US quotas for Chinese investor visas exhausted

2014-08-28 14:54:05

Chinese tycoons with US immigration plans face another obstacle before the end of next month as the US citizenship and immigration service is reported to stop issuing EB-5 visas.

9-year-old girl kills instructor

2014-08-28 12:45:33

A 9-year-old girl vacationing with her family accidentally shot and killed an instructor at a shooting range, authorities said.

US rice could see potential market in China

2014-08-28 09:24:44

A few years ago no one would have even considered exporting rice to China, but growers, exporters and international trade organizations in the US are starting to come around to the idea.

US, China seek common ground on extradition of criminals

2014-08-28 09:13:45

An anti-corruption and transparency mechanism being worked on by 21 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies, might lead to the ultimate extradition of more corrupt Chinese officials from the US and other countries, said a US State Department official on Wednesday.

Freed Journalist goes home

2014-08-28 07:02:06

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

Demonstrations resume in Missouri

2014-08-27 10:43:27

More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Chinese director becomes environmental activist after making documentary

2014-08-27 10:26:16

A film that tells the story of the first major grassroots environmental movement in China was shown in San Francisco on Tuesday.

Alibaba IPO has Wall St 'eagerly' waiting

2014-08-27 10:24:32

Perhaps its brand already has had an impact in the US and globally, but China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will certainly deepen it even further when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) - reportedly - sometime after Labor Day next month.

Chicken market gets a boost

2014-08-27 10:13:24

China has had its share of food safety issues of late, but one New York-based investment firm is not letting a few hiccups derail its interest in the world's largest food market.

Wine worth of $4b lost in Calif earthquake 

2014-08-26 19:47:52

Winemakers in California's Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles, barrels and gallons of ruined wine as a result of Sunday earthquake.

VP stresses formation of new govt in Iraq

2014-08-26 10:34:43

US Vice President Joseph Biden once again stresses the formation of a new government in Iraq as an "integral" part of efforts to combat the Islamic State.

California's parents urge more Chinese in mid-school

2014-08-26 10:09:29

Six Palo Alto, California, parents spoke to the Board of Education during a public comment session to urge the board to expand a Mandarin immersion program to the middle school level.