In his first quarterly report since the passing of founder Steve Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained why revenues were down from last quarter and what the future holds for Apple.
10/18/2011 08:54 pm
Many people believe the Western democracy is superior to a one-party system because the rotation of political power gives government the flexibility to make needed policy changes. But China’s one-party system has proven over time to be remarkably adaptable to changing times.
10/17/2011 12:04 pm
Occupy Wall Street protests spread to four continents over the weekend, but China's involvement was conspicuously absent.
10/17/2011 09:41 am
The US Senate passed a currency bill that would punish countries that subsidize their exports by maintaining an artificially low exchange rate. China called such a law a 'lose-lose' for both sides.
10/12/2011 09:46 am
Stock market woes continue as Greece admits it won't meet deficit targets. European stocks fall, along with US stock market futures.
10/03/2011 07:59 am
One expert argues that life expectancy is up, so raising the retirement age is necessary to preserve benefits.
10/01/2011 01:00 pm
Aravind Adiga's novel about gentrification in India explores the dark side of human nature.
09/27/2011 07:05 am
Yao Ming and Richard Branson are teaming up to help put an end to the cruel trade of shark fins for use primarily in shark fin soups in China.
09/24/2011 12:24 am
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
09/05/2011 09:15 pm
Opposition to the Chinese Communist Party’s rule is actually coming from the left, with cries that the party has forgotten the masses and coddled the elite. Can the party co-opt this nationalist fervor to remake itself – and all of political science?
08/30/2011 02:35 pm