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In Depth: The Shadowy Businessman Behind a Multibillion-Dollar Bank Swindle

In Depth: The Shadowy Businessman Behind a Multibillion-Dollar Bank Swindle

2022年09月21日

Lü Yi built a massive business network on billions of yuan in fraudulent loans and turned rural banks into personal ATMs. Then he vanished

In Depth: How China’s Insurance Industry Is Slowly Opening to the Sick

In Depth: How China’s Insurance Industry Is Slowly Opening to the Sick

2022年09月20日

Increasing numbers of Chinese insurers are launching health insurance policies targeting people with chronic illnesses, which make up as much as one-fifth of China’s population

Cover Story: The Double Squeeze on China’s ‘Sandwich Generation’

Cover Story: The Double Squeeze on China’s ‘Sandwich Generation’

2022年09月19日

Those born under the one-child policy face the demands of rearing their own children while providing care for their aging parents

In Depth: New Battle Lines Emerge in China’s Shifting NEV Market

In Depth: New Battle Lines Emerge in China’s Shifting NEV Market

2022年09月15日

The aggressive entry of tech giants like Huawei is helping give deep-pocketed traditional carmakers an edge

Cover Story: China’s War on Rampant Telecom Scams

Cover Story: China’s War on Rampant Telecom Scams

2022年09月14日

A new law gives authorities powerful new weapons to help prevent millions of people from losing billions of dollars to cellphone and internet fraud

In Depth: Ant Group Rebuilds for Regulators, but at What Cost?

In Depth: Ant Group Rebuilds for Regulators, but at What Cost?

2022年09月13日

The fintech company is a shadow of the titan it once was, with its highly lucrative consumer lending business decoupled from ubiquitous payments service Alipay

In Depth: How China Is Trying to Get Debt Dodgers to Pay Up

In Depth: How China Is Trying to Get Debt Dodgers to Pay Up

2022年09月08日

Beijing is pushing ahead with national legislation designed to crack down on the dishonest tactics that debtors — including government agencies — use to sidestep court orders

In Depth: The Weak Link in China’s New-Energy Power Plan: Weather

In Depth: The Weak Link in China’s New-Energy Power Plan: Weather

2022年09月07日

Sichuan electricity shortage this summer exposes a major challenge as China pushes for wind, solar and hydro to offset greenhouse gas-emitting coal

Cover Story: China’s Steel Industry at a Crossroads as Long Winter Looms

Cover Story: China’s Steel Industry at a Crossroads as Long Winter Looms

2022年09月05日

Property market crisis and slowing economic growth have slashed demand and turned profits into mounting losses

In Depth: Why Chinese Companies Hesitate to Hedge Forex Risk

In Depth: Why Chinese Companies Hesitate to Hedge Forex Risk

2022年08月31日

The central government has been trying to get more foreign-trade firms to protect themselves in the face of this year’s swings in the yuan exchange rate, but companies have reasons to be reluctant

Cover Story: Breaking the Ice in the China-U.S. Audit Standoff

Cover Story: Breaking the Ice in the China-U.S. Audit Standoff

2022年08月29日

How a preliminary accord between regulators could help keep as many as 200 Chinese stocks worth over $1.5 trillion trading in the U.S.

In Depth: As Growth Slumped, Covid Determined Whether China’s Regions Fared Better or Worse

In Depth: As Growth Slumped, Covid Determined Whether China’s Regions Fared Better or Worse

2022年08月26日

The national economy grew just 0.4% in the second quarter, with coronavirus lockdowns the main culprit

In Depth: Abuse Victims’ Convictions for Bigamy Highlight Hurdles to Divorce in China

In Depth: Abuse Victims’ Convictions for Bigamy Highlight Hurdles to Divorce in China

2022年08月24日

Cases spark discussion on difficulty victims face in escaping abusers amid institutional bias, evidence requirements and social pressure

In Depth: How Chinese Private Equity Firms Got Scammed by Their Own Sales Teams

In Depth: How Chinese Private Equity Firms Got Scammed by Their Own Sales Teams

2022年08月23日

Dozens of small and midsize private fund management firms say they have been defrauded by con artists who each work at multiple companies simultaneously with the intention of only collecting their base salaries

Cover Story: Sichuan Power Crunch Sparks Calls for Rethink of Coal in China’s Energy Mix

