Category Archives: People

Boys’ US Open champ new hope for tennis

Wu Yibing served notice to the world on Sunday that Chinese men’s tennis is on the rise after capturing a milestone Grand Slam boys’ singles title at the US Open.

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Major General Zhang, a war hero, founder, dies at 101

Zhang Yuhua, the retired major general and war hero, died early on Sunday in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, at age 101, reducing the number of generals who fought to establish the People’s Republic of China to 25.

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Teen awarded for creating medical device

Four years ago, it would have been hard for William Yin, an 18-year-old teenager, to imagine being awarded a $25,000 scholarship and other science accolades for his medical science research.

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China’s global popularity on the rise, surveys find

When China began its reform and opening up drive in 1978, its gross domestic product (GDP) ranked 10th in the world, trailing not only the United States, but a host of other nations, including Japan, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Brazil and Spain. In fact, it was smaller than the economy of California.

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Kidnap suspect charged; Chinese ‘heartbroken’

The Chinese consulate in Chicago is asking for a thorough investigation and swift justice in the case of a Chinese scholar, Zhang Yingying, 26, who is feared dead after an apparent kidnapping.

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Flying Tiger finally coming home

The first Flying Tiger pilot killed in China’s War Against Japanese Aggression will be brought home to Kansas on Saturday after his family’s 13-year quest.

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