CATEGORY: China
China Epicenter of 1918 Flu Pandemic, Historian Says
February 10, 2014

According to new research by a Canadian historian, the 1918 flu outbreak that killed 50 million people originated in China. Read More

Chinese Theme Park Announces Plans for Life-Size Titanic Replica
January 16, 2014

An investment group is hoping to claim its share of the market with a new Titanic theme park, slated to open in 2016. Read More

When “Panda-Monium” Swept America
January 9, 2014

As panda cub Bao Bao readies for her public debut, look back at the frenzied arrival of the National Zoo’s first giant pandas in 1972. Read More

Chinese Spacecraft Lands on Moon
December 16, 2013

The unmanned Chinese spacecraft Chang’e 3 and lunar rover Yutu (“Jade Rabbit”) made a historic landing on the moon this weekend. Read More

5 Chinese Leaders You Should Know
March 18, 2013

As a new president takes power in China, get the facts on some of the country’s most influential past leaders. Read More

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In China, It’s Out With the Old, In With the Old
January 23, 2013

Chinese officials recently announced plans to demolish one historic area of Beijing in order to re-create another. Read More

Marco Polo Went to China After All, Study Suggests
April 17, 2012

A new study restores the Venetian explorer's honor by offering evidence that he did indeed reach China and Mongolia. Read More

Major Milestones in U.S.-China Relations
February 17, 2012

A look back at some pivotal moments in the complicated relationship between these two nations. Read More

Is East Asia the Kennel of Dog Civilization?
November 28, 2011

Wolves evolved into man’s best friend south of the Yangtze River in what is now China, according to a new study. Read More

T. Rex Cousin Discovered in China
April 4, 2011

Zhuchengtyrannus magnus, one of the largest theropod dinosaurs in history and Tyrannosaurus rex's long-lost relative, has been identified in China. Read More

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