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When Chinese teenager Ye Shiwen dives into the pool on Monday, all eyes will be firmly on the clock to see if she can repeat her world-beating -- Ryan Lochte-beating -- time in the last 50 meters.

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Chinese golfer, 13, to make European Tour historyupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 09:21:00

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.

The Africans looking to make it in Chinaupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 06:39:00

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.

Africans look for opportunities in Chinaupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 06:39:00

Growing numbers of Africans seeking economic opportunities in the world's second largest economy, China.

6,000 people evacuated after chemical plant blast in Chinaupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 21:14:00

About 6,000 residents in southern China were evacuated Thursday after an explosion tore through a warehouse at a chemical plant, state media reported.

Guangzhou's striking opera houseupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 13:40:00

Architect Zaha Hadid's opera house in the Chinese city of Guangzhou hits the high notes of design.

Guangzhou's 'cosmic' opera houseupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 13:40:00

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.

Chinese toddler dies a week after being hit by cars, ignored by passersbyupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 10:08:00

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.

Chinese hit and run toddler diesupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 10:08:00

A Chinese toddler run over twice and ignored by passersby has died of her injuries. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.

Mother, nation struggle along with Chinese toddler in hit-and-run videoupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 01:05:00

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.

Good Samaritan laws in Chinaupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 01:05:00

Georgetown's James Feinerman discusses specific laws in China after a hit-and-run accident left a child injured.

Injured Chinese toddler seen in hospitalupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 12:09:00

The toddler run over twice in China is in critical condition at a Guangzhou hospital while her mother remains nearby.

Gorges stuns Wozniacki in Stuttgart finalupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 10:21:00

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.

All aboard for China's fast-track future?updated: Fri Jan 28 2011 23:27:00

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 ends Asian Games on high noteupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 18:56:00

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.

Liu claims hurdles gold as China beats Asian Games medals recordupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 15:27:00

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.

14-year-old Chinese swimmer takes gold at Asian Gamesupdated: Sun Nov 14 2010 15:35:00

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.

2010 Asian Games launched with spectacular ceremony in Chinaupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 13:16:00

China rekindled memories of the 2008 Olympics with a spectacular opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on Friday.

Rights group: China arrests man for fliers about Nobel winnerupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 03:29:00

Police in southern China have arrested a man who was distributing fliers about newly minted Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, a rights group said.

China bans soldiers from finding love onlineupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 22:03:00

Military commanders of one of the world's largest military forces may soon be receiving new orders: Matchmake your soldiers.

Toyota's Guangzhou plant in China idled for second dayupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 22:13:00

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.

Report: 1 dead after China cleaver attackupdated: Tue May 18 2010 07:47:00

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.

Man attacks girls with cleaver in Chinaupdated: Mon May 17 2010 11:09:00

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.

Inside the cat and dog meat market in Chinaupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 12:23:00

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.

Effort to ban cat, dog meatupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 12:23:00

CNN's Emily Chang reports on legislation in China that would ban eating dog and cat meat. (Warning: Disturbing content)

H1N1 'not stronger' than fluupdated: Wed May 06 2009 10:50:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she doesn't think the H1N1 flu is stronger than regular seasonal flu.

Outbreak bad luck for one Hong Kong businessupdated: Tue May 05 2009 03:44:00

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.

Pig liver dish in China sickens 14updated: Thu Feb 26 2009 02:53:00

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.

China's power playupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 23:59:00

ITN's Nick Paton Walsh reports China could become the world's new economic powerhouse, welding hugh political leverage.

Chelsea cruise to victory in Asian openerupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 13:50:00

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. 1 Million Homeless in China Floodsupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 16:00:00

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

Fuel costs delay new China flightsupdated: Fri May 23 2008 09:02:00

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.

Chinese virus death toll hits 26updated: Mon May 05 2008 21:02:00

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.

Paper or plastic? No choice!updated: Tue Feb 26 2008 09:29:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence looks at San Francisco's decision to ban plastic bags.

Nightmare trip ends in joyupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 02:16:00

CNN's Dan Rivers eats New Year's Eve dinner with a family who is lucky to be together after a harrowing journey home.

No holiday for Chinese strandedupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 02:16:00

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 journalistupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 19:23:00

China frees a Hong Kong journalist accused of spying for Taiwan. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.

China travel woesupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday travel has come to a standstill due to snow.

Order returning to Chinaupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from the Guangzhou, China, train station where police and military have restored order.

New devastation emerges in Chinaupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

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. China's Forecast Remains Grim updated: Mon Feb 04 2008 09:00:00

With the weather showing little sign of improving, thousands of Chinese remain stranded and many are without power

Chinese travelers gradually get back on trackupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 00:11:00

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.

Travel nightmare for familyupdated: Sun Feb 03 2008 06:54:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China, where one family is facing many hurdles on a long journey home.

China: From the Fieldupdated: Sun Feb 03 2008 06:48:00

CNN's Allen Shum reports "From the Field" in Guangzhou, China

Slow travel in Chinaupdated: Sat Feb 02 2008 03:11:00

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.

China travel woes continueupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 00:16:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens reports en route from Guangzhou, China, as winter weather continues to cripple holiday travel there.

China advises millions to abandon travel plansupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 13:36:00

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.

Chinese advised to drop travel plansupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

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.

China winter weatherupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

Parts of China have been hit with unusually cold weather. Freezing rain and snow has created a travel nightmare.

Travel nightmare in Chinaupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday snow has stranded thousands of travelers.

