Spring agency flourishes with travelers to US

2013-07-17 10:44:39

It's a challenging time for some China-based tour operators who focus on travelers from the United State. The bird-flu scare, rising prices for consumer goods - one of the top interests for tourists - and the still recovering US economy that stems spending on vacations can make the country a less attractive travel destination.

Chinese textile industry aims for 'green'

2013-07-17 10:44:39

A Chinese textile industry official says it will "work very hard" in the next four years to clean up its messes.

Atlanta zoo's panda twins doing well

2013-07-17 10:44:39

Tiny twin panda cubs were born to a 15-year-old giant panda named Lun Lun earlier this week at Zoo Atlanta, the first set of panda twins born in the US in 26 years. The second cub was a surprise, after an earlier ultrasound had seemed to indicate a solo cub.

China's US T-bill holdings hit record in May

2013-07-17 10:44:39

China, the biggest creditor to the United States, increased its holdings of US Treasury bonds by 2 percent in May to $1.32 trillion.

Smithfield's China bidders plan HK IPO after deal

2013-07-17 11:32:42

China's Shuanghui International Holdings, which has agreed to buy US pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. for $4.7 billion, plans to list the combined company in Hong Kong.

GM's sales up 4% on strong US, China demand

2013-07-17 09:51:28

General Motors Co's global sales rose almost 4 percent in the first six months of the year as strong demand in the US and China outweighed sliding sales in Europe.

US: China can balance own growth

2013-07-16 10:51:29

China doesn't need a "tradeoff" between structural reforms to its economy and growth that continues to raise living standards, a senior US Treasury Department official said.

Sany makes case for suing Obama

2013-07-15 11:24:39

Executives of a Chinese conglomerate that has sued Barack Obama for blocking the purchase of Oregon wind-power projects say they're still trying to ascertain the national-security reasons for his decision.

Urges on monetary loosening

2013-07-12 13:45:34

China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei cautioned the US Federal Reserve to beware of risks to the global financial system as the central bank considers quitting its loose-money policy.

Chinese companies in the US go on talent hunt

2013-07-12 12:24:23

Talent acquisition is the No 1 challenge for many Chinese companies in the United States, and for some, going local is the answer.

Air China connects Houston, Beijing

2013-07-12 13:45:34

Under the shimmering flourish of a water canon salute, Air China's inaugural non-stop flight from Beijing landed in Houston's George Bush International Airport on a bright Thursday afternoon.

US, China conclude 5th round of strategic talks

2013-07-12 06:21:32

The United States and China concluded their fifth round of annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) on Thursday.Constructive mood at talks
China, US strike new deal to cut emissions High hopes for high-tech export reform Senators debate Shuanghui buyout