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Inside GM's Ambitious China Plans

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI -- General Motors Co. said Monday it plans to double the number of cars it sells in China to 5 million by 2015. GM China President Kevin Wal...

Glowing Pork Meat Found In China

Posted 06.13.2011 | Home

Apparently, one "Miss Chen" gets up to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night and notices a faint blue light coming from her kitchen, only to d...

Chinese Police Say Detained Artist Being Investigated For 'Suspected Economic Crimes'

Reuters | Chris Buckley | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

April 7, 2011 4:58:10 AM By Chris Buckley BEIJING, April 7 (Reuters) - Chinese police said the detained artist and activist Ai Weiwei is bei...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Yale Goes Global

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 05.31.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- The classic liberal arts curriculum, long made available at Yale University's New Haven, Conn., campus, is about to traverse the Pacific O...

Exploring the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

With the Internet and online travel sites, one wonders why such a convention is needed anymore, but apparently you can get show only specials and giveaways on travel only at this show.

NYC Hotspot Mister H: A Shanghai Surprise of Happy Times

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Simona Rabinovitch

This magical little joint at Chinatown's border evokes a Shanghai speakeasy circa 1930 -- or rather, a movie set of one.

St. Patrick's Day Nixed In Shanghai

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Shanghai's St. Patrick's Day parade has been canceled amidst fears of "Jasmine Revolution" protests, the BBC is reporting. The decision to nix the...

The Ugly Side of Our Globalised World

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

Sometimes, it takes art to bring an issue alive. Sometimes, what it takes, in fact, is a play. Two weeks ago, I saw a play that was so beautiful, and ...

PHOTOS: TED Prize Winner, Street Artist JR Brings His 'Wrinkles' To LA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

French Street Artist JR is in Los Angeles for a few weeks to wheat-paste twenty or more murals from "Wrinkles in the City", a black and white portrait...

French Street Artist JR's 'Wrinkles In The City' Comes To LA

Jetset Graffiti » JR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

JR is in town to put together the next iteration of his trademark "Wrinkles in the City" project. Previously developed in Shanghai, Cartagena, and Spa...

Stunning Photos Of Chinese Lantern Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cites across commemorated the last day of the Lunar New Year celebrations in spectacular style with bright colorful lanterns. Also known as Yuanxiao...

SHOCKING VIDEO: Golden Retriever Skinned On Shanghai Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a video that has sparked the ire of animal activists worldwide, a man uses to knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy Shanghai street. The...

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...

Ting Bu Dong: Free iPhone Apps Getting Me Through China

An Xiao Mina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
An Xiao Mina

Moving to China soon? Or maybe just Monterey Park? Be sure to download these free iPhone apps for native English speakers before making your way through the Middle Kingdom.

Hu's Chicago Stop-Over and the Future of US-China Summits

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

This is the first time that a visit to Chicago, an economically important crossroads city, has figured in the itinerary of the head of China's Communist Party.

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei is Still Smiling

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

As news of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's studio demolition, courtesy of Shanghai city authorities, circles the globe and stirs indignation throughout var...

China's Worldview: Three Timeless Truths

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

What is Chinese culture? Now and forever, perpetual yet shape-shifting,in modern and ancient guises, the Chinese worldview can be distilled down to ...

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...

The Buzz on Green Business in China

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

I visited Beijing a couple weeks ago to speak to a group of Chinese corporate executives. They were brought together by a major environmental NGO to discuss climate change.

Home Away From Home for the Holidays

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Even if you're not at home for the holidays, you can find peace in a home-away-from-home with something as simple as a text message or a phone call. If all else fails, click your heels three times and recite...

Too Much Of A Good Thing: The Shanghai World Expo

Chi Tung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chi Tung

As goes the World Expo, so goes Shanghai. As goes Shanghai, so goes the security blanket of China. That was the conventional wisdom espoused way back ...

Covering China for Marketplace: A Quick Q & A With Rob Schmitz

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

According to Marketplace's China correspondent, the country "Is home to the largest human migration the world has ever known, and its fate has become intertwined with the world's fate. The trick is to make sense of all this."

TERRIBLE: Raging Shanghai High-Rise Fire Kills 12, Injures 90

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHANGHAI (AP) —China's official Xinhua News Agency says the death toll of a fire that engulfed a high-rise apartment building in China's busines...

Shanghai's World Expo: The Curtain Falls

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the end, Shanghai's World Expo was not an international event. It was orchestrated as a domestic power display, in the same vein as the country's 60th anniversary military parade and this fall's Asian Games.

Not So "World-ly" Expo 2010

Fang Wu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fang Wu

"Skype was developed in Estonia." I recited this newly acquired knowledge like a mantra in search for my inner calmness, as I moved in ant speed along...