As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet continues, the U.S. military says it’s using everything from the naked eye to advanced radar technology more often needed in antisubmarine missions to try to locate the Boeing passenger jet.
Chinese college students have embraced cheap domestic-shipping prices and have begun shipping dirty laundry back home when cleaning time comes, according to an article in the Global Times. [ more › ]
The killer new weapon in China’s so-far ineffectual "war on smog" is the same one the U.S. has relied on in its similarly problematic war on terror: the drone.
27 victims of the Kunming stabbing attacks have been released from hospitals, but more than one-hundred are not yet adequately recovered from the violent knife attacks that left 29 dead earlier this month. [ more › ]
A visual guide to why teams searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 are so "bewildered" (as one official put it) and what might be complicating their efforts.
A few weeks ago the lovely PLA Admiral Zhang Zhaozhong received many a sarcastic tweet after boasting that American laser weapons 'are afraid of smog.' Just in case the China's PM2.5 isn't enough to fight off US laser-beams, the PLA is rolling out big fancy laser deflector shields, because arms races are more fun with space-age tech. [ more › ]
Café 751 is a hidden little pizza and salad spot on 751 Huangpu Nan Lu. The decoration is quite simple: black and red colors with some posters on the wall. The atmosphere actually reminded me of a school cafeteria, but here you get to sit down and be served! [ more › ]
Yeung Ki, a mainlander living in Hong Kong, is facing the region's High Court after she killed her boyfriend in late 2012. Zhou Hui, the deceased ex, had beaten Yueng and her four-year-old daughter and then raped Yueng after a dispute over some money. Yueng promptly drugged him, cut off his penis, flushed it down the toilet, and beat him to death with a hammer. [ more › ]
Hutong School has Chinese courses for all tastes: Short- to longterm intensive Chinese programs in China, flexible Chinese classes for expats, and unique internship programs with China-based companies! [ more › ]
Can air pollution cause lung cancer? That’s the question many in China are asking as they snap up face masks to avoid breathing hazardous particles in the country’s polluted skies. The answer—like the air—isn’t so clear.
The two passengers who boarded now-missing Malaysia Air flight 370 using stolen passports have been identified as Iranian nationals, reports Singapore's Today Online and BBC's Persian service. This comes in the wake of reports yesterday...Show More Summary
The day's China news in pictures: a man rides a bicycle along a lake, police burn 1,000 kilograms of seized drugs, students light candles to pray for the passengers aboard the missing airliner and more.
The Taiwanese Aviation Police Bureau reportedly alerted China's aviation regulators and Beijing authorities of a potential attack on Beijing Capital International Airport sometime last week, in the days before Malaysian Airlines flight 370 went missing while en route to the city. [ more › ]
February’s unexpected fall in Chinese exports may have less to do with the strength of foreign demand than with changing perceptions of the Chinese yuan.
Can there ever be a good reason for drinking 300 shots of baijiu, China’s distilled liquor famed for burning the esophagus and causing calm people to burst into song? For American Derek Sandhaus, the answer is yes.
Recent moves by China loosen visa requirements for transit passengers have drawn rave reviews from travelers, but they're emerging as a potential weak security link in the wake of Saturday's missing Malaysian Airlines flight.
Just 3 out of 74 'major Chinese cities' subject to national air quality standards were able to meet their goals last year, as Shanghai, Beijing, and the Pearl River Delta gleefully spewed steaming clouds of smog all year long. The clean-aired winners are Haikou (Hainan), Lhasa (Tibet), and Zhoushan (Zhejiang). [ more › ]
“Back from the Dead,” is law professor He Jiahong’s account of one of modern China’s most dramatic cases of wrongful conviction.
Distraught after a break-up, a woman stood precariously on the edge 18th storey of a high-rise building as she contemplated suicide, while onlookers tried to dissuade her from doing so. Luckily, firemen managed to grab her by the arms...Show More Summary
An unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China meant to combat smog by spraying chemicals to freeze PM2.5 particles went through hours of testing at the Shashi Airport in Hubei province. [ more › ...