Brian Robins Hard on the heels of its outlay exceeding $500 million for a large stake in the power network in South Australia, China's State Grid has paid an estimated $3 billion-plus for control of the main gas...
Richard Cooper When you think about centres of technological innovation, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Seoul are probably the first places that come to mind.
State Grid Corp of China buys stakes in Australian power firms for as much as $5 billion, signalling a possible retreat of Singapore Inc.
Georgia Wilkins As retailers ramp up their online sales channels, new competition from China's booming e-commerce industry looms.
John Garnaut China is drawing up a blueprint for sweeping reforms aimed at averting an economic crisis.
Michael Pascoe The considerable industry devoted to knocking the China story and predicting Beijing’s failure has been hard at it for decades - without success.
China’s economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the first three months of the year, fuelling concern about the strength of its shaky recovery.
Shenhua Group, China's biggest coal producer, and Hydro Tasmania could jointly invest A$1.6 billion by the end of the decade to build Australian wind farms.
Cash-strapped Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power is seeking to sell some assets and bring in a strategic investor to repay debt and revitalise the company, a person with direct knowledge of the...
China, forecast to become the largest solar-power market this year, may abolish subsidy programs for some of its largest projects and target the money instead to smaller ones, an industry official...
Philip Wen Australia's status as a favoured destination for Chinese direct investment is being eroded by competition from countries such as the US and Canada, a report finds.
Suntech Power, the solar energy giant founded by Australian Shi Zhengrong, extended its dive to a record low after US securities firm Maxim Group said the company is "likely" to default and enter...
China won't rescue Suntech Power from its creditors because the former biggest solar-panel maker needs to retrench along with the rest of the industry, two advisers to government agencies said.
The ranks of China’s ultra-wealthy in its legislature swelled 20% this year, highlighting the vested interests that may oppose any measures to reduce the nation’s wealth gap.
Peter Hannam It's a tale of soaring wealth and then plummeting fortunes rarely seen even in Australia's famously boom and bust mining industry.
A record wave of consolidation in China’s mining industry is creating bigger companies that will have the muscle to compete with the likes of BHP Billiton.
China has unveiled sweeping tax reforms to make wealthy state-owned firms, property speculators and the rich pay more to narrow a yawning gap between an urban elite and hundreds of millions of rural...
Paddy Manning Australia’s coal industry doubts China will be able to cap its coal use by 2015, without abandoning its commitment to economic growth.
John Garnaut EXCLUSIVE China’s decade-long boom in coal-driven heavy industry is about to end as the leadership shifts priorities towards energy conservation.
Peter Hannam China installed more than a third of the world’s new wind turbines in 2012 and is on course to beat the government’s 2015 target of 100 gigawatts by more than a year, according to a new report.