Disney's fury at Mickey scam

2011-06-09 08:23:10

Hollywood giant Disney will launch a probe into unlicensed performers dressing as its most famous characters to extort cash from tourists outside the Bird's Nest stadium.

Dollar holdings risky - SAFE official

2011-06-09 08:20:52

The US may find it hard to resist the policy temptation of weakening the dollar abroad, said an official.

He doesn't play golf but can still hit a fair score

2011-06-09 07:56:56

Very few billionaires don't play golf. David M. Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group's co-founder and managing director, however, is one of the very few.

GM aims to buy back 1% of Chinese venture

2011-06-09 07:56:56

The US automaker's plan faces hurdles from both its partner and the Chinese regulators.

QE2's end may lower inflationary pressure

2011-06-09 07:56:56

As the second round of quantitative easing is about to end in the United States, economists say China's inflationary pressures will be eased.

Dollar holdings risky, SAFE official warns

2011-06-09 07:56:56

China should guard against risks from "excessive" holdings of US assets because Washington could pursue a policy to weaken the dollar, a senior currency regulator said in comments published on a website that briefly pushed the dollar lower.

US expert lauds Party's achievements

2011-06-08 07:57:42

A leading US expert on China studies on Tuesday hailed the achievements made by the Communist Party of China (CPC) over the past 90 years, but said that tackling corruption remained an urgent task for the Party, which marks the 90th anniversary of its founding on July 1.

Law to impact overseas firms

2011-06-08 07:28:40

A reform bill now working its way through the United States Congress is poised to make the most comprehensive changes in the nation's patent law in nearly 60 years.

Traders bet against Harbin Electric

2011-06-08 07:27:54

US-listed company slumped 34 % since March, stock hit 2-month low

Ford eyes India, China to hit 50% growth goal

2011-06-08 06:26:55

Ford Motor Co is aiming to expand its presence in the fast-growing auto markets of India and China with an eye toward increasing the number of vehicles it sells per year by 50 percent by the middle of the decade.

PayPal to end partnership with Alibaba

2011-06-07 17:08:24

EBay Inc's PayPal online payment system will end a partnership with Alibaba Group's Aliexpress.com beginning Aug 3, Shanghai Securities News reported Tuesday.

Growth in Chinese 'birth tourism' to US

2011-06-07 15:13:29

An increasing number of Chinese women are choosing to give birth in the United States amid a growing business in Nanjing city, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, the local Yangzi Evening News reported Tuesday.