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Film director John Woo's latest is “The Crossing,” another two-part spectacle comprising three love stories set against the turbulent backdrop of the Chinese Civil War. “I always want to make a film like ‘Doctor Zhivago,’?” Mr. Woo says.
Chinese smartphone makers are often accused of imitating the look of Apple’s iPhones. Now one appears to be imitating the spirit -- or at least the music -- of Apple’s TV commercials.
Chinese shoppers have long enjoyed sleeping in IKEA’s stores. So the Swedish furniture giant is giving them a new place to rest their heads: Terminal Three, Beijing International Airport.
Chinese President Xi Jinping used a New Year’s Day address last January to call on society to burnish the nation’s image and cited mass media among those holding a duty to display the country’s charm to the world. But 2014 was anything...Show More Summary
The Chinese yuan has depreciated against the dollar this year. Against the Japanese yen, the euro, and the British pound, it’s another story.
The economic boost from falling global oil prices is being blunted in Asia as governments in the region use the decline to boost state coffers instead of passing savings on to consumers through cheaper gasoline.
Growth in minimum-wage levels across China appeared to have slowed this year, amid low inflation rates and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, a labor watchdog says.
Despite China’s efforts to ease decades-old curbs on the movements of its rural population, the world’s most populous country could see its ranks of internal migrants swell to dangerous levels over the next decade, a new research report says.
The day's China news in pictures: Guards train outdoors amid temperatures of -30 Celsius, cyclists ride along a street in subzero weather, a sculptist builds decorations with lacquer threads and more.
Tencent Holdings Ltd. ’s latest deal with Sony Music Entertainment highlights the larger battle unfolding among China’s Internet giants to control the country’s potentially lucrative market for online entertainment.
It remains to be seen whether China's aggressive anti-graft drive can pave the way for the extensive economic reforms that the party has committed to pursue. If not, corruption will continue to plague China for the foreseeable futur...
Six years after Beijing spent $3.5 billion to build what was then the world’s largest airport passenger terminal, the city has green lit a new airport that will cost nearly four times as much.
An egg-seller turned railway tycoon, Ding Yuxin, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $400 million in fines for corruption related to her alleged take from the build-out of a train system called Harmony.
Temples in Beijing are being used for much more than praying.
The day's China news in pictures: A Chinese pianist plays for a set of panda triplets, police officers and fire fighters inspect a fire site at a karaoke bar, people exercise with fans in front of a portrait of Chairman Mao and more...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s firm election mandate could mean a warming with China. But Manchukuo, a wartime industrial wonder engineered by Abe’s grandfather in China, illustrates the heavy---and personal--weight of history on ties.
When a unit of North Carolina’s Curtiss-Wright Corp. won a roughly $300 million deal in 2007 to supply components for new reactors in China, industry officials trumpeted China’s nuclear boom as good for U.S. business.
In the last decade, China has made headway in reducing the death rate in mines long considered among the deadliest.
Chinese cinema chains are rolling out the latest technology to attract the country’s lucrative movie-goers. First it was IMAX and 3D, and now it’s WeDong.
The Chinese military’s official newspaper published new details that show how seriously the People’s Liberation Army is taking the proliferation of drones in the country.