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Chinese retiree leads crusade against fake products

Feb 20, 2012
A mild-mannered pensioner in China gains national attention for his grumpy-old-man approach to protecting consumers from fraudulent products.
Posted In: China, consumer, false advertising

Foxconn reform may lead to more changes in China

Feb 20, 2012
Electronics manufacturer Foxconn is taking steps to improve worker salaries and conditions after increasing international pressure to do so.
Posted In: technology, consumer electronics, Foxconn, China

Foxconn agrees to raise worker wages

Feb 20, 2012
The Taiwan-based manufacturer will also cut down on excessive overtime. What will this mean for its purchasers -- like Apple -- and consumers?
Posted In: Foxconn, labor, China

Apple's problem with the name iPad in China

Feb 16, 2012
A court in China has ruled that Apple may not call its tablet device an "iPad" within the country. A Chinese company has rights over the name.
Posted In: apple, iPad, China

U.S.-China trade relations could still go south

Feb 15, 2012
China's vice president Xi Jinping met with corporate leaders at U.S. Chamber of Commerce as part of his Washington trip. Each side has put on a smile about their economic relationship, but that hasn't hid the tensions beneath the surface.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, trade

Everybody dance now. iPads still being sold in China

Feb 15, 2012
Apple vs. China? Yeah, that's more fair than Apple vs. Kodak.
Posted In: apple, China, iPad

Xi Jinping visits Iowa... again

Feb 15, 2012
The soon to be president of China is visiting the U.S. this week, and today he is in Iowa. It turns out, he's been there before.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Iowa

China flexes trade muscles

Feb 14, 2012
The state visit by Chinese VP Xi Jengpeng highlights U.S.-China cooperation -- but behind the scenes, China plays hardball.
Posted In: China, clean technology, trade, wind power, solar power

China's Xi Jinping visits Washington

Feb 14, 2012
Xi Jinping, China's current vice president, will be taking over the country later this year. Barbara Franklin, a former Commerce Department Secretary from the first Bush administration, discusses what the power shift will mean to the U.S.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Washington D.C.

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