Across America

Project sheds lights on lives of Chinese workers
  • Pleas for help on murder case

    Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $70,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects responsible for the murder of a Chinese family in Texas.

  • Firm to build $1.85bn plant in US

    Yuhuang Chemical Inc, a North American subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co Ltd, is trying to cash in on the low shale gas and energy costs in Louisiana by producing methanol for the growing market.

China

Productions resume in coastal provinces after dual typhoons

Business

Yum says China food safety scare hurting KFC, Pizza Hut sales

Life

Don't you love me anymore?

Food

Techno hub,gastro pub
  • Delectable illustrations of Europe

    Anna Keville Joyce has created charming illustrations of European cities. The food illustrator's latest project is based on cities she visited while living in Eastern Europe.

  • China vows zero tolerance for GM rice

    Chinese authorities have vowed zero tolerance and harsh punishments for illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops days after media exposure of GM rice on sale at a supermarket in central China.

  • Geda Noodles

    Geda Noodles is a local snack of Shaanxi province. It is believed that Geda Noodles was invented by a worker named Li Shansi at a restaurant called Yuelai Restaurant in Sanyuan county, Shaanxi province.

Culture

Culture Insider: Imperial dresses worn by concubines in the Qing Dynasty

Entertainment

Karen Mok guests for Stefanie Sun's concert

Xi attends BRICS summit

China helps fight international war on drugs

Crackdown on terrorist attacks

While China is knitting an anti-terrorist security network, the nation still needs to prepare its people to fight the war on terror, thereby mobilizing its most powerful weapon.

My China Story: Meeting the master

Adventures can happen to you anywhere: when you are away from home, when you are walking on the street, or they can come with a curious encounter, in my case, for example.

Tongues tied around tatu-bola

Chinese soccer fans turn their attention to gathering facts about the mascot for the world's biggest soccer tournament, and some claim it is related to Chinese pangolin.

A market that's not such a hot property

A recent decline in housing prices is being exacerbated by tightened credit conditions and a surge in the supply of subsidized State housing.

Tough regime cranks out test winners

High school's intense training program yields many high-score students, but stifles creativity, report Hou Liqiang and Zhang Yu inHengshui, Hebei province

Some lab animals get reprieve from testing

China's cosmetics industry will enter uncharted waters at the end of June when the rules requiring live animal testing will be relaxed for certain products.

Racing to a new prosperity

When 20 vehicles set off on the first-ever Kolkata-to-Kunming car rally in 2013, the event wasn't simply a sporting contest, it was a harbinger of things to come.

Fishermen on the frontline of dispute

Rising tension in the South China Sea is having repercussions back on land, Peng Yining reports from Tanmen, Hainan province.

Turning Africa's resources into rewards

Richard Attias is an eternal optimist who believes Chinese entrepreneurs will play a big role in transforming Africa into an economic engine.

Long march to end employment bias

This special sheds light on employment discrimination in China, including how job ads specify gender and age preferences and recent discrimination cases in China.

Reforming hukou will unify rights of migrants

Chinese migrant workers living in cities will gradually have full access to schools and hospitals where they work, a significant move to improve social equality between rural and urban residents.

Oil stocks rally on news of probe

Oil shares rallied amid a dip in the benchmark on Wednesday after Beijing announced that a retired party leader with ties to the industry was under investigation.

Firm to build $1.85bn plant in US

Yuhuang Chemical Inc, a North American subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co Ltd, is trying to cash in on the low shale gas and energy costs in Louisiana by producing methanol for the growing market.

Alibaba reportedly to fund Snapchat

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is reportedly in talks to provide funding to US messaging company Snapchat, further adding to the Hangzhou-based company's string of investments in American companies leading up to its US IPO debut.

Chinese Community Leaders

Gene Wu: Changing the stereotypes

China-US

Pleas for help on murder case
  • Stanford project sheds lights on lives of Chinese railway workers

    Chinese Railroad Workers in North America, an online digital archive that commemorates the work of thousands of Chinese immigrants in building the Transcontinental Railroad and seeks "to give a voice" to them, was unveiled at Stanford University this week.

  • Leadership foundation brings young ambassadors to DC

    The International Leadership Foundation (ILF), along with the National Council of Asian American Business Organizations, will host the annual Leadership and Business Conference in Washington on Thursday.

  • Alibaba reportedly to fund Snapchat

    China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is reportedly in talks to provide funding to US messaging company Snapchat, further adding to the Hangzhou-based company's string of investments in American companies leading up to its US IPO debut.

US

US House approves lawsuit against Obama
  • US sanctions DPRK shipping companies

    The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions on two shipping companies of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for their attempt to import arms and related material from Cuba last year.

  • NYS aims to attract more Chinese tourists

    New York State wants more Chinese tourists to say — or sing — “I Love New York’’ as it seeks to tap into the more than $102 billion global Chinese tourism market.

  • World Trade Center ship dates to 1773

    Researchers said that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan was made from wood cut around the year 1773.

World

Palestinian president declares Gaza disaster area
  • UN officials urge end of fighting in Gaza

    A top UN official called on Wednesday for the ending of fighting in Gaza after a second UN school was hit by Israeli airstrike that killed at least 16 people earlier in the day.

  • Carnage at UN school

    Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a UN-run school and another 17 near a street market on Wednesday.

  • 4 killed in road mishap in India

    At least four people were killed and 32 others injured in a road mishap in the northern Indian state of Punjab, a senior police official said Thursday.

Sports

Sabella quits as Argentina coach
  • Lloyd excited about return to 49ers

    Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started.

  • New format enhances wingsuit race

    The Red Bull World Wingsuit League Grand Prix, which was launched in China in 2012, will see some changes in the 2014 edition from Oct 14-19, making the aerial competition more spectacular and thrilling.

European sanctions over Russia
  • Caging top 'tiger' calls for deeper reform

    The news that Zhou Yongkang is now under investigation is of great importance not just for China, but also in a global context.

  • Ukraine peace hopes dwindle

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has dealt a severe blow to the prospects of a resolution to the worsening crisis in Ukraine.

  • Indigenous software for phones needed

    Chinese government should provide preferential policies for Chinese companies that work to develop indigenous software for smartphones and come up with other innovative products.

Travel

Top 10 routes for a road trip in China