#China

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Made in China: New and Potentially Lifesaving Drugs

A growing number of Chinese pharmaceutical companies are trying to break into the United States, seeking regulatory approval to offer their treatments for cancer and other ailments.

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Hong Kong Hustle best blog in HK | Hong Kong Hustle

Hong Kong Hustle - the best blog about music, fashion, nightlife, art, film, culture and cool in HK. Your guide to the city!

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The Billionaire Gadfly in Exile Who Stared Down Beijing

Guo Wengui, an eccentric Chinese billionaire, has accused top Chinese leaders of graft. At first, the government retaliated. Then China stood down.

Science & Technology | Tech

While the rest of the world tries to “kill email,” in China, it’s always been dead

It’s a familiar story for students or businessmen on their first-ever visit to China. After rounds of beer and baijiu with potential clients, or a karaoke gathering through a university exchange program, the foreigner will ask the Chinese person sitting

Politics | Politics

Why Trump’s Call With Taiwan Could Be a Breakthrough

I’ve seen this kind of gambit before. Back then, nervous commentators missed the long term value of a president being a little unpredictable.

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Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say

Security contractors recently discovered preinstalled software in some Android phones that monitors where users go, whom they talk to and what they write in texts.

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Pandas removed from international endangered list, but China says they still face serious threat

A leading international group has taken the giant panda off its endangered list thanks to decades of conservation efforts, but China's government discounted the move Monday, saying it did not view the status of the country's beloved symbol as

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Ultra Runner Wants To Adopt Stray Dog Who Ran With Him In The Grueling Gobi Desert Race

It seems a strange place to bond with a dog, but ultra runner Dion Leonard found the perfect running mate while recently racing in the Gobi desert. The British runner was participating in the grueling 155 mile (250 km) 4 Deserts Race across China’s

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Killed in a car accident, cremated, and then he returned: Mystery shrouds one man's disappearance in China

Nobody doubted the dead man’s identity. He had been disfigured in the crash, but the white hair, the short stature — it all pointed to Ma Jixiang, who had gone missing in 2009.

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A U.S. consumer panned a Chinese product on Amazon. Then things got crazy

E-commerce is bringing buyers and sellers together across borders like never before — but it’s not all smooth sailing. Just ask Mathew Garrett of Oakland.

News | That's News to Me

Yulin dog meat festival begins in China amid widespread criticism - BBC News

The southern Chinese city of Yulin begins a 10-day dog meat festival, which will see about 10,000 animals killed and eaten, amid widespread opposition.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Merrick And Purina - Dogs Naturally Magazine

This is some of the best news I could ever share … A $5 million class action lawsuit has been filed by Sean Randall of Ventura County, California against Merrick Pet Care Inc, Pet Appeal One LLC and Nestle Purina Petcare. Mr Randall claims these compan

News | News

China's Latest 'Airpocalypse' Seen from Space

Severe air pollution is choking China with thick veils of smog, and yesterday (Dec. 7), Beijing issued a red alert — the highest possible — due to poor air quality in the Chinese capital city. Recent satellite images of the country show large hazy clo

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China smog reaches 50 times WHO recommendations - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: A swathe of China was blanketed with acrid smog Monday after levels of dangerous particulates reached around 50 times World Health Organization maximums, in what environmental campaigners said were the highest figures ever recorded in the

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Targeted as Malware Infects China Mobile Apps - WSJ

Some of the most popular Chinese names in Apple Inc.’s App Store were found to be infected with malicious software, researchers say, exposing a rare vulnerability in Apple’s iOS mobile platform.

News | News

China, U.S. Reach Agreement on High-Speed Rail Before Xi Visit - Bloomberg Business

A China Railway Group-led consortium and XpressWest Enterprises LLC will form a joint venture to build a high-speed railway linking Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the first Chinese-made bullet-train project in the U.S.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple investors should cheer up; China iPhone market is just getting started | VentureBeat | Mobile | by Mark Sullivan

Apple’s stock is down 14 percent since July 20, the day before it announced its third quarter earnings.

News | The News

Kind of Blue: China’s Air Pollution Not as Terrible as Before - China Real Time Report - WSJ

If you’re living in China and have the vague impression that the skies have been bluer than usual this year, it’s not just wishful thinking.

News | That's News to Me

22 Million Affected by OPM Hack, Officials Say - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: The U.S. agency burglarized by suspected Chinese hackers has completed its long-awaited damage assessment: In total, more than 22 million people inside and outside government likely had their personal information stolen, officials announc

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Bridge | China Plans to Open World's Highest Glass Bridge

The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Bridge will be 1,410 feet long, 20 feet wide, and 984 feet tall.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Make it so: Chinese building looks just like Star Trek's USS Enterprise

There's a building in China that looks almost exactly like the USS Enterprise from Star Trek. Drone footage (which we really wish was set to this music) shows how a relatively conventional-looking building from the ground dramatically transforms into a regal starship when viewed from the air.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Why Is Katy Perry's Sunflower Dress Causing a Ruckus?

Katy Perry, accidental political activist.

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Root seller: American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele

One of the most popular holiday gifts in China is ginseng, stamped with an unusual guarantee: 100% American.

Pets & Animals | Animals

It’s Panda-monium as Pandas Let Loose

Maybe we can call it panda-monium.That was the scene in at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan, China.Video posted to YouTube on Wednesday shows a playful brawl inside a panda enclosure. Five cute troublemakers--who ap

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Oops! China Overtakes US As World's Largest Economy - Business Insider

It's official: The Chinese economy has more spending power than the US.

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Photographer Documents Customers Snoozing at Chinese Ikeas

Try it before you buy it.

Or, if you're in one of China's Ikea stores, fall fast asleep on a bed in a display room.

News | The News

NBC Ignores Protests in Hong Kong; CBS and ABC Cover, But Won't Label Chinese Govt. Communist

NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Merrill Lynch Says Russia's Gas Deal With China Was A Political Win But A Business Loss

Russia has been so busy talking up the politics of its $400 billion, 30-year gas supply contract with China that it's almost a shame that someone had to point out that it might actually be a lousy business deal. Trust those arch capitalists at Bank of