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Knowing Fuzhou

David Gosset | Posted 04.13.2014 | World
David Gosset

Almost two decades after his departure from China, the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel expressed in his poem "Hong-Kong" a strong desire to return to the Far East, but on the imaginary map of his Chinese continent the capital city was Fuzhou, literally the "Land Of Happiness".

Underground Trade Part Seven: Why Human Trafficking is Called Modern Day Slavery

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Phillip Martin

Human traffickers have picked up where slavery, brutal racial-based penal laws, sharecropping and Jim Crow left off. If that seems far-fetched, just listen to Luis CdeBaca at the U.S. State Department.

Chinese Bus Plunges Into Deep Ravine

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say 17 people were killed and three seriously injured when a long-distance bus overturned and plunged down a deep ravin...

Tang Jun's Drama: A Chinese Business Tragedy

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Since his academic credentials were exposed as fraudulent, Tang Jun has emerged as the star in a quintessentially Chinese dramatic tragedy.