial paper in China's property sector. Developers favour it as they prefer to not pay upfront and it doesn't count as interest-bearing debt.
The company, which supplies Apple and Qualcomm, will ‘set related mitigation measures’ and actively adopt the use of renewable energy
The Taipei-based group, which has launched scooter-sharing services in Europe, is also eyeing moves into the Indian and Chinese markets with tie-ups with Hero MotoCorp, Dachangjiang Group and Yadea Group
Xpeng Heitech's model will be able to drive on road, allegedly over 600 kilometres (370 miles) on a single charge, but it is not known yet how far they will be able to fly
Liuzhou-based SGMW, GM's venture with partners SAIC Motor and Guangxi Automobile, says it's been developing its own auto computing chips for the past three years
China Minseng is one of 128 banks and 121 other institutions who loaned funds to Evergrande up till last year, so any collapse or sell-off of the company's assets could be felt far and wide
Hengda Real Estate Group, the main arm of Evergrande, sought to suspend trading of its onshore corporate bonds as it battles its liquidity crisis; later, guards took away some protesters demanding the return of their investments at the company's head office
The world's second-largest economy has seen its post-pandemic recovery slow due to supply chain bottlenecks, semiconductor shortages, emissions curbs and a crackdown on property investment
China announced a regulatory overhaul that could see its officials supervising the companies that run the casinos.