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Picture China: Panda Twins, South Korean Protest, Internet Conference

The day's China news in pictures: panda twins play together, South Korean protesters burn rice straw during a rally against a free-trade agreement with China, Chinese Internet entrepreneurs attend the World Internet Conference.

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of the Himalayas. The geologists say that...Show More Summary

China Mixes Conciliatory Moves with Russian Coziness

The WSJ notes that it’s been a big diplomatic week for China, with deals with Australia, South Korea and the US. But at the same time Russia and China agreed to conduct joint naval exercises not just in the Pacific, but also in the Mediterranean next yearm reports the International Business Times. CMC vice chairman […]

China Debuts 'World's Longest Railway' Reaching Madrid

This article originally appeared at The Local: The train, named "Yixinou", left Yiwu, 300km south of Shanghai, and will cross Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving in Spain in December. The total distance...Show More Summary

Asia Smiles for the Cameras

It wasn't long ago that certain pundits were predicting war in Asia. Back in the spring, the conflict over the South China Sea was heating up as China sparred with Vietnam over an oil exploration rig and with the Philippines over disputed reefs. Show More Summary

Hong Kong newspaper brings protest coverage from behind paywall

The South China Morning Post has made all coverage of the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong available for non-subscribers.

South Korea-China Trade Deal: Less Than Meets The Eye

A close look at South Korea's free trade agreement with China shows the pact is far less comprehensive than Seoul’s plethora of other FTAs, both in the items it covers and the speed of tariff reductions.

South Korea-China Trade Deal: Less Than Meets The Eye

A close look at South Korea's free trade agreement with China shows the pact is far less comprehensive than Seoul’s plethora of other FTAs, both in the items it covers and the speed of tariff reductions.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti set to visit Asia on a trade mission

Like the four mayors before him, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will embark this weekend on a trade mission to China, South Korea and Japan, with an 80-member delegation of local officials and business leaders.

[DEALS] Escape the cold and fly south to Penang, Phuket and Cebu!

When it comes to booking cheap flights, the sky's the limit with FlightCentre, the travel agency trusted by expats in Shanghai and around China. This week, escape the dreary cold and fly south to 8 great destinations in the region, including...Show More Summary

China unveils stealth fighter as Barack Obama visits Beijing

Credits: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Chinese J-31 stealth fighter performs at Airshow in Zhuhai, south China People's Liberation Army flexes its muscles – but is there any reason to be afraid? One-Minute Read Thursday, November...Show More Summary

China Takes Carrot-and-Stick Approach With Southeast Asian Neighbors

Six months after China sailed a huge oil rig into waters claimed by Vietnam, Beijing is plying Southeast Asia with pledges of investment and new business, part of a carrot-and-stick approach in its contest for South China Sea contro...

Jiangdao Class: China's New Submarine Hunting Corvette

China has commissioned a corvette variant focused on anti submarine warfare (ASW), expanding the capability of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) to find and hunt submarines in the South China Sea, according to Tuesday local press...Show More Summary

China is sending fewer graduate students to U.S., but more are arriving from India

The United States remains a popular destination for international graduate students despite increased competition, according to new data just released showing that China sends the most to U.S. schools, followed by India and South Korea — although the flow of students from China declined for the first time since the data started to be collected […]

China is sending fewer graduate students to U.S., but more are arriving from India

The United States remains a popular destination for international graduate students despite increased competition, according to new data just released showing that China sends the most to U.S. schools, followed by India and South Korea — although the flow of students from China declined for the first time since the data started to be collected […]

Kissing Bandits: Japanese Police Nab Flirty Chinese Women That Robbed Drunk Men For $2.6 Million

Japanese police say that they may have brought to an end a flirty crime spree that helped bilk drunk men of roughly $2.6 million. The culprits: two Chinese women that betrayed their victims with a kiss. The South China Morning Post carried...Show More Summary

Myanmar hosts world leaders for ASEAN summit

US president Barack Obama joins regional leaders for 25th ASEAN session amid territorial disputes over South China Sea.

U.S., China Nix Tariffs On $1Trillion In Tech Trade

On Monday, China inked a bilateral free trade pact with South Korea, but it didn’t stop there—it also reached a deal with the U.S. to drop tariffs on a number of technology products that proponents say will smooth $1 trillion in trade. The expanded Information Technology Agreement will now include technology components from semiconductors to [...]

Man arrested in Ningbo after posing as woman for 20 years

A man in Ningbo has been arrested for drug abuse and giving the police false information after he disguised his identity and pretended to be a woman for 20 years, reports South China Morning Post. [ more › ]

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