Word of the Week: Slip

The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms...

Harbin Hosts International Humanoid Robot Olympics

As the eyes of the world bore hungrily into the London 2012 medal table, China Daily’s Wang Kaihao reports from the International Humanoid Robot Olympic Games in Harbin and talks to the competition’s executive...

Has China's Economy Finally Jumped the Shark?

In a recent Letter from China, Evan Osnos recalled Japan’s excesses in the late 1980s, and wondered whether a Chinese tycoon’s attempt to buy a large swathe of north-eastern Iceland might mark a similar pre-crash...

Ling Woo Liu: A Family Journey

Time Magazine’s Ling Woo Liu writes a personal essay about her great-grandfather, Dr. Wu Lien-teh, who helped suppress an epidemic of pneumonic plague in China and revolutionized the treatment of pandemics, yet has been...

Chinese Policeman Gets Life for Beating Death

From the Associated Press: The policeman, Qi Xin, was charged with the intentional injury of 22-year-old Lin Songling during a fight and was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Harbin Intermediate People’s Court, the...



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