Across America

Mandarin takes root in Argentina
  • Pao loses bias case against VC firm

    A jury in San Francisco has decided that Ellen Pao, a former junior partner with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was not sexually discriminated against or retaliated against by her former employer.

  • China in LatAm: a win-win-win

    China's investment in Latin America will produce win-win-win results for both China and the Americas, said a China expert with a Washington-based think tank.

China

Trending across China: A meaty proposal

Business

China may invest in Russia's first high-speed railway

Life

Yishu 8 Young Artist Award announced

Food

Ciao, Macao
  • Museums put ramen on a culinary pedestal

    There are two kinds of ramen in this world. There's the packaged staple of dorm-room cuisine, one of the most processed, industrialized foods ever invented. And then there's the trendy, artisanal, handmade soup that fans line up for hours to try.

  • Kunming's 1910 'station' boasts century-old charm

    It's a Sunday afternoon in Kunming, the provincial capital of Yunnan, and warm weather has drawn a crowd to the outdoor dining deck of 1910 La Gare du Sud.

  • A carnival for foodies

    A market in Yunnan offers an array of treats ranging from the province's famed mushrooms, to creepy snake fruits and rice crisps.

Culture

Photos capture the path of Buddhism
  • Yishu 8 Young Artist Award announced

    The 3rd Yishu 8 Young Artist Award ceremony was held on March 27. Two student artists from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Fu Xiaojie and Wang Enlai, were announced as the winners.

  • First Chinese-Spanish bilingual school thrives in Argentina

    The School No. 28 is the first Spanish-Chinese bilingual school in Argentina. This is a project initiated by the Buenos Aires city government with the support of the Chinese Embassy in Argentina.

Entertainment

Actress Liu Zi graces cover of Harper's Bazaar

Full coverage of Boao Forum for Asia

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference will be held from March 26 to 29 in South China's Hainan province.

Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Patent applications lead the world

China recorded 928,000 invention patent applications in 2014, of them about 663,000 inventions having high quality and market value.

BC lures Chinese tourists

As the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb 19, draws close, the scramble to attract Chinese travelers is growing intense.

Festival Special: Apps that make holiday shopping easier

With the increase in sales of nianhuo, the special goods bought to celebrate the Spring Festival, the rising purchasing power of Chinese consumers is on full display.

Alibaba places China smartphone business bet with $590m Meizu deal

Alibaba is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker.

China, US vow to deepen military relations

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Michael Vickers, visiting US under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

China plans to withstand downward pressure and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang said at the Davos Forum.

Li Na expecting first baby

Reigning Australian Open champion Li Na and husband Jiang Shan are expecting their first child.

Star's marriage is 'bittersweet' news for fans

Liu Jiao and a bunch of her music-loving peers were "heartbroken" at the news that Chinese pop icon Jay Chou got married in Britain.

Chinese IPOs in the US in 2014

Washington 'willing to work with AIIB'

Washington is willing to cooperate with the new China-led infrastructure investment bank, according to an envoy of United States President Barack Obama on Monday.

One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram US spy agency gates

Two people tried to run their vehicle through National Security Agency's entrance gates near Washington on Monday before guards shot one of them dead, and the vehicle's second occupant and a police officer were injured, officials said.

Yili Group milks world of industry experience

Yili's overseas investment decisions are based on an evaluation of how such moves can improve its product portfolio and production capacity.

China's GDP growth likely to rise to 7.2% in Q2

A report has predicted China's economy to stabilize in the second quarter of this year, and GDP growth to rise to 7.2 percent in Q2.

Chinese Community Leaders

Theresa Chang: A career learning lessons
  • New leader at China's Chamber

    With Chinese investment in the United States increasingly rising, an organization that represents Chinese companies' common interests is refining its services.

  • Queens native takes the helm at MOCA

    Taking a leadership role at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown might seem daunting, but Nancy Yao Maasbach, MOCA's president, said it's a move that has roots in her childhood.

People

Amy Tan talks about writing
  • Pao can seek damages: judge

    Ellen Pao, a former junior partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), can pursue punitive damages in her gender discrimination and retaliation case against her former employer, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn ruled on Saturday.

  • Hu Yanyan: the guardian of China Guardian

    Hu Yanyan is leading the transformation of the world's fourth-largest auction house.

China-US

Elderly care explored from all angles

US

1 dead, 2 hurt in US spy agency shooting
  • New York will remain focus of investors: experts

    As the Chinese increase real-estate investments in the United States, they are likely to continue to focus on major cities and metropolitan areas like New York, according to real estate industry professionals.

  • Brooklyn Nets celebrate Chinese culture

    The Brooklyn Nets view connecting with the city's growing Chinese community as a good business move.

  • Pier Antique Show in New York

    Decorative and fine arts, antique furniture and jewelry displayed at the Pier Antique Show which features more than 400 exhibitors at Pier 94, in New York.

World

Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Sports

Kane scores on debut as England thrash Lithuania
  • Legends get ready for the sevens at HK stadium

    Brian O’Driscoll, joined fellow HSBC Ambassadors - Waisale Serevi, George Gregan, Jonathan Davies and Gavin Hastings today at the iconic Hong Kong Stadium ahead of this weekend's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.

  • Ex-NBA player now Columbia student

    Andrew Keh of the New York Times recently caught up with the 6'11" Murphy, who is now a full-time student at Columbia University nearing a degree in sociology.

Yemen crisis
  • ASEAN will gain from Maritime Silk Road

    Cooperation between ASEAN and China can prevent the disputes between Beijing and some ASEAN members from creating obstacles for the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

  • Feel stones to cross economic river

    Failure may be the mother of success - but only if one makes the effort to learn from it. Fortunately, China's leaders seem intent on doing just that.

  • Abe should not miss the chance

    Abe will miss a chance for Japan's reconciliation with other Asian nations if he shuns the ceremonies at the Lugou Bridge.

Travel

Picturesque spring scenery in Bomi county in Tibet
  • Getting close to world's largest Miao nationality village

    Xijiang is a village in eastern Guizhou Province and is famous for the largest village inhabited by people of Miao ethnic minority. It is also known as the "one-thousand-household Miao village". The Xijiang Miao Village is about 260 kilometers from Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province.

  • Ciao, Macao

    The ancient maritime trade destination today mixes modern marvels with historical wonders produced by its past as a Portuguese colony. Mike Peters explores the island.

  • Royal Caribbean liner set to sail to Tianjin

    Royal Caribbean International's third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas, will be based in Tianjin after it is completed next April. The Miami-based cruise company recently made the announcement in Beijing.