Alibaba showed interest in partnering with Sony on movie franchises including Ghostbusters when billionaire Jack Ma met with Hollywood executives in October, e-mails revealed by hackers show.
By focusing on passenger needs, and efficient operations, China's high-speed rail (HSR) traffic is expected to continue rapid growth over the coming two decades.
China will widen the opening-up of its financial sector by relaxing control over market access for foreign-funded banks, the State Council announced.
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Falling crude prices and the rouble's depreciation will lead to more opportunities for Sino-Russian cooperation on energy, a leading industry expert said on Friday.
The planned marriage, which will end what had become a harmful price war between the two companies, is expected to create the world's biggest train manufacturer by sales.
China's seniors will account for a quarter of the world's total senior population, and their spending is expected to be worth 106 trillion yuan a year.
Honda Motor Co and its two joint ventures in China will recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags which the carmaker said were made by Japan's Takata Corp.
Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of the country's "big four" banks, announced that it has appointed Liu Shiyu as its board chairman.