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Ancient Chinese Forest Found Buried By Volcano

Ancient Chinese Forest Found Buried By Volcano | Talk China | Scoop.it
Whereas scientists usually are forced to piece together what ancient forests may have looked like by looking at fossilized specimens from varying eras, the volcano preserved an entire ecosystem all in one shot.
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Tibet woman sets herself on fire

Tibet woman sets herself on fire | Talk China | Scoop.it
A Tibetan woman burns herself to death in south-west China, activists say, the latest in a spate of self-immolations in protest against Beijing's rule.
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Hong Kong welcomes the Year of the Dragon with a Chinese New Year firework bonanza - Telegraph

Hong Kong welcomes the Year of the Dragon with a Chinese New Year firework bonanza - Telegraph | Talk China | Scoop.it
Thousands gathered to watch a spectacular fireworks display over the Victoria
Harbour to celebrate the new lunar year.
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Chinese construction worker rescued after dangling from 40 metres - Telegraph

Chinese construction worker rescued after dangling from 40 metres - Telegraph | Talk China | Scoop.it
The worker was left hanging 40 metres above the ground for an hour after a
lift broke down at a building site in China's Xingyi City.
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A Long Shot for Geithner as He Begins Beijing Talks

A Long Shot for Geithner as He Begins Beijing Talks | Talk China | Scoop.it
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner hopes to enlist China in a campaign to use sanctions to pressure Iran and convince Beijing to change its economic policies to American liking.
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Chinese media slams US 'look east' policy - The Times of India

Chinese media slams US 'look east' policy - The Times of India | Talk China | Scoop.it
Warns Washington Against 'War Mongering' , Says Move May Fuel Military Tension...
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52 million pirated, porn publications seized in China in 2011 - The Times of India

52 million pirated, porn publications seized in China in 2011 - The Times of India | Talk China | Scoop.it
Over 52 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications were confiscated in China in 2011, authorities said.
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U.S. Envoy Asks China to Help Restrain North Korea

U.S. Envoy Asks China to Help Restrain North Korea | Talk China | Scoop.it
Assistant Secretary of State Kurt M. Campbell called on China to urge the new leadership in North Korea to refrain from military provocations during the transition of power.
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In Taiwan Elections, Question of China Looms

In Taiwan Elections, Question of China Looms | Talk China | Scoop.it
When voters go to the polls next week, one issue underlies all others: whether this vibrantly democratic island should speed, slow or halt its wary embrace of China.
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Will China's property bubble burst?

Will China's property bubble burst? | Talk China | Scoop.it
China’s property market, one of the engines of growth for the country’s booming economy, is now beginning to splutter, reports the BBC's Martin Patience.
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Chinese official arrested after 'poisonous cat stew plot' - Telegraph

Chinese official arrested after 'poisonous cat stew plot' - Telegraph | Talk China | Scoop.it
A government official in south China has been arrested for murder, after he allegedly used a bowl of poisoned pork rib and cat meat stew to kill a local businessman.
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Workmen rescued after crane flips backwards - Telegraph

Workmen rescued after crane flips backwards - Telegraph | Talk China | Scoop.it
Three workers were left stranded 40ft in the air after their crane toppled
backwards in China.
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Pending China Leader Switch May Add Drama to Its Congress

Pending China Leader Switch May Add Drama to Its Congress | Talk China | Scoop.it
A handful of provincial officials are unannounced contenders for soon-to-be-vacant seats on the Politburo Standing Committee, the nine-member body that essentially runs the country.
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Chinese Researchers Lead in Howard Hughes Awards

Chinese Researchers Lead in Howard Hughes Awards | Talk China | Scoop.it
China’s government has thrown billions in recent years into building a top-notch research establishment, now comes a hint that that effort is beginning to pay off.
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Chinese New Year Resolution: Get The Facts Straight - Forbes

Chinese New Year Resolution: Get The Facts Straight - Forbes | Talk China | Scoop.it
A lot of things you've heard about China are wrong, from the Great Wall to General Tso.
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Polls open in Taiwanese elections

Polls open in Taiwanese elections | Talk China | Scoop.it
Voters in Taiwan are going to the polls to elect a new president, in a contest that will shape the island's key relationship with China.
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China to release six giant pandas into wild

China to release six giant pandas into wild | Talk China | Scoop.it
One of the most ambitious attempts to replenish the endangered population with captive-bred animals...
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Mystery Chinese blogger scores a hit with Cultural Revolution novel

Mystery Chinese blogger scores a hit with Cultural Revolution novel | Talk China | Scoop.it
Under The Hawthorn Tree has already sold more than a million copies in China alone...
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Taiwan works to restore architectural treasures

Taiwan works to restore architectural treasures | Talk China | Scoop.it
The BBC's Cindy Sui reports from Taiwan on the island's efforts to restore its heritage buildings to their former glory.
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China 'angry dragon stamp' outcry

China 'angry dragon stamp' outcry | Talk China | Scoop.it
A Chinese postage stamp to mark the upcoming Year of the Dragon sparks uproar because the dragon is thought to look "too fierce".
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China airlines shun EU carbon tax

China airlines shun EU carbon tax | Talk China | Scoop.it
China's biggest airlines will not pay a new European Union tax aimed at cutting carbon emissions, their trade body says.
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Wendi Deng Twitter account fake

Wendi Deng Twitter account fake | Talk China | Scoop.it
A Twitter account written under the name of Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng is revealed to be a fake.
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City carved out of ice in China - Telegraph

City carved out of ice in China - Telegraph | Talk China | Scoop.it
Harbin in China creates a massive city from ice to host its annual festival of
snow sculptures.
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