| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The Lakers are in China preparing for games against the Golden State Warriors in Beijing and Shanghai.
On Saturday, team members took a charter bus to one of the country's best known attractions, the Great Wall, where they in turn became an attraction...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:22 AM
A strange and elaborate stone villa perched atop an apartment building in Beijing has caught the attention of authorities there who have ordered the structure be torn down.
Dubbed "the most outrageous illegal structure" by local media, the sprawling...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Eva Jin isn't the only female director making waves in China. This year alone, Zhao Wei's "So Young" made nearly $115 million and Xue Xiaolu's "Finding Mr. Right" took in $85 million.
Shaoyi Sun, a professor of film and TV at Shanghai...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:22 AM
BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:42 AM
BEIJING –- A prominent Chinese rock singer’s acerbic taunts about bombing government offices following a real airport bombing in Beijing this month have led police to detain her on terrorism charges, although she could be free within 10 days....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:56 AM
BEIJING – The death of a watermelon seller in China’s south-central Hunan province, allegedly at the hands of law enforcement officials known as chengguan, has touched off a new flood of outrage over the often-thuggish municipal code...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:08 AM
BEIJING -- “Transcendence,” the upcoming Johnny Depp sci-fi film directed by Christopher Nolan’s longtime cinematographer Wally Pfister, will get a boost in China from DMG Entertainment, the Beijing-based company that helped add...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:53 PM
BEIJING -- Detroit’s deep financial difficulties may have prompted China to look more closely at its own debt risk.
On Sunday, the Chinese government announced that it would be undertaking a comprehensive audit of local debt in China, an issue...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:46 AM
BEIJING -- Chinese authorities said Wednesday they would relax some restrictions on film, TV and radio productions, though the immediate impact of the changes was unclear and several prominent movie directors said they did not believe the reforms were...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:39 AM
BEIJING – Bo Xilai, the charismatic former Chinese Communist Party boss of Chongqing who was purged last year and whose wife was convicted of poisoning a British business associate, has been charged with bribery, corruption and abuse of power,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:13 AM
BEIJING -- The survivors of a British businessman poisoned to death in the most sensational murder case in China in years have been trying to collect more than $1.6 million in civil damages, according to lawyers familiar with his case.
Neil Heywood, 41,...