50 Chinese animal rights groups join more than 1 million people in calling for the exhibit to close
Government officials' plan to rid Shengzhou city of errant cigarette butts by offering tissues in exchange for them attracted people from other cities, forcing officials to suspend the program earlier than planned.
Following a myriad of health scandals, many Chinese parents have dumped domestic milk formula brands in favor of international ones. But that's not always such a safe choice either. [ more › ]
A vending machine offering cheap HIV tests at a technical university in Sichuan province illustrates the newfound urgency that the Chinese government feels to curb the rapid rise of HIV infections among China's young people. [ more ...
A lot of people assume that the product development cycle involves R&D, outsourcing to a Chinese manufacturer, and then selling the finished product. It’s almost ingrained in our heads that once a prototype has been developed, the next step involves a visa and airplane tickets. Show More Summary
Chinese police have arrested 19 people for repackaging and selling expired dairy products originally from New Zealand’s Fonterra. ||| Shanghai/Wellington - Chinese police have arrested 19 people for repackaging and selling expired dairy...Show More Summary
One of my favorite episodes of Seinfeld involves the gang trying to get a table at a Chinese restaurant. They put their name on A list and, after being informed a table would open up in “Five, ten minutes”, they proceed to wait – and wait…and wait. At one point, a guy breezes in, walks right […]
People jokingly wish they had more arms or legs so they can get more stuff done, but I've never heard anyone wish they had more fingers and toes. That's because most people know the excess digits created by polydactylism make life harder- they decrease manual dexterity, attract unwanted attention and make it hard to live a normal life. Show More Summary
A fallen tree, a lightning strike—it doesn't take much to disrupt the electrical grid. An outage could last just a few minutes, but restoring electricity to millions of people typically takes hours, days or even weeks. The outdated system, developed a century ago, is due for an overhaul.
Tai chi may prevent falls in older people and improve mental health, according to research findings. On the other hand, this ancient Chinese martial arts does not improve cancer symptoms or rheumatoid arthritis. The benefits of tai chi...Show More Summary
Shares of GNC Holdings gained by as much as 8% in early trading on Wednesday after news that Chinese buyers are interested in the nutritional supplement retailer. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported, citing people familiar withShow More Summary
For years, California has used a limited number of categories to map out health trends among Asian ethnic groups. People of Taiwanese descent may have been folded into the Chinese demographic group in...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials should take a lesson from the selflessness of President Xi Jinping in not living extravagant lifestyles or separating themselves from the people, Chinese state television said in the latest episode of an anti-corruption documentary.
IN 1989 the movement for democracy brought the Chinese Communist Party to within days of extinction. According to official reports, on one day alone, May 22nd, 6m people joined demonstrations in 132 cities across the country. The party's immediate response was to use the people's army to crush the people by force, in Tiananmen Square. Show More Summary
In an interview, Prasenjit Duara, an Indian-born historian of China, discusses how traditional values can be a force motivating people to action.
Turns out that when your giant, tax-dodging global furniture enterprise pitches itself as a kind of flat-pack-on-tap public utility, it gets treated like one. (more…)
Donald Trump revived his attacks on Hillary Clinton's health during a rally Thursday in Cincinnati, Ohio, suggesting again that his Democratic rival doesn't have the strength to serve as president. Implying that, if Clinton were to lose...Show More Summary
(Chinese Association of Automation) Human unpredictability is a problem in the increasingly automated systems people use every day. Scientists from Nanjing Institute of Technology's School of Automation in China and the University of California, Merced's School of Engineering partnered to find a programming solution for erratic human behavior. Show More Summary
Remember when two weeks ago the China Beige Book warned that "It’s A Lot More Negative Than People Think" in the world's second biggest economy? Well after months of complacency about the Chinese economy and financial risks emanating...Show More Summary
Skype Translator is an ambitious project to help people of different languages share in real-time video and text conversations. The Skype service already supports English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Arabic and starting today Russian....