Across America

Brazilians head to China for cash and calm
  • US officials observe high-tech efforts at Queens college

    A tour through Queensborough Community College's most advanced facilities allowed two US government officials the chance to see some of the school's technological feats up close.

  • Drama with a twist

    Argentine tango drama "Identity" is staged in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Jan 18. The drama tells a life story of growth and change.

China

China continues alert for smog

Business

China's coal industry freezes over

Life

Pageant prep
  • The man who hasn't seen snow

    I had expected snow. But this is already the middle of winter, and I have yet to see any snow, although there had been two brief (and too brief) light snowfalls.

  • Spend Chinese New Year in style

    Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana recently launched a limited-edition collection tailored for the Chinese New Year.

  • Spanish woman's affection for tai chi

    Guadalupe, a 55-year-old lady living in Spain, has been practicing tai chi for almost 20 years. She thinks that tai chi is not only a kind of martial art, but a complete system of fusing traditional Chinese culture.

Food

Noodle village
  • Eat beat

    Beijing

  • Original and the best

    It’s a simple restaurant that has been churning out one of Shanghai’s favorite snacks for decades, and Xu Xiaomin is always willing to wait for a table.

  • Taste of Kashgar

    Being tucked away in a quiet hutong hasn't stopped Kashgar Restaurant from becoming one of the most popular Xinjiang eateries in the Chinese capital.

Culture

Blurring the line between fact and fiction
  • 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 He confirms divorce

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.

Favorable visa policy to draw talent

China will expand the favorable visa policies of its 1,000 Talent Plan to dozens of other programs nationwide to attract leading professionals to work in the country.

China's signal of innovation in Davos

An 80-plus Chinese delegation comprising high-ranking government officials, business elites and academicians drew attentions at the Davos forum.

China's coal industry freezes over

Coal provides nearly two thirds of China's energy, but for mining companies, this winter could not be more chilly.

China disqualifies 300 intangible cultural heritage programs

China's cultural ministry has disqualified more than 300 state-level intangible cultural heritage programs due to ineffective preservation.

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

Philip Ma: from scientist to businessman
  • Flight to link Beijing-Silicon Valley

    The first non-stop flight between Silicon Valley and China will be launched in June 2015, providing a faster link between the two centers and saving people time, said Joel Chusid, executive director of Hainan Airlines (US).

  • 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.

  • Xiaomi feeling 'phabulous' about new phablet

    "Made in China" products have long drawn scrutiny, as the shanzhai (copy and imitate) approach was rampant. That is especially true in the smartphone industry, which depends on technological innovation.

US

2 dead after shooting inside Manhattan store
  • New Year celebrated in dance

    One of the top Chinese-American-owned dance groups in the US staged a celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year by combining Chinese traditional dances with Western styles.

  • Guangdong Cultural Week

    Yang Xiaoyan (right), inheritor of Foshan festive lantern, tells American visitors how the Foshan New Year Lantern is made at the opening ceremony of Guangdong Cultural Week at Huntington Library in San Marino on Sunday.

  • US East Coast bracing for 'historic' blizzard

    A swath of the US East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.

World

Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video
  • EU FMs to discuss Ukraine crisis

    Foreign policy chief of the European Union Federica Mogherini said on Sunday that she decided to convene an extraordinary ministerial meeting to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid escalation of violence in the country in the coming Thursday.

  • Greek leftist leader Tsipras claims victory

    Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday.

  • The world in photos: Jan 19-25

    Here's a look at some of the most striking images that reveal the major stories from around the world in the past week.

Sports

Cibulkova ends unseeded Azarenka's run at Australian Open
ISIS

Travel

View from the top of Shanghai's tallest tower