Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Apr 16, 2017

Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Business owner Hu Weibing weeps at the prospect of losing everything, including his home, after China’s surprise announcement to transform a rural spot outside Beijing into a modern metropolis nearly three times the size of New York City. Hu’s family run-clothing factory in the ...

Robots at center of China's strategy to leapfrog rivals

/ Oct 25, 2016

Robots at center of China's strategy to leapfrog rivals

The Canbot can say its name, respond to voice commands, and “dance” as it plays Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.” Other robots China is displaying at the World Robot Conference can play badminton, sand cell phone cases and sort computer chips. China is showcasing its ...