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Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...hazardous chemicals climbed Thursday to 50, and the Chinese government sent experts to the shattered and smoldering port...population of about 15 million, is being promoted by the Chinese government as a center for finance and high-tech industry...
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China's devaluing of currency could reverberate globally with its currency," said Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat. "Rather than changing their ways, the Chinese government seems to be doubling down."The Treasury Department's response was more measured."While it is too early to...
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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...raised directly with the Chinese.Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said the U.S. remains "deeply concerned about Chinese government-sponsored cyber-enabled theft of confidential business information and proprietary technology from U.S. companies...
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FBI: Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally San Francisco was ignited at the front of the building, leading to an arson investigation and calls from the Chinese government for better protection of diplomats in the U.S.The blaze on Wednesday night was not being investigated as an...
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...described as salt-like particles."Rare earths are the petroleum of the 21st century," McKenzie said, quoting a Chinese government official, "'Saudi Arabia has oil; China has rare earths.'" Alaska does as well, and the Bokan project site...
China's secret? It owes Americans nearly $1 trillion

...investors hundreds of billions of dollars.The Chinese government doesn't like to talk about it and the Some U.S. investors tried to sue the Chinese government in the 1980s and 1990s. However, the Foreign Sovereign...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...that will complicate the government's efforts to end Japan's deflation.China and emerging Asian economiesThe Chinese government adjusts retail prices in line with the global market. As a result, Beijing has cut prices repeatedly this year...
China bans shellfish imports from US West Coast

...months-long shutdown.The Chinese government imposed the ban after discovering...public radio reported.The Chinese government says the ban that started last...Administration will negotiate with the Chinese government on an agreement to reopen the...
Begich wants geoduck import ban lifted

...the product was "well within" acceptable limits and didn't pose any public health threat.Begich urged the Chinese government to work with Alaska, federal seafood inspectors and the Food and Drug Administration to address questions over...
Murkowski questions China's shellfish ban

...banned the import of oysters, clams, mussels and scallops from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest in December. The Chinese government said it discovered paralytic shellfish poisoning in geoducks harvested in the Middle Gravina Island area of southeast...
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