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American architects find creative freedom in Shanghai

Feb 20, 2015
Some view China as an opportunity to be bold.
Posted In: Shanghai, architecture, China
Mike Fullenkamp, a supervisor at the Fuyao plant, says he's been looking forward to Fuyao coming to town ever since the announcement over a year ago.

Chinese factories move to a new frontier: America

Feb 17, 2015
Chinese companies need more of the kinds of skilled labor available in the U.S.
Posted In: Dayton, China, manufacturing

Chinese have their own Internet censorship song

Feb 13, 2015
"An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese dream is uplifting China."
Posted In: China, internet censorship, cyber security
Digital screen displays China's stock market prices.

Shanghai's mayor shifts focus away from GDP

Jan 26, 2015
For decades, GDP growth has been an "obsession" for China's government. No more.
Posted In: China, GDP, China growth
A banner that reads "no to the canal" is carried this week during a protest against a new canal opening in Nicaragua.

Nicaragua's much-touted canal meets with opposition

Dec 24, 2014
Nicaragua's been talking about building a canal for 200 years. Considerable skepticism has greeted the project.
Posted In: Panama Canal, China, investment

Tech in 2015: We'll be connected 24/7

Dec 24, 2014
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us what to expect in the year ahead.
Posted In: wifi, smart phones, China
Chinese laborers repair an oil pumping unit at an oilfield on the outskirts of Hejian city, Hebei province, China.

Where the surplus oil goes

Dec 12, 2014
Basically, anywhere and everywhere it can be stored.
Posted In: Oil, oil surplus, global oil, China
One of China's approximately 300 million smokers sits in Tiananmen Square in Beijing in January 2013.

China's smoking ban distracts from a larger issue

Nov 25, 2014
A Stanford anthropologist calls the ban a "sideshow" and points out that the country is a "superpower" of cigarette production.
Posted In: tobacco, smoking, cigarettes, China
Traders work on the floor of the Hong Kong Exchange in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Shangai exchanges link up in big reform

Nov 17, 2014
It’s a big deal for investors, for whom it's now a lot easier to invest in China.
Posted In: stock exchange, hong kong, China, investors

U.S. deals make it a big week in global trade

Nov 13, 2014
The U.S. cleared hurdles to send two major trade agreements forward.
Posted In: India, China, tariffs, trade pacts

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