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  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
  • China blasts proposal to name D.C. street for dissident Liu Xiaobo

    BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner. A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...
  • Russia and China subverting Obama's 'pivot' to Asia

    PARIS -- The irony of recent U.S. foreign interventions is that despite Uncle Sam's best efforts, the ultimate benefactor ends up being America's primary economic rival in the area in question. It should come as no surprise that the two economic rivals...
  • This is what the interior of the new overseas Chevy Cruze looks like

     
    Filed under: Sedan, China, Chevrolet, Design/Style Forbidden fruit always seems to taste a little sweeter, and what you see above is the fairly impressive interior of the new, Chinese-market version of the Chevrolet Cruze. As befitting a car with sleek,...
  • China releases video of Tiananmen Square attack

    China releases video of Tiananmen Square attack
    In a break with its usual secrecy, the Chinese government on Tuesday released video  of a deadly attack in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square last fall, along with a video purportedly made by the assailants. The unusual step was designed to bolster...
  • 'Transformers' fight in China continues; Jiaflix swipes at Pangu

    Film company Jiaflix Enterprises is trying to distance itself from the dispute that has ensnared the big-budget "Transformers" movie set for release this week.  The tense situation began late last week when Beijing Pangu Investment Co., the developer...
  • China shares slip, financials weak as new wave of IPOs set to begin

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China shares ended lower on Wednesday, with losses led by financial counters as a wave of new initial public offerings continued to divert money from existing stocks. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.4 percent at 2,025.50...
  • 'Old Boys' could shape the future of China's film industry

    'Old Boys' could shape the future of China's film industry
    The big-budget blockbuster “Transformers 4” will be the closing night film at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday, but if you want to glimpse the future contours of China’s movie industry, a more modest festival selection,...
  • Chinese authorities kill 13 after attack on police station

    Chinese police shot dead 13 attackers in the country's restive Xinjiang region, after the group drove a car into a Kashgar police station and detonated an explosive device, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Three police officers...