Every Chinese product safety scandal has occurred on the watch of Li Changjiang, the top quality supervisor in the country. But is the Chinese government making him a scapegoat? Scott Tong reports from Shanghai.
In China, three babies have died and more than 6,000 have suffered kidney damage from tainted infant formula. With Chinese factories feeling the pressure of the global economic slowdown, it could be a sign of things to come. Scott Tong reports.
The dollar fell in Asian markets on worries about the U.S. banking system. Those emerging economies were expected to ride out the financial storms. But as Scott Tong reports, that's not turning out to be so.
At a six-way security meeting in Central Asia with Russian and Chinese participants today, Russia's invasion of Georgia got tepid support from four of its Asian allies -- leaving China stuck in the middle. Scott Tong reports.
Now that the Olympics are over, optimists are hoping China's most polluting factories will stay closed and replaced with cleaner energy facilities. Scott Tong talks to Scott Jagow about how that might affect the economy.
Puma had an excellent jump in sales thanks to Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who won a gold for the 200-meter run. But other Olympic athletes have had less success selling their official products, as Scott Tong reports.
Sponsors spent a lot of money to have giant versions of their logos at Olympic venues. Was it money well spent? What lessons can be learned for London in 2010. Kai Ryssdal talks with Scott Tong in Beijing.