Japan upped its holdings of US Treasury securities by more than China did in Aug - more likely that China will cease to be the chief foreign creditor to the US.
China's second-biggest business-to-consumer website by revenue is poised to introduce an English-version e-commerce website this week.
Alibaba Group will stage a promotion in which 10,000 online vendors from three of its online shopping arms will sell products at half-price on Nov 11.
New Zealander Greg Foran caused quite a stir by visiting a Walmart store in Wangjing, a large neighborhood in northern Beijing.
Japanese exhibitors at the China Import and Export Fair are worried about the possibility of sluggish business in China amid rising anger over Japan's illegal "purchase" of China's Diaoyu Islands.
China's room for growth in domestic consumption can be "tremendous" even though its economic growth has seen a continuous slowdown in the last few years.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is improving its infrastructure in the hope of attracting more Chinese tourists.
China began the construction of its third pipeline that will send natural gas from the nation's resource-rich western regions to the energy-starved east.
Profit margins of steelmakers in China may shrink as demand recovery falters and iron ore prices increase.
The cost of renting Grade A office space in Beijing is expected to increase by 20 percent this year, leading more companies to move their offices.
The opening day of the China Import and Export Fair on Monday saw fewer people attending due to the lackluster trade situation.
Chinese investors are showing interest in the European Stability Mechanism, the latest European bailout fund, a top European Union official said.