Apple stays quiet on environmental concerns in China

Nov 17, 2011
Apple has remained relatively quiet on accusations of unsafe working conditions and environmental concerns in China. But they have hired an outside company to look into the problems.
Posted In: China's Environment, China, apple

Chinese investors: We can't save the world economy

Nov 16, 2011
The Chinese economy is continuing to grow, but venture capitalists in that country are investing less and less with the onset of the global economic crisis.
Posted In: China, venture capitalists

Lagarde speaks in China, warns of a 'lost decade'

Nov 9, 2011
The head of the IMF, Christine Legarde, thinks the world economy is on the verge of a 'lost decade,' and is turning to the Chinese to help prevent it.
Posted In: China

Chinese students, too qualified to be true?

Nov 9, 2011
China has hundreds of agencies that specialize in getting Chinese students into American colleges and universities. But their application materials may be as much fiction as fact. A two-part series.
Posted In: Education, China

Help take a bite out of cybercrime, mate

Nov 2, 2011
Yesterday, the British government challenged China and Russia in how the countries regulate the Internet. The remarks came from the opening speech...
Posted In: China, england, Russia, Tech Report

Homeless in New York: A Chinese Student's Story of Life After the Agency

Nov 2, 2011
While reporting my story on Chinese college placement agencies, I interviewed a young man named Jason who is attending a university in New York. ...
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Society, Education, View from China

How China benefits and suffers from Europe's woes

Nov 1, 2011
Chinese companies that depend on Europe to buy their goods are suffering. But Europe's problems have given other Chinese firms the chance to catch up to the West.
Posted In: China

Nitro targets chemical and defense industry

Nov 1, 2011
Okay, well, here's a new term to worry about: Nitro. That's the name being given to a hacking attempt being widely reported yesterday by Symantec....
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech Report

Chinese investment in Europe could help tech companies

Oct 31, 2011
Europe is depending on big help from China in its big bailout fund plan. China depends on Europe to buy its exports, but is that enough incentive to agree to the deal?
Posted In: China

Mixed feelings about China's new river

Oct 26, 2011
A man-made waterway will carry water 1,000 miles from the Yangtze river to Beijing. It'll help with China's urban water shortage problem, but at huge costs to communities and the environment.
Posted In: China