Hollywood looks to China for 3D movies

Aug 27, 2012
"The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Amazing Spiderman" are being released in China. Hollywood expects big audiences and big profits from offering the movies as a 3D experience there.
Posted In: China, 3d, film, Avatar

Translating the complications of Chinese paychecks

Aug 23, 2012
Workers at state-run companies in China are riding pretty high. Beyond standard salaries, there are often a lot of perks for state workers, including mortgage payments, groceries, fancy cars. And it's all tax free.
Posted In: China, wages

Tensions grow between China and Japan over islands

Aug 20, 2012
In China over the weekend, activists smashed shop windows and overturned cars in a wave of anti-Japanese protests. The protests center around a couple of uninhabited, rocky islands in the East China Sea.
Posted In: China, Japan

Wife of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai spared

Aug 20, 2012
Gu Kailai, wife of fallen Communist Party politician Bo Xilai, was sentenced to death for murder of a British businessman but the sentence was commuted.
Posted In: China, Bo Xilai

The Street of Eternal Happiness: The Tattoo Artist

Aug 16, 2012
Among the street's many noodle shops and fashion boutiques, one artist's tattoo store represents a changing China.
Posted In: China, tattoo

China's latest export: Cars with asbestos parts

Aug 15, 2012
Australia has told big Chinese automakers Chery and Great Wall to recall thousands of vehicles after discovering asbestos in their auto parts.
Posted In: China, Auto, Australia

Rich Chinese increasingly invest overseas

Aug 15, 2012
Slower growth in China and the prospect of currency depreciation have many Chinese putting their money into places like Canada and the U.S.
Posted In: China, renminbi, China's Economy

Dam shows flaws in China's economic model

Aug 9, 2012
Fallen politician Bo Xilai championed the Xiaonanhai Dam but it threatens an ancient fish species. Critics say it's being built just to aid regional growth.
Posted In: China, Bo Xilai

Why is China interested in U.S. battery maker?

Aug 9, 2012
Wangxiang Group, China's biggest auto-parts conglomerate, has offered $450 million for a controlling stake in a Massachusetts electric car batteries company.
Posted In: China, energy, batteries

Poor factory and retail signals from China

Aug 9, 2012
In China, two reports this morning signal bad news ahead for the world's second largest economy. Factory output grew at the slowest pace in three years last month, and retail sales fell.
Posted In: China