• China July 21, 2019 4:35 am

    Veteran Hong Kong Actor Simon Yam Stabbed at Event in China

    Police in southern China said the man who stabbed veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam at an event suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. A 53-year-old man, surnamed Chen, was detained following the attack in the Zhongshan Huoju Development Zone in Guangdong province, police said Saturday evening. Chen rushed the stage and stabbed the 64-year-old actor with a fruit knife during an...

  • San Diego February 5, 2019 5:30 pm

    Lunar New Year Celebrated in San Diego Community

    Tuesday saw celebrations all over San Diego as the Lunar New Year marked the start of the Year of the Pig.

  • China January 3, 2019 5:18 am

    China Lands Spacecraft on ‘Dark' Side of Moon in World First

    China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. Three nations — the United States, the former Soviet Union and more recently China — have sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which faces Earth, but this is the first-ever landing on the far side. The China National...

  • China August 24, 2017 6:10 am

    At Least 16 Dead as Strong Typhoon Floods Macau, Southern China

    The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday that eight people were killed in the former Portuguese colony, including two men found overnight in a submerged parking garage. Another...

  • New York June 1, 2017 6:38 am

    Chinese Maker of Ivanka Trump Shoes Denies Labor Violations

    A Chinese company that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands denied allegations Thursday of excessive overtime and low wages made by three activists who have been arrested or disappeared. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Hua Haifeng, an investigator for China Labor Watch, a New York-based nonprofit, had been arrested on a charge of illegal surveillance while his...

  • United States April 29, 2017 3:06 pm

    China Deports US Businesswoman Accused of Spying

    An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States. Jeff Gillis says his wife, Phan “Sandy” Phan-Gillis, got on a flight to Los Angeles on Friday evening. The couple planned to stay in LA a few days to visit relatives before returning to their...

  • China September 8, 2016 7:12 am

    Giant Panda Is No Longer Endangered, Experts Say

    A leading international group has taken the giant panda off its endangered list thanks to decades of conservation efforts, but China’s government discounted the move on Monday, saying it did not view the status of the country’s beloved symbol as any less serious. The International Union for Conservation of Nature said in a report released Sunday that the panda is...

  • China June 21, 2016 7:14 am

    China City Holds Dog-Meat Eating Festival Despite Protests

    A city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival Tuesday despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists. Vendors slaughtered dogs and cooked their meat in dozens of restaurants across the city of Yulin, in an event that has come to symbolize the cruelty and potential for spreading disease associated with the largely unregulated industry....

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