China's market potential makes US dental companies smile

2015-12-02 10:07:46

US dental products companies see strong business potential in China and are willing to work through difficulties to enter the market.

White House rejects Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo prison

2015-12-02 09:58:02

The Obama administration has rejected as too expensive a Department of Defense cost estimate for closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and building a replacement.

Pentagon sending special force to conduct raids in Iraq, Syria: Carter

2015-12-02 09:16:11

US defense chief Ash Carter said on Tuesday the Pentagon was deploying a specialized operations force which would "over time" conduct unilateral operations in Iraq and Syria as part of US military campaign against the Islamic State (IS), also known as ISIL.

US, Cuba hold talks on counter-narcotics cooperation

2015-12-02 09:11:19

US and Cuban officials met here Tuesday to discuss cooperation on containing the flow of illegal drugs in Washington, the US State Department said.

'Maternity tourism' sees change

2015-12-01 10:53:57

A Los Angeles-based "birthing center" has seen less demand from couples since China changed its one-child policy but more demand from wealthy clients for high-end service.

US Congress sets date for Obama State of Union speech

2015-12-01 09:41:51

US President Barack Obama has been invited to deliver his annual State of the Union address to Congress on Jan 12, aides to House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Monday.

Inner Mongolia investors fancy Houston properties

2015-12-01 09:21:17

A small group of investors from Inner Mongolia in China listened to a pitch about Houston real estate on Monday.

Chinese bargain hunters are changing the retail game

2015-12-01 07:53:16

Since 2009, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has turned Nov 11 into China's equivalent of the US' Cyber Monday.

Black Friday: Deals and daigou outside NYC

2015-11-30 10:38:44

Daigou is the Chinese name - translated roughly into "buying on behalf" in English - for overseas shoppers who seek high-end items for customers back home. Though Chinese customs is cracking down on their illegal businesses with large fines, it does not seem to be slowing them down.

NSA ends mass phone surveillance program

2015-11-29 13:19:41

The US National Security Agency (NSA) on Sunday ended its mass phone surveillance program and replaced it with a focused and targeted domestic surveillance program.

Kunming enjoys day in sun at Macy's parade

2015-11-27 14:38:40

The float from "The City of Eternal Spring" was treated to some familiar springlike temperatures as it took part in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in New York.