China http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18769/www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110608/pole-dancing-china-women-exercise en China http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-nav-icon"> <div class="field-label">Navigation Icon:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_nav_icon" width="300" height="127" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nav-icons/nav-icon-china.png?1294262985" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-article-icon"> <div class="field-label">In-Article Icons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_article_icon" width="97" height="97" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/section-icons/section-icon-china.png?1294262995" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> China News - Breaking News and Headlines from GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> China News, Chinese News Online. 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Learn more about becoming a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/members">GlobalPost member</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sectionrss"><legend>RSS</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-rsstitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost — China and its neighbors </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sponsor"><legend>Sponsorship</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored-section"> <div class="field-label">Sponsored Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5615904 at http://www.globalpost.com Kathleen E. McLaughlin http://www.globalpost.com/bio/kathleen-e-mclaughlin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen E. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> McLaughlin </div> </div> </div> <p>Kathleen E. McLaughlin is an American journalist who has been based in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china">China</a> for more than a decade. She has covered everything from labor abuses to politics, economics and social upheaval in China. A former political reporter in the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-states">United States</a>, her work from <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/asia">Asia</a> has appeared in a broad variety of media outlets including the PBS NewsHour, the Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle and Foreign Policy, among others.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/mclaughlin_kathleen.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=39200">mclaughlin_kathleen.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> kemc </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 1517 at http://www.globalpost.com Americans are stiffing the Chinese http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081208/americans-are-stiffing-the-chinese <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Could U.S. corporate defaults hurt political stability in China? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen E. McLaughlin </div> </div> </div> <p>BEIJING, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china">China</a> — U.S. consumers take note: Many of the Chinese companies that made your toys, clothes, shoes and vast numbers of other products are still waiting to get paid. <br>  </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081208/americans-are-stiffing-the-chinese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Asia-Pacific China Mon, 08 Dec 2008 23:32:11 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin 1543 at http://www.globalpost.com Riding high on "Cycle Island" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081216/riding-high-cycle-island <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Taiwan's bicycle boom defies economic downturn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonathan Adams </div> </div> </div> <p>TAOYUAN COUNTY, Taiwan — Here at Pacific Cycles, which sits in an industrial park an hour's train ride from Taipei, the factory floor buzzes with activity.  Taiwanese and <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/philippines">Filipino</a> employees are busy spot welding, aligning parts, applying decals, sorting wheels, polishing and painting.</p> <p> </p> <p>Marketing manager Max Yeh guides me around the floor, showing off different wares. Pacific Cycles specializes in high-end, hand-crafted bikes, with an average price of $1,200.</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081216/riding-high-cycle-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Asia-Pacific China Technology Tue, 16 Dec 2008 21:10:24 +0000 Jonathan Adams 2778 at http://www.globalpost.com Jonathan Adams http://www.globalpost.com/bio/jonathan-adams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonathan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adams </div> </div> </div> <p> Please note: The information in this bio may not be current.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-png" alt="image/png icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/Jonathan Adams.png" type="image/png; length=69692">Jonathan Adams.png</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioblogroll"><legend>Blogroll</legend><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blogroll3"> <div class="field-label">Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.zonaeuropa.com/weblog.htm">EastSouthWestNorth blog</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blogroll4"> <div class="field-label">Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://1-apple.com.tw/">Apple Daily, Taiwan (Chinese)</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/jonathan-adams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 2799 at http://www.globalpost.com Living in the valley of the dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081216/living-the-valley-the-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Six months after the Sichuan quake, a family struggles for survival </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen E. McLaughlin </div> </div> </div> <p>BEICHUAN, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china">China</a> — When Mu Xiangui and his family lost their home and most of their town to the catastrophic Sichuan earthquake in May, it seemed logical they would abandon this place that, suddenly, sat amid madness and devastation.</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china-and-its-neighbors/081216/living-the-valley-the-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific Aid China Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:26:04 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin 2830 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Japan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090104/which-it-stands-japan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Obama (the city) on Obama (the President-elect), plus the growing strain on U.S.