Over the weekend, some signs emerged that the Durban summit on climate change could produce a legally binding treaty that would be endorsed by both China and the United States, two of the largest emitters of greenhouse gas and two countries not subject to the 1997 Kyoto protocol, which is expiring.
In China, the government is becoming more open to its people embracing Buddhism and Buddhist principles. But when it comes to the Dali Lama, and Tibet, things are more restricted than ever.
Governments around the world are investing in training "kids" in cyber hacking in the hopes that they could be useful in a cyber war. And in this emerging area of warfare, the advantages the United States often has in warfare may not apply.
With high population density and few natural resources, Rwanda is trying to carve out a path to a prosperous future using the model of one of the great Asian economies: Singapore.
As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.
The Chinese are becoming more and more fond of purchasing organic produce--but not so much for the health benefits but because it can help them hopefully avoid tainted foods.
With the passage of the Dodd-Frank legislation last year, U.S. electronics companies had to ensure their supply chains didn't include minerals produced in conflict mines. It's provided an opening for China, but it's also caused the Congolese government to make changes.
With the European Union agreeing to a plan to bolster the EuroZone and hopefully avoid massive economic meltdown, question turns to what does this deal really mean?
As the costs of doing business in China rise — both explicit and implied — analysts are suggesting more companies look at manufacturing back home in the United States.
Much of the actual construction of San Francisco's new Bay Bridge was actually done in China. The bridge was then shipped to San Francisco for assembly.