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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

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San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

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Hong Kong Protesters Using Bay Area-Based App To Work Around Beijing Internet-Block

Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.

09/29/2014

This image from video captured by a drone shows the massive scope of pro-democracy protests on the streets of Hong Kong. (Source: Nero Chan via Youtube)

Drone Video Shows Massive Scope Of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Video shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.

09/29/2014

An armored personnel carrier is in flames as students put in on fire 04 June 1998 near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. On the night of 03 and 04 June 1989. (TOMMY CHENG/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre 25 Years Later

It’s been 25 years since the Chinese Army used brute force to put down a massive protest at Tiananmen Square in Beijing where scores were killed as soldiers and tanks rolled though.

06/04/2014

The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Apple Makes Deal To Sell iPhones in China

Apple and China Mobile announced a long-anticipated agreement Monday to bring the iPhone to the world’s biggest phone company.

12/23/2013

Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against David Lee #42 of the Golden State Warriors during the 2013 Global Games on October 15, 2013 at the MasterCard Center in Beijing, China. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lee’s 31 Points Lead Warriors Past Lakers In China

David Lee scored 31 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 100-95 preseason win over a Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday in China.

10/15/2013

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Non-Profit Formed To Promote Chinese Investment In Silicon Valley

A non-profit organization has been formed in San Jose to promote investment from China. The group’s goal is to stimulate the economy and increase jobs.

06/29/2013

U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (R) shakes hands with California Governor Jerry Brown (L) as Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Chao (C) looks on during a Trade and Investment reception at the U.S. Embassy on April 10, 2013 in Beijing. (Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Announces Oakland Waterfront Development Deal With China Investor

Gov. Jerry Brown has unveiled a $1.5 billion investment partnership between an Oakland-based developer and a China-based investor which will create 10,000 jobs in the state, according to the governor’s press office.

04/10/2013

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China Microblogging Political Transition On Twitter

During China’s last party congress, the cadres in charge of the world’s most populous nation didn’t know a hashtag from a hyperlink. But five years on, there’s a new message from Beijing: The political transition will be microblogged.

11/13/2012

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