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Jury Awards Florida Couple $2.4 Million In Damages For Poison Chinese-Made Drywall

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A Florida couple who fled their dream home because of foul-smelling, ruinous Chinese drywall was awarded $2.4 million in damages Friday ...

Chinese-Made Drywall Ruling

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans federal judge on Thursday awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages for homes ruined by sulfur-emittin...

Chinese-Made Drywall Destroys, Poisons Homes: Now Who Pays?

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Thousands of U.S. homes tainted by Chinese drywall should be gutted, according to new guidelines released Friday by the Consumer P...

Joshua Cooper Ramo: Surprise! Global Financial Crisis Could Turn China Into A Superpower

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

The Chinese banking system has been through so much stress during the last few decades, they are in a much better position than the U.S. to deal with the global financial crisis, says Joshua Cooper Ramo.

China Milk Scandal: First Court Agrees To Hear Case

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A northern Chinese court has accepted a compensation suit against the dairy at the heart of the tainted milk scandal that sickened nea...

Foul-Smelling Chinese Drywall Causes Health Concerns in Florida | By JESSICA KLIPA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANATEE -- A growing number of homeowners worry that they, too, could have foul-smelling Chinese drywall in their homes. The building material has b...

Chinese Want To Buy the Big 3 Automakers

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Hamsher

All the Shock Doctrine fanatics cheering to drive the the Big 3 into bankruptcy "restructuring," like Mitt Romney, might want to think about the implications of this.

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.

And Now Melamine Sex Toys

Jeremy Haft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeremy Haft

Edible body pens and chocolate lotion imported from China were found by British regulators to be contaminated by melamine and removed from the shelves. The moral? Think Global, Shag Local?

Toxic Chinese Chairs Plague France

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — After tainted baby milk, now toxic chairs from China. Customers in France who bought Chinese-made recliners are complaining of stinging...

Is America Made in China?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John W. Whitehead

If China has anyone to thank for its economic ascendancy, it's American corporations like Wal-Mart and American consumers like you and me.

Our Enduring Competitive Edge

Jeremy Haft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeremy Haft

The rash of product recalls reveals that China is not the manufacturing juggernaut we fear -- and that America has an edge we tend to overlook.

Exclusive: 51% Of Americans Believe IOC Was Wrong to Award Olympics to China

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weiner

According to a new poll, American public opinion about the Olympic Games, China, and the perceived actions of the host country has changed very little since the Sichuan earthquake.

China Gains Tech Trophy; Wake-up Call to the West

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

Once it was Japan that threatened to be the major technological rival to the U.S. Now that trophy goes to China and its rapid climb from a low-cost producer to a high-tech inventive nation.

China Labs

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

China is becoming a lab for the world; by 2009, China's position will rise to 4th globally for new patent applications, right after the US, Japan and Germany.

China Blasts Obama Over Call For Chinese Toy Ban

CNN | Emily Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Angry Chinese officials are taking aim at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama over his statement that he would "stop the import of all toys...

China Agrees To Safety Plan For Food, Drugs

AP | Christopher Bodeen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The United States and China sparred over intellectual property protections and signed agreements on safeguarding the quality of food and drugs exports...

American Made Toys Making A Comeback

AP | RACHEL KONRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Deborah Evanoff thought she'd traded her frantic Silicon Valley career for a lazier pace when she took over the low-tech toy company her parents found...

More Chinese-Made Toys, Jewelry Recalled

AP | Christine Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Toys and children's necklaces made in China were recalled Wednesday, including five more items from the popular Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway produc...

Ogilvy Offers China Pro-Bono Advice Over Recall Scandals

PR Week | Ted McKenna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the wake of recalls involving fish, toothpaste, and other products exported from China, its government has been touting, through state-run media in...