Australia's experience illustrates how easy it is to scuttle complicated environmental laws, and serves as a warning to President Barack Obama, whose recent proposal to force a 30 percent cut in power plants' carbon emissions is drawing anger from both sides of politics.
Nearly 600,000 American jobs, including 35,300 in Pennsylvania, could be at risk from surging imports, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute.
Chinese enterprises and Chinese-born employees of companies abroad have been implicated in a growing number of attempts to steal technology and other commercial secrets.
U.S. agents have charged a Chinese woman in a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies.
The officials only revealed the case after Russia decided to ban imports of Romanian beef, citing fears of BSE. It wasn't clear how the Russians learned about it.
The world's largest plant factory using light-emitting diode lighting has been built in a northeastern Japanese city devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the factory operator said.
The Philippine president said his country's ill-equipped military will receive its first new fighter jets in nearly a decade next year to help defend the country's territory.
A leaking oil pipeline caught fire in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian, forcing the evacuation of nearly 20,000 residents, a government oil company said.
Weakness in manufacturing has posed a challenge to Chinese leaders' efforts to nurture growth based on domestic consumption and reduce reliance on trade and investment.
Manufacturing continues tread cautiously on the wider spectrum of possibility of outsourcing of engineering services. This appears counter intuitive for an industry which is highly polarized by aging workforce, massive dependence on contract labor in design functions and sub-optimal consumption of shared services.
A new Peugeot family car that listed for $262,000 in Havana would cost $53,000 in the United Kingdom, while a compact Kia Rio hatchback that starts at $13,600 in the United States was on offer for $42,000 in Cuba.
The European Union's top court is confirming countries have the right to limit subsidies for renewable energy to plants based on their territory, as opposed to companies' operations abroad.
Samsung said an external audit found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours.
Canada's Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart must compensate former workers at a Quebec store that was closed after they voted to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to unionize.
The U.S. has among the lowest labor costs in the industrialized world and is awash in cheap energy, making it attractive for businesses to reshore by bringing their operations back to the U.S.
First Verizon got the boot, now the German government is considering pulling the plug on foreign companies that provide hardware for official communication networks.
Automakers Daimler and Renault-Nissan say they will build a $1.36 billion plant that is expected to employ 5,700 people to manufacture Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz brand compact vehicles.
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Officials in the U.S. nuclear energy industry are holding a ribbon-cutting for a facility that will hold emergency equipment that could be delivered to nuclear plants struck by a disaster or other extreme event.
Research suggests these images have prompted people to quit, but the World Health Organization estimates nearly 6 million people continue to die globally each year from smoking-related causes.
Next month, the U.S. will urge China to resume discussions on cyber security that were abruptly suspended after the Americans charged five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. companies to steal trade secrets, officials said.
The Czech brewery Budvar says a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision preventing its rival Anheuser-Busch InBev from registering its beer under the Budweiser name in the country.
Company officials said it was too early to say what caused the explosion. Nagaram residents said they had complained that the gas pipelines had not been properly maintained, but were ignored.
The German government is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications, officials said Thursday.
Companies are taking advantage of new ways to export oil from the U.S. despite government restrictions, and in the process helping the U.S. become an ever bigger exporter of petroleum on the world stage.