Chinese President Hu Jintao leaves Tuesday for a five-day visit of Japan aimed at healing tensions between Asia's two biggest rivals. They're expected to unveil a plan for managing their economic interests in the coming years. Scott Tong reports.
With about three months to go before the China Olympics, Beijing is being picky about who it's letting in. Chinese visas are getting harder to come by, and foreign businessmen are crying foul. Scott Tong reports.
Boycotts remain a hot topic among the Chinese, who are upset about coverage of Olympic torch protests around the world. Scott Tong reports from Shanghai about the feeling that foreign media have painted an unfair portrait of China.
China's government says it's ready to move past a proposed boycott of a major French retailer. But talk of boycotts has been making multinationals nervous, since they all want in on the massive Chinese market. Scott Tong reports.
China reported today its economy grew 10.6% in the 1st quarter, which may seem red hot, but it was 11.9% last year. So is China catching America's subprime cold? Or is it immune? The answer has big implications for the global economy. Scott Tong reports.
Those who think American stock markets are shaky should check out the Shanghai Composite index. It's off almost 35% so far this year. Marketplace's Scott Tong in Shanghai discusses the ways of Chinese investors with Kai Ryssdal.
Protests around the Olympic torch have focused the world's attention on Tibet, but discontent is rippling through other parts of China, too. In Xinjiang province, Muslim Uighurs are also asking for religious freedom and economic opportunity. Scott Tong reports.
Taiwan goes to the polls to choose the next president of the island nation, and for most voters the deciding factor is a candidate's stance on relations with mainland China. But as Scott Tong reports, Taiwan and China are economically intertwined even if they are politically at odds.
Getting across the Taiwan strait these days is a major hassle, even though there's plenty of business back and forth. Scott Tong recreates the journey of one American businessman who travels almost all day to get to his destination.