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China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, a security guard walks past the Lujiashan incinerator in the Mentougou districts of Beijing, China. A greater willingness by Chinese authorities to listen to public concerns on issues such as the environment appears to be an attempt to keep unhappiness in check a…

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China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, a worker controls an robotic arm clamps rubbish into the incinerator at the Lujiashan incinerator in the Mentougou districts of Beijing, China. A greater willingness by Chinese authorities to listen to public concerns on issues such as the environment appears to …

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China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, an robotic arm controlled by a worker clamps rubbish at the Lujiashan incinerator in the Mentougou districts of Beijing, China. A greater willingness by Chinese authorities to listen to public concerns on issues such as the environment appears to be an attempt to…

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China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, workers monitor the progress of an incinerators at the Lujiashan incinerator in the Mentougou districts of Beijing, China. A greater willingness by Chinese authorities to listen to public concerns on issues such as the environment appears to be an attempt to keep…

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Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

Workers walk out from a construction site at the Central Business District of Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent last year, the weakest expansion in more than two decades. The numbers released Tuesday, are still miles ahead of growth rates in…

January 20, 2015 1:03 pmLoading…
Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

A woman walks past a construction site at the Central Business District of Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent last year, the weakest expansion in more than two decades. The numbers released Tuesday are still miles ahead of growth rates in maj…

January 20, 2015 1:03 pmLoading…
Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

A woman walks by an advertisement billboard for a new shopping mall which is under construction in Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent last year, the weakest expansion in more than two decades. The numbers released Tuesday are still miles ahea…

January 20, 2015 1:03 pmLoading…
Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

Global economy squeezed by worsening slowdown in China

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Chinese government propaganda words which read "Prosperity and Powerful" are displayed on a wall near a construction site in Beijing, China. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent last year, the weakest expansion in more than two decades. The nu…

January 20, 2015 1:03 pmLoading…
IMF cuts growth forecasts, citing sluggish EU, Japan, BRICS

IMF cuts growth forecasts, citing sluggish EU, Japan, BRICS

International Monetary Fund's Research Department Director Olivier Blanchard speaks during a press briefing at a hotel in Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The IMF lowered its forecasts for global growth over the next two years, warning Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will…

January 19, 2015 11:58 pmLoading…
Winners and losers in China's deepening economic slowdown

Winners and losers in China's deepening economic slowdown

International Monetary Fund's Research Department Director Olivier Blanchard speaks during a press briefing at a hotel in Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The IMF lowered its forecasts for global growth over the next two years, warning Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will…

January 19, 2015 11:57 pmLoading…
China says its colleges must champion core socialist values

China says its colleges must champion core socialist values

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2014 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping walks during a welcome ceremony for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. China's leadership has issued guidelines requiring universities to strengthen ideological con…

January 19, 2015 10:33 pmLoading…
Nicolas Maduro, Xi Jinping

Nicolas Maduro, Xi Jinping

El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, a la derecha, y el presidente chino, Xi Jinping pasan revista a una guardia de honor en el Gran Salón del pueblo en Beijing, China, el 7 de enero de 2015. (AP Foto/Andy Wong, Pool)

January 08, 2015 9:58 am
Birthday: Sammo Hung Kam Bo

Birthday: Sammo Hung Kam Bo

Actor Sammo Hung is 63.

January 05, 2015 12:02 pmLoading…
Halloween costumes around the world

Halloween costumes around the world

A kindergarten teacher dressed as a Halloween costume looks at his smartphone as he and his colleagues escort children into an elevator in Beijing Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 31, 2014 10:08 am
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

From left, producers Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, U.S. actress Megan Fox, actor William Fichtner and Paramount Pictures Vice Chairman Rob Moore arrive for a news conference of their latest movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at a hotel in Beijing Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 30, 2014 3:23 pm
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

U.S. actor William Fichtner speaks next to actress Megan Fox during a news conference for their latest movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at a hotel in Beijing Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 30, 2014 3:24 pm
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:08 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:08 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during the China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:08 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

Models present creations at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:08 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

Models present creations at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model flips her dress on stage as she presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:06 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Fashion Week in China

Fashion Week in China

A model presents a creation at MGPIN 2015 Mao Geping Makeup Trends Launch collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

October 27, 2014 9:07 am
Supermoon around the world

Supermoon around the world

The super moon rises over a Chinese words reads "China construction" in Beijing, China Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

August 11, 2014 9:45 am
China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks

China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks

An armed Chinese paramilitary policeman stands guard in Beijing.

May 12, 2014 1:53 pmLoading…
Michelle Obama, Peng Liyuan

Michelle Obama, Peng Liyuan

Peng Liyuan, esposa del presidente chino Xi Jinping, izquierda, muestra a la primera dama estadounidense Michelle Obama cómo sostener un pincel para escribir, mientras ambas asisten a una clase de caligrafía china en una escuela en Beijing, China, el viernes 21 de marzo de 2014. (Foto AP/And…

March 21, 2014 12:48 pm
Terrorism not ruled out in disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet

Terrorism not ruled out in disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet

A woman, center, surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane, in Beijing, China Saturday, March 8, 2014. A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South Ch…

March 08, 2014 3:31 pm
SOCHI RESUMEN

SOCHI RESUMEN

Alex Bilodeau (der) abraza a su compatriota Mikael Kingsbury luego de quedarse ambos con las medallas de oro y plata de mogul en los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno en Krasnaya Polyana, Rusia, el 10 de febrero del 2014. Esas medallas dejaron a Canadá al tope del cuadro de medallas. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

February 10, 2014 2:22 pm
Getting ready for the Olympics

Getting ready for the Olympics

A competitor takes a jump during a ski slopestyle training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

February 05, 2014 11:36 am
Getting ready for the Olympics

Getting ready for the Olympics

A competitor takes a jump during a ski slopestyle training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

February 04, 2014 11:42 am
Reports highlighting use of offshore accounts damaging for China’s elite

Reports highlighting use of offshore accounts damaging for China’s elite

A supporter of Xu Zhiyong is detained by policemen while she gathers with other supporters near the Beijing court where Xu, a legal scholar and founder of the New Citizens Movement, is standing trial.

January 23, 2014 1:54 pm
'Saturday Night Live' comes to China's Internet

'Saturday Night Live' comes to China's Internet

Sohu Chairman and CEO Charles Zhang speaks to the journalists during a press conference in Beijing

January 02, 2014 11:36 am
Extreme snow sculptures

Extreme snow sculptures

Tourists visit the snow sculpture on display during the ice and snow festival in Harbin, northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

December 10, 2013 5:12 pm
Extreme snow sculptures

Extreme snow sculptures

Tourists visit the snow sculpture on display during the ice and snow festival in Harbin, northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

December 10, 2013 5:12 pm
Photo: Chinese troops welcome Indian prime minister

Photo: Chinese troops welcome Indian prime minister

A member of a guard of honor looks at a rope as Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers and officers use it to line up them in preparation for a welcome ceremony for visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Chin…

October 23, 2013 3:39 pm

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