For most people, the Chinese green tea is a stuff of legends. Chinese green tea has been known to be very beneficial to human health. For thousands of years, Chinese green tea has been talked about and written about because of its countless...Show More Summary
Everyone loves pandas, but Americans may be a little too obsessed. On Dec. 1, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced that its resident panda cub -- who had just celebrated her first 100 days on Earth -- would be named "Bao Bao," based on the results of online ballots cast by more than 123,000 people around the world. Show More Summary
The Chinese province of Hunan has denied gay activist Xiang Yuhan's application to form a non-governmental organization (NGO) for LGBT people because homosexuality is "against spiritual civilization," the NYT reports: Stamped with the red star of the state, the response...
People in China are free to trade in Bitcoin themselves, but their banks are now officially barred from touching the stuff. While not unexpected, the move has had an immediate effect on the currency's value.
In this week's installment of the increasingly popular Youtube series 'Donnie Does China', the wandering expat took to the streets of Shanghai 'to see if all Chinese people think white guys look the same' by posing as tennis legend Roger Federer and the results are almost unbelievable. Almost. [ more › ]
Before Joe Biden arrived in Beijing this morning, as part of his tour of East Asia, the state-run People’s Liberation Army Daily openly applauded an anonymous post on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, that criticized the U.S. as...Show More Summary
How did China's version of Popular Science imagine the world would turn out in 50 years? In the early '60s, China was reeling from the disaster of Mao's Great Leap Forward--tens of millions of people had died as a result of misguided policies--but the country was still pushing for modernization and a rosy, tech-filled vision of the future. Read Full Story
Rich Chinese shoppers are over flashy, prominently sported designer logos. Now, discretion is the thing, says a report by researcher Wealth-X. Experts are considering this a rite of passage in the evolution of the Chinese consumer. The...Show More Summary
Mention the words “Chinese Tea Ceremony,” and many people start thinking of Gongfu tea. This is an association I dislike, since it insinuates that gongfu tea is a ceremonial, ritualistic event. Continue reading ? The post Chinese tea ceremony for non-tea drinkers appeared first on T Ching.
An indispensible partnership. That is how David Cameron and his Chinese hosts have agreed to dub their new relationship - forged at what the prime minister today called "warm and successful" meetings in the Great Hall of the People. Speaking...Show More Summary
California-resident Betty Chinn cooks, prepares and serves more than 1,000 meals to homeless people in America. [ more › ]
Cameron argues GSK case in China ©Getty Chinese premier Li Keqiang and UK prime minister David Cameron at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing David Cameron has complained to his Chinese counterparts about their treatment of GlaxoSmithKline,...Show More Summary
Last night, my Google Alert for Huawei captured an intriguing headline: "Huawei exiting US market: CEO". The article appeared in Global Times, a Chinese paper that's part of Peoples Daily. Here's the opening paragraph:Chinese telecommunications...Show More Summary
The people who drive on China's roads may soon be able to fly in its skies!
Chinese president Xi Jinping has been compared with the ruthless chairman Mao Zedong. His moves to consolidate power and his ideology have both come under scrutiny. The crackdown on corruption and Xi's emphasis on "mass line" — a leadership...Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer became the CEO of Yahoo on July 16, 2012. Since then, the stock has exploded from ~$16 to over $35. But while Mayer has done a remarkable job improving the working culture at Yahoo, hiring mobile developers, and redesigning the company's wide array of products, she is not the only reason for Yahoo's stock turnaround. Show More Summary
The newspaper China Youth Daily estimated that over 100 million Chinese people do it. The magazine The World of Chinese called the tensions surrounding this activity, performed mostly by women between the ages of 40 and 65, a "national...Show More Summary
Dozens of people have died in the coastal Chinese city of Qingdao, and authorities are sorry -- but, most Chinese think, not sorry enough. Early on Nov. 22, a crude oil pipeline owned and operated by Sinopec, a state-owned petrochemical giant, began o leak. Show More Summary
Dramatic explosions at a pipeline in the Chinese coastal city of Qingdao have continued to reverberate several days after they killed 52 people and sent cars and concrete slabs flying.
These pop princesses just can't go on TV anymore without upsetting people. Katy Perry donned Geisha-inspired garb (even though her dress was more Chinese than Japanese in cut) for the performance of her song Unconditionally at the 2013...Show More Summary