Every summer during the height of the rainy season, villagers of all ages in a corner of southwestern China would suddenly die of cardiac arrest.
By all accounts, Intel Corp.'s second quarter was a blowout.
A leading Chinese Internet regulator has vowed to reduce anonymity in China's portion of cyberspace, calling for requirements that people use their real names when buying a mobile phone or going online, according to a human rights group.
The U.S. trade deficit with the rest of the world surged to $42.3 billion in May, a nearly 5 percent increase over April's numbers that reflects strong growth in imports of cars, computers and clothing, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday morning.
China issued new rules requiring officials in government and state companies to report everything from personal assets to the business activities of spouses and children, in a renewed attempt to quash endemic corruption that Beijing sees as a threat to its rule.
China confirmed Sunday that it renewed Google's license to operate after a monthslong standoff over Internet censorship, saying the company has pledged not to provide "lawbreaking content."
Taiwan's president on Sunday urged his Chinese counterpart to work toward improving historically testy ties following the signing of a landmark trade deal.
The heads of President Obama's national debt commission are painting a gloomy picture as the nation struggles to get its spending under control.
With the signing of the Economic Cooperative Framework Agreement (ECFA), we have further evidence that rapprochement between Taiwan and China continues. Though not as meaningful as advocates would have us believe, nor as harmful as critics suggest, ECFA is nonetheless a significant economic and political milestone between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait. ECFA also comes on the heels of other positive developments between Taiwan and China, which include the establishment of direct commercial flights, increased tourism in both directions and an agreement from Beijing to allow Taiwan observer status in the World Health Assembly.