Today the head of China's environmental protection administration resigned, three weeks after a chemical plant explosion in that country sent toxic benzene into the Songhua River. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford reports.
President Bush visited Mongolia yesterday. He thanked leaders for their support of the Iraq war, and urged them to continue democratic reforms. As Jocelyn Ford reports, Mongolia could use a little pep talk about now.
George Bush just became the first US president to visit Mongolia. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford explains why Mongolia is nervous about China, and what message Bush's visit might be sending.
The president, who lands in China tomorrow, criticized the Chinese government in a speech on Wednesday. Kai Ryssdal asked Beijing bureau chief Jocelyn Ford about the speech... and the Chinese response to it.
President Bush arrives in Beijing tomorrow for a visit with China's leaders. Jocelyn Ford looks at what China wants out of Bush economically.
Why is Washington easing up on its longstanding demand that China revalue its currency? Jocelyn Ford reports.
Will North Korea open its markets and risk losing the iron grip it has on its society? Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Today Washington and Beijing announced a new agreement involving quotas for Chinese textile imports... quotas aimed at protecting US manufacturing jobs. But as Jocelyn Ford reports, Chinese exporters aren't too upset about it.