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Xi-Obama Summit: The sticking points between the world's two largest economies

Jun 5, 2013
It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.
Posted In: China's Economy, China, Barack Obama

The words missing in China on the anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Jun 4, 2013
Today marks the anniversary of the Chinese government's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.
Posted In: Tiananmen Square, China, Weibo

The battle of trade for Latin America

May 31, 2013
What does it mean for Latin American economies to have the U.S. and China competing to sign trade deals?
Posted In: Latin America, China, natural gas, Xi Jinping

Jailed for capitalism on the Street of Eternal Happiness

May 30, 2013
A box of letters traced back to the Street of Eternal Happiness reveals one family's struggle after the Mao revolution. The husband was jailed for practicing capitalism. His wife was left behind to take care of their seven children.
Posted In: China, capitalism

A pork-filled deal between Smithfield and Shuanghui, but who wins?

May 29, 2013
In what would be the largest Chinese takeover of an American company, Shuanghui proposes a $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer.
Posted In: pork, China, meat, Mergers and Acquisitions

Congress considers hacker tactics to fight against cyber criminals

May 29, 2013
How should the U.S. government and companies protect themselves against hackers? One answer is to hack right back.
Posted In: cybersecurity, cybercrime, China, hacking

Are Chinese hackers targeting U.S. weapons systems?

May 28, 2013
Two dozen U.S. military weapons systems have been compromised by Chinese hackers, according to the Washington Post.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, China, military

More businesses cancel meetings in China over bird flu fears

May 28, 2013
Morgan Stanley is moving its showcase of Asian hedge funds to New York after the event was cancelled in Shanghai last week due to concerns over bird flu, according to Bloomberg News.
Posted In: China, flu, Shanghai, Morgan Stanley

Customers in Asia add sparkle to Tiffany

May 28, 2013
Luxury products have benefited from rising stock market returns in the U.S., but Tiffany faces up-and-coming competitors.
Posted In: Tiffany, luxury, asia, China, jewelry

Chinese group seeks out Club Med of France for $700 million

May 27, 2013
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and Paris private equity firm AXA are offering to buy Club Med for $700 million.
Posted In: China, France, vacation, Travel, tourism

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