What do restaurants, gunpowder and paper money have in common? They were all invented in China. Continue reading
France, Germany and Italy said on Tuesday that they would become founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a proposed development bank spearheaded by China, despite U.S. discouragement from doing so. Continue reading
Five women’s rights activists have been detained in China for organizing demonstrations for International Women’s Day, celebrated on Mar. 8.
We Americans are obsessed with telling our life stories. And it’s not just politicians and celebrities (Did you know that former President Jimmy Carter wrote eight memoirs?). Stories aren’t just for the famous; there are memoirs written by ordinary people … Continue reading
Chinese journalist and environmental activist Chai Jing describes in a video that’s gone viral the moment China’s pollution problem hit home. She was bringing her sick infant daughter home from the hospital and felt compelled to cover her nose with a handkerchief, though she knew the tactic was useless. Continue reading
A recent survey in China showed that the number of wild pandas in the country has been steadily increasing over the last decade, authorities said during a press conference on Saturday. Continue reading
In the bestselling but controversial new book “The Hundred-Year Marathon,” author and former Pentagon official Michael Pillsbury argues that China is angling to replace the United States as a global superpower. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner interviews Pillsbury about what he thinks the U.S. can do to counteract the “secret strategy.” Continue reading
Millions of Asians are traveling home to celebrate the weeks-long Lunar New Year, but are they ringing in the Year of the Sheep or the Goat? Continue reading