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Perspective-defying photos 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:14:43 EDT 
    It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza.


I'm a feminist, and I converted to Islam 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:24:35 EDT 
    I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.


China building 'airstrip' island? 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:14:47 EST 
    China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip in bitterly contested waters, according to satellite images analyzed by IHS Jane's Defence Weekly.


Nightclubs for literature? 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:24:36 EST 
    It's midnight in the capital of Taiwan.


China's private education love affair 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:24:28 EST 
    In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life.


China's new 'stealth' fighter 
  Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:55:54 EST 
    Zhuhai's Air Show has always been a venue for surprises, usually first-time showings of advanced Chinese military hardware.


Watershed moment for climate politics 
  Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:56:39 EST 
    For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics on so many fronts.


Is a China-Japan thaw likely? 
  Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:56:05 EST 
    OK, so Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's brief summit featured all the enthusiasm of two unhappy schoolboys forced to make up after a schoolyard dust-up.


China's 55 ethnic minorities 
  Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:09:02 EST 
    For a year, journalist and author David Eimer traveled the edges of China exploring a side of the country that obliterates expectations.


Michelin's 'undisputed leader' in cuisine 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:22:24 EDT 
    Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in theirs without breaking the bank.


Beating smog in style 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:20:49 EDT 
    High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks.


Taking 'selfies' with a drone 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:21:12 EDT 
    What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon?
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