Smog Levels Dangerously High In China As Residents Burn Coal To Battle WinterAs the chilly weather prompted Bay Area residents to fire up their gas furnaces and fireplaces, air quality in China reached extremely hazardous levels in the city of Shenyang, as residents there began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.
China Abolishes 1-Child Policy; Could Help EconomyChina’s decision to abolish its one-child policy is a boon to couples and to sellers of goods from formula to diapers to toys.
Apple Cleaning Up Manufacturing Operations In ChinaApple is cleaning up the way its manufacturing operations in China are powered so it can reduce air pollution from factories that have assembled hundreds of millions of iPhones, iPads and iPods.
SF Supes Approve 'Comfort Women' Memorial To WWII Sex Slaves For Japanese SoldiersOvercoming the opposition of the Japanese government and some Bay Area Japanese-Americans, San Francisco Supervisors have voted to build a memorial to so-called "comfort women" who were sex slaves during World War II.
Canada's Recession Quietly Adding To Volatility On Wall StreetStocks were diving as a sour mood prevails across the globe on a report that Chinese manufacturing continues to sink.
Facebook, Google, Apple All See Big Jumps From Tuesday Stock ReboundChina is once again the prime reason for the action. The People's Bank of China finally did the expected and cut interest rates in Beijing's latest move to try and put the brakes on its own market meltdown.
Typhoon Soudelor Heads For Taiwan With 145 MPH WindsOn Monday, Typhoon Soudelor was labeled “Super Typhoon Soudelor,” the strongest tropical cyclone on Earth so far in 2015.
China Opens Its Borders To Foreign Video Game ConsolesChina is lifting a longtime ban on foreign video game consoles being sold anywhere in the country
China's Run Ending? Hedge Fund Changes Stance From Bull To BearA big time China supporter is re-thinking the country's prospects
iPhone Looking Invincible With China Demand Helping Dominate Cellphone ProfitsApple's brand-loyalty casts a long shadow upon its rivals
Inaugural Beijing-San Jose Flight Saluted With Celebratory Water Plume On 1st Day Of City's Tough Water RulesTwo San Jose fire engines gave a celebratory soaking to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Monday, the same day tough new water restrictions went into effect.
KFC Sues Over Rumors Company Uses Eight-Legged Chickens With Six WingsRumors on Chinese social media that KFC uses genetically-modified chickens with six wings and eight legs have prompted a lawsuit by the fast-food company.