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  • 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...
  • Secret historians preserve past in China amid state amnesia

    In his small ground-floor apartment just a few blocks from Beijing's landmark Bird's Nest stadium, Chinese language teacher, writer and do-it-yourself documentary maker Xu Xing is urgently preserving what he can of China's forbidden past. Traveling...
  • China says Muslim Uighurs have joined Islamic State group

    Chinese officials say that members of the country's Muslim Uighur ethnic minority have gone overseas to fight with the Islamic State group, which controls sections of Syria and Iraq, and returned to take part in plots at home. Authorities in the far-...
  • China approves new nuclear reactors in industry revival

    China is reviving growth of its nuclear power industry with approval of its first new project in two years. The Cabinet's planning agency approved construction of two additional reactors at a power plant in the northeastern province of Liaoning, a unit...
  • China's push to cut coal use may be bad news for US exporters

    BEIJING As its national legislature adjourns this week, China has signaled it intends to further lower coal consumption, reducing pollution but also rocking coal-export industries from Australia to the Pacific Northwest. China is the world's largest...
  • China's silenced Jing

    Millions of Chinese speakers around the world have watched "Under the Dome," the 104-minute documentary about China's air pollution situation. The documentary, self-funded by investigative journalist Chai Jing, was released online Feb. 28 and...
  • Obama's pro-trade allies fight claims about China's currency

    Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. The accusations frustrate and challenge Obama's allies on several fronts....
  • 5 feminist activists still detained in China

    Five Chinese feminist activists remained in police custody Monday after authorities detained at least 10 women's rights proponents across the country in the run-up to International Women's Day, according to a Chinese activist. Activist Feng Yuan said the...
  • US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct. to $41.8 billion

    The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department said Friday that the deficit fell 8.3 percent to $41.8 billion in January from $45.6 billion in December. The shrinking trade gap reflected a drop...
  • Red Guard propaganda to papal portrait: An artist profile

    Artist Shen Jiawei's paintings of Chinese soldiers during the Cultural Revolution were so popular with Mao's regime that 250,000 copies of his most famous work were made into propaganda posters and distributed throughout the country. Four decades later,...
  • China's February imports sink in news sign of weakness

    China's imports shrank in February for a second month in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy. Imports contracted by 20.5 percent to $108.6 billion compared with a year earlier, customs data showed Sunday. China's trade data early...