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  • Another worker dies from explosion at Foxconn plant

     
    The death toll from an explosion at Foxconn Technology Group's plant in southwest China rose to three on Sunday as preliminary findings suggested that the blast was caused by combustible dust in one of the facility's polishing workshops, the company...
  • Planning your trip to Mao's China

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Air China and China Eastern have nonstop flights to Beijing. Cathay Pacific, United, All Nippon Airways, JAL, Korean, Northwest and Asiana have connecting flights (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $750....
  • Father Eleutherius Winance dies at 100; a founding monk of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo

    Father Eleutherius Winance dies at 100; a founding monk of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo
    Father Eleutherius Winance, a longtime Claremont Graduate University philosophy professor and the last of the founding monks of St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo, has died. He was 100. Winance died Saturday at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster after a...
  • Understanding China begins with a look at Mao

    Shaoshan, China Like visitors at George Washington's estate in Mount Vernon, Va., people come to Shaoshan village deep in the heart of China to remember and teach their children about their national hero. He launched the Long March, an estimated 3,750-...
  • Traveling in China? Have a Plan B

    We arrived at the north train station in this central Chinese city at 12:25 p.m. on a Thursday, five minutes before our scheduled departure. The ticket lines were so long they spilled out of the building. In a similar situation in Anhui province a couple...
  • Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke takes new approach with '24 City.'

    Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke takes new approach with '24 City.'
    CANNES, France -- By necessity, Jia Zhang-ke is a filmmaker who responds to current events with the instincts of a newshound. Not only is the 38-year-old director the most prominent Chinese filmmaker of his generation, he also has come to assume the...
  • Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs

    Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs
    The sky is performing its usual routine — an ever-changing mix of clouds and sunshine — as I catch up with a couple of friends at a pub a few miles south of Dublin. The sun pouring through the leaded-glass windows warms our souls nearly as...
  • China Teeters on Edge of Civil War as Rival Forces Mobilize

    BEIJING -- China teetered this morning on the edge of civil war, with troops presumed loyal to hard-line President Yang Shangkun in control of central Beijing but positioned defensively at strategic points in apparent anticipation of attack by rival...