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  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias

    China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias
    BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
  • Knifing attack at China railway station leaves 27 dead

    Knifing attack at China railway station leaves 27 dead
    SHANGHAI -- At least 27 people died and more than 100 were injured Saturday when a group of knife-wielding assailants attacked a railway station in southern China, state-run media reported. Gruesome photos of the scene in Kunming from a local TV news...
  • China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict

    China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict
    KUNMING, China — Deng Wei, his wife and 8-month-old baby were having dinner in a little restaurant in an alleyway next to this city’s main train station Saturday night when a man and a woman, both in black, came striding by, clutching large...
  • Televised confessions in China raise worries

    Televised confessions in China raise worries
    BEIJING — The headline news on state-run Chinese Channel 13 was juicy: A mining tycoon and 35 others had been charged with running a mafia-style enterprise in Sichuan province, gunning down enemies in the street, bribing people and operating an...
  • China knife attack leaves 28 dead, scores injured at train station

    China knife attack leaves 28 dead, scores injured at train station
    SHANGHAI — At least 28 people died and more than 113 were injured Saturday when a group of assailants wielding large knives stormed into a railway station in southern China and apparently attacked people at random, state-run media reported....
  • Yiyun Li's 'Kinder Than Solitude' deals with poisoned past in China

    Yiyun Li's 'Kinder Than Solitude' deals with poisoned past in China
    Yiyun Li begins her second novel, "Kinder Than Solitude," in a place of endings: a crematorium. The time is the present, more or less, and a Beijing resident named Boyang waits for the ashes of his childhood friend Shaoai, dead at 43 after having been...
  • Ambassador Locke reflects on time in China as he heads for the exit

    Ambassador Locke reflects on time in China as he heads for the exit
    BEIJING -- As the United States' first Chinese American ambassador to China, Gary Locke made an impression on many ordinary people here with his down-to-earth ways – carrying his own backpack, paying for his Starbucks with a coupon and flying...
  • 'Monkey King,' 'Hobbit' help fuel China box-office surge

    'Monkey King,' 'Hobbit' help fuel China box-office surge
    BEIJING -- Not even two months into 2014, China’s box office has topped $900 million, a blistering pace far ahead of last year, when receipts for the entire first quarter were about $830 million. The strong results are being powered by a number of...
  • Reel China: 'Smaug' smokes box office; Oscar films in short supply

    Reel China: 'Smaug' smokes box office; Oscar films in short supply
    BEIJING -- Smog seems to have helped Smaug at the Chinese box office this last weekend. "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," raked in about $33.7 million from Friday to Sunday, consulting firm Artisan Gateway said Tuesday, putting it in first place....
  • Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat

    Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat
    BEIJING – To mask or not to mask -- that is still a question. A huge swath of northeast China -- more than 10% of the country’s landmass -- is again engulfed in toxic smog. Beijing’s air quality index, as measured by the U.S. Embassy,...