HONG KONG – Despite rapid growth, China's overall investments in the United States are still small and there has much room for growth, business leaders participating the 2nd China Overseas Investment Summit (COIS) said Thursday. China has become the second fastest growing source of foreign direct investment (FDI) for the United States with an average [...]
Academic fraud among returnees from overseas exposes flaws in China's talent recruitment. Thomas Edison once said, "Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." Yet not all prospective geniuses like to sweat, so they look for shortcuts. Lu Jun, previously a professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), was recently found to have [...]
YESTERDAY'S Qixi Festival had local love birds in a tizzy with some rushing to tie the knot, others exchanging gifts and a few complaining about the increasing sweet burden of the feast. The city's marriage registration centers reported a big jump in the number of couples who drew their marriage certificates on the festive day, [...]
Japanese foreign minister Genba Koizumi reiterated Thursday that Japan "would never back down" on the Diaoyu Islands issue, further escalating tensions with China following the recent landings on the islands by activists from both countries. Although he admitted that the government is afraid of creating misunderstandings that would damage "mutual trust," Koizumi said Japan "would [...]
Eight years, more victims and the overzealous use of deadly force – how the Zhou Kehua case highlights abhorrent police coordination in the public security system This week, officials said China's most dangerous man was gunned down just before he was about to commit another robbery in the southwestern city of Chongqing. Police surrounded Zhou [...]
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