Archives: February 2010

U.S. Senators Turn Up the Heat on China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 25

While Democrats and Republicans squabbled about health care on Thursday at Blair House (corrected - I originally wrote White House but the meeting was at the president's guest house across...

Another Setback for GM's Hummer Sale to China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 24

Seems GM will need to find somebody else to take Hummer off its hands. The Chinese government isn’t going to approve a proposed sale to Sichuan Tengzhong, Bloomberg News reports...

Foxconn Blasts Worker, Media after Mexico Factory Fire

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 22

“Misleading and twisted.” That’s what Taiwanese electronics giant Hon Hai Precision is saying about coverage of a conflict with some workers at a factory in Mexico owned by its Foxconn...

Apple’s China Partner Squabbles with Nigeria

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 18

Is China Unicom, the company that Apple chose to be its iPhone partner in the Chinese market, bidding for Nigerian Telecom or not? Depends who you ask. Nigeria’s government on...

Why China Probably Won't Revalue the Yuan Soon

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 16

As China shows more signs of overheating, Goldman chief economist Jim O’Neil says Beijing is poised to allow an appreciation of its currency, the yuan, to slow the economy. As...

China Indictment Could Be Good News for Rio Tinto 4

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 11

The Australian government has confirmed that four employees of Melbourne-based resources giant Rio Tinto have been indicted in China after being detained for seven months on corruption charges. This might...

Ford, Behind in China, Looks to India

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 09

Officials from Ford and Geely had hoped to announce the sale of Ford’s Volvo subsidiary to the Chinese automaker before Chinese New Year. With the Year of the Tiger roaring...

Hyundai Turns Up Super Bowl Pitch for Sonata

Posted by: Ihlwan Moon on February 05

Hyundai Motor made a splash in the auto industry with an aggressive marketing blitz last year. Taking advantage of Korea's weak currency, Hyundai brought out a string of promotional packages,...

Seoul Sees North Korea Moving Away from Confrontation

Posted by: Ihlwan Moon on February 02

Despite North Korea's salvos last week of artillery shells towards the disputed maritime border with South Korea, the Seoul government expects Pyongyang's communist regime to seek inter-Korean détente and better...

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