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Korean-American Protest

Chicago’s Korean Community Protests Defectors’ Repatriation From China

Members of Chicago’s Korean community protested Thursday morning, after the Chinese government decided to repatriate about 30 defectors from North Korea.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen watch a game between the Bulls and Bobcats last February. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Jordan Sues Chinese Company For Improper Use Of His Name

Michael Jordan has filed a lawsuit in China against a Chinese sportswear company, accusing them of unauthorised use of his name.

670 The Score–02/23/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Rising As New Year Starts

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.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2012

Seized Toys

Customs Agents Seize Toys Full Of Lead, Other Dangerous Chemicals

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.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Peerless Industries in Aurora has moved their die casting work from China back to Aurora. (Credit: CBS)

Some Jobs From China Moving Back To The U.S.

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.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn meets with reporters. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Gov. Quinn Off To China Friday To Bolster Business Relations

Gov. Pat Quinn is leaving for China on Friday, in hopes of bolstering the state’s economic relationship with the country.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

A rising number of Chinese students are attending graduate schools in the U.S., such as these students at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Rising Number Of Chinese Students Attending U.S. Grad Schools

One of China’s most important exports isn’t steel, clothing, or electronics – it’s students. Chinese students are flooding United States graduate schools.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

Customs agents found the tiny Khapra beetle in rice from India. It is one of the world’s most tenacious and destructive stored-product pests.

Feared Insect Stopped At Customs At O’Hare

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.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Fake IDs seized from China. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Fake IDs Made In China Seized; Underage Kids Cited

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.

CBS 2–07/22/2011

Mayor Daley shows a scrapbook from his recent trip to China. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Daley’s Retirement Will Have Chinese Flavor

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.

04/11/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley meets with Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming in Beijing to explain Chicago's new "Chicago: The Heart of America" campaign aimed at promoting stronger cultural and business ties between Chicago and China. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Daley Focusing On High-Speed Rail During China Visit

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.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Daley Set To Leave For China

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.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

China's President Hu Jintao. (Credit: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

China Dissident Says She Was Blacklisted For Concert

You could call musician Fengshi Yang a dissident. She says, China has barred her from going back home.

01/20/2011

The flags of the U.S. and China

NU Professor: Don’t Be Afraid Of China

A Northwestern University specialist in U.S.-Chinese relations says there is no reason for the anxiety many Americans feel about China.

WBBM Newsradio–01/20/2011

China's President Hu Jintao. (Credit: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

Chinese President Arrives For Chicago Visit

Chinese President Hu Jintao has arrived in Chicago for a two-day visit that could benefit regional businesses.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

China's President Hu Jintao. (Credit: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

Chicago Prepares For Arrival Of Chinese President

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.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

Groupon

Groupon Expansion Makes For Growing Pains

Chicago-based Groupon is experiencing some growing pains as it expands worldwide.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2011

China's President Hu Jintao. (Credit: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

Chinese President’s Visit A Coup For Chicago

The president of China is coming to Chicago next week – a visit that is seen as significant for a few reasons.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011

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