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.
The United States is cooperating with China to repatriate Chinese fugitives facing corruption charges, a senior US official said on Thursday.
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's booming market enabled US car makers to weather stagnant domestic sales.
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.
Joe Hinrichs, the new chairman and chief executive officer of Ford China, is a man of relentless energy.
US arms sales to Taiwan severely damage China's core interests, said a defense ministry spokesman.
A local watchdog called on Wednesday for an investigation to begin into an unauthorized Apple store found in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.
An agency said it helped 580 Chinese orphans find families in the United States in 2010.
The US commerce secretary became the first Chinese-American ever to take the post.
Chinese economists urged the US to reduce excessive expenditures and avoid a deeper crisis.
Two Chinese fighter jets reportedly recently intercepted a US U-2 spy plane over the Taiwan Straits.