Topic: Tsinghua University
No, this isn't third-grade humor. As a society becomes collectively wealthier, its desire for visible evidence of wealth also increases. In America, we bought cars. In China, they're buying ... toilets?
10/05/2010 06:20 pm
China on Thursday thumbed its nose at US legislation aimed at forcing China to strengthen its currency, the yuan, which critics say China keeps artificially low.
09/30/2010 11:11 am
China's Chen Guangcheng helped a budding civil rights movement before his arrest four years ago. His example may have inspired others, despite sharp crackdowns from the Chinese government.
09/09/2010 09:36 am
Chinese scientists warned that deforestation in geologically sensitive areas could exacerbate China mudslides.
08/12/2010 09:28 am
Probably not. The greater threat is that President Obama and President Hu, preoccupied with domestic matters, will fail to muster the political will needed to find collective solutions to the international problems their nations share in common.
08/05/2010 11:51 pm
Japan beat Denmark today, though it was unlikely that many Asians rooted for the Asian team in the match. Regional loyalties in Asia are threadbare, say academics, which means there is little 'Asian identity.'
06/24/2010 03:55 pm
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
06/02/2010 12:16 pm
So far two rare medium-sized black holes have not been swallowed up by a nearby supermassive black hole.
05/11/2010 10:23 am
Chinese authorities have seized on the Shanghai Expo 2010 – the largest in history – as another chance to enhance 'soft power' that is generated by the spread of cultures, values, diplomacy, and trade. The expo opens this weekend.
04/29/2010 05:03 pm
In China, Communism has lost the capacity to inspire. Enter Confucianism.
02/24/2010 12:24 pm