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Beijing (China)

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  • Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China

     Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China
    Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s and early 1990s in the United States — primarily in New York but also in California. As he prepares to open the new show "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" in September, he's a tad regretful that he...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • China's Alibaba Pictures Confirms Zhang Qiang as CEO

    HONG KONG -- Alibaba Pictures Group, the newly-formed film-making division of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba, confirmed Zhang Qiang as its new chief executive. Zhang, whose appointment was unofficially announced by the media last month, makes the...
  • China imposes intrusive rules on Uighurs in Xinjiang

    China imposes intrusive rules on Uighurs in Xinjiang
    Forget privacy. Chinese authorities here want to know what you eat and when you eat it. How you style your hair, how you dress, and what songs are on your iPad or smartphone. Stung by a string of terrorist attacks by Uighurs, members of a Muslim...
  • Collapse of buildings in China quake renews fears of poor construction

    BEIJING Heavy rains on Monday complicated rescue efforts in south China's mountainous Yunnan province, where a major earthquake Sunday killed at least 398 people and injured more than 2,000 others. Roads were blocked and telecommunications down in and...
  • Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule

     Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule
    A global food company headquartered in suburban Aurora is in trouble in China. Workers at OSI Group's Shanghai plant, which supplies McDonald's and other chains there, forged production dates in order to sell expired meat. A surprising element of the...
  • U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China

     U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China
    When Larry Zhao returned here to China's largest city in 2005 after getting a master's degree in business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wanted to connect with other Illini. He invited them for tea to discuss business...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut High School Students Head To China

    Twenty high school students from Connecticut are in China for the first week in August, completing a year-long program that began when a delegation of Chinese students came to Connecticut last summer. The students from Mark T. Sheehan and Lyman Hall...
  • Film Review: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even...
  • 'Transformers': How 'Age of Extinction' Plans to Dominate China

    In "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the Autobots and the Decepticons have decamped for China, lured to the world's second biggest film market at a time when the People's Republic's star shines brightly. Paramount executives, star Mark Wahlberg and...