Chinese Premier Li Keqiang:  ruled out major stimulus to fight short-term dips in growth.

China’s slowing economy was the backdrop to last week’s annual investment forum in Boao, on the holiday island of Hainan off southern China, wh(...)

Icons of messaging applications WhatsApp of Facebook (L), Laiwang of Alibaba Group (C) and WeChat, or Weixin, of Tencent Group

China’s broader economy may be slowing but some parts of its technology sector are on fire. For many years, the country’s tech stocks have play(...)

Billionaire Li Ka-shing, chairman of Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd and Hutchison Whampoa Ltd

China got substantially richer last year, adding 41 new billionaires over the 12 months for a total of 358, with the property market still the (...)

China is a booming market for luxury items, even as the economy slows, and high-end brands seem ready to cater for every waking hour of the super rich(...)

Xue Manzi has more than 12 million followers on Sina Weibo, the Chinese version of the banned Twitter. Photograph: Reuters

Police have detained Chinese-American venture capitalist Charles Xue, one of the country’s most popular celebrity bloggers, on suspicion that he visit(...)

China’s economic fundamentals remain sluggish and the heady days of double-digit growth seem far away, but most analysts and industry leaders believe (...)

An aerial view of the 185m-high Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, which would be dwarfed by the planned Shuangjiangkou hydropower project on the Dadu River. Photograph: Reuters

China’s environment ministry has approved the construction of what will be the country’s tallest hydroelectric dam despite conceding that the n(...)

China is keen to move up the value chain and one pet project in the country’s ongoing efforts to improve innovation and inventiveness is its Be(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinpin told the annual forum in Boao, on the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, that  protectionism was on the rise internationally. Photograph: Reuters/Alexander F Yuan

China’s new president, Xi Jinping, promised that change and peaceful development would power his country’s economic rise and sustain growth wit(...)