In China, where homosexuality remains taboo, many gays enter marriages of convenience to satisfy family pressure to wed and have children. While they act like a couple in front of their families, many don't live together.
04/13/2010 10:54 am
It's hard to tell what's going on right now – inflation or deflation?
03/24/2010 02:06 pm
In Pictures China's chun yun peak travel season
Days before the peak movie-going Lunar New Year holiday, China swapped the blockbuster from 2D theaters for a film about Confucius. “Avatar” had raised uncomfortable parallels with the hot-button issue of exploitation by property developers.
01/19/2010 06:33 am
Some have predicted that conflicts over water scarcity are inevitable, but what does the record show?
10/26/2009 01:00 am
In Pictures Rainy days
Long-established Shelburne Farms program in Vermont sends out ripples worldwide.
08/05/2009 01:00 am
The Monitor spoke with the exiled mother figure for China's Uighurs about the deadly riots, independence, and China's use of the label of 'terrorist.'
07/12/2009 01:00 am
Rebiya Kadeer is a petite, successful businesswoman, who now lives in exile in Virgina.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
The violence brings into question China's hard-line policy against Uighur ethnic minority.
07/06/2009 01:00 am