• Mad Mail: Why Isn't Focus Media Working? Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 7:56 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer makes the call on MDU Resources and Sigma Designs.

  • China Life Insurance, the country's biggest life insurer, said on Monday that it had invested $300 million in Visa initial public offering in its maiden overseas investment.

  • Tibet Officials Vow Tight Security for Games Torch Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 1:57 AM ET

    China will impose strict security on the Olympic Games torch relay through restive Tibet to Mount Everest, as the government seeks to prevent any protests upsetting the symbolic display of national unity.

  • Taiwan's Ma Wins Election, Looks to Defuse Tensions Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | 7:21 PM ET

    Ma Ying-jeou rode to power in Taiwan promising to defuse simmering tensions with rival China and to expand trade ties with its giant communist neighbor.

  • Taiwan Political Drama Draws Southeast Asian Viewers Friday, 21 Mar 2008 | 1:30 AM ET

    Shoes fly and blows rain down, while a kung fu style kick sails across a room thick with jeers, jibes and coarse language.  It's fight night on Taiwan television as parliament gets in session and crowds of fans are tuning in across the oceans.

  • Tibetans Dispute Official Claim of No Riot Deaths Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 10:01 PM ET

    Tibetans in China's mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Friday disputed the government's claim that nobody was killed in anti-Chinese riots there this week, saying they believed several died.

  • Dow Jumps 261 Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 7:05 PM ET

    Stocks surge as gold sells off and oil settles. Get the news behind the headlinds as an historic week on Wall Street comes to an end.

  • Taiwan Election Likely to Breathe Life Into Economy Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 3:06 AM ET

    When Taiwan votes for a new president on Saturday, many will likely ignore pro-independence rhetoric in favor of bread-and-butter economic issues.

  • China Retains Income Tax Break for Funds Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 11:20 PM ET
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    China has issued a reminder that mutual funds are exempted from corporate tax in order to encourage development of the investment sector.

  • Submerging Markets Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 6:39 PM ET

    What do falling commodity prices mean for emerging market economies?

  • China Warns of "Life and Death Struggle" Over Tibet Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 11:16 PM ET
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    China warned of a "life and death" struggle with the Dalai Lama on Wednesday, as it sought to end a wave of protests in its Tibetan regions with arrests and tightened political control.

  • Beijing or Bust Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    Nike is hoping global growth will power earnings as domestic sales go swoosh. Here’s how to play the stock ahead of its report Wednesday.

  • Best Day in Five Years Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 7:11 PM ET

    Stocks take off after better-than-expected earnings from Lehman and Goldman and go higher still on another Fed rate cut. Also, breaking news on the Visa IPO and more.

  • China's CITIC says Its Bear Stearns Deal is Off Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 7:19 AM ET

    CITIC Securities, China's biggest listed brokerage, said on Tuesday it has decided to terminate its planned strategic cooperation with Bear Stearns, including a $1 billion investment in the U.S. bank, after the troubled bank was bought by JPMorgan.

  • China's Wen Is Worried About Dollar, Global Economy Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 2:29 AM ET
    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao speaks at a press conference after the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress, in Beijing's Great Hall of the People Friday March 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

    China is deeply concerned about the potential global economic fallout from the U.S. subprime crisis, which could make its job of balancing growth and fighting inflation more challenging, Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday.

  • Tibet Rioters Deadline Passes, Focus on China's Wen Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:02 PM ET
    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao speaks at a press conference after the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress, in Beijing's Great Hall of the People Friday March 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

    A deadline for Tibetan rioters to hand themselves in passed on Tuesday, but attention switched to China's premier, who was due to address the media after days of violence marring the run-up to Beijing's Olympic Games.

  • Massive Restraint Shown on Tibet Riots: China Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 1:46 AM ET

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  • Bank of China Won't Shop for US Banks Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | 11:22 AM ET
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    Bank of China on Saturday ruled out swooping on Western financial institutions felled by the still-spreading global credit crisis.

  • China Investment Slows a Bit, Momentum Still Solid Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 1:04 AM ET
    Cranes stand on a construction site in front of newly completed apartment buildings in Beijing.

    China's capital spending on assets such as flats and factories eased at the start of the year, providing more evidence of a modest slowdown in the world's fourth-largest economy.

  • Weather Hurts China's Factory Output Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 12:57 AM ET
    A Chinese worker walks near steel bars at a market in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning province Sunday April 15, 2007. China will cut export tax rebates on steel, an industry group announced last week, amid pressure on Beijing to rein in rapid growth in exports.(AP Photo) ** CHINA OUT **

    China's factory output slowed by more than expected in the first two months of the year in the face of a government tightening campaign and snowstorms that brought broad swaths of the country to a halt.