Posts Tagged Greater China

Q&A: How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports

This image released by Little, Brown and Company shows Beth Macy, author of "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town." (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company, David Hungate)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn’t necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.

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Youth Olympics opening in China amid Ebola worries

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, performers tied to wires rehearse for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games which opens Aug. 16, 2014 in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

NANJING, China (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday’s opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.

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Precautions for Ebola in place at Youth Olympics

A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Liberian officials faced a difficult choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove life-saving, ineffective or even harmful. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

NANJING, China (AP) — Three teenage athletes from the Ebola-affected region of Africa will not be allowed to compete at the Youth Olympics in China because of the risk of possible infection, the IOC and local organizers said Friday.

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American football heading to China in 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hey China: Are you ready for some football?

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