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  • The Cheap Eater: Xi'an Cuisine in Chinatown

    The Cheap Eater: Xi'an Cuisine in Chinatown
    Xi'an Cuisine, a faintly rank Chinatown hole-in-the-wall my North Shore relatives would never step foot in, is the type of restaurant I adore: a faintly rank Chinatown hole-in-the-wall my North Shore relatives would never step foot in. It's a Chinese...
  • Filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud goes from outcast to ally in China

    In his 1997 film "Seven Years in Tibet," French director Jean-Jacques Annaud didn't mince words about the Chinese Communist Party. The based-on-a-true-story movie, starring Brad Pitt as an Austrian mountaineer who befriends the adolescent Dalai Lama in...
  • In China, documentary film on air pollution quickly goes viral

    The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting...
  • Correction: China-Military Budget story

    In a story March 5 about China's military budget, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Adam Liff, assistant professor at Indiana University's School of Global and International Studies. In the paragraph beginning, "In my view ..." the word "myself"...
  • Popular environmental documentary removed from China's Web

    A popular documentary about China's environmental woes that has been viewed hundreds of millions of times over the past week was removed from Chinese websites as the country's legislature holds its closely watched annual meeting. The 104-minute film...
  • Feminist activist held in China ahead of Int'l Women's Day

    A well-known Chinese feminist activist was detained in Beijing two days before the observance of International Women's Day, her lawyer said Saturday. Lawyer Yan Xin said he didn't know why police detained activist Li Tingting and an unspecified number of...
  • Environmental issues top major legislative meeting in China

    China's severe environmental problems and government pledges to fix them have dominated the start of the country's annual legislative meeting, as leaders try to ease public worries about air, water and soil contamination that threaten to derail the...
  • After praising documentary, China's environment chief is silent on its censoring

    BEIJING China's new environmental minister, Chen Jining, has been described as the nation's green dream. He's a scientist who appears to have the political backing to start reversing China's assaults on its water, air and soil. But at a news conference...
  • District U46 may add fourth year of Chinese study

    High-school seniors in Elgin School District U46 may get a chance next year to study "Chinese Language and Culture" — but only if they attend the District U46 Word Languages and International Studies magnet academy based at Streamwood High School...
  • American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele

    American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele
    One of the most popular holiday gifts in China is ginseng, stamped with an unusual guarantee: 100% American. Few consumers are more faithful to American products than Chinese users of ginseng: the U.S. exported $77.3 million in ginseng roots last year,...
  • Survey shows China manufacturing improving

    China's manufacturing activity improved in February for the first time in four months but export demand weakened, a survey released Monday showed. HSBC's manufacturing index based on a survey of factory purchasing managers rose to 50.7 from January's 49....