Harvard, BU researchers find evidence of 20,000-year-old pottery
An international team of scientists found evidence of pot shards from a cave in eastern China that date to 10 millennia before agriculture began.
Editorial cartoon: Feeling their way
- China and the US are moving tentatively in their relationship in this cartoon by The Boston Globe’s Dan Wasserman.
Australian billionaire: Titanic II to sail in 2016
- CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian billionaire said Monday he’ll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York, just like its namesake planned.
Mass. firms chasing China’s boom
- China’s appetite for technology, advanced industrial machinery, medical devices, and other products in which the state specializes is expected to grow.
(KEITH BEDFORD FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
The manufacturing myth
- The idea that a special virtue lies in “making something real” — as opposed to, say, financial engineering — is deeply embedded in the national psyche.
Group to inspect Apple suppliers
- Apple said yesterday that the Fair Labor Association has started inspecting working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPads and iPhones are assembled.
THE BIG PICTURE
Lunar New Year 2012
- This year is the Year of the Dragon on the Chinese zodiac, and is viewed as very auspicious. In China, the holiday is known as 春节, the Spring Festival, and kicks off 15 days of celebration. It also triggers the largest human migration in the world, as hundreds of millions of Chinese trek to see families. 新年快乐! — Lane Turner/ 雷恩 (38 photos total)
Chinese newspaper makes a push in Boston
- China has launched a Boston edition of its government-produced, English-language daily newspaper, as it tries to reach American audiences with news and feature stories told from an official Chinese point of view.
WASHINGTON - US intelligence agencies, in an unusually blunt public criticism of China and Russia, reported to Congress yesterday that those two foreign governments steal valuable US technology over the Internet as a matter of national policy.
From Hub, ‘89 rebel again challenges China
- Chai Ling learned a thing or two about leadership as a student in Beijing. At 23, she was commander in chief of the 1989 Tiananmen prodemocracy movement.