Topic: Chongqing

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  • In China, a thoroughly modern view of annular solar eclipse

    In China, a thoroughly modern view of annular solar eclipse

    Many Beijingers did not take note of the once-in-a-millennium annular solar eclipse, a sharp change from the time when Chinese were highly attuned to the movements of celestial bodies.

  • Is China finally tackling its soccer corruption scourge?

    Last week, the police announced they had arrested 16 players, coaches, and minor officials accused of match-fixing and betting scams.

  • A solar eclipse for the people

    A solar eclipse for the people

    Not just devoted eclipse-chasers but millions of others were able to view the longest solar eclipse of the century as it passed over Asia Wednesday.

  • In Pictures Views of environmental destruction

    Thousands of scrapped taxis are pictured at a yard in the center of China's Chongqing city on March 4. Traffic congestion and pollution have worsened dramatically in Chinese cities as the country's long-running economic expansion has allowed increasing numbers of consumers to make big-ticket purchases such as cars. China may surpass the US this year to become the largest car market in the world.