GM's bet on Chinese market paying off

2013-05-03 12:41:03

General Motors Co posted a 14 percent drop in first-quarter profit amid one-time costs and weaker earnings in its core North American market.

China regrets US charges of inadequate IPR protection

2013-05-03 07:34:29

The Chinese government expressed deep regret about the US decision to continually put the country on its "priority watch list" due to insufficient efforts in intellectual property rights protection, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

China's automaker to open 1st US plant

2013-05-02 19:40:56

Chinese carmaker BYD on Wednesday announced plans to open the first manufacturing plant in the US city of Lancaster, southern California.

BYD makes history with California

2013-05-02 11:29:59

Billboards along Southern California's Antelope Valley Freeway read "Lancaster welcomes BYD", heralding the opening of a bus factory by the Chinese maker of electric vehicles and batteries.

Starbucks reports strong growth in China

2013-04-26 15:41:56

Starbucks Corp, the dominant coffeehouse chain in China's growing coffee market, posted a 26 percent jump in fiscal second-quarter profit and raised its full-year earnings outlook, helped by strong sales growth in its China/Asia Pacific segment.

Chinese consumers push US exports higher

2013-04-26 01:33:01

China remained the United States' 3rd-biggest export destination, behind Canada and Mexico, having purchased nearly $109 billion worth of US goods.

Yum profits hit by bird flu in China

2013-04-24 11:52:36

Yum Brands Inc, the biggest foreign fast-food operator in China, said adverse publicity over tainted chicken and an outbreak of bird flu hurt its earnings and sales in the country, leading to an overall 26 percent drop in first-quarter profit for the company behind KFC and Pizza Hut.

PBOC governor urges speed in approving changes to IMF

2013-04-22 12:28:13

China's central bank chief urged "relevant" countries to ratify reforms intended to increase the power of China and other emerging-market countries at the International Monetary Fund, as it and the World Bank concluded their spring meetings on Sunday.

Online retailer to list stock in New York

2013-04-22 11:23:57

Beijing-based online retailer LightInTheBox Holding Co, may become the first Chinese company to list its stock on a US exchange this year.

New rating system gives food for thought

2013-04-19 11:44:23

For some non-Chinese foodies and tourists, the name Joe Soong has as much clout as the Michelin Guide in finding authentic Chinese food in San Gabriel Valley, widely considered to be the new Chinatown of L.A.

Rickshaw revolutionizes dumplings

2013-04-19 11:44:23

New York's Rickshaw Dumpling Bar is seeking to revolutionize one of the oldest mainstays of Chinese food: the dumpling.

An industry savior: Big boys' toys

2013-04-19 08:46:29

The pursuit of pleasure is pumping new life into China's ailing motorcycle industry.