Huawei says it wants to ease US security fears

2011-02-25 08:03:30

Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei issued a public invitation Friday to US authorities to investigate the company to dispel what it says are mistaken fears that it is a threat to American national security.

Obama business advisers to meet, tax high on agenda

2011-02-24 14:42:39

A select group of chief executives meets for the first time as advisers to President Barack Obama on Thursday, when they will confront the thorny issue of how to trim the US corporate tax rate.

Higher oil prices would hamper global economy

2011-02-24 10:51:58

Just as the US and global economies are finally strengthening, they face a new danger: Rocketing oil prices, which topped $100 a barrel Wednesday.

Renren plans $500m IPO in US

2011-02-22 07:53:59, China's largest social-networking service, is seeking to capitalize on strong demand for the nation's Internet stocks with an initial public offering in the United States.

Apple Inc admits fault in scandal

2011-02-18 07:13:47

While Apple is enjoying hot worldwide sales of its fashion electronics, its health and environmental responsibilities have come under fire in China.

Australia treading a fine line between US, China

2011-02-17 13:13:48

With China becoming Australia's largest trading partner and being the second largest economy in the world, Australia seems a bit difficult to keep balanced relations with both traditional ties of Washington and the new business partners in Beijing.

Apple reports labor, safety problems at suppliers

2011-02-17 10:39:53

Apple Inc says its audits found labor, safety and other abuses by its suppliers in 2010, though it praised Taiwan manufacturer Foxconn for saving lives through its handling of a spate of suicides at its factories in China.

D.Boerse unveils NYSE deal, faces bumpy road

2011-02-16 10:33:20

Deutsche Boerse faces a long, hard struggle to get approvals from a host of regulators for its $10.2-billion takeover of NYSE Euronext to form the world's largest exchange operator.

Suit says BP official resigned over safety issues

2011-02-15 14:45:26

A former official with BP's drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico resigned just months before last year's oil spill because of disagreements with the oil giant over its commitment to safety, according to a class-action federal lawsuit related to the spill.

More Americans consider China as world's No 1 economic power

2011-02-15 09:11:41

More and more Americans consider China, rather than the United States, as the leading economic power in the world today, according to a poll released Monday by leading US research company Gallup.

Yuan appreciation won't help solve US problems

2011-02-15 07:50:55

As unemployment numbers have soared in the United States, China-bashing has become legitimate in the eyes of some politicians who claim the "undervalued" yuan gives Chinese exports an unfair advantage.

Obama budget to kick off US battle on spending

2011-02-14 14:48:16

US President Barack Obama will offer a 2012 budget plan on Monday that aims to slash $1.1 trillion from the US deficit over 10 years, launching a fight on fiscal priorities with Republicans who want even deeper spending cuts.