- Golf in China: All growing, all new, all raw [ESPN.com]
In China, the sport of golf is younger than Tiger Woods himself. But the game has grown exponentially in recent years, leading to more courses and the development of some pros through the Omega China Tour. But as Dan Washburn reports, all is not without struggle.
- PM Manmohan Singh meets Chinese counterpart in Singapore [Times of India]
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday met Chinese premier Wen Jiabao here and the two leaders are understood to have discussed ways to expand bilateral ties.
- China Needs Iron [Forbes]
Another battle may be shaping up between China and Japan. This time, it’s over iron ore.
- China to hold Asia climate change meeting in 2008 [Reuters]
China will hold a meeting in Beijing next year for Asian countries to discuss climate change, as it faces the risk of more droughts and floods and seeks common ground on a potential successor to the U.N. Kyoto Protocol.
- Number of new HIV/AIDS cases rises more than 50% in Beijing [Xinhua]
The Chinese capital officially registered 973 new HIV/AIDS cases in the first 10 months of this year, up 53.71 percent from a year earlier, a health official said here on Wednesday.
- China’s dangerous toys still in US stores: Survey [AFP]
US store shelves are still stacked with dangerous toys made in China despite a spate of recent health scares that prompted mass recalls, a consumer group warned in a study published Tuesday.
Photo from Slow Boat to China: Farmers from the small village below Tangshanpeng Wind Farm, Shandong. The farmers grow mostly apples, corn, cabbages and livestock.