China is now the world's largest market for cars, and the Auto China 2012 car show is now taking place in Beijing. Here, the Denza electric car, a joint creation by Daimler and Chinese manufacturer BYD, is unveiled Monday. AP hide caption

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Carmakers In China Rev Up As Industry Shifts East
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GM To Add 600 Chinese Dealerships In 2012
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In Shanghai Calling, Chinese-American attorney Sam Chao (Daniel Henney) relocates from New York to Shanghai at the behest of his law firm. He develops a relationship with Amanda (Eliza Coupe), an expert on relocation and local customs and culture. Americatown, LLC hide caption

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'Shanghai': A Rom-Com Look At Americans In China
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A volunteer feeds one of the dogs rescued from slaughter last December in a stand-off between animal rights activists and dog-meat sellers in central China. Such rescues have been taking place with some regularity in China. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Headed For The Butcher, Chinese Dogs Are Rescued
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China's top Communist leaders, including Mao Tse-tung and Deng Xiao-ping, edge out Tibetan deities before a horrified Tibetan monk. This refers to the government's mandate that a photo of the leaders be placed in Tibetan monasteries at a time when monks continue to light themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule. Courtesy Rebel Pepper hide caption

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Workers burned during an explosion at an Apple supplier factory in Shanghai are seen at a hospital where they are receiving continued treatment for their injuries. According to the factory, 24 workers were burned in the explosion. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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iPad Workers: Plant Inspected Hours Before Blast
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A Malaysian customs official examines elephant tusks at a port in Kalang. Malaysia has become an ivory transit hub, with African elephant tusks bound for China. Worldwide, authorities seized more than 5,000 smuggled tusks. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Looking For Elephant Ivory? Try China
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World Bank Cautions China About Looming Crisis
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New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin (shown here during first-half action against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday) has taken the NBA by storm. Now, Chinese basketball fans are claiming the California native as their own. Peter J. Thompson/MCT /Landov hide caption

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American-Born 'Linderella' Is The Pride Of China
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Chuck Taylor All Stars are common on the streets of Shanghai. Xuan Zhihui, 62, a retiree from a state-owned factory, wears her daughter's hand-me-down sneakers, which are 15 years old. She says they're really comfortable. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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China Laces Up Its Chuck Taylors
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During a candlelight vigil in Dharamsala, India, on Wednesday, Tibetan Buddhist monks hold pictures of Tibetans they say were shot by Chinese security forces earlier this week. Angus McDonald/AP hide caption

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Tibetan Areas Rocked By Protest, Chinese Crackdown
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People line up to buy train tickets at Changsha Railway Station in Changsha, in southern China's Hunan province on Dec. 28, 2011. Million of Chinese are expected to cramp onto China's train network in the coming weeks to return home for the Chinese lunar new year that starts on Jan. 23, 2012. AP hide caption

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Not-So-Happy New Year: Rail Website Woes In China
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China's Rich Consider Leaving Growing Nation
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In China, Apple Halts Sales Of New iPhone
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Doris Phua, chief executive of Da Vinci, answers questions during a press conference in Beijing in July, after CCTV accused it of selling fake furniture at high prices. Later, the company said it paid the CCTV reporter more than $150,000 through a public relations company to halt further stories. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In China, Curious Case Of Fraud Grows Stranger Still
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