Robot revolution rises in China factories

Sep 27, 2015

Robot revolution rises in China factories


In China’s factories, the robots are rising. For decades, manufacturers employed young migrant workers from the countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent. Now factories are rapidly replacing ...

Sep 26, 2015

Japan, China, South Korea fail to strike FTA deal

Japan, China and South Korea ended their two-day negotiations on a trilateral trade agreement without fruit on Friday. In the eighth FTA negotiation round, the three countries remained apart even over broad items such as a statistic for indicating progress on efforts to eliminate ...

Sep 25, 2015

At least 22 dead in China road crash

At least 22 people were killed Friday when a truck slammed through a highway guardrail into an oncoming bus in China and two more vehicles crashed, state media reported. The front of the truck and the bus in the central province of Hunan burst ...