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Chinese Tourists Aren't as Hot on the U.S. and France as They Are on South Korea

There's plenty of buzz about Chinese tourists flocking to Paris for luxury goods. But the top tourist destinations are a bit closer to home.

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China's New Tallest Building Will Have the World's Fastest Elevators

They will travel at 40 mph.

These Gilded Government Buildings Explain Exactly Why Beijing Is Banning New Ones

China’s Communist Party took another swipe at excessive government spending, with a five-year hiatus on constructing state buildings.

Reuters

China Cracks Down on Jaywalking

It's an attempt to instill rule of law in Chinese cities known for their chaotic roadways.

Reuters

This New Data Should Make You Pretty Nervous About the Latest Bird Flu

Only 4 of the 81 people with confirmed cases of bird flu in China have fully recovered; human transmission still can't be ruled out.

Reuters

China's Spectacularly Silly Plan to Curb Air Pollution

We hate to disappoint, but banning BBQ won't do much.

Reuters

Brazilian Slum Gets Its Own Currency

The "CDD" is helping residents open banks and encouraging them to shop local.

Reuters

The BRICS Cities Sprouting Multimillionaires the Fastest

Some of the world’s fastest-growing pockets of wealth are in five cities you may never have heard of.

Reuters

The Legacy of the London Olympics? Memories and Debt

What were the Games good for, exactly?

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What People Worry About in China

The big concerns are much the same as in America: inequality, problems with the government, and the rising price of goods.