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U.S. China News 2011.10.22

Sat, October 22, 2011

China slams US over solar complaint
Reuters
The controversy comes at a sensitive time in USChina trade relations, which are plagued by US concerns over market access in China, Beijing’s treatment of intellectual property rights, and raging debate over the value of China’s currency.
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ChinaUS rivalry: New perspectives
Manila Bulletin
For the moment, the contest is focused on the SCS, but ultimately centers on China’s desire to rival the global dominance of the US. China’s aim is to erode the credibility of Washington’s security guarantees to Asian allies, including the Philippines,
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Phl-China trade grew US$27.746B in 2010
Philippine Star
By Reinir Padua (philstar.com) Updated October 22, 2011 11:31 AM 0 Nanning, China – Trade between the Philippines and China grew from US$380 million in 1991 to US$ 27.746 billion in 2010, data from the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit showed.
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Companies bringing jobs back to US from Asia
Detroit Free Press
But in terms of supplying North America, China will no longer be the default option.” China remains Tennessee’s No. 1 source of imports and the third-biggest export destination for the state behind Canada and Mexico. Last year, $16.4 billion worth of
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US territory offers to lease land to China
AFP
Northern Marianas Governor Benigno Fitial made the offer during a USChina Governors Forum in Beijing this week which discussed potential investment and job creation opportunities. In a statement released Saturday, Fitial said his island-lease offer
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China has surpassed the US and become the EU’s biggest trading partner
Caspionet
China-EU trade in July was 800 million euros bigger than the trade value between China and the United States. The trade value between China and the European Union has reached 35.6 billion euros, allowing Beijing to overtake the US and become the
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China steers American elections (guest commentary)
The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com
The president does not want to be stuck in a tight election year being perceived as “kowtowing” to the Chinese when US jobs are at stake. The top three election issues are jobs, jobs and jobs. As former US Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill reminded us
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A US bull in a Pakistani china shop!
The News International
ISLAMABAD: A confused America has the mentality of an improperly castrated, horned wild bull. That’s America. Pakistan right now is a china shop – politically, economically and diplomatically. These are both facts. Obama, with his popularity rating
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Beijing defends ‘Great Firewall of China
Independent Online
Beijing – China defended its right to censor the Internet on Thursday, saying it was necessary to “safeguard the public” after the United States pressed China to explain online curbs on US companies. The United States wants to know why the so-called
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Humor isn’t lost in translation for ‘Chinglish’s’ David Henry Hwang
Los Angeles Times
Hwang admits that in writing a US-China story he has a crucial advantage: “Going back to a root culture as a Chinese American, I found that there are things that you understand without knowing how you know them. I can really identify with both Daniel’s
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Focus on “Imagined in USA“, “Orchestrated From USA“, “Made in USA“: Friedman
Economic Times
HONG KONG: After spending last week talking with Hong Kong entrepreneurs about a bill, just passed by the US Senate, to clear the way for tariffs on Chinese exports to America if China doesn’t revalue its currency, there are three things I have to say.
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US State’s Burns to Visit Japan, China; Campbell to Jakarta
BusinessWeek
By Bloomberg News Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) — US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns will visit Japan and China on Oct. 26-29, the State Department said in a statement on its website dated yesterday. Burns will discuss a “broad range” of bilateral,
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Corn: China versus ethanol
WorldCrops.com
How much US corn will China need to import over the next 12 months? Maybe less than had been expected, if the latest figures from the state-run China National Grain and Oils Information Centre (CNGOIC) can be relied on. The CNGOIC has updated its
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US and China call for action on eurozone debt crisis
The Guardian
Photograph: ZENSEN/PHOTOWEB/SIPA / Rex Featu America and China, the world’s two economic superpowers, have again urged EU leaders to resolve the eurozone’s sovereign debt crisis and prevent the world from sliding into another slump.
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US ‘house-for-visa’ bill sparks discussion, criticism in China
China Daily
By Wang Yan (China Daily) BEIJING – A bill unveiled by two US senators on Friday aiming to woo foreign homebuyers with residential visas drew mixed reactions in China, with some showing interest and others doubting its feasibility.
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USChinese cyber war dismissed by State Department
Examiner.com
The likelihood of a cyber war between the United States and China was dismissed by US State Department officials in a press statement issued on Wednesday. The State Department is calling for the building bilateral trust to avoid such a troubling
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Local conference to strengthen USChina business
KGO-TV
(KGO) — The US and China may disagree at times on trade imbalances and currency valuation, but an event underway in Santa Clara proves the quest for common ground continues. You might think there are some high-level trade talks going on in Santa Clara
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United States Holds Global Lead in Breast Cancer Research Publications as
Sacramento Bee
By Elsevier The United States, China and Switzerland lead the international scientific community in the publication of breast cancer research articles, according to the Elsevier research outlook report, Working Toward a Cure: Examining the State of
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Saudis said looking to China for strategic ties after US ‘betrayal’ of key
World Tribune
Officials said the remarks by Jones matched the assessment in the White House and State Department. They said Riyad has become closer to China and Pakistan and were relying on those countries for strategic weapons and internal security assistance.
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U.S. backs peaceful resolution of cross-strait differences
eTaiwan News
any unilateral action by either side to change the status quo. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States remains committed to a “one China policy” based upon the three USChina communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act.
