Wednesday, March 5, 2014
BEIJING — Shock and disappointment spread across Beijing yesterday when the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi had surpassed the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing to become the most corrupt Olympiad in history.
Monday, February 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An ailing, once-great leader living in political exile met with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday. According to sources, the aging symbol…
Thursday, January 30, 2014
TOKYO — In an apparent easing of tensions, the People’s Liberation Army has presented the nation of Japan with a giant wooden horse in honor of Chinese New Year.
Monday, January 27, 2014
MOSCOW — The Sochi Winter Olympic Committee announced Thursday that it would ban the entire Chinese Olympic figure skating team from competition after Chinese skater Li Chunguang tested positive for homosexuality in a routine anti-doping test.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
BEIJING — According to a new global ranking released by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), Beijing and Shanghai are two of the cleanest cities in the world, when…
Thursday, January 9, 2014
LONDON — Speaking from Azkaban Prison, the remnants of the Death Eater movement told the wizarding world that they objected to the recent op-ed by Japan’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, which compared them and their fallen master, the late Lord Voldemort, to the Communist Party of China.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
BEIJING — Mere days after Chinese officials denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, the Japanese government has hit back, condemning Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the controversial mausoleum in the center of Beijing, where class-A war criminal Mao Zedong is entombed.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
SHANGHAI — A worldwide investigation into the disappearance of Santa Claus ended Thursday morning when Chinese authorities announced that the PLA Air Force had shot down a “suspicious airborne arctic conveyance” over the East China Sea on December 24.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that, after careful deliberation, he has decided to nominate comedian Jimmy Kimmel to replace the outgoing Gary Locke as U.S. Ambassador to China.
Speaking to reporters in the White House Rose Garden, Obama praised Kimmel’s “nuanced understanding of China-related issues,” and his “ironic and edgy sense of humor, which will prove popular with the Chinese.”
Saturday, December 7, 2013
BEIJING — Following the successful launch of its first lunar rover, the Chinese government has declared a defensive zone extending vertically from China into space and encompassing the moon.
The Lunar Defense Obliteration Zone, according to newly appointed space minister Wu Houyi, “will protect China’s core interests and interplanetary sovereignty.” All foreign spacecraft, satellites, comets and space debris must notify China before passing through or into the zone.