China

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Hong Kong Man Sentenced For Smuggling Attempt

A federal judge sentenced a Chinese citizen on Monday to two years in prison for violating the Arms Control Export Act by attempting to smuggle satellite parts back to Hong Kong.

11/10/2014

A Chinese government investigation is probably targeting Microsoft's monopoly of the country's operating system market. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Microsoft’s Chinese Offices Raided Over Antitrust Allegations

Chinese officials toured several Microsoft offices in China and took away computers and other papers as potential evidence.

07/29/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

A girl wears a mask during a smog alert in Beijing, China. STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Asian Pollution Intensifies North American Storms

According to a recent study, pollution from China’s coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter storms over the northwest Pacific Ocean and changing North America’s weather.

04/15/2014

Malaysia Airlines planes (Getty Images)

600,000 Scan Satellite Images For Clues About Jet

Colorado company is using crowdsourcing to help find missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

03/12/2014

China's "Jade Rabbit" moon rover is shut down for the lunar night, which lasts 14 Earth days. (Getty Images)

Fans Of Chinese Lunar Rover Await News

Rover’s final message before going into hibernation, “Goodnight Earth. Goodnight humanity.”

01/31/2014

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Tests Show Puget Sound Geoduck Clams Safe To Eat

Washington state health officials Tuesday said their arsenic testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted China to ban imports of West Coast shellfish.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2014

Chinese authorities detected arsenic in a shipment of clams from Washington. (Getty Images)

State Begins Testing Shellfish After China Ban

Department of Health technicians are testing shellfish samples from the Poverty Bay area near Federal Way.

12/27/2013

An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.  (Photo credit - KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Family: US Missionary Detained In North Korea Hospitalized

An American man detained in North Korea for the past nine months has been hospitalized after losing more than 50 pounds, and the need to bring him home is becoming more urgent, his sister said Sunday.

08/11/2013

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Lunar New Year 2013 Events in Seattle

2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!

01/03/2013

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