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  • Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong: 'We will win'

    Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong: 'We will win'
    By his own admission, Joshua Wong isn’t physically intimidating. An unlikely hero of last year’s Hong Kong protests demanding free elections, the slender 18-year-old with a bowl haircut and black-framed glasses laughs off Beijing...
  • Survey: China factory activity up but export orders drop

    China's manufacturing activity edged up to a four-month high in February although export orders decreased for the first time in nearly a year, in the latest sign of uncertainty for the world's No. 2 economy, according to a private survey Wednesday. HSBC'...
  • Mandarin school marks first decade with Lunar New Year celebration

    Mandarin school marks first decade with Lunar New Year celebration
    La Cañada mom Hui Su remembers when Foothill Chinese School was just a series of after-school Mandarin lessons created for a clutch of students whose parents had a keen interest in preserving their family’s native tongue. It was 2005 when the...
  • Beijing businessman believes Elgin campus could open in 6 months

    Beijing businessman believes Elgin campus could open in 6 months
    A Beijing businessman who has offered Elgin $100,000 for the Fox River Country Day School property believes it would take about six months to open at least a portion of the exclusive, nonprofit boarding school that he envisions. "Our plan is to focus on...
  • News Guide: Myanmar troops, ethnic rebels in fierce fighting

    Fighting between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border has left more than 130 dead since the clashes started Feb. 9. The government has imposed a state of emergency and military administration in the region, which gives the...
  • What to expect at China's Universal Studios Beijing

    What to expect at China's Universal Studios Beijing
    Officially we know little about the $3.3-billion Universal Studios Beijing theme park planned for the Chinese capital, but unofficially we have plenty of clues. Located in the eastern suburb of Tongzhou, the 1,000-acre project announced by Universal...
  • China protests to India over Modi's visit to disputed area

    China summoned India's ambassador over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to a disputed border region in the Himalayas, a long-festering irritant in relations between the Asian giants. Modi on Friday visited the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal...
  • Glimpse of Chinese New Year: Paying tribute to gods

    Surrounded by a steady stream of Hong Kong worshippers offering prayers for the new year, Annie Leung is lifted by her father above the clouds of incense in Man Mo Temple in central Hong Kong. This photo by Associated Press photographer Vincent Yu...
  • Myanmar says Kokang rebels on the run despite allies' help

    Myanmar's ethnic Kokang rebels are being supported in their fight against government forces by allied minority rebel groups and former Chinese soldiers recruited as mercenaries, a senior military officer said Saturday. Speaking at a news conference in...
  • As China's kite makers age, lofty tradition goes to ground

    WEIFANG, China Zhang Xiaodong's workshop is strewn with all manner of flying contraptions. There are dragons, eagles, butterflies and ingenious mechanical kites, including one that features a frog seeking to devour a praying mantis. Zhang, 65, is one...
  • Businessman, daughter charged with illegal activity over military equipment

    Businessman, daughter charged with illegal activity over military equipment
    The head of an Arlington Heights optics company has been charged with illegally exporting and importing military equipment, including components used in night vision systems on the M1A1 Abrams tank. Bharat "Victor" Verma, 74, of Arlington Heights,...