The Olympics are exactly one month away, and Beijing is working hard to clear out its dirty skies for the games. One key is shutting down polluting factories in nearby areas. Scott Tong reports from one city with a factory-closing deadline.
Don't take the fireworks you have this year for granted. Your local seller may have paid 40 percent more than last year. Scott Tong reports why there are around 20 million pounds of fireworks sitting in warehouses in China.
China's new Olympic security rules are proving such a hassle to foreign companies that some are looking to take their business elsewhere. Host Bob Moon asks Marketplace's Scott Tong about the new hassles.
Energy prices are one of the major factors dragging down the Asian market. Scott Jagow talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai about Japanese and Chinese stocks and why China's market is down 60 percent from last year.
The United States has long criticized China's economic policies. But as China's economy booms and ours struggles, the Chinese are returning the favor. Host Bob Moon talks with Marketplace's Scott Tong about the shift.
The stage is set in China for the Olympic Games, but with so many companies looking for a slice of the world's attention, it's increasingly difficult to tell who's a sponsor and who's an impostor. Scott Tong reports.
There are still problems and ways to help in the aftermath of this China's big quake, but aid money has been pouring in. Scott Jagow talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai about supportive actions that have been happening over there.