You may have used audio guides when visiting a foreign city, or downloaded sightseeing and dining tips to your Web-enabled phone.
China’s worst drought in a half-century is deepening, with the parched weather that has left millions in the Yangtze River region without enough drinking water pushing inflation higher and adding to widespread power shortages.
On Sept. 16, 2010, a team of U.S
Authorities detained activists, elevated the number of police about the streets, disconnected some cell phone text messaging companies and censored Web postings regarding the contact to stage protests in Beijing, Shanghai and 11 other key metropolitan areas. Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a display of force Sunday to squelch a mysterious […]
Asia stocks rise as China manufacturing gains pace Asian stock markets climbed Monday, boosted by faster growth in Chinese manufacturing and expectations the U.S. central bank will pump more money into the world’s largest economy to rejuvenate a sluggish recovery. Oil prices rose to near $82 a barrel following the release in Shanghai of a […]
Tiger Woods is No. 2 as Westwood Takes Top Spot he turmoil in his personal life has taken a toll on Tiger Woods. After a reign of more than five years as the world’s number one golfer, Woods has dropped to second behind a player who’s never won a major. CBS News correspondent Tony Guida […]
China Lifts Ban on Visitors Who Are H.I.V. Positive Days before travelers worldwide are to begin arriving for Shanghai’s world exposition, China has lifted a two-decade ban on travel to the country by people who carry the virus that causes AIDS or who have other sexually transmitted diseases. The action also removed a longstanding ban […]
Rio Tinto Trial in China Concludes Second Day For a second day, prosecutors here presented evidence Tuesday to show that four employees from the British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto had accepted millions of dollars in bribes and stolen commercial secrets from Chinese companies, according to an Australian official and lawyers involved in the case. The […]
Over the past few weeks, Barack Obama has been criticized for the following: He didn’t go to Berlin for the 20th anniversary of the Wall’s coming down.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange’s Composite index tumbled nearly 7 percent Monday afternoon.