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A Costly No Show

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.

A Step Forward for Environmental Transparency in China

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

I don't think I've ever seen such a gathering in China before. Nearly one hundred people met in Beijing recently to discuss their efforts to promote environmental transparency and public disclosure of pollution data.

Ai Weiwei Owes Millions, Says Friend

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

BEIJING -- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released las...

WATCH: China's High Speed Bullet Train Completes Test Run

Posted 08.27.2011 | World

BEIJING (AP) -- Builders of China's fast-growing bullet train network conducted a test run of its showcase Beijing-to-Shanghai line Monday amid contro...

Mother Films Daughter Nude To Find Husband

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Bejing mother has sparked international outrage after she posted a nude video of her 26-year-old daughter on the Internet in an effort to find a pro...

Gorgeous Preparation's For China's 'Year Of The Rabbit' Celebrations

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Proud Chinese didn't let irregular weather concerns get in the way of their Lunar New Year preparations, with festive decorations seen going up in sho...

China's Premier Welcomes Government Critiques In Rare Visit

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — An unprecedented visit by China's premier to the bureau where ordinary citizens submit grievances about corruption and other problems ...

China Tightens Airport Security After Moscow Explosion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's official Xinhua News Agency says security at Beijing's main airport has been tightened after the bombing in Moscow that killed...

China Unveils World's Fastest High Speed Train

AP/The Huffington Post | ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour (486 kilometers per hour) Friday during a test run of a yet-to-be o...

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, Talks Trade During China Visit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British Prime Minister David Cameron touched down in China for a two-day visit yesterday in hopes of negotiating future trade deals with Chinese busin...

Alexandria Mills, Miss World, Causes Controversy: Miss Norway May Have Been Cheated Due To Nobel Prize Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Alexandria Mills was all smiles when she was crowned Miss World on Saturday, making her the third American to nab the title in the pageant's 60-year h...

China Plays Down U.S. Tensions At U.N. Summit

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao expressed optimism Wednesday that the United States and China would resolve major trade frictions, even as...

China Traffic Jam Backs Up Thousands Of Trucks

AP | CHI-CHI ZHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Thousands of coal trucks and other vehicles were backed up for miles on a highway in northern China on Friday, the latest in a series ...

China: Is It Turning Japanese?

Foreign Policy | Michael Pettis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has formally overtaken Japan as the world's second largest economy. Yet, for all the recent excited commentary, there's less cause for baijiu to...

North Korean Aircraft Crashes In China

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A North Korean aircraft, which may be a fighter jet, has crashed in China near the country's shared border, say Chinese and South Korean reports....

China Boosting Military Power In A 'Secretive Manner,' Pentagon Says

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — China's drive to transform itself into a major military power is being pursued in a secretive manner that increases the potential for m...

Tragic Fireworks Plant Explosion Kills More Than A Dozen

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — The death toll from a massive explosion at a fireworks factory in northeast China rose Tuesday to at least 19 workers, with five still...

China and Google: Two Nations at War

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I don't know about you, but I'd rather live in Google than in China.