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npr | Nov 11, 2017

MoBike, China's first bike-share company, is worth $3 billion. "I personally like riding bicycles," says the company's 35-year-old president Hu Weiwei. "I was thinking, 'How can I bring bikes back?'"(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP for NPR)

New York Times | Nov 11, 2017

The Olympian Hong Kong offers massive rooms, complimentary smartphones and a location with some of the best dining districts in the city.

Washington Post | Nov 11, 2017

From ancient emperors to Mao Zedong, attempts to tell China’s people how to think have all failed, a former senior official warns.

Los Angeles Times | Nov 11, 2017

It was back to basketball for UCLA, and for that the Bruins could be thankful. One of the most straining weeks in the program’s recent history ended with a season-opening 63-60 victory over Georgia Tech on Friday night in the Pac-12 China game at the Baoshan Sports Center in Shanghai. The No. 21...

Guardian | Nov 11, 2017

Zhao Leji says Communist party faces being erased by history if it does not tackle corruptionChina must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist party’s focus on eliminating corrupt behaviour. Zhao Leji, appointed to the new seven-member politburo standing committee last month and tasked to lead president Xi Jinping’s...

Los Angeles Times | Nov 11, 2017

Basketball Nov. 10, 2017, 3:58 p.m. Chaminade is ready for basketball trip to China and has its own interpreter Eric Sondheimer In light of the trouble UCLA has experienced on its basketball trip to China, with three players being questioned and limited to their hotel because of shoplifting allegations,...

Guardian | Nov 10, 2017
  • Silva, 42, flagged for potential doping violation ahead of Shanghai card
  • Result stems from out-of-competition sample collected on 26 October
  • Brazilian previously failed a drug test for two steroids in January 2015
New York Times | Nov 10, 2017

The shopping extravaganza — China’s version of Black Friday and Amazon’s Prime Day — will test logistics networks and retail innovations.

Los Angeles Times | Nov 10, 2017 Inc., maker of the lip-syncing video app popular among teens, has reportedly been sold to China’s Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. for about $800 million., which launched in Shanghai in 2014 and opened U.S. offices in Santa Monica in 2016, was originally designed as a hub...

Time | Nov 10, 2017

Asian heads of state can’t seem to stop rolling out the red carpet for President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.
From golf and hamburgers to sampling soy sauce older than the United States and an exclusive dinner in the Forbidden City, Donald and Melania Trump have gotten the royal treatment as they power through Asia – even as...

New York Times | Nov 10, 2017

President Trump’s flattery of China’s president, Xi Jinping, and his praise for the country’s achievements made things easy for the state-run news media.

npr | Nov 10, 2017

A bikeshare start-up in Beijing is set on getting China's commuters out of their cars and on two wheels. But even with 7 million bikes in cities in China and the U.S., Mobike has yet to show a profit.

Time | Nov 10, 2017

In a roller-coaster speech that lurched from aspirational to hectoring and back again, U.S. president Donald Trump announced his “Indo-Pacific Dream” at the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam on Friday, saying that he would always put “America First” but inviting all nations present to join the U.S. in bilateral trade deals, while issuing a stern rebuke for China and multilateralism.

New York Times | Nov 10, 2017

The move, which comes after President Trump left Beijing complaining about its trade policies, could give China’s troubled financial system a needed shake-up.

Guardian | Nov 10, 2017

The US first lady spent time with a couple of China’s most prominent diplomats on her last day in Beijing, the pandas Meng’er and Gu Gu. She was greeted by a group of schoolchildren waving miniature Chinese and American flags and handed out stuffed toy bald eagles to them.Melania Trump engages in panda diplomacy at Beijing zoo Continue reading...