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  • An epic edible gingerbread house at the Honggiao Hilton Shanghai
    Feast your eyes on this epic gingerbread house at the Hilton Shanghai Hoggiao
    Happy holidays. We just had to share this photo of Shanghai’s largest gingerbread house that’s now on display at the entrance to the Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao. The whimsical structure actually is scented like gingerbread and has eatable...
  • Food being unloaded for the Ebola countries
    China to use internet to help WFP fight Ebola
    Technology can be a vital tool in the fight against the Ebola virus. The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) is launching an online fundraiser with Tencent, a major internet company.The funds will help the UN World Food Programme (WFP)...
  • Chinese surgical staff fired for taking selfies in OR
    Surgical staff fired by Chinese hospital for taking selfies in OR
    While plenty of people see nothing wrong with the current obsession of taking selfies anywhere and everywhere, there are others who view the need by some to constantly post pictures of themselves, not only annoying, but also highly inappropriate,...
  • A Dream of Red Mansions
    Review: A Dream of Red Mansions
    A Dream of Red Mansionsis one of China’s four great classical novels, and is considered by many to be the best of historical Chinese fiction. Written by Cao Xueqin in the middle of the 18th Century under the ruling Qing Dynasty, the work is...
  • Building BRICS: Will U.S. take China’s Silk Road?
    Building BRICS: Will U.S. take China’s Silk Road?
    What do former presidential candidate/comedienne Roseanne Barr, Oklahoma state Sen. Constance Johnsonand the founder of American University in Moscow have in common today? They all want the U.S. to go a lot farther than President Obama did in...
  • China steps into U.S. currency war against Russia and offers Putin major support
    China steps into U.S. currency war against Russia and offers Putin major support
    Over the past month, attacks on both oil and the Rouble have created economic turmoil around the world, and especially in the economies of Russia and the European Union. And despite the fact that the United States has chosen Ukraine as ground zero...
  • China's shame: Chinese village expels 8-year-old HIV positive boy
    China's shame: Chinese village expels 8-year-old HIV positive boy
    A Chinese boy, 8, abandoned by his mother at birth, was ostracized and expelled by his small communalvillage afterthe boy'sguardianslearned his mother had passed the HIV virus to her son at birth. Over 200 villagers reportedly signed the...
  • Dalai Lama
    Dalai Lama says he would rather be the last than have a stupid successor
    The Dalai Lama is certainly one of the most recognizable spiritual leaders in the world today. For many, the Dalai Lama is more an individual figure, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who has lived in exile since 1959, than a member of a long...
  • As U.S. and European businesses decline, China now ready to buy them up
    As U.S. and European businesses decline, China now ready to buy them up
    With a continuing spiral downward in oil prices and global deflation over the past two months, the next trump card on the West is about to be played as China prepares for a massive new influx of acquisitions and trade agreements that will place...
  • China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    One of the interesting dichotomies of a global economy is that quite often, one sector, region, or nation will be in recession or decline while other economies are in a growth phase. And during these times, the potential for investing in, or...
  • Chinese newborn buried alive: Baby girl thought to be stillborn
    Chinese newborn buried alive: Baby girl not victim of China's one-child policy
    The Chinese newborn buried by her grandmother under a tree on the family’s farm was saved after a chain of events led her father back to the farm to retrieve her tiny body. This miracle was almost short lived when the hospital discharged the...
  • Spider
    Researchers find thirty new species of spiders in Chinese rainforest
    Over the weekend the news of something with eight legs was swirling around the internet, according to the Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 reports from both the Digital and Unexplained Mysteries. The news was this, there were 30 new species of spiders found in...
  • Jack Ma and Alibaba debut on NYSE
    Ad claims Alibaba will 'decimate' US retailers
    As reported by TechinAsia, the Alliance for Main Street Fairness has released an ad arguing that the sales tax loophole gives Alibaba an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar business and will threaten the profits of local businesses."Thanks...
  • Chinese newborn buried alive for two hours and she is surviving in hospital
    Chinese newborn buried alive 2-hrs in backyard: Newborn buried as a stillborn
    A newborn was buried alive for two hours after the baby girl was thought to have been stillborn. A pregnant Chinese woman went into labor while working her farm and the baby was born prematurely and thought to be dead, according to the Christian...
  • Hotel Icon
    Room Report: Hotel Icon Hong Kong
    Arrival Experience: This Hong Kong hotel is like no other in the city. It is associated with the city's Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management program and run as a nonprofit. As a result, the entire stay changes...