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  • Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

    BEIJING (Reuters) - As tensions spike between China and other countries in Asia's disputed waters, serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war. A...
  • At least 26 dead in Taiwan gas explosions

    TAIPEI, Taiwan At least 26 people were killed and some 270 injured in several explosions caused by gas leaks in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, local authorities said Friday. Four firefighters were among the dead. They had been called to the...
  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Taiwan Film Institute Launched

    HONG KONG - Taiwan this week unveiled the Taiwan Film Institute, a new center spanning film promotion, restoration and education. It replaces the Chinese Taipei Film Archive and also absorbs the Taiwan International Documentary Festival, which is held...
  • At least 24 dead in Taiwan gas explosions

    TAIPEI At least 24 people were killed and 270 injured in multiple gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, local authorities said Friday. Four firefighters called the scene were among the dead after the blasts late Thursday. A...
  • Father of slain USC student: 'Son, you left us, but do not regret'

    Father of slain USC student: 'Son, you left us, but do not regret'
    About 400 students gathered at Newman Hall at USC on Friday to remember Xinran Ji, an engineering graduate student who was beaten to death last week on his way home from campus.  In a two-hour ceremony that left paper programs stained with tears and...
  • Watch LeBron James literally give fans in Taiwan clothes off his back

    LeBron James is one generous guy. Earlier this month the NBA superstar gave Cleveland the best gift he could possibly offer: himself. And now, on a Nike-sponsored tour of eastern Asia, James is giving adoring fans the clothes off his back -- quite...
  • China's Alibaba to Finance Wong Kar-wai Movie Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has struck a deal to be involved with the upcoming films of top auteur Wong Kar-wai. The company revealed the deal in a regulatory filing by Chinavision, the Hong Kong stock market listed company that is soon to be...
  • Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014

    Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014
    Shutsung Liao, a biochemist and professor emeritus at the University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research, spent much of his life investigating prostate cancer and contributed to the development of a drug that is also used to treat male...
  • At slain Chinese student's USC memorial, flowers and tears

    At slain Chinese student's USC memorial, flowers and tears
    They trickled through the doors of USC's Newman Hall on Friday, many dressed in black, others in flip-flops and some carrying bouquets of white flowers to lay near their classmate's photo on stage. About 400 students gathered at USC to remember Xinran...
  • 11 places to go for ice-cold food in hot, sticky weather

    11 places to go for ice-cold food in hot, sticky weather
    Hot enough for you? The heat is here steady and strong, and September and October -- fall months in most of the country -- promise to bring the peak of summer weather in Southern California. When it's hot and sticky out, nothing offers relief like...