Brazilian iron ore imports at record

2014-01-27 06:10:09

Brazil's iron ore exports to China reached a record high of more than 170 million metric tons in 2013 and will continue to increase as the demand for resources by the world's second-largest economy keeps rising alongside urbanization.

Chinese banks look to South America

2014-01-27 06:06:53

As more Chinese companies enter Brazil to seek golden opportunities in the distant land, Chinese banks are also exploring the market through providing financial services to local and international companies.

BYD eyes move into Brazil

2014-01-27 06:03:32

Chinese automaker BYD is gearing up to expand its overseas investment across the Pacific Ocean this year, using the United States as a springboard to become involved in the Brazilian auto industry.

Consortium to pump more money into Libra project

2014-01-27 02:24:36

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said that a consortium led by it would invest $400 million to $500 million this year in Brazilian offshore oil field Libra, as part of its efforts to generate revenue from its lucrative deepwater deposits.

Work on Nicaraguan canal 'to begin'

2014-01-27 02:24:36

Nicaragua and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company say that groundbreaking for the controversial canal project will take place this year.

32 presumed dead in Quebec seniors' home fire

2014-01-26 10:01:10

Thirty-two people were presumed to have died in a fire that swept through a wooden retirement residence in the eastern Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday, police said on Saturday.

Three dead in US mall shooting

2014-01-26 09:19:46

A gunman opened fire with a shotgun in a skate shop at a crowded shopping mall near Baltimore on Saturday, killing two store employees and wounding another person before apparently killing himself.

1 student shot to death on US university campus

2014-01-25 09:03:17

Officials at South Carolina State University say a student who was shot outside an on-campus dormitory has died.

Power outage causes standstill at Grand Central Terminal

2014-01-24 14:50:59

The main rail control center at Grand Central Terminal lost electricity and the railroad was scrambling to establish a temporary power system.

Argentina to boost trade ties with China

2014-01-24 10:47:04

Argentina has "big trade" with China and is willing to strengthen the relations between the two countries.

Snowden urges leaker protection

2014-01-24 10:14:43

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday said he cannot come back from Russia because "there's no chance to have a fair trial" and urged the United States to strengthen its protections for whistleblowers.

Producer reflects on Chinese role abroad

2014-01-24 09:18:07

In a discussion about how Chinese communities could better exercise their strengths as a “key minority” in politics in both the US and Canada, Canadian Chinese TV news producer, host, commentator and author of numerous published books Ding Guo spoke to a packed audience at MetroBank’s community center last Saturday.