Mar 13, 2012 It takes a lot of what are called rare earths to make the electronics that keep us going in the 21st century. The Obama Administration believes China is holding back its supply of these special metals to drive up prices and now the U.S. , the European Union, and Japan are taking their beef about China to the World Trade Organization.
Mar 14, 2012 U.S. and EU complain to the World Trade Organization about Chinese dominance and policy in the vital high-tech sector.
Mar 22, 2012 A new 30 story building in China went up in just two weeks. How is this possible and more importantly, how can it be safe?
Mar 8, 2012 A day after Apple announced the latest iPad, the company is just as busy in China, where its lawyers are fighting a court decision that ruled Apple doesn't own the trademarked name 'iPad' there.
Mar 7, 2012 As Apple makes a big announcement in the U.S., it may take some of the heat off the company for labor conditions at its suppliers in China and the lack of American jobs it creates.
Mar 6, 2012 Markets reacted badly to China cutting its growth estimate to 7.5% but changes could allow Chinese consumers to buy more of their own products.
Mar 5, 2012 Premier Wen Jiabao of China announced that growth would be only 7.5 percent, a number that falls below what is considered a critical growth rate for keeping the Chinese population happy.
Mar 5, 2012 In China today, the government lowered the country's growth forecast for the year to 7.5 percent. That's the first target under 8 percent since 2005.
Mar 2, 2012 The huge shale gas deposit is a big deal for global energy markets.
Feb 24, 2012 Basketball star Michael Jordan is suing a Chinese company that makes sportswear. He says Qiodan is using his name without permission, and has filed suit in a Chinese court.