Electric car sales still sputtering

2013-07-03 11:26:54

The global automobile industry's resurgence underscores the need for nations to act promptly to combat air pollution, even though electric vehicles have been slow to catch on with the general public.

US public high schools lure Chinese students

2013-07-03 11:26:54

A group of US public high school representatives is gearing up for a "brand promotion" trip to China this summer with the mission to change the minds of Chinese parents and potential students who think that enrolling in expensive private schools in the US is the only way to go.

'Positive' sign on free trade pact

2013-07-03 01:12:22

China is becoming 'positive' toward the US-led Asia- Pacific free trade agreement, saying it may join the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Chinese company looks to take a bite out of Apple

2013-07-03 07:58:48

Representatives of US electronics giant Apple Inc appeared in a Shanghai court on Tuesday for an intellectual property rights case involving the software for Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant.

US updates duties on Chinese honey

2013-07-01 12:38:08

The United States has set $2.63 per kilogram as its preliminary rate for renewed duties against Chinese-made honey, seven months after concluding that removal of decade-old anti-dumping tariffs would likely hurt American producers.

Hong Kong films find big audience in New York City

2013-07-01 12:38:08

Herman Yau spent his early days in the 1980s immersed in rock 'n' roll music and making independent movies. More than 70 feature films later, Yau remains devoted to cinema and pop culture in his native Hong Kong.

China Eastern improves service

2013-07-01 12:38:08

Starting in 2014, China Eastern Airlines will introduce new generation Boeing 777-300ERs to its round-trip New York-Shanghai route. The airline also plans to add more routes to the network in order to expand its capacity to meet the growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region.

New luxury high-rise for Frisco

2013-06-27 11:32:08

China Vanke Co Ltd, the largest Chinese property developer, officially started its first project in North America with its American partner Tishman Speyer.

IBM to make Chinese job cuts

2013-06-27 05:49:14

International Business Machines Corp, the US technology giant, is cutting jobs in China after a disappointing decline in earnings.

Jiangsu governor visits San Francisco

2013-06-26 09:55:27

The governor of China's Jiangsu province was in San Francisco Monday to launch Experience Jiangsu 2013, a program to promote trade and cultural exchange with its sister-state, California.

Caution urged in Shuanghui's Smithfield deal

2013-06-26 09:55:27

While Shuanghui is getting $7.9 billion in financing for its acquisition of the world's largest pork processor - US-based Smithfield Foods - there are growing concerns about differing food safety standards.

US-China agree to boost corporate transparency

2013-06-26 10:32:02

On May 24,US-China jointly announced an agreement that will allow US regulators to obtain audit documents for enforcement cases.