China coverage from Reuters.
China has ordered local governments to "ease the burden" on renewable power generators by strengthening guaranteed purchase agreements and giving them priority access to new grid capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Thursday.
Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc's quarterly profit topped analysts' forecasts, led by growth in its online advertising business.
Chinese demand for U.S. soybeans has slowed significantly in the past couple of weeks, worrying some market participants that this is a hint of things to come amid the ongoing trade friction between the two countries.
The German government could lower the threshold at which it can intervene in response to foreign investments in companies, the economy minister said on Thursday, amid growing concern that China and other rivals are gaining access to key technologies.
U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday he hoped upcoming trade talks with China would yield progress but that resolving U.S. complaints would be "a long process."
Air China <601111.SS> <0753.HK> reported a higher quarterly net profit on Thursday, which it said was helped by a strengthening yuan and improved passenger and cargo volumes.
The bright lights of Beijing or Shanghai have never held much allure for Wu Tongxu, a 24-year-old civil servant earning a modest salary in the nondescript city of Xinxiang in China's central Henan province.
China is open to negotiating with the United States on trade and both countries should manage their conflicts through dialogue, Premier Li Keqiang was quoted as saying by state media on Thursday.
The European Union's new rules against countries dumping cheap goods on its market got a rough ride at a World Trade Organization meeting, where China, Russia and Saudi Arabia led a chorus of disapproval, a trade official said on Thursday.
China's state-backed semiconductor fund is near to closing a 120 billion yuan ($18.98 billion)investment round for a second fund to support the domestic chip sector and help cut reliance on imports amid a bruising trade standoff with the United States.
China Life Insurance Co <601628.SS> <2628.HK>, the country's second-biggest insurer by market value, reported a 120 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by accounting moves.
China Construction Bank Corp (CCB) <0939.HK><601939.SS>, the country's second-biggest lender by assets, on Thursday reported 5.4 percent profit growth for the first quarter.
Shanghai Disneyland should be viewed as a local company in China, Walt Disney <DIS.N> said on Thursday, shrugging off concerns that U.S.-China trade tensions could affect visitor numbers or import costs for the $5.5 billion theme park.
A vessel carrying 70,223 tonnes of sorghum from the United States to Asia switched its destination on Thursday, data showed, becoming the latest diverted cargo in a trade flow roiled by China's move to impose hefty deposits on U.S. shipments of the grain.
China confirmed on Thursday that it had put into a service a new missile that Chinese media has dubbed the "Guam killer" for its ability to hit the U.S. Pacific Ocean base with a conventional or nuclear weapon.
Some of China's top refineries will shut in May and June for maintenance, cutting nationwide throughput by some 10 percent and dampening oil demand in the world's largest crude importer after record run levels in March, according to a Reuters survey.
The leaders of India and China are set to make their boldest attempt yet at rapprochement in talks this week just months after a dispute over a stretch of their high-altitude Himalayan border rekindled fears of war.
China opposes the use of a country's domestic laws to control others, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, when asked if Chinese tech company Huawei had violated U.S. sanctions related to Iran.
A U.S. ban on exports to China's ZTE over alleged Iran sanctions violations could play to the long-term advantage of rival network equipment supplier Nokia, the Finnish company's chief executive said on Thursday.
Scrap metal regeneration companies in China are likely to come under "huge pressure" after the country moved to ban imports of more types of solid waste, the head of a Chinese metal recycling body said on Thursday.