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Chengdu (China)

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Top Chengdu (China) Articles

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  • Should consumers boycott Apple?

     
    Apple's profits may have soared last quarter, with revenue up 74% (to $46.3 billion), but I wonder how celebratory they feel in Cupertino as reports emerge about the company's business practices, specifically how it keeps production costs low so that........
  • Former police chief in Chinese boomtown disappears

     
    A crusading former police chief in the boomtown of Chongqing disappeared under unexplained circumstances. Wang Lijun may have tried to obtain political asylum at a nearby U.S. consulate....
  • Leaked tape sheds light on botched U.S. asylum bid in China

     
    A 25-minute tape recording posted on YouTube over the weekend sheds new light on mysterious and unprecedented incident last month at the U.S. consulate in Chengdu....
  • Territorial tensions flare between China and Japan

     
    China-Japan island dispute: Angry Chinese youths overturned cars and smashed shop windows in anti-Japanese protests across the country stemming from a long-standing dispute over uninhabited islands claimed by both countries....
  • Dining Out: Anoho Offers a Thoroughly Pan-Asian Experience in Middletown

    Dining Out: Anoho Offers a Thoroughly Pan-Asian Experience in Middletown
    * * * Anoho Asian Noodle House 320 Main St., Middletown, (860) 346-0727, anoho.com Asian noodles have come a long way. Ramen once humbly occupied the bottom end of the dorm-food totem pole — somewhere between buttered toast and pretzel sticks....
  • Windsor Mill man pleads guilty in Chinese software piracy case

    A Windsor Mill man, a former NASA employee, has pleaded guilty in Delaware federal court to buying more than a million dollars' worth of pirated software from black-market Chinese vendors who themselves were indicted Wednesday in federal court in...
  • Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs

    Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs
    The sky is performing its usual routine — an ever-changing mix of clouds and sunshine — as I catch up with a couple of friends at a pub a few miles south of Dublin. The sun pouring through the leaded-glass windows warms our souls nearly as...
  • Pain and redemption

    China's rapid economic growth and rise as a global power have profoundly transformed its society. They have also changed how the world views China. In the minds of many Chinese and foreigners, cities like Shanghai and Beijing have become marvels of...
  • Father Eleutherius Winance dies at 100; a founding monk of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo

    Father Eleutherius Winance dies at 100; a founding monk of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo
    Father Eleutherius Winance, a longtime Claremont Graduate University philosophy professor and the last of the founding monks of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo, has died. He was 100. Winance died Saturday at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster after a...
  • Planning your trip to Mao's China

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Air China and China Eastern have nonstop flights to Beijing. Cathay Pacific, United, All Nippon Airways, JAL, Korean, Northwest and Asiana have connecting flights (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $750....
  • Understanding China begins with a look at Mao

    Shaoshan, China Like visitors at George Washington's estate in Mount Vernon, Va., people come to Shaoshan village deep in the heart of China to remember and teach their children about their national hero. He launched the Long March, an estimated 3,750-...