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China slams 'aggressive jet' claim 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:19:04 EDT 
    A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week -- coming as close as 20 feet at one point -- in what the White House called a "deeply concerning provocation."


Parched residents dig wells 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:18:36 EDT 
    At first glance, it seems like a lot of roadside construction is taking place in this residential neighborhood west of Beijing's Tsinghua University.


Sino-theology and the pope 
  Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:06:48 EDT 
    Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.


World's first panda triplets 
  Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:03:58 EDT 
    Very few pandas are born each year, but even fewer of the fragile cubs stay alive.


Japan's defense plans rile China 
  Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:05:52 EDT 
    Japan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.


Did couple steal state secrets? 
  Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:30:29 EDT 
    A Canadian couple living in a city close to China's border with North Korea are under investigation for the suspected theft of state secrets, state media said Tuesday.


Will protest shape HK's future? 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:41:18 EDT 
    Tam Chi Tat has driven his bright red taxi for 20 years. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he calls himself not Chinese but a "Hong Konger." The distinction is very important to him.


20 China travel tips 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:42:26 EDT 
    Exploring China can rattle even veteran travelers.


World's largest aquatic insect 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:43:41 EDT 
    The world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.


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.
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