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BEIJING — On a subway car in Shanghai, commotion breaks out when someone spots a live chicken poking its head out of a bag tucked under one of the seats. On a highway in Zhejiang province, a motorist is so panicked by bird droppings landing on her...
Look to China and the Middle East for new Fairmont hotel projects; both are in the forefront of a development boom launched by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, which plans to develop more than 20 new properties in the next few years in several new destinations....
This month 75 years ago, the people of Nanking, China's ancient capital city, were in the midst of one of the worst atrocities in history, the infamous Rape of Nanking. The truth of what actually happened is at the center of a bitter dispute between China...
FrameworkIn Thursday's Pictures in the News: a scuffle breaks out during the second session of the newly elected Ukrainian parliament in Kiev; Sikh Scots Guards soldier Jatenderpal Singh Bhullar becomes the first guardsman to parade outside Buckingham Palace...
BEIJING -- Japan scrambled F-15 fighter jets Thursday in response to a Chinese surveillance plane that flew over contested islands in the East China Sea, ratcheting up a dispute that is becoming increasingly worrisome to the international community....
Bishop Kuang-hsun Ting, who was one of the most influential Christian figures in China as the longtime leader of the country's government-sanctioned Protestant church, has died. He was 97. Ting died Nov. 22 at his home in Nanjing, according to...
A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
In a globalized age, Chinese and American pop culture mix in unexpected ways. Taiwanese singers borrow from hip-hop and R&B. Locked-out NBA players join mainland basketball teams. And Batman — or, at least, the man who plays him — is called...
24 FramesDirector Zhang Yimou’s epic new film "The Flowers of War" doesn't open in the United States until Dec. 23, but the movie, starring Christian Bale and set amid the 1930s Japanese occupation of the Chinese city of Nanjing, premiered Sunday in the...
24 Frames"The Flowers of War": Director Zhang Yimou said that he while he expected total artistic freedom during the making of the movie "The Flowers of War," starring Christian Bale, he also felt Chinese censorship limits filmmakers' options....
24 Frames"The Flowers of War" director Zhang Yimou says China's rapidly growing film market will bring more foreign films into the country and, he hopes, more actors from the United States. Could Tom Hanks be one of them?...
24 FramesChristian Bale in "The Flowers of War": Chinese director Zhang Yimou had nothing but praise for Christian Bale during an interview earlier this year on the set of "The Flowers of War," which stars Bale as an unlikely American hero as the Japanese raid the...
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