Multinational companies do well in Indonesia's capital with sales of big brands from cars to smartphones.
Luxury items were selling like hotcakes in China, but then Beijing cracked down on gift giving.
Starbucks sells itself as high class yet affordable, a combo that appeals to modern urban Chinese consumers. It has become the meeting place.
Last year 72 companies got qualified foreign institutional investor status, up from 12 licenses handed out in 2003. The trend continues this year.
As the company faces a shareholder vote at home, it is fighting to stay relevant in one of its biggest markets.
The offer to pay for a 'next-generation' toilet comes as China grapples with its fast-growing cities and their waste.
Chinese stocks may tough it out when the U.S. Federal Reserve starts cutting back economic stimulus.
When China sneezes, information technology catches cold.
The nation once known as Burma might have a small market but early arrivals should see eventual rewards.
China encouraged its people to buy cars from the 1990s as proof of national wealth to the outside world. But since then it has faced mounting air pollution and gridlock.