Models abound at this week's Shanghai auto show. This one, in a latex cat suit, was drawing attention to an SUV by Landwind, a Chinese company that sells about 10,000 vehicles a year. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Ford, the No. 12 passenger-car seller in China, is showing off 23 vehicles at its exhibit at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition this week. Frank Langfitt /NPR hide caption

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These Days, More And More Chinese Have Driven A Ford Lately

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South Korean rapper PSY performs at his concert in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Will Lightning Strike Twice For K-Pop's PSY?

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Kerry: North Korea Not Likely To Use Nuclear Missile

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Kerry: U.S. Will Not Accept A Nuclear-Armed North Korea

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A South Korean soldier patrols as vehicles returning from the jointly run Kaesong industrial complex in North Korea arrive at a checkpoint in Paju, north of Seoul, on April 6. Lee Jae-Won/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A Symbol Of Korean Cooperation Becomes A Political Casualty

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Amid Korean Tensions, Kerry To visit Seoul

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Carrying on as usual: Shoppers in central Seoul on Monday. Lee Jae-Won/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A View From South Korea: The North Is 'A Playground Bully'

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South Koreans Ignore Threats From The North

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Solar Panel Maker Suntech Forced Into Bankruptcy

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Villagers gather dead pigs in Jiaxing, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on Wednesday. The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai's main river had doubled in two days to more than 6,000, the government said. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shanghai's Dead Pigs: Search For Answers Turns Up Denials

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The Newsroom, starring Jeff Daniels, is one of the most popular American TV series in China. It's a favorite among a cadre of young, informal translators who see it as a way to challenge conventional Chinese thinking. hide caption

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Young Chinese Translate America, One Show At A Time

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When residents of the southern Chinese village of Shangpu staged an uprising, police set up a roadblock on the main road to keep outsiders away, including reporters. Here, a policeman mans the roadblock on Saturday. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Smashed and overturned cars are shown Saturday after civil unrest in the village of Shangpu in China's southern Guangdong province. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Farmers Revolt Against Government Land Grab

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Shen Lixiu, 58, says she had her front teeth kicked out in a re-education through labor camp. Chinese authorities say they are considering "reforms" to a system that is coming under increasing public criticism. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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