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15

Sep

Behold China’s most extreme mountain trail
Still not for the faint of heart, Hua Shan, one of the steepest mountains in Asia, is now safer to climb.

27

Aug

Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottlesThe Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.

Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottles
The Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.

22

Jul

2,000-pound rubber duck goes missing in Guiyang, ChinaFlorentijn Hofman’s floating Rubber Duck sculpture, the semi-nightmarish bathtub toy version of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, is swept away by floodwaters.

2,000-pound rubber duck goes missing in Guiyang, China
Florentijn Hofman’s floating Rubber Duck sculpture, the semi-nightmarish bathtub toy version of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, is swept away by floodwaters.

14

Jul

Chinese IKEA stores double as communal nap zones
No doubt, a trip to IKEA can take it out of you. But instead of a post-shopping siesta at home, patrons at the retailer’s Chinese stores opt to just doze off on the showroom floor.

10

Jul

The biggest city you’ve never heard ofDespite a population of almost 30 million, this Chinese municipality doesn’t have the name recognition of other major metro areas.

The biggest city you’ve never heard of
Despite a population of almost 30 million, this Chinese municipality doesn’t have the name recognition of other major metro areas.

19

May

Are jerky treats from China safe for your pet?Now more than 1,000 dogs are dead and 3 people are sick after consuming the treats. 5,600 dogs and 24 cats have become ill. Are you feeding any of these to your pet?

Are jerky treats from China safe for your pet?
Now more than 1,000 dogs are dead and 3 people are sick after consuming the treats. 5,600 dogs and 24 cats have become ill. Are you feeding any of these to your pet?

21

Apr

5 signs that China can’t grow unless it tackles smogSkeptics question whether China can grow its economy and fight emissions. The truth is, the country has no choice.

5 signs that China can’t grow unless it tackles smog
Skeptics question whether China can grow its economy and fight emissions. The truth is, the country has no choice.

28

Mar

Panasonic to pay pollution premium to employees working in ChinaElectronics giant will compensate workers relocating to China for the poor quality of air they will be forced to breathe.

Panasonic to pay pollution premium to employees working in China
Electronics giant will compensate workers relocating to China for the poor quality of air they will be forced to breathe.

12

Mar

Dog robe fit for royalty found in China’s Forbidden CityThe silk outfit belonged to a pampered pooch who lived the high life.

Dog robe fit for royalty found in China’s Forbidden City
The silk outfit belonged to a pampered pooch who lived the high life.

21

Feb

9 ways China can work on its smog problemChina’s economic growth is being threatened by horrible air quality. Luckily, there are many ways to reverse the problem.

9 ways China can work on its smog problem
China’s economic growth is being threatened by horrible air quality. Luckily, there are many ways to reverse the problem.