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.
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.
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.
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