Premier Wen Jiabao and US President Barack Obama met on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit.
Three vocal Americans and three equally articulate Chinese shared the stage and debated issues ranging from food safety to how consumers can influence government policies. Pauline D. Loh reports.
The Coen Brothers auteur says he anticipates the country will become a major force in moviemaking and would be tempted to work here himself. Todd Balazovic reports.
When Alice Waters went to Austria to organize a food event, she specifically requested that local produce be used. But, she later found out the ingredients had all been imported from Italy.
Hu's comments came after US President Barack Obama expressed concern about the low level of yuan appreciation.
The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 5 basis points to 6.3548 against the US dollar on Friday.
More than 1,000 Occupy Chicago demonstrators joined forces afternoon,answering the call for an International "Jobs Not Cuts"Day of Action.
China should be flexible in adjusting the composition of its foreign-exchange reserves and adapt to changing world economic conditions, analysts said.
China hiked its US Treasury holdings by $11.3 billion in September, the largest jump since March 2010.
The fast food chain McDonald's Corp says it has not signed any deals with group-purchase companies following.
A trade mission from US is keen to lure investment from China's energy sector.
The Ministry of Commerce says fall is partly due to 'reshoring' activities.