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  • copycat art
    ‘Made in China’
    Originality in art has long been under siege. Copying from other artists is as old as the Seven Hills of Rome when sculptors of the ancient empire borrowed from the Greeks. Even Michelangelo was a forger when he carved a Cupid, buried it in a...
  • China and Switzerland to sign mega currency trade agreement at Davos
    China and Switzerland to sign mega currency trade agreement at Davos
    On Jan. 21 it was announced that China and Switzerland are to sign a groundbreaking currency agreement that will facilitate both nations trading in the Yuan and Swiss Franc. Scheduled for completion during the ongoing World Economic Forum event...
  • hina blames smoked bacon for heavy smog
    Chinese official blames heavy smog on... Smoked bacon?
    It's official. The reason for one Chinese city's severe smog problem has been smoked out: Bacon.At least, that's the opinion ofRao Bing, deputy head of the city of Dazhou Environment Protection Bureau inSichuan Province, who made the...
  • Sun Ke header v DPRK AC 2015
    China stay perfect with DPRK win
    China’s phenomenal Asian Cup has continued as they managed their first ever 100% record in a group stages with another win at Canberra Stadium on China. Conversely it was also a record worst tournament for DPR Korea as they fell to a 2-1...
  • Here comes China
    Here comes China
    Are you ready to have your mind blown? When you think about countries that jump to mind that are going to come out in the future, as a emerging area for the best places to make wine, the first place that I think about would be Asia and the biggest...
  • China arrests: 60,000 in drug crackdown, bad guys had better look out now
    China arrests: 60,000 in drug crackdown, 'terror' among those behind drug crimes
    Numerous China arrests this week resulted in no less than 60,000 suspects being taken into custody. The drug crackdown, which has reportedly caused “terror” to be felt among peons and criminal masterminds alike, is cited as one of the...
  • Francisco Sánchez
    Elite Talk: A talk with Francisco Sánchez on growing Chinese investment in US
    China continues to be the fastest growing economy, while the United States is recovering sooner and growing more rapidly than most other developed nations. Their respective performance and bilateral economic relationships will without all...
  • Blackhat
    'Blackhat' has that trademark sizzle, but it's gristle after you take a bite
    Even the strongest of storytellers can get a little complacent from time to time. "Blackhat" hits all the notes of your A-typical Michael Mann thriller, but you just can help but shake the feeling that this just might be the weakest...
  • China to see 2015 increase use of Yuan in global finance with more free trade
    China to see 2015 increase use of Yuan in global finance with more free trade
    In 2013, use of the Chinese Yuan in global trade soared as it became the second most used currency in trade settlement, bypassing the Euro to become the largest trade currency outside the U.S. dollar. And with a growth rate in 2014 of nearly 8%...
  • China celebrate v Uzbekistan
    China advance to Asian Cup Quarters for first time in 11 years
    China have continued their stellar Asian Cup as they managed a come from behind 2-1 victory over Uzbekistan at Brisbane Stadium on Wednesday night. The result means that China have qualified for the Asian Cup Quarter Finals for the first time in...
  • Man caught smuggling 94 phones strapped to his body
    Man caught smuggling 94 phones strapped to his body
    A man walking like a human robot caught the eye of customs on Sunday when he was going through a checkpoint in Shenzhen, China. According to CBS News on Tuesday, the walk wasn’t something he was really going for, but it was rather a symptom...
  • Wife cuts off husband's penis
    Jealous wife cuts off cheating husband's penis, twice
    Proving the old adage that 'hell hath no fury like a woman scorned', a jealous wife cut off her husband's penis not once, but twice.When Feng Lung, 30, discovered a flirty email exchange between her husband and his 21-year-old lover,...
  • Russia and China go after S&P and Fitch through creation of new ratings agency
    Russia and China go after S&P and Fitch through creation of new ratings agency
    Just days after S&P and the U.S. Department of Justice were embroiled in negotiations to settle a charge tied to fraudulent ratingsof junk bonds and mortgage backed securities, the ratings agency is finding its next crisis in the announcement...
  • JAMA study shows dramatic decline in U. S. medical research funding
    JAMA study shows dramatic decline in U. S. medical research funding
    Medical research funding has reached an all time low in the United States according to a report in the Jan. 12. 2015, edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association compiled by Dr. Hamilton Moses III of the Alerion Institute in North...
  • China celebrate v KSA AC2015
    China stun Saudi Arabia with late winner
    It turned out to be a day of 1-0 victories in the Asian Cup on Saturday as China managed a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia at Brisbane Stadium. It was a tight match in what is expected to be a tight group with a late goal getting China the crucial...