The Chinese state system is inhibiting energy production, revealing another fundamental flaw in the country’s economic model.
"I'm not talking here only about a political dialogue, but about a fraternal dialogue"
A current five-day cease-fire is due to end late Monday
Hong Kong’s pro-establishment groups staged a march of their own Sunday opposing Occupy Central, a democratic activist group threatening mass civil disobedience if the Beijing government does not offer the city genuine choice in their next election for Chief Executive, the city’s top leader.
The militant Islamic group wants an end to Israel's long-standing economic blockade on Gaza and fewer movement restrictions on its people
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It's a strong anti-abortion gesture
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CRT spoke with political scientist James Jiann Hua To about China’s efforts to shepherd Chinese students, business executives and travelers when they're overseas.
This pipe truck is the latest victim of China's 'swiss cheese' landscape, swallowed by a 40-square-meter, 6-meter deepsinkhole in Guangxi. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported. [ more › ]
Reaching out to multitudes online to determine how to best prevent and wage tomorrow’s wars
For the second time in less than a month, a gas explosion has rocked Taiwan, this time killing one and injuring 14 others in Xindian District [ more › ]
A Guangzhou office lady experienced quite a shock when she bit into a tooth while eating lunch. [ more › ]
After becoming famous for streaking the city with a blow-up doll and riding around naked on a scooter carrying a giant crucifix Beijing artist Li Binyuan is at it again. This time he painted himself blue and tore around town sans clothes to reportedly mourn his gambling losses. [ more › ]
For Chinese users
With China announcing new restrictions on “instant messaging tools,” CRT Internet columnist Jason Q. Ng examines the ambiguous censorship already taking place on China's most popular messaging app, WeChat.
Watch the world's most compassionate dog splash water on stranded fish in Thailand to try and resuscitate them, and likely provide the inspiration for Disney's next 'Fox and the Hound'-style interspecies friendship movie. The video has gone viral in China, with netizens hailing the dog as an angel with a heart of gold. [ more › ]
Onlookers in Beijing were stunned yesterday to see a helicopter land in a busy intersection to whisk a 43-year-old Xinjiang heart attack patient to a hospital. [ more › ]
China is using its chairmanship of the 21-economy Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this year to highlight the anti-corruption issues that have obsessed China’s leadership at home.
He also took to Twitter to urge young Koreans "to see the things in life that really matter"