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How I Made It: Stephen Cheung went from cutting threads in a sweatshop to cutting global trade deals
The gig: Stephen Cheung, 37, is president of World Trade Center Los Angeles, which is charged with promoting local businesses overseas and attracting foreign investment to the region. Before that, Cheung worked as director of international trade for the Port of L.A. and served as an aide to two...
1177 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California China Chinese language Overseas Chinese Hong Kong Standard Mandarin Han Chinese Los Angeles
Sinosphere: Air China Will Fly You to London, and Warn You About Dark-Skinned People There
A recent in-flight magazine article said that “precautions are needed when entering areas mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis and black people.”
-1 points by The New York Times | Twitter People's Republic of China Han Chinese Beijing Chinese Civil War Mao Zedong China Communist Party of China
China stages another mass anti-terror rally in Xinjiang
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese security forces have staged another mass anti-terror rally in the restive far western region of Xinjiang, parading hundreds of armed men through the streets of the regional capital Urumqi in a show of force after an uptick in violence.
-2 points by Reuters | Xinjiang Uyghur people Terrorism Reuters Kashgar Thomson Reuters Han Chinese People's Republic of China
China holds 'anti-terrorism' mass rally in Xinjiang's Uighur heartland
BEIJING (Reuters) - The government of the restive far-western Xinjiang marched thousands of armed officers through the region's southern city of Hotan in a shock and awe campaign against what it says is the rising threat of terrorism and ethnic separatism.
-2 points by Reuters | Xinjiang Uyghur people Reuters Han Chinese Hotan Thomson Reuters People's Republic of China Terrorism
Knife-wielding attackers kill five in China's Xinjiang: govt
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three knife-wielding attackers have killed five people and injured another five in China's far western region of Xinjiang before police killed the "thugs", a regional government said, in the latest bout of violence on China's border with Central Asia.
32 points by Reuters | Uyghur people Xinjiang Central Asia Reuters Han Chinese People's Republic of China Thomson Reuters Terrorism
Tour bus crashes in Taiwan, killing at least 32
TAIPEI (Reuters) - At least 32 people were killed when a tour bus crashed near Taipei on Monday night, with television footage showing the bus careening toward a road barrier before flipping on its side.
-2 points by Reuters | Reuters Thomson Reuters News agency Bus News Han Chinese Taiwan CNN
Jackie Chan caper 'Kung Fu Yoga' tops China's box office during New Year holiday
Domestic films swept China’s box office during last week's Chinese New Year holiday, as state film regulators temporarily banned imported films to give domestic movies more room to cash in.  The Jackie Chan action caper “Kung Fu Yoga” fared best last week, with $140.4 million in ticket sales, according...
32 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Movie theater Han Chinese China Vin Diesel Chinese New Year Four Great Classical Novels People's Republic of China
China Box Office: ‘Yoga’ Wins Weekend, ‘Journey’ Heads New Year Holiday Period
Jackie Chan-starring comedy, “Kung Fu Yoga” topped a bountiful Chinese box office weekend that largely shrugged off the back to work blues. But over the entire Chinese New Year period Tsui Hark and Stephen Chow’s “Journey to The West: The Demons Strike Back,” not “Kung Fu Yoga,” was the biggest winner. Officially China’s holidays ended... Read more »
9 points by Variety | China Chinese New Year Movie theater Holiday Film Han Chinese People's Republic of China Chinese language
‘Bespoke bronze dildos are rare’: Ancient Chinese sex toys to go on display
Two ancient Chinese sex toys are among the artifacts to go on display in a US exhibition showcasing the Han Dynasty, giving an insight into life behind closed doors in one of China’s great imperial powers. Read Full Article at
2218 points by Russia Today | Han Dynasty Han Chinese China Silk Road Emperor Gaozu of Han Silk Zhang Heng Chinese poetry
Expert: Trump must be firm, strong in China dealings
Author Michael Dunne calls for reciprocity in trade even as the Chinese become more involved in the U.S. auto market        
155 points by Detroit Free Press | China Chinese language People's Republic of China United States Qing Dynasty Donald Trump Han Chinese Chinese character
China says family cut off funds to get most wanted graft suspect back
BEIJING (Reuters) - Family members cut off funds and were lobbied by senior members of the Chinese community in the United States as part of efforts to get China's most-wanted graft suspect to give herself up, the ruling Communist Party's corruption watchdog said on Thursday.
-2 points by Reuters | United States China Overseas Chinese Reuters Thomson Reuters Chinese language Han Chinese Chinese American
Chinese rock gods carved into mountains
Artist Du Kun juxtaposes traditional Chinese values and modern western ideas in his massive oil paintings, which depict Chinese rock stars embedded in traditional mountaintop temples.
1477 points by CNN | Rock music Yunnan Han Chinese Confucianism Overseas Chinese Tang Dynasty Taoism Religion in China
China Vows to Strike Back Over Embassy Attack
China vowed to “firmly strike” against perpetrators of a suicide car bombing last week that targeted the Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan, which Kyrgyz authorities said was the work of terrorists from the Uighur ethnic group.
194 points by The Wall Street Journal | China Uyghur people Ethnic group Han Chinese Central Asia Japan Kyrgyzstan People's Republic of China
Chinese-language films soar over national Mid-Autumn Festival holiday
The film “A Chinese Odyssey: Part Three” topped China’s box office last week, grossing $37.7 million in its opening five days.  The Chinese-Hong Kong fantasy-comedy film, directed by Jeffrey Lau, grossed $6.26 million on its first day, Sept. 14, according to data from film industry consulting firm...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Hong Kong Movie theater Chinese language China Standard Mandarin Han Chinese Box office
Marriage Falls in China, Transforming Finances and Families
The drop in marriage stems in part from China’s aging population, but also reflects that women who once were pushed to wed are exploring new options.
2099 points by The New York Times | Marriage Family Demography Hong Kong Arranged marriage Chinese people Alimony Han Chinese