It’s been no holiday for drivers trying to fill up at the pump. Gas prices continue to rise. As of Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Chicago was $3.51, up 9 cents from a week ago.
Some toys imported from China won’t make it under Chicago area Christmas trees, after Customs and Border Patrol officers found they were full of lead and other toxic chemicals.
Over the last decade, the American manufacturing industry has lost 6 million jobs, many of them to China. But the tide could be turning; some of those jobs are coming back.
Gov. Pat Quinn is leaving for China on Friday, in hopes of bolstering the state’s economic relationship with the country.
One of China’s most important exports isn’t steel, clothing, or electronics – it’s students. Chinese students are flooding United States graduate schools.
Federal customs agents working at O’Hare recently stopped the importation of an insect classified as one of the top 100 most feared pests in the world.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office has seized dozens of fake IDs made in China destined for young people on the north side of Chicago and in the northern suburbs.
Mayor Richard Daley’s long-standing relationship with China won’t end when he steps down in May, now that he’s been named to a presidential commission that seeks to bolster U.S. ties with the emerging superpower.
Mayor Richard M. Daley said Wednesday that finding investors for a high-speed train from the Loop to O’Hare International Airport is a top priority of his two-week trade mission to China, now underway.
Mayor Richard M. Daley leaves for China tomorrow, for a two-week trip with civic and business leaders to drum up more investment in Chicago.
You could call musician Fengshi Yang a dissident. She says, China has barred her from going back home.
A Northwestern University specialist in U.S.-Chinese relations says there is no reason for the anxiety many Americans feel about China.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has arrived in Chicago for a two-day visit that could benefit regional businesses.
Chicago is preparing for the arrival of Chinese President Hu Jintao, who arrived in Washington Wednesday and will be in the city on Thursday and Friday.
Chicago-based Groupon is experiencing some growing pains as it expands worldwide.
The president of China is coming to Chicago next week – a visit that is seen as significant for a few reasons.