China plans to create a special zone to experiment with currency convertibility in Shenzhen, the city where it introduced key economic reforms three decades ago.
CNN's Stan Grant explains what the completion of this ambitious mission means for the future of China's space program.
CNN's Pauline Chiou talks to Auret Van Heerden, CEO of the Fair Labor Association, about its Foxconn investigation.
The biggest manufacturer of iconic Apple products including the iPhone and the iPad has again come under fire for the alleged treatment of its workers -- this time by a Hong Kong-based rights group.
A senior Chinese official has sided with a company battling with Apple over the right to use the iPad name in China's lucrative market.
Sandwiched between Hong Kong and Shenzhen -- two of the world's busiest metropolises -- lies a Cold War-era anomaly: a 26 square kilometer green zone that is home to isolated villages, fishponds and flocks of migratory birds.
This month, Road to Rio touches down in China. In their first stop, CNN's Kristie Lu Stout and Stan Grant, and the Road to Rio 'Expert' Jie Yu, meet in Hong Kong to explore a range of the city's boldest carbon cutting initiatives.
The world's most valuable company is going head-to-head against a financially ailing Chinese electronics company over the right to use the iPad name in the vast market of China -- and the tech giant lost round one.
Apple levelled a new legal threat on Monday against the struggling electronics company that has claimed it owns the iPad name in China, as a court in southern China ordered a large retailer to stop sales of the gadget.
The largest supplier of Apple's iPads and iPhones said Saturday that it increased wages by up to 25% for workers at its factories in China.
An independent labor-rights organization that Apple joined last month said Monday that it began its inspections of the working conditions at Apple suppliers' factories in China.
A 39-year-old man in southern China died Saturday from what appears to be a contagious strain of avian flu, state media reported Saturday.
A 39-year-old man in a southern Chinese hospital is suffering from what appears to be a contagious strain of avian flu, state media reported Friday.
China is facing its worst wave of labour unrest since a series of wildcat strikes at Japanese-owned car plants last year, as declining export orders force factories to reduce worker pay.
When Shenzhen housewife Zhang Lin was growing up in rural Guangdong province, her family kept guard dogs, some of which were slaughtered for meat during the Lunar New Year.
Foxconn -- a Chinese contractor that makes brand-name electronics for companies such as Apple -- is raising workers' pay for a second time following a spate of suicides this year at its factory in Shenzhen, according to state media.
Have you ever wished that your iPod Touch was an iPhone? Now it can be, thanks to a new device called the "Apple Peel 520" and created by a Chinese company.
An accident on a ride at a Chinese amusement park has left six dead, and several more injured, Chinese media agencies reported Tuesday.
CNN's John Vause takes us to a Chinese factory that's dealing with a series of suicides among workers.
Liang Chao was a typical farmer's son who migrated to the city seeking a better life. He seemed to have found it in Shenzhen, a booming city in southern China, where he worked at Foxconn, a company better known for producing components for Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and other companies.
The group gathers every weekday: At least four ladies, and sometimes as many as eight, gather at the cavernous, badly lit brokerage office on Shanghai's Xiangyang Lu in what was known, when China was colonized by European powers in the 19th century, as the French Concession.
It happens every weekday: A group of ladies gathers at the cavernous, badly lit stock-brokerage office on Shanghai's Xiangyang Lu in what was once, when China was colonized by European powers last century, known as the French Concession. There are usually at least four, and sometimes as many as eight.
Rory McIlroy bounced back from his disappointing end to the European Tour season by helping Ireland surge to a three-shot lead at the World Cup teams event in China on Thursday.
China's banks are preparing to raise tens of billions of dollars in additional capital to meet regulatory requirements following an unprecedented expansion of new loans this year, according to people familiar with the matter.
U.S. President Barack Obama is expected on Monday to meet with the Shanghai mayor and hold a town hall-style meeting with "future Chinese leaders" before heading to Beijing to meet his host, Chinese President Hu Jintao.
CNN's Emily Chang reports on the Chinese popular reaction to Obama's impending visit.
In a new book, the half brother of President Obama claims the father they shared was often drunk and physically abusive.
President Obama's half-brother talks with CNN's John Vause about how abuse at the hands of his father touched his life.
A 16-year-old Hong Kong boy makes two phone calls for delivery: One for pizza, the other for the drug ketamine. Two teenage girls are found semi-conscious in a car park after overdosing on ketamine. A 13-year-old boy joins a gang and is given free ketamine.
A Chinese factory that makes iPhones said Wednesday that it has suspended several staffers after an employee committed suicide, apparently under duress when a prototype went missing.
In June we asked you which city you would like to see featured on the My City_My Life show, and you wrote to us with lots of ideas. They ranged from European capitals such as London, to distinct cultural hubs of South America, like Mexico City.
One of the world's hottest spots for raising capital is back in business.
China's moves to reopen IPO market, underlining importance of developing markets. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
A 19-year-old prostitute working in an apartment that doubles as a brothel said she has up to eight clients a day.
For gauging the economic health of China, Guangdong province is a canary in a coal mine.
Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. You should invest in a business that even a fool can run, because someday a fool will. And perhaps most famously, Never invest in a business you cannot understand.
The KCR train sped north through Hong Kong's New Territories, on its way to the city's border town crossing with mainland China.
Stocks in the region suffer historic losses as economic news goes from bad to worse
The cryptic language in China's official media appears to lean that way, but the basic disagreements between the two sides may be impossible to bridge
New restrictions in visa requirements for China angers and perplexes the business community in Hong Kong
Initial reports from China's quality control watchdog have confirmed U.S. findings that exports of Aqua Dots toys were contaminated with a toxic chemical that turns into a powerful "date rape" drug if swallowed, according to state-run Xinhua news agency.
Chinese stocks surged to a record high close Friday as subscription funds from coal miner Shenhua Energy's initial public offering returned to the market, further fueling a pre-holiday rally.
The iPhone can be bought in China, even though Apple Inc. isn't selling it there and the gadget doesn't function properly despite costing twice as much as in the United States.
The number of teams competing in golf's Omega World Cup in China on November 22-25 has been increased from 24 to 28 but the tournament will no longer be part of the World Golf Championships series.
European and Asian stocks slid again Friday amid persistent fears about subprime mortgage lending troubles in the U.S. and its potential affect on the global economy.
Chinese police have busted up two criminal organizations and seized pirated software worth half a billion dollars, the culmination of two years of work with the FBI
New listings on the Shanghai and Shenzen bourses could raise $52 billion this year. But can the rush last?
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed about 100 points Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said markets are working well, helping stocks recover from one of their worst days ever.
Stocks struggled early Wednesday, turning mixed a day after a huge selloff resulted in the blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average posting its biggest one-day drop in more than five years.
U.S. stocks were poised for a big rebound at Wednesday's open, less than a day after a huge selloff that included the Dow industrials' biggest one-day drop since 2001.
When company executives think of IT outsourcing, places such as India's Bangalore often come to mind. But that may soon change -- more and more companies are turning to China as not just a cheap source of low-end manufacturing labor but to harness high-tech intellectual might.
Once, MBA students were content to spend the duration of their course cramming their brains full of facts, management theories and test cases.
The International team won the inaugural Goodwill Trophy 6 1/2 to 5 1/2, with Australia's Peter Senior securing the winning point with a final hole victory over Bradley Dredge of Wales.
Rest of the world skipper Retief Goosen and Michael Campbell helped their team to a 2 1/2 to 1 1/2 lead over Europe and the U.S. after the first day of the inaugural Goodwill Trophy in Shenzhen on Monday.
Retief Goosen has selected Australians Peter Senior and Paul Sheehan along with Indian Jeev Milkha Singh to complete his Rest of the World team for next week's Goodwill Trophy against Europe and the U.S.
Posted: October 23, 2006
Next month the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China plans to offer its stock on the Hong Kong exchange, and global investors are salivating at the prospect. The latest in a string of colossal Chin...
Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen, China will stage the WGC-World Cup in 2007 and 2008, the International Federation of PGA Tours has said.
On my first dat at Mission Hills in southern China, on one of the resort's ten courses, I knock my ball into a sand trap, where it rolls next to the parched carcass of a wayward frog. In a glance, ...
Europe and the U.S. will combine for the first time when a new golf team event, the Goodwill Trophy, is staged in China in November.
Frenchman Christian Cevaer beat the Beijing bunkers to shoot a six-under-par 66 and take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the $1.8 million China Open on Thursday.
A U.S. business achieved a long-anticipated intellectual-property milestone last month: It became, as far as most legal experts can tell, the first company sued for patent infringement by a mainlan...
Just after one o'clock on a steamy afternoon, hundreds of Chinese sprinted down Main St, U.S.A., past the Corner Cafe and Sweet Store in their Disney T-shirts and caps, gripping their cameras.
As competition for executive education students intensifies in Asia, business schools are relying on a mix of brand and reputation to differentiate their offerings.
"This way, ladies! Follow me!" It's two weeks before the opening of Wal-Mart's first supercenter in Chongqing, and Baker Jiang, Wal-Mart's manager for western China, has invited a delegation of wom...
The 2006 European Tour season begins in Shanghai, China, in November and will include five events -- three in Asia and two in South Africa -- before the end of the calendar year.
About 30 people have been killed in a bus explosion in east China's Jiangxi Province, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.
WHEN THE NOON BELL RINGS ON THE Shenzhen campus of Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies, an army of engineers falls out from the gleaming office towers. Like terra-cotta w...
TCL Corp, China's second-biggest TV and cellphone maker, will launch an initial public offering this week to raise 2.5 billion yuan ($302 million) to expand its core business, the company says.
They're crazy about capitalism in China. If you ever had any doubts, consider: To buy stock in the West, you pick up the phone. To buy stock in China, you must first secure a permit to enter Shenze...
China's flirtation with capitalism took a great leap forward in 1990 when Beijing's leaders reopened the dormant Shanghai stock exchange after 41 years. By July 1991, when a second exchange started...
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