Consumer products giant hoping to offset slowing sales in Europe
Gartner Inc aims to triple its revenue in the Chinese market to $30 million by 2013.
A total 66,000 tourists from the Chinese mainland traveled to Hawaii in 2010, and the number will hit 82,000 by the end of this year.
The capital region of the United States may have not become the hottest destination for Chinese tourists.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.the Uited States will maintain a "robust" military presence across Asia.
Many Chinese firms listed in the US have taken a hit from "unsubstantiated short seller attacks".
The US coffee retailing giant is to acquire full ownership of all its stores in China.
Homegrown brands of tablet PCs have been trying to win over more customers.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that the United States was not trying to "hold China down".
Google complained about China undermining its cyberspace service. The world's largest Internet search engine provided no solid proof to support its statement.
The Chinese were not trying to challenge US military power on all fronts, said Gates.