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From backscrubber sword to scooter toilet, China's 'Useless Edison' goes viral

Feb 01 2019

YANGCUN, China A meat cleaver that doubles as a mobile telephone case, a sword you can use to scrub your back, and a toilet built into a scooter that flushes when you pull a lever on the handlebar. | Video

China's exports shrink most in two years, raising risks to global economy

Jan 14 2019

BEIJING China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.

WRAPUP 2-China's exports shrink most in 2 years, raising risks to global economy

Jan 14 2019

BEIJING, Jan 14 China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.

Chinese drivers take baby steps towards F1 dream

Jan 03 2019

SHANGHAI The tires of the Aston Martin Racing team car screech and the engine roars as it leaves the pits on its way back into the race at the Shanghai international circuit, one of China's premier motor racing venues. | Video

Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

Dec 06 2018

BEIJING/JIAXING, China Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him. | Video

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if U.S. imposes tariffs

Jun 03 2018

BEIJING China warned the United States on Sunday that any agreements reached on trade and business between the two countries will be void if Washington implements tariffs and other trade measures, as the two ended their latest round of talks in Beijing. | Video

Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track

May 22 2018

BEIJING About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. | Video

Foreign media head to N.Korea to witness nuclear site shutdown

May 21 2018

BEIJING, May 22 A group of roughly two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations departed for North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site.

China still forced to settle for replica World Cup dreams

May 04 2018

BEIJING President Xi Jinping's dream of China hosting and ultimately winning the World Cup may be as far away as ever but that does not mean the country will have no involvement when soccer's elite meets in Russia later this year. | Video

North Korea will take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief Bach

Mar 31 2018

BEIJING North Korea will take part in the next two Olympic Games in Japan and China, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Saturday after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. | Video

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