Foxconn to build new plant in Heze, ShandongWantChinaTimes... is to set up a new plant in Heze in eastern China's Shandong province as its three-year program to automate its plants has not been able to keep up with the surging demand from Apple, reported the Shandong-based Economic Observer website on Aug.and more »
Why the South China Sea matters
The South China Sea may seem far off to Westerners, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
Chinese naval push could affect global trade
Tensions in the South China Sea may seem far off to Western investors, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity: killers in China
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.
China announces cuts to executive salaries at state companies
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - China's top leaders decided on Friday to cut salaries and restrict expense accounts and other perks of executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs), official media reported, as they pursue a crackdown on corruption and extravagance.
Armored China vehicles cause alarm in Hong Kong
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed traveling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of “military might” ahead of expected protests.
With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on "old friend" China
By Cris Chinaka and Michael Martina HARARE/BEIJING (Reuters) - Snubbed by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue his country's sinking economy. Mugabe, at 90 Africa's oldest leader and one of its longest ruling, received a warm welcome on a ...