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1 year 6 months ago

Survey: China manufacturing stabilizes in August

HONG KONG (AP) - A private survey shows Chinese manufacturing activity held steady last month, adding to signs that the slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy is stabilizing. The HSBC purchasing managers' index released Monday rose to 50.1 in August, indicating conditions were relatively unchanged. The index uses a...

1 year 7 months ago

Hagel says he will visit China next year

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he will visit China next year as part of a push to increase high-level contacts between senior U.S. and Chinese defense leaders. At a Pentagon news conference with his Chinese counterpart Hagel said the chiefs of the U.S. Army and Air Force...

1 year 11 months ago

Japan braces for H7N9 Bird Flu

Japan is bracing for a possible outbreak of deadly Bird Flu, which has spread across neighboring China. The virulent H7N9 strain of Bird Flu has already killed dozens of people in China. Japan's Health Ministry designated it as a disease requiring an emergency response. That means patients will be seen...

3 years 2 weeks ago

AP source: US to bring trade case against China

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is bringing a new trade case against China that seeks to pressure the rising economic power to end its export restrictions on key materials used to manufacture high-tech good. Senior administration officials say the U.S. will ask the World Trade Organization to facilitate talks...

3 years 1 month ago

Colorado coal production increases

DENVER (AP) - After seven years of decline, coal production in Colorado increased 10.4 percent in 2011 to nearly 28 million tons as companies tapped into new markets abroad. The state Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety says employment at Colorado's 10 mines also rose 12 percent to 2,363 in...

3 years 2 months ago

Huntsman out of GOP race- to endorse Romney

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Jon Huntsman staked his presidential campaign on New Hampshire and his bid to become a legitimate competitor on distinguishing himself from front-runner Mitt Romney. But less than a week after a disappointing third-place finish in the GOP primary there, Huntsman decided to quit the race and...

3 years 9 months ago

CSU joining with East China Normal University

Colorado State said Friday that it is joining with East China Normal University in creating the Joint Research Institute for New Energy and the Environment. Colorado State already collaborates with East China Normal on student exchange programs and research in a number of other areas. CSU President Tony Frank...

4 years 2 months ago

Do business with China

Businesses wishing to do business with China are invited to a workshop tomorrow in Colorado Springs. China is a growing force in the international economy and has a growing demand for foreign imports. The workshop is offered by the International Development Office of the Chamber of Commerce. ...

4 years 3 months ago

Pope tells Catholics in China to have courage

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI in his Christmas Day message is urging Catholics in China to courageously face limits on religious freedom and conscience. Benedict is using his traditional holiday speech, delivered Saturday at noon from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, to encourage people living...

4 years 7 months ago

Pentagon takes aim at China cyber threat

The U.S. is warning about the Chinese military's use of civilian computer experts in clandestine cyber attacks repeatedly aimed at American companies and government agencies. The Pentagon says the People's Liberation Army is using "information warfare units" to develop viruses to attack enemy computer systems and networks. Those units...

4 years 10 months ago

Toy dart guns recalled after 2 deaths

The government is recalling 1.8 million toy dart gun sets after two boys choked to death on the darts. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says a 9-year-old boy in Chicago and a 10-year-old boy in Milwaukee died after they chewed on the one-inch, soft-plastic darts, which slipped into their...

4 years 10 months ago

Investigators find possible military supply fraud

Federal authorities in New York say they've uncovered a scheme involving substandard magnesium powder from China that made it into the U.S. Defense Department's arsenal. The U.S. attorney's office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Buffalo announced conspiracy and wire fraud charges against six people and three companies Friday....

4 years 11 months ago

IOC strips 2000 Games team bronze medal from China

The International Olympic Committee has stripped China of its bronze medal from the women's team competition at the 2000 Sydney Games for using an underage gymnast. Dong Fangxiao's results from Sydney were wiped out in February after the International Gymnastics Federation determined she was only 14 at the 2000 Olympics....

4 years 11 months ago

China overtakes Germany in wind power

Global wind energy producers say China last year overtook Germany as the world's second largest producer of wind power behind the United States. The Global Wind Energy Council, which represents companies that make and manage wind power stations, says China's rapid drive to install wind turbines brought its total power...

5 years 5 days ago

Dogs have become a status symbol in China

BEIJING - China's latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet. Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff...

5 years 1 week ago

Man stabs and kills 8 students

A local official says a former doctor armed with knives killed eight children and injured five others at an elementary school in eastern China. A man surnamed Wu in the Nanping city government office said that the assailant was a former community clinic doctor with a history of mental health...

5 years 2 weeks ago

World's shortest man dies in Italy

A production company says the world's shortest man has died in Italy, where he was to take part in a TV show. He Pingping, of China, who was 74.6 centimeters (2 feet, 5.37 inches) tall, died Saturday in Rome, according to the TV production company Europroduzione. Guinness World Records says...

5 years 1 month ago

GM saying goodbye to the Hummer

General Motors is shutting down Hummer, after its bid to sell the brand to a Chinese company collapsed. GM says it will continue to honor existing Hummer warranties. Hummer is the second brand after Saturn that GM has failed to sell as part of its restructuring.

5 years 1 month ago

China doubles wind power in single year

China doubled the amount of energy generated from windmills last year, a report from the global wind industry said Wednesday. The Global Wind Energy Council, which represents companies that make and manage wind power stations, said the sector grew rapidly last year - with total wind capacity up 31...

5 years 1 month ago

Google enlists NSA to fight off cyberattacks

The Washington Post is reporting that Google has teamed up with the National Security Agency to halt cyber-attacks. While the agreement is still be finalized, Google is seeking help analyzing an espionage attack that the firm says originated in China. The series of incursions targeted Google's source code -...

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