We continue our series ï¿½Created in China' with a look at the roots of innovation, at how Chinese children are or are not encouraged to be creative, and how that's evolving. Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.
The unrest that's sweeping through Arab nations apparently has China's leaders nervous. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on a controversial new policy at China's Peking University that targets students with "radical thoughts" for counseling.
Pro-China candidates in Hong Kong did well during recent elections. Democratic political reformers had hoped to tip the scale with mass protests. The World's Mary Kay Magistad tells host Marco Werman that education was one of the key issues for voters.
The mayor of a Chinese city is apologizing for waiting five days to report a chemical leak at a local factory. By then nearly nine tons of a toxic chemical had spilled into a local river and contaminated the water supply of a neighboring city.
Officials in China's Ministry of Health admit they harvest organs from death row inmates for the majority of transplants in the country. It is estimated that two-thirds of the country's total organ transplants come from executed prisoners.
China's once-booming economy is slowing down. One indicator is the country's largest international trade fair. It takes place in the city of Guangzhou, the answer to the Geo Quiz. At this fall's event, manufacturers say the number of orders is way down.
The People's Republic of China officially turned 60 today. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing about the celebrations, which included a massive military parade and fireworks.