Media

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer

Mercedes in China apologizes for quoting Dalai Lama abroad

Feb 6, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has apologized in China for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, in a social media post abroad

N. Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at Pyeongchang

Feb 6, 2018

North Korea is again dominating pre-Olympic media coverage in archrival South Korea

Chinese state media reports eight killed in overnight gas leak at steel mill in Guangdong province

Feb 5, 2018

Chinese state media reports eight killed in overnight gas leak at steel mill in Guangdong province

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

The Latest: Police believe Shanghai crash was accidental

Feb 2, 2018

Shanghai police say a minivan crash downtown is believed to be an accident and not an attack

CORRECTS: Chinese state media report 18 people hospitalized after minivan plows into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai

Feb 2, 2018

CORRECTS: Chinese state media report 18 people hospitalized after minivan plows into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai

Rise of 'morality schools' for Chinese women sparks outcry

Feb 2, 2018

So-called "female morality schools" where women are taught to be subservient to men have sparked a storm of criticism in China

Behind South Korea's chip boom, worries over future

Jan 31, 2018

The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating huge wealth but also deep unease in South Korea

AP Interview: Chinese editor Hu Shuli steps aside, not down

Jan 30, 2018

AP Interview: Provocative Chinese editor Hu Shuli says she's stepping aside, not down, as financial magazine Caixin keeps muckraking role

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