China

A customer looks at a movie poster for the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" at a movie theater in Beijing, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 6:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — A huge fan of rock legends Queen, Peng Yanzi rushed to see "Bohemian Rhapsody," the biopic about the band's late lead singer, Freddie Mercury, while he was traveling in Britain last October. It was a touching film that made him cry hard, Peng says. He loved it enough to watch it a...
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A military band conductor rehearses the band before the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Friday, March 15, 2019.
Ng Han Guan/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:45 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's ceremonial legislature has endorsed a law meant to help end a costly tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The technology measure is part of a law on investment approved Friday that China's government...
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March 14, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Chinese inventor has "useless" ideas, yet he still can't patent them. A Chinese plumber, dubbed China's "Useless Edison," has become an internet sensation with videos of his wacky inventions, like a meat cleaver that...
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Kobe Bryant photographed on court at Lower Merion High School.
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Jim Melwert
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kobe Bryant jersey stolen from a Lower Merion High School display case two years ago has been returned to the school — after it was bought by a collector in China. According to ESPN , Liu Zhe bought the jersey for about $2,000 to add to his collection. But when he...
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People collect water from an open pipe above the Guaire River during rolling blackouts, which affects the water pumps in people's homes, offices and stores, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 11, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 7:28 am
By Fabiola Sanchez and Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United States announced late Monday that it is pulling the remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela, citing the deteriorating situation in the South American nation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, invited guests take photos of the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane deliver to Air China during a ceremony at Boeing Zhoushan 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, China.
Xu Yu/Xinhua via AP
March 11, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 8:12 a.m. By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday after one crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet...
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FILE - In this April 18, 1959, file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center, arrives at Tezpur, Assam in India.
AP Photo, File
March 10, 2019 - 1:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an uprising against Chinese control, saying those who question its policies are merely biased. The official Xinhua News Agency said in an editorial dated Saturday that economic...
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Penn junior forward A.J. Brodeur leads the team in points, rebounds, assists and blocks this season.
Courtesy of Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
March 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania has started broadcasting its men's basketball games in Mandarin. About halfway through the Ivy league schedule, four announcers started to split the workload or translating home games. One of the announcers, Jintao Fu, a Ph.D. student in...
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FILE - This Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, shows company signage on display near the Huawei office building at its research and development center in Dongguan, in south China's Guangdong province.
Andy Wong/AP Photo, File
March 04, 2019 - 8:19 pm
TORONTO (AP) — China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive. China arrested the two Canadians on Dec. 10 in what was widely seen as an...
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Huawei CEO Richard Yu displays the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone at the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Manu Fernandez/AP Photo
February 24, 2019 - 9:32 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — China's Huawei unveiled a new folding-screen phone on Sunday, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market's dominant players, Apple and Samsung. Huawei revealed its Mate X phone on the eve of MWC Barcelona, a four-day showcase...
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