Senate confirms Locke as new envoy

2011-07-29 07:50:28

BEIJING - Former US commerce secretary Gary Locke will soon arrive in Beijing to take up his new post as US ambassador to China after the Senate unanimously confirmed him on Wednesday.

US works with China to repatriate fugitives

2011-07-28 17:24:21

The United States is cooperating with China to repatriate Chinese fugitives facing corruption charges, a senior US official said on Thursday.

Microsoft plans to add R&D staff in Asia-Pacific

2011-07-28 08:01:09

Microsoft Corp plans to add 750 employees to its research operations in the Asia-Pacific region during the second half of this year, a move to boost research and development (R&D) outside the US.

China offers succor to US automakers on the road to recovery

2011-07-28 08:01:45

China's booming market enabled US car makers to weather stagnant domestic sales.

Insurers will need injection of cash, S&P says

2011-07-28 08:01:09

Chinese insurers will need more than 110 billion yuan ($17 billion) of external funding to fuel their rapid development in the next three years, insurance analysts from Standard & Poor's said on Wednesday.

Ford China's new hand on the wheel

2011-07-28 08:01:45

Joe Hinrichs, the new chairman and chief executive officer of Ford China, is a man of relentless energy.

Washington urged to end arms sales to Taiwan

2011-07-28 07:45:00

US arms sales to Taiwan severely damage China's core interests, said a defense ministry spokesman.

Fake Apple store popular in Chongqing

2011-07-28 07:42:01

A local watchdog called on Wednesday for an investigation to begin into an unauthorized Apple store found in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.

Foreign parents taking more disabled orphans

2011-07-28 07:42:01

An agency said it helped 580 Chinese orphans find families in the United States in 2010.

US Senate confirms Locke as China envoy

2011-07-27 23:59:38

The US commerce secretary became the first Chinese-American ever to take the post.

US unlikely to default - experts

2011-07-27 08:15:06

Chinese economists urged the US to reduce excessive expenditures and avoid a deeper crisis.

Dangerous US behavior

2011-07-27 07:37:50

Two Chinese fighter jets reportedly recently intercepted a US U-2 spy plane over the Taiwan Straits.