Winter storms cost China $4.5 billionupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 01:45:00

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.

Chinese PM apologizes for snow chaosupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 23:21:00

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.

Crash kills 25 as snow cripples Chinaupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 09:36:00

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.

Snow slams China; half million stranded at train stationupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 20:07:00

Chinese workers and army soldiers were racing to sweep snow-covered highways and unclog railway routes for millions of travelers trapped by cold weather. China's Most Wanted Counterfeiter updated: Wed Jan 16 2008 10:00:00

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

China takes reporters on factory tour to defend image of toy-makersupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 03:59:00

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.

China searches for 'missing' uraniumupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 23:55:00

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.

Fortune: Indian call center lands in Ohioupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 05:49:00

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.

CNNMoney: Chinese quality on the spot, againupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 07:42:00

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.

Nani shows his worth with stunnerupdated: Fri Jul 27 2007 01:28:00

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.

Singapore: World's fastest walkersupdated: Wed May 02 2007 05:42:00

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.

Carle recalled for China friendlyupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 04:14:00

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.

Chinese in first grand slam finalupdated: Wed Jan 25 2006 11:09:00

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.

McCartney boycotts China over furupdated: Tue Nov 29 2005 03:54:00

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.

U.S.: Americans beware in S. Chinaupdated: Sun Nov 13 2005 23:48:00

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.

Fortune: Bigger and BIGGERupdated: Mon Sep 05 2005 00:01:00

IT'S ONE THING FOR FORTUNE'S Fastest-Growing Companies--with median annual sales of just $582 million--to increase revenues and profits by double-digit percentages. It's quite another for the giant...

Business 2.0: As Easy As ABC? Not Exactly.updated: Mon Aug 01 2005 00:01:00

In China, they call people like Kathleen Lau "ABCs"--American-born Chinese. In 1995, with China's economy beginning to open, Lau moved to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, hoping to exp...

Badminton proves a lucrative gameupdated: Mon May 16 2005 23:45:00

If you've ever played badminton, chances are you've used the product that made Anthony Chau a wealthy man -- the humble shuttlecock.

China's boom comes with concernsupdated: Mon May 16 2005 05:28:00

As China's economic boom continues unabated, some analysts are questioning the implications that come with such success as it establishes its place in the world.

Unhealthy mix of animals, humans updated: Tue May 03 2005 20:29:00

In a bustling market in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, dogs, cats, chickens, frogs, snakes, turtles and palm civets are stacked on top of each other in crates, wire cages and water buckets ready for sale.

China at a glanceupdated: Thu Apr 21 2005 02:40:00

Following are essential facts and figures on the People's Republic of China.

China's shoppers spend bigupdated: Tue Apr 13 2004 05:52:00

The young people clapping outside clothing stores on a pedestrian mall in one of China's wealthiest cities are all about attracting more customers.

Flight staff in Sydney SARS scareupdated: Wed Jan 14 2004 17:06:00

Two Chinese flight attendants in isolation in a Sydney hotel have been given the tentative all clear from having the potentially deadly SARS virus.

Third suspected SARS case in Chinaupdated: Sun Jan 11 2004 01:46:00

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.

SARS: 2 cleared, cleanup continuesupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 21:25:00

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.

China: New suspected SARS caseupdated: Tue Jan 06 2004 22:40:00

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.

Journalist awaits SARS testupdated: Wed Dec 31 2003 23:28:00

Initial results of genetic tests on a male TV producer suspected of having SARS "may possibly" be severe acute respiratory syndrome, state media reported.

Fortune: HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUBupdated: Mon Sep 30 1996 00:01:00

They say that Hong Kong is run by the Jockey Club, the Hongkong Bank, and the governor--in that order. Now the governor is on his way out, and the colonial bastion of "The Bank" is ceding influence...

Fortune: A NEW CHINA WITHOUT BORDERS Money and management from Taiwan and Hong Kong are transforming the south into a powerhouse.updated: Mon Oct 05 1992 00:01:00

SMART-LOOKING SHOPS along Xizheng Street sell Japanese cameras, Reebok shoes, French cognac, Motorola mobile phones, and M&M candy. After hours, people pour into karaoke sing-along bars, coffeehous...

Fortune: WHERE CAPITALISM THRIVES IN CHINA The boom in the Pearl River Delta shows what the country could be like if the old men in Beijiupdated: Mon Mar 09 1992 00:01:00

THE HYDROFOIL pulls away from its Hong Kong berth, slips past container ships, barges, and weather-beaten fishing boats, and soon is riding high above the water. In little more than 45 minutes, the...


The soft drink industry in the 1980s tended toward the mindless pursuit of market share. Managing share without profit is like breathing air without oxygen. It feels okay for a while, but in the en...

Fortune: DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA NOW As hard-liners and less-hard-liners struggle for political control, the economy updated: Mon Nov 13 1989 00:01:00

TALK ABOUT lousy timing. The day after Chinese soldiers turned their guns on unarmed students near Tiananmen Square last June, an ad appeared in Time magazine for a new American-backed hotel, offic...

Fortune: PEPSI'S PITCH TO QUENCH CHINESE THIRSTS Chairman Donald Kendall turned his board of directors into traveling salesmen as they baupdated: Mon Mar 17 1986 00:01:00

MANY mass-marketers dream of selling to China's one billion people. Some think of the market less elegantly as two billion armpits. To PepsiCo, though, the market is mouths, and the People's Republ...

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