The US has stopped short of calling China a currency manipulator. Instead, it will keep pressuring on China to revalue its currency, which would make exports to the US more expensive. In China, reaction was guarded. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.
Millions in the city of Harbin face another day without tap water while a 50-mile benzene spill flows down their river. Meanwhile, fears of contaminated water hit the Chonqging region after a second chemical factory explosion. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Ruth Kirchner reports on the latest from the Chinese city of Harbin, where a benzene spill has contaminated the local water supply.
China faces an environmental disaster after an explosion in a petrochemical factory. The accident's devastation highlights the huge environmental challenges afflicting China amid rapid economic growth. Ruth Kirchner has the story in Beijing.
British oil giant BP is set to expand in China and buy a stake in troubled China Aviation Oil, the country's main importer of jet fuel. Ruth Kirchner in Beijing has the story.
President Bush arrives in China tomorrow, and Ruth Kirchner looks at how the trip is being viewed from the Chinese perspective.
The US is pushing China to start cracking down on violations of intellectual property rights. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.
China says it won't revalue its currency. Ruth Kirchner reports.