China China

The Buick Envision, built in China, was on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will soon go on sale in the U.S. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

With Growing Investments, China's Influence In Autos Is Expanding

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464598671/464603587" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Qiao Guohua patrols a 5-mile stretch of the Great Wall of China. Roughly a third of the wall's 12,000 miles have crumbled to dust, and saving what's left may be the world's greatest challenge in cultural preservation. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Anthony Kuhn/NPR

China's Great Wall Is Crumbling In Many Places; Can It Be Saved?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464421353/464533117" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Patrons of the the New World Mall in Flushing ride the escalator from the food court. The Queens neighborhood has become a hot spot for northern Chinese immigrants in the past few years. The trend has brought a cultural wave of influence on the food and business markets in the community. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Cameron Robert/NPR

Leaving China's North, Immigrants Redefine Chinese In New York

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/463857599/464469876" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sophomore Morgan Wang (center) takes part in a rehearsal of The Miser at Arroyo Pacific Academy in Arcadia, Calif., last November. Wang plays Marianne in the play. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

toggle caption
Maya Sugarman/KPCC

Growing Numbers Of Chinese Teens Are Coming To America For High School

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464427108/464447637" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In Djibouti, China will build what's believed to be its first overseas military base. Here, Chinese sailors stand on the deck of the flagship missile frigate Ma'Anshan, which saw action against pirates off Somalia's coast in 2010. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

In 2015, China's GDP grew at its slowest rate in a quarter of a century, feeding expectations that new stimulus policies will be enacted. On Tuesday, containers were transported at a port in eastern China's Jiangsu province. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
STR/AFP/Getty Images

Pag-asa island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea, is claimed by both the Philippines and China. It's the only inhabited island in the Spratlys. Rolex Dela Pena/Pool/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rolex Dela Pena/Pool/AP

In The Tussle For The South China Sea, A Mayor Tries To Protect His Island

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462158078/462821859" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Family members of Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted and hanged in Pakistan in August for killing a boy in 2004, waited to receive his body outside the central jail in Karachi. Pakistan executed more than 300 people last year. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Fareed Khan/AP

Fewer Countries Are Relying On Death Penalty, But They're Executing More

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462288401/462293461" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript