Since last week London, along with the rest of the world, has been caught up in Olympic fever. And while everyone's been keeping their eyes firmly fix...
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Chinese society is racing forward, but the traditional pillars of individual identity -- the family and the nation -- remain robust. It remains a society of "belongers." Outsiders are, now and forever, outcasts.
Can you even imagine 2008 Americans doing anything all at once? In harmony, in agreement, in service to the greater good? I can't. Not in the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Despite ruling it out earlier, Beijing will ban one million vehicles from its streets for three months in an attempt to clear the air and roads ahead ...
In North Korea, where political dissent is as rare as an Internet connection, the world got a taste of how China had envisioned the torch procession at all of its stops -- quiet, calm and Communist.
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