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  • Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?

    Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?
    Ten thoughts about matters Olympic: 1.  The 1984 Los Angeles Games may have saved the OIympics, but you would never know that from the International Olympic Committee’s indifference to the recent 30th anniversary of those Summer Olympics....
  • Beijing Independent Film Festival: A real cliffhanger

    Beijing Independent Film Festival: A real cliffhanger
    BEIJING — The Beijing Independent Film Festival has a long history of absurd run-ins with the Chinese authorities, but this year's edition opened in such a Kafka-esque manner it could have been penned by an indie scriptwriter. It began in mid-...
  • In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political

    In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political
    BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political. Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
  • Spreading Internet rumors in China can mean jail time under new rules

    Spreading Internet rumors in China can mean jail time under new rules
    BEIJING -- Spreading rumors on the Internet could get you three years in prison in China, with the penalties rising if the rumor is reposted more than 500 times or viewed by more than 5,000 people. So says a judicial interpretation issued Monday by...
  • China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

    BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption. The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
  • Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi

    Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi
    BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia. There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
  • Tiananmen Square attack sows terror in spiritual heart of China

    Tiananmen Square attack sows terror in spiritual heart of China
    BEIJING--It could hardly have been a more audacious attack or one that was aimed more directly at the bull's-eye that is the spiritual heart of China. At 12:05 p.m. Monday, a white sport utility vehicle entered a sidewalk and drove nearly 500 yards,...
  • China leaders were nearby during apparent Tiananmen Square attack

    China leaders were nearby during apparent Tiananmen Square attack
    BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and the six other top officials reportedly were at Tiananmen Square on Monday when a vehicle crashed and exploded nearby, leaving five dead. Although there is no indication that the physical safety of the leaders,...
  • For Villaraigosa, no lame-duck treatment in Beijing

    For Villaraigosa, no lame-duck treatment in Beijing
    BEIJING -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might be leaving office at the end of next month, but he nonetheless got a personal audience Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting came in advance of Xi’s scheduled trip to...
  • Chen Xitong dies at 82; former mayor of Beijing

    Chen Xitong, a former mayor of Beijing who backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement during his term but later expressed regret, died at 82 on Sunday, two days before the 24th anniversary of the bloody quelling of the...
  • Security official blames Tiananmen Square attack on Islamist group

    Security official blames Tiananmen Square attack on Islamist group
    BEIJING -- China’s top security official has concluded that the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a separatist group, was responsible for the deadly attack Monday in which a car mowed down pedestrians at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square before...