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Hottest car among executives in China: The Buick Minivan

August 21, 2012

When an individual travels around China, they will see one car model that is quite popular - especially among executives. Read Article »


Director James Cameron makes steps to bring 3D technology to China's movie industry

August 8, 2012

China's movie industry is growing at a pretty rapid rate, and internationally acclaimed director James Cameron (Avatar, Aliens, The Terminator) is getting involved in the up-and-coming industry. Read Article »


Chinese athlete accused of doping amid hot streak of gold-medal wins

August 1, 2012

China is making quite a splash at the 2012 London Olympics - the Asian nation has already earned 13 gold medals by the end of day four. Read Article »


China dominates men's gymnastics at the Olympic Games

July 31, 2012

The 2012 London Olympics are in full swing, and many champions have already been named, including the Chinese men's gymnastics team. Read Article »


Manned Chinese shuttle successfully docks with orbiting space station

June 18, 2012

China successfully launched three astronauts into space on Monday, including the nation's first female space traveler Liu Yang. Read Article »


China to send first manned mission into space this month

June 13, 2012

China is getting more heavily involved in space travel by sending its first manned ship to dock with its orbiting space station. Read Article »


Chinese dissident now wants to leave the country immediately

May 3, 2012

Just a few short hours after Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. Embassy and claimed he felt safe returning to China, he has rebuked his former claim and now wants to leave the country. Read Article »


Dissenting Chinese lawyer leaves American embassy after six days

May 2, 2012

Last week Chen Guangcheng, a blind human rights lawyer, entered the U.S. Embassy in Beijing for protection after escaping from house arrest last month. Read Article »


Australian billionaire plans to build Titanic II in China

April 30, 2012

China may soon become the home of the second Titanic, as an Australian billionaire has decided to construct a duplicate of the most famous cruise ship of all time. Read Article »


Iron Man 3 to be filmed in China as well as U.S.

April 17, 2012

The popular Iron Man movie franchise is looking to China for support in the filming of the third installment in the series, Iron Man 3. Read Article »


Chinese film industry is booming

April 10, 2012

China's movie industry is gaining new levels of global recognition lately, and many of the American industry leaders are expanding to the Asian nation. Read Article »


Largest feathered dinosaur fossils discovered in China

April 5, 2012

Scientists have long equated dinosaurs with birds, as many feathered creatures have been identified as distant relatives of the beasts that roamed the Earth millions of years ago. Read Article »


Facebook founder spotted in China, sparks rumors

March 28, 2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was recently spotted at an Apple store in Shanghai, China, and the internet has been abuzz with rumors that his globally popular social networking site could soon be unblocked. Read Article »


Jeremy Lin to serve as Volvo brand ambassador in U.S. and China

March 21, 2012

Volvo Cars recently signed rising NBA star Jeremy Lin as its new spokesperson for the American and Chinese markets. Read Article »


Poltical leader forced to step down in scandal aftermath

March 15, 2012

Earlier this week, Bo Xilai, the Community Part secretary of the Chongqing district, was removed from his position in the wake of a major political scandal. Read Article »


China's foreign minister calls for friendlier relations with the U.S.

March 7, 2012

International relations between China and the U.S. have been tense, but China's foreign minister Yang Jiechi asserted to reporters at an annual conference that the relationship is continuing to grow and improve. Read Article »


LeBron James to promote Dunkin Donuts in China

March 5, 2012

NBA star LeBron James recently signed on as the new spokesman for Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins in Asia. Read Article »


Chemical plant explosion in China kills 13 works, injures 43

February 29, 2012

Earlier this week, an explosion at a chemical factory in China's northern Hebei Province claimed the lives of thirteen people and injured another 43, according to BBC News. Read Article »


First Chinese architect wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

February 28, 2012

Wang Shu recently became the first Chinese architect to win the coveted Pritzker Architecture Prize. Read Article »


Chinese company uses Michael Jordan's name illegally, faces lawsuit

February 24, 2012

Michael Jordan, basketball legend, businessman and athletic Renaissance man, is suing Chinese company Qiaodan for using his Chinese name without permission. Read Article »


Ancient tropical forest found under volcanic ash in China

February 22, 2012

Researchers recently discovered a tropical forest near Wuna, China, which had been covered in volcanic ash for nearly 300 million years. Read Article »


Vice President of China visits old friends in Iowa

February 16, 2012

China's Vice President Xi Jinping recently traveled to the United States to meet with American leaders, and he also seized the opportunity to revisit a small heartland town. Read Article »


President Obama targets China in State of the Union address

January 25, 2012

On Tuesday night, American President Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union speech, during which he mentioned China numerous times. Read Article »


China's next leader to visit U.S. in February

January 24, 2012

China's Vice President Xi Jinping is set to visit the U.S. next month to meet with Vice President Biden. Read Article »


Many were unwilling to travel home for Chinese New Year

January 23, 2012

On January 23, China celebrated the Lunar New Year, and the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. Read Article »


Yao Ming attends panda reintroduction ceremony in China

January 18, 2012

Former NBA star Yao Ming recently got to take part in a giant panda adventure. Read Article »


France welcomes two giant pandas from China

January 17, 2012

China recently agreed to lend two giant pandas to France in an act of diplomacy, according to Reuters. Read Article »


China's own GPS system launched this week

December 28, 2011

China recently launched its own satellite navigation service, Beidou, to compete with the U.S. global positioning system (GPS). Read Article »


China tests 300-mph train

December 28, 2011

Traveling by train is seemingly making a comeback, or it at least seems so as new, high-speed train lines have been opening around the world as of late. Read Article »


China calls Christian Bale an embarrassment

December 22, 2011

Christian Bale recently visited China to attend the premiere of his latest film, "The Flowers of War," and he managed to cause quite a stir. Read Article »


Chinese wines beat French in blind tasting

December 14, 2011

Recently, a blind wine tasting was held to determine whether Chinese or French wines were superior, and it appears as though the Asian competitors were victorious. Read Article »


A child is hit by a car in the street and 18 people ignore her cries for help

October 19, 2011

A young girl was run over by two separate vans and was lying in the street as 18 different people passed her by without so much as a glance. Read Article »


China brings Angry Birds to real-life

October 14, 2011

A theme park in China recently opened a life-size, playable Angry Birds game. Read Article »


Breaking Guinness World Records new trend in China

October 12, 2011

A record-breaking trend has recently emerged in China. Read Article »


Fraud is rampant in China's art world

October 10, 2011

In China, the art world is a rather turbulent one, filled with impostor art and buyers who can't or won't pay up. Read Article »


Chinese aluminum company funds Purdue University's international efforts

September 27, 2011

Purdue University will be receiving funds from Nanshan Group, the parent company of leading aluminum firm Shandong Nashan Aluminum Company for its international study programs. Read Article »


High-end fashion is making big waves in China

September 21, 2011

China is one of the up and coming fashion hubs of the world, and recent Chinese interest in the business at London Fashion week confirms the trend. Read Article »


Ai Wewei's Newsweek article censored by Chinese government

September 2, 2011

Last week, Ai Weiwei made his first public statement against the Chinese government since his release from jail. Read Article »


Miss China stands a chance of winning Miss Universe

August 19, 2011

Luo Zilin, a 24-year-old Chinese beauty was recently crowned Miss China, and she is currently living in New York to prepare for the Miss Universe pageant in Sao Paulo this September. Read Article »


U.S. Ambassador's humble actions cause a stir in China

August 18, 2011

The U.S. government has been putting a lot of emphasis on its relationship with China, and recent, seemingly harmless actions by the American ambassador to China have helped soften the Chinese view of American culture. Read Article »


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