Beijing's unusually public stance during WTO talks reflects its status as an emerging power that is increasingly asserting itself on issues ranging from climate change to Africa.
California’s Attorney General said he will sue to block a proposed water-bottling operation unless its effects on global warming are evaluated.
Plant is expected to boost Matsushita's ability to compete with market leaders Sanyo Electric and Sony amid growing demand for the rechargeable power sources.
Packaging Corporation of America said the three who died were performing maintenance work atop a recycled fiber storage tank at a Wisconsin plant when it exploded.
Sales declined in the first half of this year as price increases and new restrictions on smoking in bars and restaurants added to the decrease, government figures showed.
Deficit will hit $482 billion in 2009 and the total could be higher yet if the economy fails to recover as the administration predicts.
Chase says it wants to keep its lease portfolio small because it is concerned about declining used car values, but will continue financing leases for other automakers.
Labor officials ask for $4 million in federal grants to help 785 people over the next two years with counseling, job training and placement services.
Factory shutdowns and other industrial restrictions intended to reduce Beijing's smog for the Olympics are making business more complicated -- and costly -- for Chinese manufacturers.
Manufacturer of portable water pumps is moving its headquarters and manufacturing facility to the town of Hillsville, creating 125 jobs.
Consumer Confidence Index for July indicates Americans remain the most pessimistic about the economy since the last prolonged recession 16 years ago.
Osaka-based maker of Panasonic brand products will begin test production of next-generation OLED displays for TVs next year, according to newspaper reports.
Company plans to sue two ex-CEOs and nine other ex-executives for alleged supervisory failings in a corruption scandal that has cost Siemens millions in fines and damaged its reputation.
Government data revealed Tuesday that Japan's unemployment rate inched up and consumers tightened their purse strings amid rising food and oil prices.
Shipment is the first after Seoul and Washington agreed in April to lift the import ban, which was later revised due to large South Korean street protests.
World Trade Organization trade talks stalled as developing countries, led by China and India, called for wider protection of their fragile domestic agricultural sectors.
Top executive said on Monday that cutting General Electric to four businesses from six is a logical move.
New law would impose a nationwide ban on children's products containing lead beyond minute amounts, and ban chemicals in plastic that can cause health problems.
Glass container maker said Tuesday that the Sept. 30 closing of a plant in Toronto will affect about 430 employees.