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'Taking a Walk' To Protest Chemical Plant In Guangdong

China Digital Times | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

User Generated, Censor Chosen Keywords on Weibo is a monthly feature produced by China Digital Times for The WorldPost. Hundreds of residents o...

LOOK: Chinese Couple Strips Naked In Street Fight

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.26.2013 | World

In the course of any romantic relationship, there comes a time when one or both partners simply need to get something off their chest. For two fiery l...

Your "Distressed" Jeans Are Wearing Out Workers' Lungs

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.22.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

"Distressed" jeans are designed to make that wear-and-tear look seem oh-so-effortless, but it can be the result of someone's body taking a real beatin...

LOOK: This Penthouse Is The Ultimate Combination Of City And Nature

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 07.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

It sets the bar for urban living very high.

'Happy Endings' Just Got A Little Happier In China

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.28.2013 | World

A recent ruling by a court in Guangdong province is sure to be welcome news for Chinese men looking for a little something extra with their massages. ...

55 Dead, 14 Missing In Southern China Rains

AP | Posted 07.18.2013 | World

BEIJING — Chinese authorities say rainstorms that battered southern China this week have killed 55 people and left 14 others missing. The Chine...

No More Wang Yang

John Wagner Givens | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

This style of reform is necessary if China is truly going to liberalize and we at the University of Louisville's Center for Asian Democracy (CAD) were disappointed to see that Wang himself was not appointed to the politburo standing committee in November.

PHOTOS: Huizhou's Perch Between Old China And New Industry

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 02.08.2013 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Unlike nearby Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Huizhou has a relaxed, almost country feel.

China's Labor Unions - New Tendrils

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

In June 2010, a nonviolent eight-day strike of 1,700 workers at the Honda factory in Zhongshan attracted international attention. Within three weeks, it was the third Honda auto parts factory in Guangdong province to suffer a work stoppage, along with plants in Shenzhen and Foshan.

China's Next Top Model: Guangdong Beats Chongqing?

John Wagner Givens | Posted 06.11.2012 | World
John Wagner Givens

In and of itself, a high-ranking official being dismissed in backroom party machinations is hardly a sign of improvement. Yet the event inspires hope that the more authoritarian Chongqing model is losing ground.

The Hidden Pleasures Of Guangdong

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel
Arthur Rosenfeld

Somehow, perhaps alchemically, my Taoist persuasion connected me to a unique subset of Chinese culture, opened secrets of the city and beguiled me with the charms of surrounding Guangdong, a province that most tourists, drawn to the more frequently-visited tourist areas in China's northern throw, never see.

China Lead Pollution Reportedly Poisons Over 100 Children

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Green

BEIJING, March 4 (Reuters) - Lead emission from factories and the natural environment in China's manufacturing heart of Guangdong has poisoned 160 c...

WATCH: Quest For Harmony On The Pearl River Delta

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.16.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

There is a place whose people have been on a never-ending quest to achieve a concord between life's jagged puzzle pieces. And some believe they have found its secrets.

China Protesters Burn Police Cars Over Worker Abuse

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

BEIJING — Security forces patrolled the streets and manned roadblocks Tuesday in a southern Chinese city where rioting factory workers attacked ...

China: Sexual Frustration Causing Social Problems

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sexual frustration amongst migrant workers in China's booming southern province of Guangdong is leading to a host of social proble...

Uighur Factory Workers Held Behind Locked Gates In China

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHAOGUAN, China -- Three weeks after simmering racial tension escalated to mayhem and a double murder at a toy factory here, about 750 Uighur workers ...