Friends in need, friends indeed

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Despite the many ups and downs in relations between China and the United States in the past 60 years, people-to-people links, says 89-year-old Zhang Yan, will always remain strong. The Chinese journalist points to his own lifelong friendships with some American soldiers, forged in the chaotic 1940s, to support this. It all started in a bookstore in Kunming, Southwest China, in 1944.

BofA's sale of CCB shares will have a 'limited effect'

2011-08-31 07:50:03

Bank of America agreed to sell 13.1 billion HK-listed shares of China Construction Bank for $3.3 billion.

McDonald's seeking a new menu for mainland success

2011-08-31 07:50:03

McDonald's Corp is tweaking its strategy in China to take account of changing industry conditions.

Conoco says 99% of oil spill cleared

2011-08-31 07:30:06

The US oil company's statement has raised queries among environmental experts and lawyers.

Officer vows global Internet crime fight

2011-08-31 07:07:45

"Although China and the US have different judicial systems and cultural values, the two sides share a common view in crime-fighting,"

The dilemma of holding US govt debt

2011-08-30 08:10:10

As a debtor nation the US should understand the needs and core interests of its largest creditor.

SGI shifts attention to China

2011-08-30 07:50:36

Computer equipment provider predicts rapid sector development

GM slashes prices to maintain lead in Chinese market

2011-08-30 07:50:36

The US automaker is sacrificing profit margins to maintain market share in China.

Steve Jobs. Who?

2011-08-29 13:46:23

Not many in China recognize Steve Jobs, although Apple products are flying off the shelves.

China dismisses Pentagon report

2011-08-27 07:56:20

The report does not hold water as it severely distorted the facts China has lodged solemn representations with the US side.

US firms see Chinese opportunities

2011-08-27 07:55:04

'In China, even in a bad year, the economy will grow 6 percent to 8 percent', said Timken Co Chief Executive Officer James W. Griffith

China's military 'catching up' with US

2011-08-26 08:03:49

Major investments in a space program and aircraft and maritime technology by China have closed the gap with the United States military