A sandstorm swept across northern China yesterday, sparking mild apocalypse panic in Beijing and rendering spans of northern skies completely yellow. [ more › ]
This actor has "died" on stage over 6,000 times and has even been subjected to beatings from audience members while playing a Japanese soldier during reenactments of China's resistance against Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War at a Shanxi cultural park. [ more › ]
The case may open the door for a possible multi billion-dollar class action lawsuit launched by relatives of the alleged 960 civilian victims of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan
The Formula One grid girl who was hit by a torrent of champagne courtesy of Lewis Hamilton after his victory at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Sunday said she wasn't really bothered by the incident, at least not as much as the Western world seemed to be. [ more › ]
A Guizhou court yesterday sentenced a man to death for an arson attack on a bus that left six people dead. [ more › ]
Warren Buffett has a global fan base, and hundreds of them travel from countries such as South Africa, Germany and India to Omaha every May to listen to the billionaire investor and his partner, Charlie Munger, speak at the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. annual meeting.
Japan marginally overtook China in February as the largest foreign holder of American debt, according to one set of the U.S. government's latest data. But that’s not necessarily the case if you look at the more granular figures.
A middle-aged Hong Kong woman has been busted attempting to smuggle wads of cash strapped to her body into the mainland. [ more › ]
Members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family tell TIME they tried in vain to dismiss his defense lawyers
In an unusual move for the Chinese property biz, a property developer that has been under a microscope will allow new buyers of its homes to return them to the developer for a refund, without demanding a reason.
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Malbec World Day happens tomorrow, April 17th. Order one of these three great Malbec wines from the exact opposite side of the world, at discount in honor of Malbec World Day. Argentina is at the antipode to Shanghai, so these wines have come just about as far as possible for your drinking pleasure in China. [ more › ]
China’s first-quarter growth figure may have hit Beijing’s target on the nose, but its industrial data punched nothing but air.
(TEL AVIV, Israel) — Jewish communities around the world faced an “explosion of hatred” last year, with the number of violent anti-Semitic attacks rising by 38 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by Israeli researchers. With most of the violence concentrated in Western Europe, Jewish leaders warned that many in their communities are questioning…
The solar industry has been growing rapidly in the United States and the Asia-Pacific region
The allegations emerge after investigations found DEA agents in Colombia consorted with prostitutes and members of drug cartels
The protester shouted "End the ECB Dictatorship"
The Shanghai government joined up with Tencent to push out new features on WeChat aimed specifically at Shanghai users. [ more › ]
You may have never heard of the Wuhan Institute of Bioengineering, but that's all about to change very soon. At least the school should hope so, otherwise the 4 million yuan it's dropping to build its very own Great Wall replica might be a bit of a waste. [ more › ]
"May you do something good with it," the Pope said