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WATCH: Drone footage shows massive traffic jam outside Beijing

China’s roads, airports and trains were jammed Wednesday as millions of people headed home after the week-long national day holiday. China’s transport infrastructure often struggles to handle massive holiday crowds,...

China finally wins a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences

BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences. A little-known researcher who helped isolate an anti-malaria medicine inspired by an ancient...

Japan lines up translator robots for tourists

Japan is set to take its love affair with robots to the next level next year by offering small devices that can bridge the language barrier between tourists and locals.