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7 Hilarious Foreign Language Mistakes

Trippy | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel

Ever feel like you're speaking another language? Well, sometimes you are which is why we asked the members of travel website, to tell us about times they tried to use the local tongue and got, well, totally tongue tied.

History and Rehabilitation in China: A Vigorous Little Man Who Helped Shake a Nation

Jim Laurie | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Jim Laurie

I first met him at the Great Hall of the People in 1982. "Met" is the wrong word. Encountered is better. He was waiting for a visiting foreign dignitary. I was on the other side of a red rope with a gaggle of other reporters. But I could see that he was different from other Chinese leaders.

An Open Letter To The Chinese Friends Who Lit Up The Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower With The Colors Of The French Flag

David Gosset | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
David Gosset

The night following the Paris massacre, China has expressed her solidarity with the French people by displaying the colors of the French flag on the Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower.

China's Propaganda Posters Illustrate Chinese Communism's Bouts with Insanity

Doug Bandow | Posted 11.07.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

The Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center should be on the "to see" list of anyone visiting the city. You'll be simultaneously fascinated and appalled by what the Chinese have gone through--and thankful that you have not!

Michael Jordan Surprises Family Of Late Air Jordan Employee In China

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Just a moment of Michael Jordan's time on Wednesday went a long way for a Korean family rocked by tragedy. Jordan has been in China all week promotin...

China Transformed, but Can Autocracy Survive Changing Generations?

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.11.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

While there are American-style liberals in China, some intellectuals and others view freedom through a different, and they say Chinese, prism. Some reject U.S.-style democracy without exactly affirming CCP-led autocracy. Everyone wants to be heard, but they don't necessarily want everyone else, especially the rural masses, to be heard.

How I Discovered a Better Work-Life Balance By Involving the Children at Work

Chloe Reuter | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents
Chloe Reuter

There's no simple and easy rule for working and being a hands on mother. But it is possible. I believe including the children in my work helps all of us at home.

Taylor Swift Is Launching A Crop-Tastic Clothing Line In China

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Style

Online shoppers in China are about to be the envy of T-Swift fans everywhere. The queen of pop, crop-top enthusiast and epitome of #squadgoals, ...

What a Million-Dollar Home Looks Like Around the World

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business

In Shanghai, China's most expensive city, a luxury property priced at $1 million would be about the size of a small one-bedroom apartment in the U.S.

Putin Hosts Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit

RFE/RL | Posted 07.11.2015 | World
Read More: Shanghai, World News

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted regional leaders at a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on July 10, a second day of meetin...

Over 1 Million Evacuated As Strong Typhoon Batters China

AP | Posted 07.11.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon pounded the Chinese coast south of Shanghai on Saturday with strong winds and heavy rainfall, submerging roads, felling tre...

Forget About Greece -- China Is Falling Into Financial Chaos

Georges Ugeux | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Georges Ugeux

In the last few days the $400 billion of Greek debt took a new dimension. The Chinese markets lost almost 40 percent, more than $3 trillion.

Matt Sheehan

Cirque Du Soleil Enters China With Big Bet On Rising Middle Class | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

SHANGHAI -- Cirque du Soleil is coming to China, and the Canadian performance troupe will kick things off with its adaptation of one of the highest-gr...

Dramatic Video Shows Rescuers Saving Woman From Capsized Ship In China

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.03.2015 | World

China's state TV has captured harrowing footage of a 65-year-old woman being rescued by divers after a cruise ship carrying hundreds of passengers cap...

WeChatting Toward the End of Climate Change

Jake Levine | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Jake Levine

For me at least, WeChat became a central feature of the trade mission. My Chinese contacts immediately found me. They shared their "moments," personal and professional.

Sunday Morning in Shanghai

Timothy Merrill | Posted 06.20.2015 | Religion
Timothy Merrill

Sunday morning is always crunch time for a preacher. Every preacher has his or her routine. But what if it's Sunday morning and you're in the People's Republic of China? That's what I was wondering when my wife accepted a position at Shanghai American School eight years ago.

Matt Sheehan

This Controversial Chinese Company Wants To 3-D Print Your Next House | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.15.2015 | World

SUZHOU, China -- Walking through WinSun’s show lot in the Suzhou Industrial Park, one gets a glimpse of the past and possible future of building con...

Matt Sheehan

Meet The Badass Transgender Talk Show Host Who Wants To Be China's Most Influential Woman | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

SHANGHAI -- They call her “poison tongue.” Jin Xing has verbally bitch-slapped TV hosts, stormed off sets and carved out a reputation as a straigh...

Matt Sheehan

Tinder Has Nothing on Shanghai's Bustling Marriage Market | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.08.2015 | World

SHANGHAI -- It’s a drizzly Saturday afternoon in April, and Teacher Gu is strutting confidently in front of his turf in this corner of People’s Pa...

Different Is the New Normal: Perspectives From China-US Travel

Pilar Stella | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Pilar Stella

The trip reminded me of my upbringing and the unique insights and lessons that our differences, and cross-border perspectives bring.

Reinventing the Mill

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 05.25.2015 | Education
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Millinocket, Maine, with over a century of history, has chosen to find opportunity in change. Recognizing its greatest resource, its people, coupled with outstanding schools built during the height of the boom, it is becoming a surprising destination for international students.

High Tea in Hangzhou: China's Prettiest City

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It is time for an excursion to the country. On the main street of a tea village called Meijiawu, there are no English words on the signs. I am beginning to breathe. The air smells cleaner. Maybe it is all the Longjing tea leaves.

City and Country Branding - How Cities Compete in the 21st Century

Scott Goodson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Scott Goodson

It's March and people are starting to plan their travel for next summer. Some people are planning next winter break. Others are thinking about investing money or starting offices. Which city or country will you choose?

Huangpu Park, Opium Wars and Information in the Digital Age

Kim Dramer | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Kim Dramer

As the balance of world power is shifting, news delivery is also shifting. Those shifts, in tandem, will inform the shape and flavor of the future. And they're just a few keystrokes away, starting now.

Gary Snyder | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Gary Snyder