Nov 14, 2015

Harvard, Stanford to meet in 2016 opener in China

The Pac-12 Conference will send another team to China to begin next season, announcing that Stanford will face Harvard next November. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott had said during last month’s media day in San Francisco that the goal was to have an annual game ...

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Nov 13, 2015

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Shaka Smart brings his version of “havoc” to China in his coaching debut with Texas against Washington in the first regular-season college basketball game played in that country. They will meet Saturday in Shanghai — Friday night back in the United States — more ...

East Asia enjoys the sweet success of just desserts

Sep 26, 2015

East Asia enjoys the sweet success of just desserts

From Champagne shaved ice to bamboo charcoal-flavored ice cream, desserts in East Asia are coming into their own as ever-more inventive chefs look to satisfy the region’s increasingly adventurous diners. While Michelin-starred restaurants have long served the foodies of Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, ...

World's second-tallest building twists upward in Shanghai

Jun 21, 2015

World's second-tallest building twists upward in Shanghai

The world’s second-tallest building, Shanghai Tower, will soon open in the Chinese financial capital with a twist — a 120-degree twist, to be exact. A triangular “outer skin” twists around a circular core, sending the glass-and-steel tower spiraling 632 meters (2,086 feet) into the ...

Jun 11, 2015

'Shingeki no Kyojin' movie shut out from Shanghai festival

The popular Japanese anime “Attack on Titan” (“Shingeki no Kyojin”) has been shut out from this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival that starts Saturday, according to informed sources. The movie had been among films slated to be shown at an event featuring Japan, but ...