Iowa sees jump in enrollment of Chinese students

2012-02-17 07:53:17

Following a nationwide trend, Iowa's universities have seen a rapid surge of enrollment by Chinese students in the past few years.

Delegations sign record-setting soybean deals

2012-02-17 07:53:17

A Chinese trade delegation signed agreements with US grain companies on Wednesday to buy 8.62 million metric tons of soybeans from the United States and will ink more deals on Thursday for a record-setting purchase topping 12 million metric tons.

Chinese enterprises encouraged to invest in US Midwest

2012-02-17 07:53:17

Visiting Vice-President Xi Jinping encouraged more Chinese companies to invest in Iowa and the US Midwest.

China still trims US Treasury holdings

2012-02-17 07:42:19

The reduction came as China continues to diversify its foreign-exchange reserves and indicates a growing interest in moving into euro assets.

Aim is to work together

2012-02-17 07:14:01

Vice-president says differences natural given cultural, historical backgrounds.

A shot in the arm for Chinese seniors

2012-02-16 14:53:15

REES Star Continuing Care Group, an architectural, planning, and interior design firm based in Atlanta that specializes in healthcare and senior living centers, signed an agreement Wednesday with Chinese healthcare company Ciming Checkup to build high-end senior living communities in major cities in China.

VP charms Muscatine at reunion

2012-02-16 14:53:15

Hanging by the door in the old Victorian house that Vice-President Xi Jinping visited in Muscatine, Iowa, on Wednesday is a colorful Chinese folk painting. Xi's host, Sarah Lande, has been a longtime admirer of China.

China, US to tackle climate challenges

2012-02-16 14:53:15

China and US business entities took initiatives to jointly tackle environmental challenges by signing three memorandums of understanding (MOU).

China cuts holdings of American debt again

2012-02-16 14:53:15

The Treasury International Capital System data shows China cut its holdings by $31.9 billion to $1.1 trillion.

Xi pledges to promote business

2012-02-16 14:53:15

Dinner for Vice-President Xi Jinping in Iowa draws top US officials to bolster trade.

Obama should encourage more Chinese investment, dean says

2012-02-16 14:53:15

Doug Guthrie, dean and professor at George Washington University's international business school, is an expert on economic reform in China, not politics.