BEIJING—China told a supplier to Nike Inc. and Adidas AG to take corrective measures to end a nearly two-week strike that has curbed production and prompted one customer to shift some production elsewhere.
BEIJING—Baidu Inc. reported it was making more money off Chinese using smartphones and other gadgets, a sign that the company is keeping up with a seismic shift in the world's largest online market.
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SEOUL—President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea Friday with a warning for Pyongyang as the White House continues to keep a wary eye on North Korea's nuclear test site.
BEIJING—Marubeni Corp. said three Chinese women employed at a Chinese company affiliated with one of its U.S. trading units have been detained by customs officials in the eastern city of Qingdao.
Starbucks Corp. reported higher earnings for its fiscal second quarter as customers continued to indulge in specialty coffees and baked goods.
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Mortgage lending fell 58% in the first quarter from a year earlier to a 14-year low amid a drop in refinancing and tepid demand for new loans.
Ukrainian forces moved in on a pro-Russian stronghold, killing several militants in a firefight, but halted their advance after Russia activated troops across the border.
General Motors said first-quarter results fell 82% but far exceeded Wall Street expectations owing to its push to sell cars and trucks at higher prices in North America.
Adidas is shifting production away from a Chinese supplier mired in a strike in a move that highlights supply-chain frailties in a country facing a rising number of labor disputes.