| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2011
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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:58 PM
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,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
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'...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:22 AM
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.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:43 AM
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...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:43 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2008
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,...