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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • China holiday makes business, cultural waves around world

    Decades ago the Chinese New Year holiday, also known as Spring Festival, had little impact outside of China. But as the country gained outsized economic influence, the holiday, which has enormous cultural significance in the Chinese-speaking world, has...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Wealth didn't cultivate understanding

    The cherry trees are blossoming at the Descanso Gardens tea house and it's snowing in New York. Good weather attracts all sorts of people to the Foothills. Several of my adventurous grandparents stayed on the East Coast, after arriving at Ellis Island....
  • Airline adding direct service between Boston, Shanghai

    A Chinese airline plans to offer the first nonstop service between Boston and Shanghai. Hainan Airlines and Gov. Charlie Baker made the announcement Wednesday at the Massachusetts Statehouse. Hainan says it will offer three roundtrip flights per week...
  • Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown

    Working out of a Beijing office full of video game designers from around the world, Chinese-born Pin Wang and his startup Substantial Games should be the face of the innovative, forward-looking China that the country's leaders say they want to build. Pin...
  • China takes down senior leader amid anti-corruption campaign

    A former top official accused of taking bribes in return for government positions is under criminal investigation, Chinese prosecutors said Tuesday, a day after he was expelled from the ruling Communist party and stripped of all government positions....
  • 'Heat map' captures massive Chinese New Year migration

    This map of China's Lunar New Year travel tells a story of massive migration home from the big city. The interactive, updating graphic posted online by the Chinese Internet portal Baidu shows a "heat map" of lines tracing the trips of individual...
  • China urges fewer fireworks during New Year celebrations

    Setting off fireworks to celebrate Chinese New Year may be a centuries-old tradition, but the country's authorities are urging people to light fewer of them this week as cities fight a losing battle against relentless, toxic air pollution. Dozens of...