The Pentagon released its annual report on China's military capability, harping on the same tone as usual that China's military is a threat.
The case of a 69-yr-old woman who sued a young man for knocking her down with his car has rekindled public debate on morality and credibility.
It's hard to shake the image of the Wizard of Oz as smiling Joe Biden tromps around China assuring Chinese debt is safe in US hands.
Although China and the ASEAN adopted a series of guidelines in the hope that they could defuse the tensions surrounding the South China Sea and cooperate without any conflict, serious hurdles remain.
The recent China City Life Quality Index ranked Beijing No. 8 in China, not only below Shanghai and Guangzhou, but second-tier cities like Hohhot.
Chinese-American Gary Locke carried his own bags and backpack through the Beijing airport this past weekend.
A judicial interpretation of China's Marriage Law regarding the settlement of property disputes upon divorce came into effect on Saturday.
"It is bound to be hard for youngsters from poor families in rural areas to become elites of society in China".
Although China ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005, the country has yet to ban smoking in public. As long as local governments realize enormous profits from the government-controlled tobacco industry, official attempts to change behaviors may prove fruitless.
As ambassador to China, Gary Locke will fight harder for the US national interests. He will be tougher and more aggressive than his predecessors.
China is rapidly becoming a land of the rising middle class - and a force that will either tip or balance the scales on the environmental future of the planet.
It seems odd that the British government would label their own people as thugs and gangsters when they used no guns during the riots, and yet they label the rebels in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen as freedom fighters, despite their widespread use of guns and other dangerous weapons.