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New Syria Peace Plan Comes from China

New Syria Peace Plan Comes from ChinaJOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images(BEIJING) -- China has decided it too wants a shot at trying to find a solution to the 19-month long conflict in Syria between government and rebel forces that shows no signs of ending.On his visit to Beijing Thursday, United...

Chinese Newlyweds Cram into 50-Square-Foot Home

Chinese Newlyweds Cram into 50-Square-Foot HomeCourtesy Zhang Rui(BEIJING) -- A newlywed couple in China is proving that big love can come in small spaces.With best wishes and tears of joy, Zhang Rui and his wife Little Pan recently said their vows at their wedding.  Then, they moved into thei...

Chinese Newlyweds Cram into 50-Square-Foot Home

Chinese Newlyweds Cram into 50-Square-Foot HomeCourtesy Zhang Rui(BEIJING) -- A newlywed couple in China is proving that big love can come in small spaces.With best wishes and tears of joy, Zhang Rui and his wife Little Pan recently said their vows at their wedding.  Then, they moved into thei...

China’s Wingsuit Flying World Championship

China’s Wingsuit Flying World ChampionshipiStockphoto/Thinkstock(ZHANGJIAJIE, China) -- Jumping off a cliff 4,593 above sea level is all a part of the game for the men and women participating in this year’s Wingsuit Flying World Championship in Zhangjiajie, China.Using only a special jum...

Underage Workers Found at Foxconn Factory in China

Underage Workers Found at Foxconn Factory in ChinaKarson Yiu/ABC News(BEIJING) -- Foxconn Technology Group, the company that manufactures Apple’s iPhone, has confirmed reports that underage employees as young as 14 years old have been found working as interns at a factory site in China. The comp...

China’s ‘High Speed Sisters’ Are a Throwback to a Bygone Era

China’s ‘High Speed Sisters’ Are a Throwback to a Bygone EraiStockphoto/Thinkstock (file photo)(BEIJING) -- In China, much is made about forward progress, but an increasingly popular job is a throwback to a different era -- one that might raise the eyebrows of a few feminists. They’re called "high sp...

China’s ‘High Speed Sisters’ Are a Throwback to a Bygone Era

China’s ‘High Speed Sisters’ Are a Throwback to a Bygone EraiStockphoto/Thinkstock (file photo)(BEIJING) -- In China, much is made about forward progress, but an increasingly popular job is a throwback to a different era -- one that might raise the eyebrows of a few feminists. They’re called "high sp...

Romney, Ryan Slam Obama Administration on China Trade Policies

Romney, Ryan Slam Obama Administration on China Trade PoliciesWin McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Romney-Ryan ticket came out swinging Saturday at two separate campaign events, where the politicians blasted President Obama for delaying the release of a report that could label China a currency manipulator. "...

Ryan Hits Obama for Not Being Tough on China

Ryan Hits Obama for Not Being Tough on ChinaSteve Pope/Getty Images(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) -- Paul Ryan hit the Obama administration for delaying the decision to “label China a currency manipulator” until after Election Day, telling a crowd on Saturday in this Democratic county in the cru...

$65M Marriage Reward: Chinese Billionaire Wants Daughter to Go Straight

$65M Marriage Reward: Chinese Billionaire Wants Daughter to Go StraightABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Hong Kong billionaire who offered millions to any man who could successfully woo his lesbian daughter told ABC's 20/20 in an exclusive new interview that he wouldn't force her to change her "gay tendency," but seems to hold ou...

Chinese Women Protest Gender Discrimination in Education

Chinese Women Protest Gender Discrimination in EducationiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- Seven young women in Beijing have defied authorities to ignite a grassroots confrontation with the Chinese Ministry of Education on gender discrimination.Four of them shaved their heads Aug. 30 in the center of Guangz...

Obama Ad Says Romney Backed ‘Sweatshop’ Conditions in China

Obama Ad Says Romney Backed ‘Sweatshop’ Conditions in ChinaJ.D. Pooley/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- A hard-hitting new TV ad from the Obama campaign accuses Mitt Romney of profiting from and indirectly supporting “sweatshop conditions” at a Chinese appliance company in which his Bain Capital invested.&...

Obama Blocks Chinese Firm From Purchasing US Wind Farms

Obama Blocks Chinese Firm From Purchasing US Wind FarmsPhotodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama Friday blocked a Chinese firm from acquiring four wind-farm projects near a Naval facility in Oregon, citing national security concerns.“There is credible evidence that leads me to believe that ...

China’s Disgraced Leader Faces Bribery and Sex Charges

China’s Disgraced Leader Faces Bribery and Sex ChargesNelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BEIJING) -- The fall of Bo Xilai was nearly complete Friday when China’s Politburo expelled him from the Communist Party, paving the way for him to stand trial on a list of charges that include bribery, inv...

Bo Xilai’s Top Cop Gets 15 Years

Bo Xilai’s Top Cop Gets 15 YearsKevin Horan/Stone(BEIJING) -- China’s most famous ex-cop, Wang Lijun, the former police chief to fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for charges that included attempted defection to the United States and ...

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive Brawl

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive BrawlKarson Yiu/ABC News(BEIJING) -- Foxconn Technology Group, owned by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., suspended production at one of its largest factories in northern China on Monday following a violent incident involving 2,000 workers.Foxconn, a major su...

US Ambassador to China’s Vehicle Caught in Protests

US Ambassador to China’s Vehicle Caught in ProtestsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- The vehicle carrying U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke was briefly detained in anti-Japanese protests in Beijing on Tuesday. No one was injured.A crowd of at least 50 boisterous protestors surrounded the car as it approached...

China: Bo Xilai’s Former Ally Emerges from ‘Vacation-Style Therapy’ for Trial

China: Bo Xilai’s Former Ally Emerges from ‘Vacation-Style Therapy’ for TrialGeorge Doyle/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- Amidst the distraction of the widespread anti-Japanese demonstrations raging across China, Wang Lijun, the former police chief of the city of Chongqing, finally emerged from seven months of “vacation-style ther...

Panetta Steps into China-Japan Dispute over Islands

Panetta Steps into China-Japan Dispute over IslandsTech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has found himself caught in the middle of a simmering dispute between China and Japan over Japanese-controlled islands in the East China Sea that has boiled over i...

Panetta Steps into China-Japan Dispute over Islands

Panetta Steps into China-Japan Dispute over IslandsTech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has found himself caught in the middle of a simmering dispute between China and Japan over Japanese-controlled islands in the East China Sea that has boiled over i...

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