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How can American Solar Companies Compete Against China
Forbes
Judging from a complaint filed recently with the Commerce Department by seven American solar panel makers, US and China are at “war” against each other over solar panels. According the complaint, government subsidized Chinese solar companies are
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US report says rights situation in Tibet grim
Tibetan Review
2008, with the actual figure being likely to be much more than the compiled data, while the rights situation in Tibet continued to deteriorate, said the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China in its latest annual report released on Oct 10.
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The son of Africa claims a continent’s crown jewels
Tehran Times
However, the main reason the US is invading Africa is no different from that which ignited the Vietnam war. It is China. In the world of self-serving, institutionalized paranoia that justifies what General David Petraeus, the former US commander and
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Getting their mojo back
Montreal Gazette
“In our view, all of the comparisons between China and the United States that you hear around American water coolers these days aren’t about China at all, they are about us. China is just a mirror. We’re really talking about ourselves and our own loss
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GM’s China Success Continues
Motley Fool
By John Rosevear | More Articles If you’ve been paying attention, you know that the answer is “China,” at least in terms of sales volumes. GM’s total vehicles sold in China outpaced its US sales for the first time last year. While the automaker still
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Focus on Made in USA at High Point Market
Furniture Today
Craftmaster, which was acquired by China-based Lacquer Craft five years ago, is a forerunner of a number of offshore-owned companies that have established manufacturing operations in the US, mostly within the last year or two. At this week’s High Point
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No Quick Fix
Barron’s
A hard landing in store for China? “The world is too much with us, late and soon.” Our hat is off to William Wordsworth for so neatly summing up, 200-odd years ago, what’s keeping this tantalizing stock market of ours from going on a tear.
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The end of history
Tehran Times
With Libya conquered, AFRICOM will start on the other African countries where China has energy and mineral investments. Obama has already sent US troops to Central Africa under the guise of defeating the Lord’s Resistance Army, a small insurgency
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Chinese Firm Sany Investing $25 Million More in Georgia
GlobalAtlanta
Liang Wengen, who founded Sany and is reported to be the richest man in China, said his firm resisted overtures from other places like Chicago as it mulled expansion options in the US Instead, he chose the state that originally curried its favor with a
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US Is Losing Ground in Global Competition for Talent
Jakarta Globe
The future health of the US economy may be at stake. America’s dilemma is both an opportunity and a challenge for China, India, South Korea and other emerging-market economies. Their students now predominate in advanced science and engineering
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US defense chief heads to Asia as budget cuts loom
Reuters India
As it does so, the Obama administration is expected to shift more attention to Asia, where China’s military advances have alarmed neighbors, and where the US military still has more than 80000 forward-deployed troops in South Korea and Japan alone.
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At EU summit: Pressure, delays, haircuts
UPI.com
BRUSSELS, Oct. 22 (UPI) — The United States and China kept up the pressure on Europe this week to resolve the continent’s financial crisis, despite talks in Brussels crimped by delays. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in a phone call with European
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U.S. Travel Association Commends VISIT USA Act
Breaking Travel News
“We commend Senator Schumer and Senator Lee for this innovative bill, and we urge their Senate colleagues to quickly support this bill to create much needed US jobs.” Five-Year Multiple-Entry Visas for Chinese Nationals – The bill includes a
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If it’s made in China, it’s not Navajo
Arizona Republic
The Navajo Nation, an area the size of West Virginia, has one of the highest poverty levels in the US One of its economic-development tools is the Navajo name, which is world famous and closely associated with the tribe’s culture and crafts.
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New US envoy on NKorea faces tough mission
Albany Times Union
Davies will be partnered with Clifford Hart, a China expert who will serve as US special envoy to the six-nation talks that North Korea pulled out of in April 2009 after being censured for launching a long-range missile. “Both are quick studies,
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CNinsure Announces Management Change
MarketWatch (press release)
Mr. Wang received his bachelor’s degree in law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in China. “My resignation is an important step for the Company to further strengthen corporate governance and build a younger and professional management team.
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China Questions Big Four Auditors
Motley Fool
As my Foolish colleague Alyce Lomax wrote, “The ‘Go-go’ China investment thesis made logical sense at first.” The main problem with investing in US-listed Chinese companies is the higher potential for fraudulent or inaccurate accounting.
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Strong China demand boosts GE profit 18pc
Gulf Daily News
NEW YORK: Strong demand from Brazil, Russia and China drove General Electric Company’s profit up 18 per cent in the third quarter despite sluggish economies in the US and western Europe. The largest US conglomerate said yesterday it expects earnings to
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Joseph Papp of US banned 8 years
ESPN
Papp was one of the key figures in a case stemming from an investigation into EPO and human-growth hormone trafficking from China, involving nearly 200 athletes in 2006 and 2007. Papp, of Bethel Park, Pa., last year pleaded guilty to two counts of
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Mindray to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results on November 7, 2011
Sacramento Bee
We maintain global headquarters in Shenzhen, China, US headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey and multiple sales offices in major international markets. From our main manufacturing and engineering base in China and through our worldwide distribution
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ManpowerGroup Evolves Professional Resourcing Business with Launch of Experis
Sacramento Bee
In addition, ManpowerGroup has 120000 people on assignment every day in China, compared to 15000 two years ago and just approximately 100000 in the US Earlier this year, ManpowerGroup expanded its solutions presence to meet the talent needs of a
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The Boston Company Asset Management Sees China Overcoming Challenges
Sacramento Bee
The Boston Company notes that the home price-to-income ratio is now 20 in Beijing and 16 in Shanghai, compared with six in the US at the peak of the real estate market. However, the report also notes most of the new housing supply is being constructed
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