A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships departed from Guangzhou on Monday to carry out regular patrol missions in the South China Sea, according to the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
The United States will launch a new application policy for non-immigrant visa applicants from China, promising better customer service and lower costs.
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Wednesday notified the Congress that should automatic budget cuts be triggered on March 1, the Pentagon would be forced to furlough much of its civilian workforce.
China will expand the scope of property taxes on a trial basis while maintaining a strict implementation of all existing real estate policies, the central govt said.
Incumbent State Council holds final meeting
A group of US investment funds has sued the Chinese and US affiliates of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, blaming them for investor losses at troubled ChinaCast Education Corp.
Top developer China Vanke Co is teaming with US-based Tishman Speyer Properties on a luxury condominium building in San Francisco.
Struggling US automaker Fisker Automotive, which makes electric vehicles, is weighing bids for a majority stake in the company from two Chinese firms.
Chinese enterprises in the US
The nuclear test on February 12 was a "self-defense" measure in reaction to the United States' ever increasing threat, a diplomat of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said.
Foreign drugmakers explore opportunities in traditional Chinese medicine as the remedies become popular in Western markets, report Liu Jie in Beijing and Wang Hongyi in Shanghai
Chinese property developers are increasingly looking overseas for opportunities created by the global economic slowdown.
Beijing on Tuesday denied allegations that the Chinese government and military are behind cyberattacks against US websites.