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D&G Chopsticks Incident And China's Quest For Cultural Power

WASHINGTON — My first encounter with China was, oddly, at the top of the Empire State Building. I was a young student, and climbing to the top of the Manhattan landmark was the last thing I did ...

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Is Human Gene Editing Simply Scientific Progress?

Ethical concerns about last week's CRISPR breakthrough in China are valid. But they can evolv...

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Eastern European Models Cash In For China's "Singles Day"

BEIJING — These days, it is not rare to bump into blond, slim, pretty teenage girls on the streets of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The majority of them, typically between 16 and 22 years old, ...

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Snapping Turtle Photos In China

Since turtle shells are used in traditional Chinese medicine and their meat is considered a delicacy there, this bit of Guangzhou's street market is definitely not a pet sale. ...

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Helping China's Elderly Catch Up With Our Information Age

BEIJING — A video is making the rounds across China's internet. On a bus in the western city of Xi'an, an elderly man is seen shouting at a pregnant woman that she should give up her seat. "I am ...

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China, Latin America And The Benefits Of Traditional Farming

Ancestral agricultural practices can provide a sustainable and creative way to boost rural econom...

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The "Yin-Yang" And Bad Economics Of China's Movie Industry

BEIJING — Fan Bingbing, China's highest-paid actress and star of the 2014 blockbuster X-Men, recently received some unwanted public attention—an accusation of tax evasion. The Chinese actress was ...

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"Rich Brats" And Me: The Struggles Of Chinese Studying Abroad

BEIJING — It's that time of a year again when an ever growing number of Chinese students are leaving to study abroad. These young people attract a lot of attention, often envied by their peers ...