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Beijing (China)

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Top Beijing (China) Articles

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  • Storms brewing across the Taiwan Strait

    Storms brewing across the Taiwan Strait
    In light of the North Korean nuclear threat, Sino-Japanese territorial disputes and conflicting claims in the South China Sea, Taiwan appears to be the exception in a region of rising tensions. Beijing claims that Taiwan is part of China but has been...
  • RTKL wins contest to design iconic building in China

    RTKL wins contest to design iconic building in China
    Baltimore-based RTKL Associates Inc. recently beat two international rivals to win a contract to design an iconic structure for a city along the Yangtze River in China. Last winter, RTKL and two other architectural firms — one British, the other...
  • Balto. firm to build world's tallest indoor roller coaster in China

    Balto. firm to build world's tallest indoor roller coaster in China
    When it opens next year, the Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world, with 15 million square feet of shops, a theme park, a water park — and the world's tallest indoor roller coaster,...
  • Howard County Dining Guide 2012

    Howard County Dining Guide 2012
    Howard County is home to an incredible assortment of dining experiences. From haute cuisine to grab-and-go, from special occasion to tonight’s supper, more than 250 restaurants await you within minutes of home or work. Whether you’re in the...
  • China currency bill: America fights back

    The China currency bill is the most significant jobs bill Congress could pass. It enjoys the bipartisan support of nearly 80 Republican and Democratic senators, yet President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner oppose it, illustrating that both...
  • Obama needs to get over his China envy

    Obama needs to get over his China envy
    Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
  • Brewing trouble in Asian waters

    Brewing trouble in Asian waters
    Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
  • Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century

    Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century
    A few years ago, it was fashionable for Democratsto describe themselves as "members of the reality-based community." These days, it seems the foreclosure crisis has hit them so hard they've been forced to move to another neighborhood. Metaphorically,...
  • To win, Romney needs a strategy for China

    To win, Romney needs a strategy for China
    China should be at the center of the 2012 Republican campaign for the White House. Unless Mitt Romney emphasizes specific solutions for creating jobs by ending unnecessary outsourcing to the Middle Kingdom, he won't win. President Barack Obama's...
  • 1969 John Carroll grad David S. Sedney receives Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award

    David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award. Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
  • Sanctuary for Chen Guangcheng

    American embassy officials in Beijing didn't exactly throw out the welcome mat when one of China's leading human rights activists showed up on their doorstep last week seeking refuge. But having allowed him inside and sheltered him for several days...
  • Uprooting a mystery

    Uprooting  a mystery
    At first, he thought it must be a hoax. The man in the picture didn't have hands at the ends of his arms; he had what looked like tree branches - two masses of tangled, overgrown bark. In more than 20 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Anthony Gaspari,...