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China's 'dancing grannies' irk neighbors, face new rules
by Jack Chang - March 26, 2015 - 3:26pm
Along with two dozen of her fellow "dancing grannies," 60-year-old Zhang Jinsu twirls and steps her way every night across a central Beijing plaza, sometimes gliding over the pavement like a butterfly, at other times...
Revamped environmental law raises hope for cleanup in China
by Jack Chang - March 15, 2015 - 2:04pm
People in China who want to take industries to task for fouling their surroundings have been rushing to file complaints and lawsuits this year in a test of legal reforms that toughen environmental penalties and make...
Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown
by Jack Chang - February 17, 2015 - 9:13am
Working out of a Beijing office full of video game designers from around the world, Chinese-born Pin Wang and his startup Substantial Games should be the face of the innovative, forward-looking China that the country's...
China emerges as Latin America's lender of last resort
by Jack Chang - February 6, 2015 - 12:26pm
As soon as Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner landed in Beijing this week she began lauding new deals with what she called the world's "No. 1 economy," ranging from two proposed nuclear...
China emerges as Latin America's lender of last resort
by Jack Chang - February 6, 2015 - 2:00am
As soon as she landed in Beijing this week, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner began lauding new deals with what she called the world's "No. 1 economy," ranging from two proposed nuclear power plants...
China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship
by Jack Chang - January 24, 2015 - 2:04am
China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
China's carbon goal a tough sell in coal country
by Jack Chang - December 3, 2014 - 2:55am
The black slabs of coal came in by the truckload through this dusty valley in northern China, slated to power cement and steel plants, heat the houses of poor farmers and even grill skewers of lamb and beef.
Horror hits Hong Kong's famed red-light district
by Jack Chang - November 10, 2014 - 12:09pm
For generations of Western men, Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighborhood captured all the mystery and hedonism of this financial capital known around the world as the Pearl of the Orient.
Hong Kong domestic workers struggle in risky jobs
by Jack Chang - November 10, 2014 - 9:26am
Domestic workers and labor activists say such women are made vulnerable to abuse by Indonesian laws that require people who seek work abroad to go through hiring agencies, as well as Hong Kong regulations that tie...
Asia arms up to counter growing Chinese might
by Jack Chang - September 12, 2014 - 8:24am
Vietnam has nearly doubled its military spending, Japan is requesting its biggest-ever defense budget and the Philippines is rushing to piece together a viable navy.
China defends intercepting US Navy plane
by Jack Chang - August 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
China's Defense Ministry rejected US accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a US Navy surveillance aircraft off the southern Chinese coast was dangerous, and blamed Washington for mounting large-scale...
Strong quake kills 367 in southern China
by Jack Chang - August 4, 2014 - 7:08am
A strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on yesterday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.
Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone
by Jack Chang - July 11, 2014 - 1:01am
Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're...
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