Cover Story: Sichuan Power Crunch Sparks Calls for Rethink of Coal in China’s Energy Mix

2022年08月22日

While nation is on track to exceed its renewable energy targets, a heatwave and drought are slashing hydropower output, bringing out-of-favor thermal power back into frame

In Depth: How a Rich Child Rapist Bribed His Way Off Death Row

In Depth: How a Rich Child Rapist Bribed His Way Off Death Row

2022年08月19日

The heinous saga of Zhang Chenggong spotlights the long-standing problem of corruption in China’s judicial and prison systems

In Depth: SPACs Appear to Lose Shine in Singapore and Hong Kong

In Depth: SPACs Appear to Lose Shine in Singapore and Hong Kong

2022年08月18日

While both Asian financial hubs expected a shot in the arm from approving ‘blank check’ companies, the reception has been lukewarm

In Depth: Missfresh Implosion Highlights Bitter Business of Selling Groceries Online

In Depth: Missfresh Implosion Highlights Bitter Business of Selling Groceries Online

2022年08月16日

High costs and fierce competition have made it hard for companies in the instant grocery delivery game to turn a profit

Cover Story: The Challenges Ahead for China’s Digital Yuan

Cover Story: The Challenges Ahead for China’s Digital Yuan

2022年08月15日

In its push to accelerate the e-CNY, the central bank faces big outlays for technology and processing capacity and the need for a robust regulatory infrastructure

In Depth: Homecoming Listings Heat Up in Hong Kong

In Depth: Homecoming Listings Heat Up in Hong Kong

2022年08月12日

More Chinese companies are turning to Hong Kong to hedge the growing risk of being delisted in New York

In Depth: How a Hotly Pursued VR Startup Came to China, and Imploded

In Depth: How a Hotly Pursued VR Startup Came to China, and Imploded

2022年08月09日

Courted by local governments, Weijian Technology’s founders had a vision to take their innovations from Silicon Valley to the Chinese market. But legal troubles turned that dream into a nightmare

Cover Story: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

Cover Story: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

2022年08月08日

Wave of detentions and probes of executives call into question the future of the largest chip investment fund and the domestic industry

In Depth: China’s Plan to Break Foreign Iron Ore Dependence — Mine More at Home

In Depth: China’s Plan to Break Foreign Iron Ore Dependence — Mine More at Home

2022年08月04日

The state-backed initiative aims to ramp up domestic sources so the country’s steelmakers no longer rely on foreign countries to supply over 75% of its needs for the raw material

In Depth: How Tourism Lifted One County out of Poverty — and Left It Vulnerable to Covid

In Depth: How Tourism Lifted One County out of Poverty — and Left It Vulnerable to Covid

2022年08月03日

Xijiang, which is heavily dependent on ethnic minority-themed tourism, has been struggling to survive the fallout of the pandemic

In Depth: China Debates Who Should Pay for Public Health Crises

In Depth: China Debates Who Should Pay for Public Health Crises

2022年08月02日

Covid-19 has underscored the need to improve how such emergencies are funded, experts say

Cover Story: Why Southeast Asia Is a Battleground in the Global China-U.S. Rivalry

Cover Story: Why Southeast Asia Is a Battleground in the Global China-U.S. Rivalry

2022年08月01日

Vast, diverse region is strategically placed and promises dynamic growth, but it also may offer opportunities for superpower cooperation

In Depth: What’s Behind China’s Mortgage Strikes?

In Depth: What’s Behind China’s Mortgage Strikes?

2022年07月29日

Developers were allowed to skirt rules designed to ensure they could afford to finish building homes buyers had already paid for — then the market turned

In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

2022年07月28日

In the long, hot summer of 2022, energy security is colliding with emission reductions, driving a resurgence of coal and nuclear power generation

Cover Story: Why the World is Burning Up This Summer

Cover Story: Why the World is Burning Up This Summer

2022年07月25日

As global warming accelerates and days hotter than 35°C grow common, extreme, deadly heat waves sweep across China, Europe and much of the northern hemisphere

In Depth: Chinese Carmakers Jostle for an Edge in Autonomous Driving

In Depth: Chinese Carmakers Jostle for an Edge in Autonomous Driving

2022年07月22日

Auto and tech companies are gearing up to compete for their slice of a potentially gigantic market

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