- Sat, 11/18/2006 - 11:00
Fragrant pears, with exotic provenance and a legendary reputation, have arrived in the United States for the first time after a journey that evokes Marco Polo.
- Tue, 11/14/2006 - 11:00
- Sun, 11/12/2006 - 11:00
A Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives led by frequent China critic Nancy Pelosi will intensify scrutiny of Chinese trade and human rights practices, but will stop short of confrontation, American and Chinese experts said
- Thu, 11/09/2006 - 11:00
When the city of Korla rose from the Taklamakan Desert in mid-1950s, it was admired as a triumph of human willpower over adverse nature. Thousands of soldiers put the place on the map in China's far west Xinjiang region by digging 600 kilometers of channels to coax underground water to large collective farms.