Jenny Chu

Beijing Adds 1,300 Vehicles to Roads a Day

Ever-rising car sales leads to Beijing’s concern about pollution levels during the Olympics, reports the Shanghai Daily: The total number of motor vehicles in Beijing will reach 3.35 million in August – when the...

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Cargo Ship Collapses Bridge

The Shanghai Daily reports: China’s maritime search and rescue authority said yesterday a cargo vessel hit a bridge under construction near the eastern seaport of Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, leaving four crew members...

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US Told Taiwan ‘Dump Missile Fuses’

Al Jazeera reports that after the US Air Force discovered this week it had inadvertently sent Taiwan four nuclear missile fuses instead of helicopter batteries back in 2006, they did not immediately ask the Taiwanese to return...

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Weather Engineering in China

The Technology Review reports on how the Chinese plan to modify the weather in Beijing during the Olympics, using supercomputers and artillery. To prevent rain over the roofless 91,000-seat Olympic stadium that Beijing natives...

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