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New leader picked for Wal-Mart China

Feb 7, 2012
Wal-Mart has a new head of China operations. New Zealander Greg Foran will need to execute a strategy that is based on more than cheap prices.
Posted In: China, Wal-Mart, Walmart

German leader Merkel seeks support from China

Feb 2, 2012
German chancellor Angela Merkel is in China this week, telling Chinese leaders that European Union plans to solve its debt crisis can work.
Posted In: China, Angela Merkel, Europe debt crisis

Facebook mulls its China strategy

Feb 2, 2012
China is a huge potential market for Facebook but to get in the company may have to modify its uncensored software.
Posted In: Facebook, China, IPO

Merkel ends China trip with aid to Europe uncertain

Feb 2, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel ends her trip to China today. Chinese leaders don't promise Europe any specific help to resolve its debt crisis.
Posted In: China, Europe debt crisis, Angela Merkel

U.S., EU score major trade victory over China

Jan 31, 2012
The World Trade Organization has ruled that China must immediately drop its system of export taxes and quotas on a range of raw materials.
Posted In: trade, China, WTO

WTO rules against China for unfair trade practices

Jan 30, 2012
A ruling against China by the World Trade Organization could mean cheaper rare earth metals. The metals are used in many electronic devices.
Posted In: China, WTO, rare earth minerals, technology

Twitter has censor to selectively block tweets

Jan 27, 2012
The social media company says the technology will help individual countries block tweets that might go against local laws.
Posted In: Twitter, China

In Western China, Tibetans stage protests

Jan 26, 2012
Protests in largely Tibetan areas of Western China turn violent as frustration over Chinese policies grows. Tibetans want more say.
Posted In: China, Tibet, protest

Apple's China supply chain exposed

Jan 26, 2012
The New York Times' Charles Duhigg discusses the harsh working conditions at Apple's manufacturers in China, and what can be done to enact change.
Posted In: apple, China, manufacturing

How Apple is missing out in China

Jan 25, 2012
Apple reported strong earnings in part thanks to its growing market in China. But could they be doing more for their customers there?
Posted In: China, apple, iPhone

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