Jackie Chan Wants Media To Stop Making False Reports About His Imprisoned Son

At a press conference for his new movie Skiptrace, Jackie Chan was recently asked about his son Jaycee Chan, who was arrested on drug charges by the Chinese government in August. The elder Chan told reporters on Thursday, October 23,…

Li Na: Chinese Tennis Champion Retires Due To Chronic Knee Injuries

Tennis superstar, Li Na, has announced her immediate retirement from the sport saying her chronic knee injuries cause so much pain that she is no longer able to give 100% to her game. The current world No. 6 is the…

Florida Artist Smashes Chinese Vase Worth $1 Million

A Florida artist made a statement on Monday, by smashing the work of a fellow artist in a Miami gallery. The offending artist, Maximo Caminero, 51, picked up a $1 million vase by famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and proceeded…

Chinese New Year Traditions Still Going Strong

The Chinese New Year starts today and we say goodbye to the year of the snake and hello to the year of the horse. Each of the animals that are used to represent one of the 12 cycles of the…

China Destroys 6 Tons Of Ivory In Symbolic Move

China sent a strong message to illegal ivory traders by destroying 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile on Monday. This was done in Dongguan in southern Guangdong province where the illegal trade is rampant. This is unprecedented move…

Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China

Wal-Mart is recalling donkey meat at some of its stores in China. Donkey meat may not appeal to some Western palates, but in China they eat donkey. Tests revealed that donkey meat which was sold to Chinese consumers contained DNA…

One-Child Policy To Be Relaxed By China Amid Labor Force Concerns

China seems to be loosening on its One-Child policy as part of economic reforms. Other Communist party plans are re-education through labor policy and increased mobility for the rural population. This was announced by Chinese state media on Friday, days…

Smartphone Shipments to Reach Nearly 1 Billion This Year

After it was reported that smartphone shipments rose over 6% in the second quarter of 2013, analysts continued to predict record sales for the smartphone market. Smartphones have even, for the first time, overtaken feature phone sales. Today, DigiTimes Research…

Google Translator Toolkit Makes App Localization Easier

In my line of work and as an Asian Studies minor, I come upon a lot of Japanese and Chinese Web sites. Even though I took three years of Japanese, I still rely on the all might Google Translate to…

Chinese Working Conditions Give Apple a Rotten Spot

According to a recent article, Apple’s clean image has recently taken a hit after The New York Times reported about the conditions in which some of the factories of its Chinese network have been found. The employees building the iPad,…

Chinese Military Takes Hot Potato Way Too Seriously

Remind me never to join the People’s Liberation Army of China. Footage revealed last weekend on YouTube shows a training exercise from the PLA where soldiers pass around a live grenade to have it thrown into a hole. The soldiers…