The World Trade Organization has upheld a complaint by the U.S. that could help open the massive Chinese market to American movies, music, and books. The BBC's correspondent in Shanghai, Chris Hogg, joins The Takeaway with more of the story.
Two days of high-level talks between the U.S. and China start today in Washington, D.C. What are Beijing's priorities at these talks? Joining The Takeaway to discuss China's agenda is BBC Correspondent Chris Hogg in Shanghai, China.
South Korean newspapers have reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il appointed his youngest son Kim Jong Un as successor. To find out what this means for the future of U.S. relations with Korea The Takeaway talks to BBC's Chris Hogg.
China's economy continues to take hits as reports are in that their imports and exports fell for a third straight month. As China's population buys less, a recession looms and it is leaving over 20 million rural workers in China unemployed.
China, the world's third-largest economy, has recorded its lowest rate of growth for seven years. Does this mean that the boom years in China are truly over? Chris Hogg, the BBC correspondent, joins us from Shanghai, China to discuss.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning. About 1000 entrants taking China's civil service entrance exam have been caught cheating. In Liaoning, authorities found elaborate schemes involving fraudulent test guides and wireless technology. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Chris Hogg.
Last week German fighter ships thwarted an attempted Somali pirate hijacking and now China has sent two destroyers to escort and protect its merchant ships. Chris Hogg, a reporter for the BBC, is in Beijing covering this aspect of the story.
Beijing calls for talks with Washington over tire tariffs, after President Obama announced that he will tack on a 35 percent tariff to imports of Chinese tires for cars and light trucks. We talk to BBC Correspondent Chris Hogg about the implications.
The BBC's Chris Hogg tells us of an emerging partnership between the U.S. and China to crack down on tainted drywall. We also speak with Luis Gonzalez, a Miami-Dade police officer forced to leave his home, which was built using drywall from China.
Tom Foremski, a former Financial Times journalist who is now the publisher of the blog SiliconValleyWatcher.com says that while it would be a financial gamble, if any company were prepared to push the ethical technology envelope, it would be Apple.
Over the past two years, China's banks have loaned more money to developing countries than the World Bank, making China the world's number one investor in emerging economies. The BBC's Chris Hogg reports from Shanghai.
The BBC's Chris Hogg reports from Japan's east coast, where fears of radiation have entered the local psyche. He talks to residents who depend on fish and seaweed and asks what they will do if radiation poisons their food. "What can we do?" they respond.