Venture capitalist starts program for entrepreneurs

2013-04-19 11:15:01

US-based venture capitalist Tim Draper has started a two-month program - known as Draper University - to develop young entrepreneurs who want to build companies to change the world.

Execs receive business primer in California

2013-04-19 11:15:01

With California Governor Jerry Brown recently wrapping up a trade mission through China, 48 Chinese executives have made their own trek to California to scout for investment opportunities in the United States.

Show of respect

2013-04-18 16:21:11

Cui Tiankai, the new Chinese ambassador to the United States, and Bill Burns, US deputy secretary of state, greet one another at a reception to welcome Cui at the Chinese embassy in Washington on Wednesday.

Chinese firm to sell US health supplements

2013-04-18 12:00:48

Nutritional-supplement maker NBTY Inc has formed an alliance with Qin Shan Tang to be the exclusive distributor on the mainland of the company's product.

Developer invests in big California project

2013-04-18 12:00:48

A $1.5 waterfront development in Oakland, California, will break ground next year thanks to investment from a Chinese real estate developer.

Ponder the what-ifs of a deal for Suntech

2013-04-18 12:00:48

If investor Warren Buffett was to buy bankrupt Chinese solar-panel maker Suntech Power, it would "open doors to potential investment opportunities in China's utility and energy sectors", an analyst said.

Google aims to boost ad business

2013-04-18 01:57:01

Google Inc, the US search giant, plans to boost its operations in China on display advertising, mobile services and advertising for Chinese exporters.

How much of a plus for Lenovo Group?

2013-04-17 11:07:29

In the keynote speech at the opening meeting of Lenovo Group's fiscal year, company chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing's favorite phrase was "PC plus.

California helps to fight climate change

2013-04-17 11:07:29

Climate policy and energy investment were two major topics of discussion during Californian Governor Brown's trip to China, where environmental concerns are at the forefront.

China urges US to reduce investment barriers

2013-04-17 10:14:35

Chinese officials have called on the United States to reduce barriers to Chinese investment and turn to talks and negotiations to tackle trade disputes between the two sides.

China-US economic cooperation goes local

2013-04-17 01:19:13

China's economic growth and its commitment to urbanization and globalization are stimulating Chinese investment in the United States, said officials from both countries on Tuesday.

Massive SF-China housing deal sinks

2013-04-16 12:35:29

The $1.7 billion deal between one of the biggest homebuilders in the United States, China Development Bank and Chinese Railway Construction Corp to build nearly 12,500 homes in San Francisco has fallen apart.