Amnesty: Forced home evictions are rising in China

Cases of people being forcibly evicted from their homes and land have risen significantly in China, Amnesty International said Thursday…

Chinese authors sue Apple for copyright infringement

A group of eight Chinese authors brought U.S. electronic company Apple Inc. to court on Thursday, alleging its online store sells unlicensed copies of their books…

Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel prize for literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a cause of pride for a government that had disowned the only previous Chinese winner of the award, an exiled critic…

China boycotting IMF meeting over dispute with Japan

China’s central bank governor and finance minister won’t be attending International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings…

Wuxi hopes to be the “Eastern Silicon Valley”

A delegation from Wuxi city, China is recruiting high tech professionals from the Silicon Valley. In order to become the “Eastern Silicon Valley”, the Wuxi government offers a lot of incentives to investors and professionals who decide to start businesses there. A bay area businessman who operates a startup company in Wuxi offers his analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of running a high tech company in China.

Japan economy shaky as island spat impacts business

A report by J.P. Morgan, released Tuesday, projected Japanese auto exports to China will crash 70 percent during the October-December period. The export of auto parts will slip by 40 percent…

Hong Kong couple sues over sons’ Harvard rejection

A couple from Hong Kong has sued a U.S.-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into an Ivy League university as he had allegedly promised…

Teenage twins in China accused of killing 6

Chinese state media say police have detained teenage twin brothers suspected of hacking to death six members of a family in northeastern China…

Air China checks two flights after receiving threats

Air China delayed two of its Beijing-bound flights to perform security checks Tuesday after it received threats shortly before they were scheduled to take off…

Chinese scientists tour Bay Area wetlands

A group of Chinese scientists is visiting the San Francisco Bay Area to learn wetland management and protection methods as part of a long-standing bilateral environmental agreement…