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Xi: Reformer or a 'dictator?' 
  Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:19:08 EDT 
    It's been nearly two years since Xi Jinping assumed paramount leadership in China, but the latest Pew Research Center findings show that Xi "so far has failed to make a strong positive impression" globally. Although several of China's neighbors, including South Korea, do view the Chinese president favorably, Xi has received mostly negative ratings from those surveyed in the West, the Middle East, and long-time rivals Japan and the Philippines.


China and Japan's 'war of words' 
  Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:17:35 EDT 
    Chinese state media frequently treats Japan's atrocities of the past like breaking news of today. But lately, the steady flow of war history-related news has become a flood.


Top TV anchor detained 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:23:30 EDT 
    In the latest twist of a widening anti-corruption campaign, Chinese authorities have detained a popular and controversial television anchor with the national broadcaster, state media reported.


Skyscrapers that clean the air 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:21:15 EDT 
    Imagine a skyscraper that cleans the air. You won't have to wait long -- two will soon be built in China.


Why does China struggle with football? 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:22:11 EDT 
    With a population of 1.3 billion, you'd think that there would be 11 people in China who are good enough to put up a fight on the football pitch.


China first for Tour de France 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:47:50 EDT 
    Chinese fans will have a new reason to cheer when the 101st Tour de France kicks off on Saturday: 26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete for competitive cycling's highest honor.


9 pollution beaters 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:47:27 EDT 
    Beijing may have to wait another 16 years before it will have safe, clean air, according to a report from the capital's environmental authority earlier this week.


Did Xi snub North Korea? 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:48:19 EDT 
    When President Xi Jinping arrives in Seoul this week, the Chinese leader will have passed over North Korea in favor of its arch rival.


HK calls for democracy 
  Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:03:24 EDT 


    'Baby hatch' overwhelmed 
      Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:04:26 EDT 
      Along a winding Chinese mountain road dotted with inns and restaurants is Jinan Orphanage, a place of refuge and site for troubled parents to dump unwanted children.


    People power in the PRC 
      Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:32:39 EDT 
      He saw it first-hand on a reporting trip in Guizhou province -- scores of village children going to school hungry.
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