December 30, 1988 |
A group of mostly African foreign students being held in isolation at a suburban guest house includes some who are under detention and may face criminal charges arising out of a Christmas Eve campus brawl, Chinese officials said Thursday. But the vast majority of the approximately 140 students at the guest house are free to return to their campuses whenever they wish, according to Huang Jie, a spokesman for the Jiangsu provincial government.
April 24, 2008 |
The woman was still wearing her kitchen apron when Chen Si spotted her on the other side of the Nanjing Bridge. By the time Chen raced across four lanes of screaming traffic that recent Sunday morning, the woman had already started climbing the narrow railing separating her from the surging waters below.
June 14, 2011 |
Among the most painful chapters in modern Chinese history is Japan's 1937 invasion of Nanjing. Hundreds of thousands were killed, countless women were raped, and soldiers and civilians alike suffered unspeakable brutalities. So when Chinese writer-director Lu Chuan set out to make a movie about the siege of the city, he had a notion of how the story would go. "In the beginning I was just going to make a traditional movie, with a single plot and one hero," said Lu. "I received a historical education in China, so at first I believed all these Japanese soldiers were beasts.
August 1, 1995 |
To visit his son at the young man's workplace, the Nanjing Grand Hotel, 70-year-old Zhou Liren must walk through a field of ghosts. Nearby is one of the execution grounds where in 1937, Japanese soldiers beheaded, raped and killed nearly 300,000 citizens of Nanjing in the course of six weeks. Now the younger Zhou is employed by the Japanese.
May 21, 2009 |
College student Chen Lin heard the buzz about the new film depicting the horrors of Japan's World War II-era massacre of 300,000 Chinese civilians in Nanjing. Friends told her that the images in the Chinese-distributed drama, "City of Life and Death," would be brutal -- mass rapes, point-blank executions, public beheadings and victims buried alive.
February 15, 2013 |
In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Hammer Museum published Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold 's picks for the best regional Chinese food in Los Angeles. It's your map to the San Gabriel Valley by regional cuisine. Beijing style: Beijing Pie House , 846 E. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park. Try the lamb pie and pan-fried meat cake. Chengdu style: Lucky Noodle King , 534 E. Valley Blvd., #10, San Gabriel, (626) 573-5668, www.luckynoodleking.com.
July 14, 1991 |
Millions of Chinese dug earth and filled sandbags Saturday in a desperate battle to protect the big eastern cities of Nanjing and Shanghai against the worst floods in a century. Since late May, rising floodwaters have killed more than 1,300 people from the far northeast to Sichuan in the southwest. Chinese officials say disease and hunger may kill more and have sent out an urgent global appeal for help.
July 31, 2007 |
Two of China's biggest domestic car companies have formed a partnership to develop new models amid Chinese efforts to create producers able to compete with global automakers. Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp. and Nanjing Automobile Corp. agreed to cooperate on design, production and sales, Nanjing Auto said. The Chinese government has been encouraging Chinese companies to pool resources to create competitive models.
January 17, 2013 |
A new study has found that an infusion of feces from a healthy person into an ailing patient's gut was significantly more effective than a traditional antibiotic treatment - raising hopes that the unconventional approach could one day help combat obesity, food allergies and a host of other maladies. The study, published online Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrated that the fecal transplant cleared up a recurrent bacterial infection far more reliably than the routinely prescribed medication.