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Liu Yiqian: Why Is Everyone Mad At This Chinese Billionaire?

Liu Yiqian: Why Is Everyone Mad At This Chinese Billionaire?

By Toni Matthews-El July 25, 2014

People are mad at Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian and the reason may shock you. This wealthy individual decided to splash the cash a few days ago, spending a whopping $36 million for a 500-year-old artifact. The “chicken cup” as it’s …

Angela Merkel Calls U.S. Spying Allegation ‘Serious’

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel said in a news conference in Beijing Monday that if allegations that a German man had been working as a double agent for the U.S. are true, “it would be a serious case.” According to …

Drop Your Phone in a Septic Tank? Just Let It Go Man

As a 28-year-old whose screws up a lot, I in no way feel qualified to dispense life advice on most topics. Having said that, I feel pretty confident in issuing this one small token of advice: If you drop your …

Bennet stays in touch with her Chinese roots

Actress Chloe Bennet believes her luck in Hollywood changed within days of adopting a new surname. The 22-year-old actress was born Chloe Wang, the daughter of a Chinese father and Caucasian mother in Chicago, IL. “I was having trouble booking …

Pinocchio Rex, T-Rex’s Cousin, Unearthed In China Pinocchio Rex, T-Rex’s Cousin, Unearthed In China

The skeleton of a new tyrannosaur was found at a construction site in China. The skeleton was identified as the cousin of the T-Rex, and named “Pinocchio Rex” for its lengthy nose. Scientists at the Edinburgh University in the U.K. named …

China Explosion: President Xi vows "decisive action" China Explosion: President Xi vows "decisive action"

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed action against the terrorist strike yesterday. His visit to the region, focused on combating terrorism, coincided with the attack. China’s Xinjiang province was rocked by an explosion yesterday at a train station. Assailants attacked …

Xbox One Launching in China in September Xbox One Launching in China in September

Fourteen years ago, China enacted a console ban as the Ministry of Culture derided both the political and violent content in many games. Sure, black market console sales skyrocketed–but it was technically illegal to sell consoles like the Xbox 360 …

Bill Gates Urges Philanthropy From China

Bill Gates may be known as the richest man in the world, but that doesn’t mean he can solve every global problem himself. The co-founder of Microsoft is once again urging China’s wealthiest people to tackle the country’s poverty levels. …

Chinese Beards Considered Potential Hazards

Chinese officials are calling beards “potential hazards” and are even offering financial rewards for informants who notify them of people who have beards or women who wear veils over their faces. The Chinese officials believe that the beards and veils …

Justin Bieber Offends China, Asks for Trial Delay

After being called out by Mad Men actor Jon Hamm in an interview with Men’s Fitness magazine in which Hamm called the 20-year old a “s**thead,” Canadian pop musician Justin Bieber continues to live up the name. On Monday, his …

Chuck Hagel, Defense Secretary, To Visit China Chuck Hagel, Defense Secretary, To Visit China

It looks like Chuck Hagel will be missing out on the NCAA men’s basketball championship game Monday night. Hagel, the U.S. defense secretary, will be making a trip out of the country on Monday. Hagel will be heading to China …

China Bitcoin Crackdown Leads To Exchange Shutdown

BTC38, one of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges, informed its users that 3rd party payment processors would be suspended. The news came following a major crackdown by the People’s Bank of China. China’s major financial institution has previously come out strongly …

ICANN: Russia, China Won't Hijack Internet Oversight ICANN: Russia, China Won't Hijack Internet Oversight

On March 14 the United States Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced plans to transition oversight of the nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to the global “multi-stakeholder” community. Headquartered in the Los Angeles …

North Korea Drone Found on Island "a Toy"

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported …

Malia Obama Wears Affordable Topshop Dress in China Malia Obama Wears Affordable Topshop Dress in China

Malia Obama posed for photos in Beijing, China on Friday wearing an affordable Topshop dress. The dress was a short-sleeve floral print mini. One source identified it as the “Crocus Crop Skater Dress” sold for around $138 by British fashion …

Malaysian Airlines: Chinese Satellite Spots Object

Another image of debris has been picked up by a Chinese satellite on Saturday, giving new hope for possible answers to the near three-week missing Malaysian flight MH370. The image is in close proximity to the other satellite images found …

Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China

An ancient canine breed called the Tibetan Mastiff has become a status symbol among the affluent of China, and a puppy recently sold for a record-breaking $2 million. The golden-haired dog measuring 31 inches tall was purchased by a property …