Fiscal cliff looms large over trade talks

2012-12-19 02:49:36

Trade disputes and the US fiscal cliff are expected to top the agend of the 1st high-level talks between Chinese and US officials.
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Apple's iPhone 5 China sales top 2m

2012-12-18 11:07:42

Apple sold 2 million sets of iphone5 on the Chinese mainland in the three days following the product's launch.

Golden opportunities for California

2012-12-18 08:01:18

With China a top target for US municipalities and states seeking foreign investment, one destination can put a number on its potential appeal to Chinese capital: $60 billion.

Chinese train maker granted US patents

2012-12-18 09:04:26

China CNR Corporation said Monday it has been granted four patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

US exam publisher tests Chinese market

2012-12-15 07:46:37

High school graduate Liu Mengze from Jiangsu province went to Hong Kong twice this year - not for leisure but to sit the US college admission exams.

Airline navigates tricky market

2012-12-14 14:45:04

Growing demand led China Eastern Airlines to boost call-handling capacity at its North America headquarters in Los Angeles.

New niches, locations prove a boon to BoCom

2012-12-14 14:45:04

The San Francisco branch of China's Bank of Communications Co has seen strong growth this year and plans to expand into personal banking on the US West Coast.

Mindray eyes medical-device leadership

2012-12-14 14:45:04

Chinese medical-device maker Mindray Medical International Ltd recently displayed enhancements to its DC-8 ultrasound system at an industry conference in Chicago, part of a program to hone the company's competitive edge.

Globally, Pactera hits stride in services

2012-12-14 14:45:04

At Pactera Technology International Ltd, a Beijing-based IT services provider that was recently formed from the merger of two rivals, new US employees are told about the spartan origins of the company's expansion.

IT services' iSoftStone gets dual nod as top employer

2012-12-14 14:45:04

IT services provider iSoftStone Holdings Ltd is developing a reputation as a top employer at home and abroad, earning awards from a Chinese human-resources association and a Washington state business newspaper.

Starbucks taps Pu'er as bean source

2012-12-13 11:01:14

Starbucks opened its first Farmer Support Center in Asia and sixth globally in Pu'er, Yunnan province.

Google to close shopping service in mainland

2012-12-13 09:51:09

Google will shut down its shopping search service on the Chinese mainland, the second time it has closed a service in the world's most populous Internet market.