-Japanese relations </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rena Singer </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO&nbsp;&mdash; Five hours southwest by train from Tokyo, Barack Obama's election brought cheers in a conveniently named place:&nbsp;Obama City.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> After all, think of the merchandising possibilities: coffee mugs, T-shirts, maybe even a few more tourists for this sleepy port town of 32,185. Thanks to the president-elect, Obama City suddenly feels as though it's on the map.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> But the rest of Japan has greeted the prospect of a President Barack Obama with more mixed emotions.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090104/which-it-stands-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific Diplomacy China Japan South Korea Thu, 08 Jan 2009 20:02:18 +0000 Rena Singer 7129 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Worldview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090104/which-it-stands-worldview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opinion: Obama faces a daunting list of foreign policy challenges </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Moran </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK &mdash; Of all the lists drawn up over the past few months &ndash; Barack Obama's cabinet picks, auto industry plant shutdowns, New Year&rsquo;s resolutions and so on &mdash; none will prove as fateful, full of surprises or difficult as the list of international challenges facing the new U.S. administration.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090104/which-it-stands-worldview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Africa Americas Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Europe Iraq China Israel and Palestine Middle East India Opinion Pakistan Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:28:25 +0000 Michael Moran 7245 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Taiwan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090108/which-it-stands-taiwan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On stinky tofu, casual racism, and the big question of China </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonathan Adams </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TAIPEI, Taiwan &mdash; Shen Sian-wun already admired America's democracy. Since Barack Obama was elected in November, he looks up to it even more.<br />&nbsp;<br />&quot;For a black person to become president &mdash; that's not easy,&quot; said Mr. Shen, standing beside fragrant vats of two classic Taiwanese street dishes he serves at his Taipei restaurant &mdash; &quot;stinky&quot; tofu and oyster noodles.<br />&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090108/which-it-stands-taiwan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific China Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:54:52 +0000 Jonathan Adams 9698 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Beijing talks Barack http://www.globalpost.com/video/china-and-its-neighbors/090108/which-it-stands-beijing-talks-barack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Josh Chin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="320" height="240" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/bcf0342285de7-original.jpg?1297868097" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:01:09 14:23</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("bcf0342285de7", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Asia-Pacific China Fri, 09 Jan 2009 19:23:07 +0000 Josh Chin 10050 at http://www.globalpost.com The view from China http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090108/the-view-china <!--paging_filter--><p>Why China?</p> <p>To many foreigners living here, this question can have effects on brain function roughly like dropping a peeled orange into a deep fat fryer. There&rsquo;s a momentary hiss, then a fragrant explosion of thoughts all over the inside of the skull, followed by a low burbling sound and, finally, a burning, regretful silence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090108/the-view-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 10305 at http://www.globalpost.com Introducing Matt Driskill in Hong Kong http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090109/introducing-matt-driskill-hong-kong <!--paging_filter--><p>Hong Kong is one of the more fascinating cities in the world and it's my pleasure and privilege to cover it for Globalpost.com. My name is Matt Driskill and I'm the correspondent here in this corner of China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090109/introducing-matt-driskill-hong-kong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 10412 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Worldview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090109/which-it-stands-worldview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opinion: The "Boom Years" generation makes China feel similar to America in the early 1960s. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dave Marash </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SHANTOU, China &mdash; Here&rsquo;s the great thing about being the United States, the world&rsquo;s largest market: you still get to determine what&rsquo;s cool, what catches your eye on your computer or TV screen, and what&rsquo;s for sale at Wal-Mart.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> That's how it looks from here, anyway, if you are 15-to-30 years old and living in China.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090109/which-it-stands-worldview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Asia-Pacific China Opinion Fri, 09 Jan 2009 19:59:26 +0000 Dave Marash 10667 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong is a news town http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090112/hong-kong-news-town <!--paging_filter--><p>Hong Kong remains a town for readers of newspapers and magazines. Dozens of daily, weekly and monthly titles populates the hundred of newsstands around the city in both Chinese and English.<img src="/sites/default/files/photos/30/DSC_0067.JPG" width="580" height="386" />&nbsp;</p> Asia-Pacific China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 18218 at http://www.globalpost.com Escape from the big city http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/china-and-its-neighbors/090112/escape-the-big-city <!--paging_filter--><p>Hong Kong is well known for its skyscrapers clinging to the hills of the main island, but Lamma Island is a quiet retreat 30 minutes from Central and waterfront restaurants surround the harbor.<img src="/sites/default/files/photos/30/Lamma_Hong Kong_MCD(1).jpg" width="580" height="386" /></p> Asia-Pacific China Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 18248 at http://www.globalpost.com