| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
History is peppered with memorable dates, spoken so many times over that they become embedded into the tongue, words and numbers that carry their own familiarity and flavor. July Fourth, Sept. 11th. In Chinese, remembering dates is even easier —...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 AM
His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz.
But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Wu Shuoyan was waiting for her husband and their 7-year-old son at a McDonald's when she posted a note on a social media site: "I met some crazy people."
Twenty minutes later, she lay dead on the floor, beaten to death with a metal pole. Authorities say...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A teacher from Iowa was walking her dog three months ago in Chengdu, China, when she stumbled upon a starving, partially paralyzed Belgian Shepherd who followed her home.
The teacher took the dog, whom she named Bert, to the veterinarian, where he was...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:32 PM
As government officials continued to stifle any attempts to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on the Chinese mainland, thousands of people held a vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Wednesday in remembrance of the violent...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140.
Reporters leaped into...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING -- Thanking his Chinese customers for “taking a chance,” Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday handed over the keys to the first nine electric vehicles the California car company has sold in the country.
Plugging in a Model S at...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Premier Li Keqiang wants to wean the Chinese economy off its dependence on export trade in cheap electronics, clothes, toys and tchotchkes of all variety. Let the Chinese people consume instead, he says, and let them consume products and services of...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In its first major transaction, Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. to acquire Chinese theatrical and platform rights for "Begin Again."
The deal comes nine months after the musical comedy, starring Keira Knightley as an...