Across America

Study-abroad programs weighed
  • Beijing gears up for Super Bowl

    American football is about to swarm China, as fans gear up for the Super Bowl - the sport's ultimate showdown - which this year pits two formidable teams with passionate fans.

  • Rock-Paper-Scissors: Paper wins

    The schoolyard game of Rock-Paper-Scissors doesn't seem like one in which players take a scientific approach.

China

Disabled woman uses her feet to care for husband
  • High abortion rate triggers fears for young women

    China's high abortion rate has triggered public concerns over sex education for young people, with experts calling for cooperation from health departments and parents to protect young women.

  • Blocking VPN is for Internet safety

    The moves to block virtual private network services are for the "healthy development" of the Internet, said a top official from the industry watchdog.

  • How graft accused met investigators

    As the anti-graft campaign expands, it may become difficult for officials involved in illegal activities not to picture the day the investigators would come knocking on their door.

Business

Hard-working hands behind high-rise skyscraper

Life

Pageant prep
  • Noodle village

    Handmade noodle is one of famous local delicacies in Shaanxi province.

  • Big ideas for small spaces

    Interior design is not just about decoration but the relationship between people and space.

  • To your door

    Chen is a courier with STO Express, one of China's major logistics companies.

Food

Celebrate La Ba with porridge and garlic
  • A day to say 'Cheese!'

    I don't know where you were on Jan 20, but I can tell you where I was: at a Jenny Lou's market in Beijing, with my nose pressed firmly against the bright glass of the cheese cooler.

  • Sweet traditions

    Yechun Teahouse is a haven of Huaiyang cuisine, as Liu Zhihua discovers at the famous chain's new eatery in the capital.

  • Eat beat

    Beijing

Culture

A brush with color
  • Ming-era winery preserves ancient taste

    Known for its brewing business in ancient times, Wuzhen had more than 20 wineries during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), but Gaogongsheng is the only one that has survived.

  • Best bets

    Red Poppy is China's first and only all-female percussion ensemble.

Entertainment

Chen Kun, Song Seung-heon at Paris Fashion Week

Premier Li attends 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.

Infographic:Chinese IPOs in the US in 2014

Tale of two cities

Tales from living nightmare of commuters' life in the 'city of beds'

China's 2014 diplomacy

The past year has witnessed a bumper harvest in Chinese diplomacy, guided by some new concepts raised by the leadership to help shape a new world where everyone is a winner.

CES: Connected cars trends to watch

Driverless cars, piloted driving solutions and connected cars are believed as a major trend of this year's International Consumer Electronics Show.

Kung fu star's son sentenced to six months in prison

Jaycee Chan, son of Jackie Chan, was sentenced to six months in prison and fined two thousand yuan ($322) for drug related charges in Beijing.

CES: Spotlight on Chinese gadgets

Chinese tech giants Lenovo, Huawei, HTC and Acer will debut their latest smartphones, laptops and wearable devices during the CES.

95% of netizens disapprove of removal of cleavage scenes

Nearly 95% of netizens disapprove the removal of scenes showing cleavage on screen in Empress of China, calling the move "unnecessary".

How does anti-graft watchdog handle petitions?

China's top anti-graft watchdog has published photos on its new mobile app and relaunched website that shed light on the process involved in dealing with people's petitions.

2014 top news events in China

Filled with joy and sorrow, 2014 has come to an end. China Daily has gathered this year's most newsworthy China stories for a look back at the year that was.

10 million new jobs on way in China, Li vows

Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Monday to create at least 10 million jobs this year by maintaining economic growth at medium-to-high speed through stable macroeconomic policies.

Obama's trip to India spurs triangle chatter

As US President Barack Obama visited India over the last three days to attend its Republic Day festivities, the triangular relationship between China, US and India has aroused much speculation.

Chinese plan NJ's tallest building

The tallest building in New York City is a 96-story residential complex being completed in Midtown Manhattan. Now a Chinese real estate developer plans to put up a 95-story residential tower but not in the city. It will be across the Hudson River in New Jersey's waterfront.

Motorola to make phones in Tianjin

Motorola Mobility LLP is saying "Hello Moto" once again to China, three years after abandoning the world's largest smartphone market.

Chinese Community Leaders

Jack Tchen:Curating Sino-American history

China Hands

Robert Daly: Many of his paths lead to China
  • Gary Locke: China hand extraordinaire

    He is a man of many firsts: the first Chinese-American US ambassador to China, the first Chinese-American Secretary of Commerce and the first Chinese-American governor of the State of Washington.

  • Building bridges from Michigan to China

    As Governor Rick Snyder wraps up another extended trip to China, Michigan continues to be a leader among US states in developing economic and cultural ties with China.

China-US

CNR inks deal to supply Boston subway
  • Chinese plan NJ's tallest building

    The tallest building in New York City is a 96-story residential complex being completed in Midtown Manhattan. Now a Chinese real estate developer plans to put up a 95-story residential tower but not in the city. It will be across the Hudson River in New Jersey's waterfront.

  • Obama's trip to India spurs triangle chatter

    As US President Barack Obama visited India over the last three days to attend its Republic Day festivities, the triangular relationship between China, US and India has aroused much speculation.

  • Maine opens office in Shanghai

    Maine's exports to China include wood pulp for paper manufacturing and its famous lobster and seafood catch. Now with a newly opened office in Shanghai the New England state is going after more direct Chinese investment.

US

New York declares state of emergency for severe blizzard
  • Study abroad programs weighed

    American student Brennan Murray completely reframed his view of China after his experience in Shanghai last year.

  • US Justice Department spies on millions of cars

    The Justice Department has been secretly gathering and storing hundreds of millions of records about motorists in an effort to build a national database that tracks the movement of vehicles across the country, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

  • Obama's trip triggers triangular concern

    As US President Barack Obama visited India over the last three days to attend its Republic Day festivities, the triangular relationship between China, US and India has aroused much speculation.

World

The faded Nazi concentration camp never fades in memory
  • EP leaders react to Syriza victory

    EP President Martin Schulz gave a guarded welcome to the swearing in of Alexis Tsipras as Greek new prime minister, calling it an "historic victory for his party."

  • Greek leftist Tsipras sworn in as PM

    Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures.

  • AirAsia report won't include black box data

    A preliminary report into last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people will not include an analysis of the black box flight recorders.

Sports

NBA stars to pay tribute to Chinese New Year
Greece may exit from eurozone
  • Diplomacy should focus on neighbors

    Considering China's current comprehensive capabilities, it would be better for it to emphasize its relations with its neighbors first.

  • Perfect example of a business magnate

    Chinese companies, however, still have the misconception that the Western media are all about freedom and are thus afraid to talk with foreign journalists.

  • Anti-graft drive will strengthen PLA

    As one after another corrupt military officer falls, the modernization of China's military will gain pace and the country will once again have a valiant fighting force.

Travel

Stunning view of Yellow River Hukou ice cascade