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Despite Stumbles, Hanergy Sees Bright Future for Solar-Powered Cars

Auto industry observers remain intrigued by Hanergy’s plans to build its own solar-powered vehicle, particularly as the company is diverted by a probe of its listed unit by Hong Kong’s securities regulator.

Hanergy’s Prospects Dimmed By Solar Panels’ Quality, Analysts Say

Thin film’s technical constraints -- in particular, conversion efficiency rates that are generally lower than crystalline-silicon panels -- are a big reason for Hanergy's low market share.

Hanergy Chief’s Largess Makes Him a Hero in Home Village

In the village where Chinese billionaire Li Hejun grew up, many are baffled by the flood of bad news about its most famous son.

Tuning In: Video Site Says People are Paying

Executives at video site said last week that its paid subscribers have reached over five million, more than seven times the number just a year ago.

Xiaomi Turns to Traditional Ads in India

Xiaomi has started buying print ads in India, the company’s Global Vice President Hugo Barra said Friday on his Twitter account.

More ‘Tofu Buildings’? String of Collapses Causes Alarm in China

A spate of building collapses in China has left more than two-dozen people dead in recent weeks – and the country’s authorities are sounding the alarm.

Sunac Chairman on Aborted Kaisa Bid: ‘Not Worth Buying’

The chairman of property developer Sunac China Holdings isn’t one to mope over an aborted takeover.

‘China’s Hollywood’ – And Its Extras – Take Star Turn in New Film

The story of Hengdian, home to the world’s largest outdoor film studio, will soon be told on China’s big screen – with the spotlight not on the stars, but on the thousands of extras behind them.

China’s Bluster on Hong Kong Vote Skirts Elephant in the Room

Beijing’s sternly-worded commentary in the party mouthpiece People’s Daily failed to mention the key reason for the bungled Hong Kong vote outcome: a walkout by pro-Beijing lawmakers.

Chinese Officials Hounded by Activists as Dog-Eating Festival Nears

As locals prepare for the annual Yulin Dog Eating Festival, animal rights organizations are unleashing high-profile figures in an effort to bring the event to heel.

Chinese Officials Hounded by Activists as Dog-Eating Festival Nears

The dog days of summer have arrived. As locals prepare for the annual Yulin Dog Eating Festival in China’s Guangxi region, animal rights organizations are unleashing high-profile figures and waging global social media campaigns in an effort to bring the event to heel.

Wage Against the Machine: Deadbeat Employers to Face Fines in Guangdong

Faced with rising labor unrest, Chinese authorities are proposing tougher laws to deter and punish errant employers.

Fighting China Corruption? There’s an App for That

Fighting official misdeeds? The Communist Party’s anticorruption agency has an app for that.

New Program Could Further Boost Chinese Real Estate Investment in U.S.

A new Beijing-led program will make it easier for wealthy Chinese to invest overseas.

Risky Business: Defeat of Beijing’s Plan Rebukes Hong Kong’s Ruling Class

The Hong Kong legislature’s rejection of a Beijing-backed election reform plan runs against the wishes of many in the city's business community.

Why Did Pro-Beijing Lawmakers Walk Out of the Hong Kong Vote?

Thursday's final count was 28 against, 8 in favor – out of a legislature comprised of 70 members. What happened to the other 34 lawmakers?

Donald Trump Gives China a Dose of U.S. Politics, Reality TV

China can usually count on being a handy target when a U.S. election rolls around -- and Donald Trump's campaign looks to be no exception.

Defying Beijing, Hong Kong Votes Down Election Plan

Hong Kong’s legislature rejected a Beijing-backed election-reform plan, dealing a setback to the former British colony’s relationship with mainland China.

What’s Ahead After Hong Kong Vote? Stalemate, Experts Say

The near-certain defeat of Beijing’s election plan for Hong Kong is paving the way for a prolonged political stalemate.

Chinese Now Top Foreign Buyers of U.S. Homes

Chinese buyers have surpassed Canadian snowbirds as the dominant foreign buyers of homes in the U.S., according to the National Association of Realtors.

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