Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]



Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

U.S. businessman Chip Starnes, who has been held hostage for six days over a wage dispute, is confronted by an angry worker during a briefing at his Specialty Medical Supplies business in Huairou, Beijing on June 26, 2013. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

American Boss Held Hostage By Employees For Week To Rehire Some Of Those Workers

An American boss detained nearly a week by his company’s Chinese workers left the Beijing factory Thursday after he and a union representative said the two sides reached agreement in a pay dispute.


File photo of a Chinese factory plant. (credit: TEH ENG KOON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I Feel Like A Trapped Animal’: US Executive Held Hostage For Days At Beijing Medical Supply Plant

An American executive said Monday he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department.


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