Australia looks to import millionaire investors

May 29, 2012
Starting July 1, Australia will offer permanent residency to anyone willing to invest $5 million in an Australian company, venture capital fund, or government bonds.
Posted In: Australia, Immigration, China

Rare earths plant in Malaysia stopped by protests

May 28, 2012
Despite their name, rare earths are common. And now countries besides China, like Malaysia, are exploring how to make money mining for the key component in electronics.
Posted In: rare earths, Malaysia, China, rare earth minerals

Manufacturing in China slumps for seventh month

May 25, 2012
Figures out today show Chinese manufacturing fell for the seventh month in a row. Countries like Australia and South Africa could suffer more than the U.S.
Posted In: China, manufacturing

Survey: China is richer, but not happier

May 23, 2012
A survey finds more money does not equal more happiness in China.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

Chinese company Wanda to buy 5,000 AMC cinema screens

May 21, 2012
It’s a lot of money, but Chinese ownership is no big deal for most Americans.
Posted In: AMC, movie theaters, China

Chinese developer buys AMC movie theater chain

May 20, 2012
The Dalian Wanda group, a major Chinese real estate developer, has purchased America's second-largest movie theater chain for $2.6 billion.
Posted In: China, hollywood, AMC Entertainment, movies

U.S. puts tariffs on Chinese solar panels

May 18, 2012
The U.S. believes China is dumping solar panels at below-market prices in America and has hit back with a penalty of 31 percent. That tariff is surprisingly steep and many in China are not reacting well. Could they backfire?
Posted In: China, solar power, import export, tariffs

World's fastest-growing economy wary of neighbor

May 17, 2012
Mongolia saw its economy grow faster than any other country's last year. China has invested heavily in its vast coal reserves, but Mongolia is wary.
Posted In: Mongolia, China

The good, bad, and ugly behind China's weakening economy

May 15, 2012
Will weak economic indicators out of Beijing be enough to hurt the U.S. economy? Economists differ.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

China's bad economic indicators could impact U.S.

May 14, 2012
A wave of disappointing news about China's economy could push up inflation there and curb sales of U.S. products.
Posted In: China, yuan