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Times Staff WriterAfter just two trips to Shanghai, I've already developed a first-day routine that I'm sure I'll stick to on future visits: As soon as I drop my bags at the hotel, I head directly for one of the rooftop bars and restaurants lining the Bund, the city's...
Sun StaffMy wife, Julie, and I went walking along Shanghai's Nanjing Road one night last year as a gentle rain began to fall. The street was a kaleidoscope of neon: greens, reds, purples and blues. The lights rolled up and down like curtain blinds, moved in and...
Tribune foreign correspondentAlong a narrow mud road that cuts through the unending farmland of central China sits a peasant village so modest it hardly deserves its evocative name. At the end of the lane is the dirt-floored hovel of Bai Li Yun, an illiterate farmer who cannot...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday June 13, 1997 When Kaige's exquisite yet harrowing "Temptress Moon" takes us into chaotic China in its transitional 1920s to spin a heady tale of love and revenge as the worlds of the Shanghai underworld collide with that of a decaying...
Tags: Entertainment, Family, China, Gregory Peck, Sociology
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersBEIJING -- China teetered this morning on the edge of civil war, with troops presumed loyal to hard-line President Yang Shangkun in control of central Beijing but positioned defensively at strategic points in apparent anticipation of attack by rival...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersBEIJING -- Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrived in Beijing today for the first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years, ending the long and bitter conflict between the two great Communist powers. Gorbachev's four days of talks with Chinese leaders,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersHONG KONG -- Declaring that an underground "escape tunnel" has been established for Chinese dissidents, local and Western media sources here reported today that pro-democracy student leader Wuer Kaixi and two key Chinese intellectuals have been smuggled...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBEIJING -- China's Communist Party fired reformist General Secretary Zhao Ziyang on Saturday and replaced him with Shanghai party chief Jiang Zemin, a technocrat and political hard-liner. The appointment of Jiang, 62, as the new head of the 47-million-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBEIJING -- Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, surveying the massive protests during his historic visit to China this week, said Wednesday that he is now more convinced than ever of socialism's need for fundamental political and economic reforms,...
Tags: Television, Economy, Politics, CBS Corp., Parties and Movements
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