The meltdowns of several cutting-edge self-parking garages show why.
For China's army of small investors, the great thing about the nation's stocks is that they always seem to bounce back. But are they?
Bloomberg News From London to New York, currency traders are clearing their desks as business evaporates. It's a different story in Shanghai.
Malcolm Scott Any further slowdown in Chinese growth would be bad news for the likes of Australia and Brazil.
Sharon Chen Chinese President Xi Jinping acknowledged downside risks to growth while assuring fellow leaders that Asia's biggest economy is resilient and will remain on the path of reform.
E-commerce platform may sell a record $19 billion in merchandise on China's big shopping day today as it seeks to revive its fortunes.
Chinese police have frozen $1.4 billion of shares as authorities probe Xu Xiang, one of the nation's best-known hedge fund bosses.
Philip Wen It's a bit like the Boxing Day sales, except in China, online and unfathomably bigger.
Adam Haigh Residency visa applications from Chinese millionaires have dried up since Australia changed the rules, forcing them to put some of their funds into smaller companies.
Philip Wen Australian parents might be struggling to get their hands on their preferred infant formula, but on the Chinese internet, there's plenty.
Philip Wen Rural enterprises that have prospered through the world's largest retailing event of its kind say the novelty is wearing off.
Peter Hannam China has become a "wild card" for global coal markets as its demand for the fossil fuel ebbs and it helps drive a worldwide rush into renewable energy, the International Energy Agency says.
Jasmine Ng China's outbound cargo shrank 20 per cent to 9.02 million tonnes in October from September.
Lauren Davidson It began as an anti-Valentine's event but has become the world's largest e-commerce extravaganza.
Kyoungwha Kim China's benchmark share index is poised to enter a bull market, as ordinary investors returned to buy stocks after an unprecedented state rescue effort halted a $US5 trillion crash.
More than 40 per cent of goods sold online in China past year were either counterfeits or of bad quality.
Scott Lanman These three charts explain what may have pushed Communist Party leaders towards the change.