New R&D labs a shot in arm for healthcare

2012-08-17 07:39:06

The American healthcare products provider Covidien PLC is deepening its investment in China by opening its first China R&D facility in Shanghai this month.

Financiers gird startups for Chinese market

2012-08-17 10:58:23

A growing number of venture capitalists with roots in China are helping prepare Silicon Valley tech startups to enter the Chinese market.

Buyers, exhibitors preview Canton fair

2012-08-17 10:58:23

An event to promote the Canton Fair has been held in New York for five years to encourage US companies and organizations to buy and exhibit.

Chinese oil giant faces another rebuff in the US

2012-08-17 08:47:53

Lessons learned from Unocal may not be enough to ensure US approval

Peking Opera lecturers to speak in US

2012-08-16 20:21:01

Artists from the National Peking Opera Company will give lectures in the United States and Canada starting in mid-August, on a speaking tour that will take them to San Francisco, New York, Toronto and Vancouver.

Carlyle buys stake in health checkup firm

2012-08-16 10:07:57

Carlyle Group LP, one of the world's largest private equity firms, said that it purchased a 13.5 percent stake in Meinian Onehealth Healthcare Co Ltd.

Gates flushes out new thinking on toilets

2012-08-16 03:12:24

A Chinese inventor and his solar toilet attracted the attention of American venture capitals at a toilet fair held by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

US misreads China's investment in Africa

2012-08-15 10:25:07

Some experts said Washington has many misconceptions about China's investment in Africa.

Focus Media plans Nasdaq de-listing

2012-08-15 09:29:11

The Chinese digital media business, Focus Media Holding Ltd, is planning to de-list itself from Nasdaq in the largest ever such move.

University partnerships can be shaky

2012-08-14 23:53:00

The booming education market is luring more overseas universities to establish partnerships in China, but the marriages do not always seem happy.

Carlyle bids for Focus Media delisting

2012-08-14 15:55:54

Carlyle Group and some of China's top PE funds are backing a proposed $3.5 billion delisting of display-advertising firm Focus Media Holding Ltd.

Motorola cuts job, affects China plants

2012-08-14 10:04:07

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc said that its global job cuts will affect China, without specifying how many posts will be lost in the country.