Last June, United had a fare mistake sale in which they sold First class tickets between Boston and Seoul for about $1,700. While not as deep a discount as United's recent Great Dane (not honored) or American's Beijing fares (honored), it still represented significant savings over retail. Show More Summary
A total of 21 dog "couples" walked down the aisle in a mass pet wedding held in Beijing on Sunday, because the world is a strange, strange place. (But it's goddamned cute, so just go with it.) [ more › ]
By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, April 13 (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have unexpectedly decided to release three women activists, two lawyers said on Monday, after an unprecedented vocal campaign against their detention by the West and China's...Show More Summary
Dina Esfandiary Iran, Middle East They know their relationship is mainly one of convenience. They question whether Beijing would have taken such an active economic role in the Islamic Republic if it weren’t for the hole left by Western...Show More Summary
As I see it, the creation of the AIIB is not nearly as important as everyone seems to think, and if Beijing’s decision to create the AIIB, and Washington’s decision to oppose it, was part of the struggle for future geo-political...
Two luxury vehicles worth $1.3 million crashed in a Chinese tunnel hours before the 'Furious 7' premiere.
A Beijing supercar crash has left hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of vehicles destroyed and two ultra-wealthy drivers in jail after police say they were drag racing through city streets. In a scene straight from The Fast and the...Show More Summary
Jakarta is looking to an already crowded stretch of water, the South China Sea, for regular military exercises with the United States, despite the fact that neither nation holds any official claims in the region.
As “Furious 7” roared into Chinese theaters Sunday -- smashing box-office records with more than $59 million in ticket sales in one day -- Beijing was agog with news of a spectacular real-life sports-car drag race that left a green Lamborghini totaled and a red Ferrari and two other luxury...
BEIJING (AP) — Cross-strait friction remerged Monday as China said Taiwan won't be among the charter members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, apparently because of a dispute over what name the island should use...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have unexpectedly decided to release three women activists, two lawyers said on Monday, after an unprecedented vocal campaign against their detention by the West and China's rights community.
OSLO, April 13 (Reuters) - China is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause of man-made global warming since 1990, the benchmark year for U.N.-led action, in a historic shift that may raise pressure on Beijing to act.
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China will limit the number of visits that residents of the southern city of Shenzhen can make to neighboring Hong Kong, state media said on Monday, to ease the flow of mainland visitors in the former British colony that have stirred up tensions.
Weary shoppers in China rejoice! The embargo on sleeping in Ikea stores has been lifted. [ more › ]
A letter from trade groups in the United States, Europe and Japan to Chinese officials appears to reflect renewed tensions over technology policies being rolled out by Beijing.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The trial of the former head of CNPC, China's top energy group, began on Monday, with charges of bribery, abuse of power and other corrupt practices making him the latest in a string of top officials hauled into court by an anti-graft campaign.
A Fast & Furious wannabe destroyed his 650,000 USD sports car after colliding with the Ferrari he was drag racing against in a Beijing tunnel. [ more › ]
Beijing engineered a stock market bull run, undoubtedly unintentionally.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's exports as calculated in yuan fell 14.6 percent in March from a year ago, government data showed on Monday, suggesting that a lackluster trade sector was a drag on the country's slackening economy. China usually reports its trade figures in U.S. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have had a clandestine following in China when they skewered American politicians. But Beijing has made it clear that it doesn’t find that kind of political satire funny when it turns its sting on China’s own political leaders.