China

China Takes to Boozing With a Vengeance

While western teenagers and young adults are forswearing alcohol at an increasing pace, the Chinese are taking to drinking with gusto, according to a new report by GlobalData, a London-based digital media compa...

Depression in China: Cries for Help Go Unanswered

The bottom of Chen Aiming’s life fell out standing on a Fuzhou rooftop last July 24. Recalling his 28 years of misery, there was little he could think of other than how unfairly life had treated him. He was bor...

Gambling on Chinese Investment in Laos

With its massive cupolas, one shaped like a green crown and the other painted bright gold, Kings Romans Casino does not blend in with the forests of rural Southeast Asia, but the establishment is the heart of t...

Asia in 2016: China

The Chinese government had much to be irritated about in 2016, both at home from its gyrating stock markets, and abroad from an unfavorable international ruling on its South China Sea expansion and attacks on i...

China’s Stressed Youth

Wedding photography in China is like no other: creative, elaborate and theatrical. A couple pose next to a bucolic Tuscan hillside with its bubbling fountain and clear skies, as the photographer clicks away. ...

Streamed Durex Sex Ad Frustrates Chinese

A three-hour streaming group sex tape aired recently in China by condom giant Durex seemed to leave viewers wanting more when the promised orgy stopped short of climax. The innovative condom and sex-toy mark...
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China and India Lag on Health Care

China and India, often cited as two rising economic powerhouses, are less than fully equipped in terms of health care, a key attribute of national economic development, according to Amartya Sen. Emergence of ...