Black Friday opening doors to Chinese shoppers

Part of the reason that retailers are vying to attract cross-border shoppers stems from the slower growth rates for online shopping in China.

Guo Pei: Rihanna's Chinese couturier

Guo Pei, a Chinese couturier who is celebrating her 30th year in fashion next year, said she never expected to be thrust into the international spotlight with the giant yellow cape Rihanna wore at last May's Met Gala in New York.

Equine arrival

Nine Ferghana horses arrive in Guangzhou on Wednesday after a four-day trip from Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region

Asia's largest Carrefour store opens in Beijing

Carrefour pened its largest store in Asia in Beijing to cash in on demand from mediun and high-end shoppers, amid testing times for international retailers.

'Father'of Chinese rock back with album

Often described by his fans as the "father" of Chinese rock, Cui announced in Shanghai on Nov 17 that he would release a new album on Dec 18, produced by Sony Music.

College to broadcast basketball games in Chinese

When the University of Dayton's men's basketball team plays Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday, fans will be able to follow the action in Mandarin Chinese.

Britain's Cameron says time to bomb militants in Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State in Syria because Britain cannot "subcontract its security to other countries".

Taiwan teen actress starts new chapter with cello

Most audiences on the Chinese mainland know Ouyang Nana as the teenage Taiwan actress who played the role of a high-school student in last year's romantic comedy Beijing Love Story.

Food and Travel

A pinch of Asia

A Canadian chef in Shanghai eagerly embraces the Eastern flavors he learned to love in Vancouver, but 'fusion' is not his game, he tells Cihna Daily.

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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.

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