Beautiful China Tourism Pitch Misfires Amid Smog

BEIJING (AP) — Forget all the headlines about eye-watering pollution in Beijing and Shanghai — the Middle Kingdom’s latest tourism slogan invites visitors to “Beautiful China.” Adorning buses and trains in cities such as London, the international marketing effort has been derided as particularly inept at a time Read More


China Prepares to Become the World’s Largest Economy

China Prepares to Become the World’s Largest Economy by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief (LAST IN A SERIES) SHANGHAI (NNPA) – In less than 15 years, according to projections by investment banking firm Goldman Sachs and the United States National Intelligence Council, China will overtake Read More


China in Denial about its Race Problem

Julia Wilson discusses recent changes in China with Jiang Haishan, vice president of the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong in Shanghai. (Photo by Ann Ragland/NNPA) Atlanta native Carl Humphrey says image of Blacks has improved in China (Photo courtesy of Carl Humphrey). Lynne Coleman (right) Read More