Most 13-year-old boys would be happy to win their local golf club's junior tournament. But Guan Tian-Lang isn't like other boys. The Chinese prodigy is set to make history this week when he smashes the record for the youngest player in a European Tour event.
China has stepped up its engagement with Africa in recent years, scouring the resource-rich continent in its bid to access natural resources and forge new trade routes. But the Asian powerhouse is also emerging as an attractive business destination for Africans.
Growing numbers of Africans seeking economic opportunities in the world's second largest economy, China.
About 6,000 residents in southern China were evacuated Thursday after an explosion tore through a warehouse at a chemical plant, state media reported.
Architect Zaha Hadid's opera house in the Chinese city of Guangzhou hits the high notes of design.
It took more than five years to build, but since its opening last year, the Guangzhou Opera House has become the jewel among the sprawling Chinese megacity's bland urban landscape.
A 2-year-old Chinese girl -- who was ignored after being hit by two cars last week, later sparking a fierce debate about the state of China's morals -- has died, a nurse at a military hospital said.
A Chinese toddler run over twice and ignored by passersby has died of her injuries. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
In a voice alternating between desperate and hopeful, Qu Feifei talked to her daughter continuously Tuesday afternoon through a window left ajar at the main military hospital in this southern Chinese city.
Georgetown's James Feinerman discusses specific laws in China after a hit-and-run accident left a child injured.
The toddler run over twice in China is in critical condition at a Guangzhou hospital while her mother remains nearby.
Germany's Julia Gorges upset world number one Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 in Sunday's final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
As Chinese New Year approaches, hundreds of millions of people have already begun long journeys back to far-flung provinces across China to celebrate with their families.
China ended the Asian Games in glorious style on Saturday, taking the final gold medal at stake in the women's volleyball competition in Guangzhou.
China's star hurdler Liu Xiang bounced back from his Olympic Games disappointment to claim his third successive Asian Games gold medal, but Wednesday's action was marred by a second positive drug test by a Uzbekistani athlete.
China continued their domination in the swimming pool at the 16th Asian Games, claiming five of the six golds on offer on the second day as 14-year-old Ye Shi Wen announced her arrival on the world stage.
China rekindled memories of the 2008 Olympics with a spectacular opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on Friday.
Police in southern China have arrested a man who was distributing fliers about newly minted Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, a rights group said.
Military commanders of one of the world's largest military forces may soon be receiving new orders: Matchmake your soldiers.
Toyota's massive car factory in Guangzhou, China, remained idle Wednesday, a day after it halted production following a strike at a supplier, Denso Corporation, a Toyota spokesman said.
One person has died from injuries sustained in an attack by a man with a cleaver who injured five others before committing suicide, according to state-run news reports in China.
A man attacked six young women with a meat cleaver at a busy Chinese market before committing suicide by jumping out of a building, according to state-run media.
Dogs bark and whine behind high chain-link fences, some of them gnawing the wire so hard they bleed at the mouths while cats packed into crowded cages cower in fear if anyone approaches.
CNN's Emily Chang reports on legislation in China that would ban eating dog and cat meat. (Warning: Disturbing content)
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she doesn't think the H1N1 flu is stronger than regular seasonal flu.
In the world of business -- where book titles like "Only the Paranoid Survive" thrive -- successful executives hope for the best but plan for the worst.
A dish of stir-fried pig's liver served at a dinner party in Guangzhou, China, poisoned 14 people with what authorities think was an animal feed additive, a Chinese state-run news agency reported.
ITN's Nick Paton Walsh reports China could become the world's new economic powerhouse, welding hugh political leverage.
Luiz Felipe Scolari's Chelsea reign began with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Guangzhou Pharmaceutical, as Salomon Kalou, Frank Lampard, Argentinian teenager Franco Di Santo and Shaun Wright-Phillips scored to secure the win over the Chinese Super League side.
Weeks of rain pushed rivers over their banks in southern China, killing at least 112 people, displacing more than 1.27 million and forcing some to huddle on rooftops Monday as the region braced for more downpours
New York (AP) -- Two airlines that only months ago won federal approval to begin highly coveted routes to China are postponing the launch of the new services because of high fuel costs.
Hand-foot-mouth disease has struck 11,905 people and has proved fatal in 26 cases, all of them children, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported Monday.
CNN's Chris Lawrence looks at San Francisco's decision to ban plastic bags.
CNN's Dan Rivers eats New Year's Eve dinner with a family who is lucky to be together after a harrowing journey home.
Luo Miao plays ping-pong with her fellow factory workers, trying to get her mind off her family who will be spending this Lunar New Year without her.
China frees a Hong Kong journalist accused of spying for Taiwan. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.
CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday travel has come to a standstill due to snow.
CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from the Guangzhou, China, train station where police and military have restored order.
Monday brought welcome relief to millions of Chinese migrant workers desperate to see their families, as the nation's transportation system seemed to be getting back on its feet after being paralyzed by a historic winter storm.
With the weather showing little sign of improving, thousands of Chinese remain stranded and many are without power
His eyes nearly in tears from the crush of fellow travelers at Guangzhou's train station, Hong Tao said things were much better on Sunday, after days of waiting for a train to his home in Hubei province.
CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China, where one family is facing many hurdles on a long journey home.
CNN's Allen Shum reports "From the Field" in Guangzhou, China
CNN's Dan Rivers is in a train traffic jam in China, where riders are happy to be on board even if it is slow going.
CNN's Andrew Stevens reports en route from Guangzhou, China, as winter weather continues to cripple holiday travel there.
China has taken the step of asking millions of migrant workers to forgo their annual Lunar New Year trip home, saying the worst winter weather in 50 years is expected to pummel the country for at least another three days.
China advised millions of migrant workers to abandon their annual Lunar New Year trip home, saying the worst winter weather in 50 years is expected to pummel the country for at least another three days.
Parts of China have been hit with unusually cold weather. Freezing rain and snow has created a travel nightmare.
CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday snow has stranded thousands of travelers.
China's worst winter in more than half a century showed no signs of abating Wednesday as forecasters warned of three more days of snow and sleet.
In a rare move for a Chinese politician, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao apologized Tuesday to the hundreds of thousands of people stranded in train stations across his country due to bad weather and a power crisis.
At least 25 people were killed when a bus plunged off an icy road in China Tuesday, as the worst winter weather in half a century threw the peak travel season into chaos and led to an emergency meeting of the Communist Party Politburo.
Chinese workers and army soldiers were racing to sweep snow-covered highways and unclog railway routes for millions of travelers trapped by cold weather.
Yuan Hongwei is accused of not just pirating a U.S. glue manufacturer's products but copying the whole company. He has jumped bail and become an unlikely Chinese folk hero
Toy inspectors set fire to Elmo's bulging white eyes, tugged on Dora the Explorer's arms and scraped paint off a Barbie play set -- tests they called a routine part of efforts to make sure Chinese products are safe for American children.
Eight kilograms (17 lb) of radioactive uranium has gone missing in China, delaying the verdict in a trial of four men charged with attempting to sell it on the black market, state media said on Friday.
It would be easy to imagine Reno, Ohio, as the type of place that would be hit hardest by outsourcing - a small American town losing out to the invisible hand shifting jobs to places like Bangalore and Guangzhou. Instead, outsourcing is bringing the jobs to Reno. Across the street from an Army Reserve center and next to a farm, a customer-service call center hums, its 250 workers answering phones for online travel agency Expedia. The center's owner? Indian conglomerate Tata Group.
China leapt to the defense of its products Thursday after Mattel Inc. said it was recalling 1.5 million Chinese-made toys worldwide because their paint may contain too much lead.
Manchester United new signing Nani scored a stunning goal in a 3-0 win against Guangzhou Pharmaceutical, which rounded off the club's Far East Tour, in China on Friday.
Pedestrians all over the world are moving faster than a decade ago, according to scientists who have conducted a study into the pace at which people walk.
Australia coach Graham Arnold has recalled A-League Player of the Year Nick Carle to his squad for the friendly with China in Guangzhou on March 24.
Yan Zi and Zheng Jie became the first Chinese players to reach a grand slam tennis final as they won through in the Australian Open women's doubles on Wednesday.
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has said he will never perform in China after watching a video of dogs and cats being killed for the fur trade.
Saying it has "credible information" of a possible terrorist threat against its facilities in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, the United States has warned Americans to remain alert in the southern part of the nation.
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The young people clapping outside clothing stores on a pedestrian mall in one of China's wealthiest cities are all about attracting more customers.
Two Chinese flight attendants in isolation in a Sydney hotel have been given the tentative all clear from having the potentially deadly SARS virus.
China has confirmed a 35-year-old male patient in the southern province of Guangdong as a suspected SARS case -- its third since the world was declared SARS free in July.
Two possible Chinese SARS cases have been cleared by health authorities as a massive clean-up in the southern province of Guangdong continues in a bid to forestall a renewed outbreak of the deadly illness.
As China's only confirmed SARS patient is declared recovered and released from hospital, state-run media have reported a new suspected case of the potentially deadly virus.
Initial results of genetic tests on a male TV producer suspected of having SARS "may possibly" be severe acute respiratory syndrome, state media reported.
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