Across America

China's 361 will make uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

China

China to shut factories during APEC to curb Beijing pollution

Business

2,280 volunteers for APEC Economic Leaders' Week
  • Ford plans Lincoln network

    US automaker Ford Motor Co has launched its first vehicles under the luxury Lincoln brand in China as it seeks to make inroads into a car market dominated by German models.

  • Time for all Apple products to enter China

    Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said he hopes to adapt all of Apple's developments to work for the Chinese market.

  • China buys Colombian oil

    China is finding oil supplies 14,000 miles (22,530 kilometers) away, aided by the global fall in prices that has left producers vying for new markets.

Life

Four days in Buddhist temple takes life back to a simple level
  • Sisters reunited after 40 years

    Two women, who didn't know they were sisters, have been reunited after four decades thanks to the help of one's best friend and a little luck, in Hefei city, East China's Anhui province, according to ahwang.cn on Thursday.

  • Clean air? Don't hold your breath

    Intense air pollution is expected to strike China's northern cities twice more before November.

  • Chinese film 12 Citizens competes for main award in Rome

    Actors, directors and movie fans are in Rome for the 9th Rome Film Festival. Chinese director Xu Ang is there for the world premiere of his latest movie,12 Citizens.

Food

25 best restaurants in the world
  • Chopsticks & Beyond into Zhengzhou

    Cooking and the enjoyment of food are things that go beyond political and cultural borders.

  • Tracing the origins of rice

    This is the neighborhood where Chinese farmers tended the first paddy fields, and respect for rice is still very much ingrained in local culinary traditions.

  • Art on a plate

    Don't ask the staff members at Museo why the deep fried Camembert is called Mona Lisa's smile, You will struggle to get a straight answer.

Culture

Taiwan's gay parade calls attention to LGBT diversity

Entertainment

Lang Lang performs at UN Day concert

Decoding China cyber-society

A report by Fudan University, covering some 1,800 subjects with diversified occupations and social roles, givs a portrait of Chinese netizens.

Safeguarding foreigners' rights

Changes to the nation's criminal laws means a greater number of foreign nationals are eligible for free legal aid when they go to court, as Zhang Yan reports from Lincang, Yunnan province.

Getting my first hair cut in Ningbo

The ancient army that's still growing

China responds over "hacker infiltration to Apple's iCloud"

China reiterated opposition to cyber attacks from hackers in all forms after media reported Chinese hackers infiltrated Apple's iCloud.

Hard times for the lords of the rings

CPC Fourth Plenary Session

The CPC Central Committee, elected by the National Congress of the Communist Party of China, convenes at least one plenary session every year. The fourth session will be held this year.

Innovative Asia

Tourists set to travel light overseas

An increasing number of countries are modifying their visa-application procedures in the hope of attracting more visitors from China.

Cold comfort for former sex slaves

Poverty in China

Oct 17 marks China’s first Poverty Alleviation Day. We hope this special serves as a wake-up call for people to act together to fight extreme poverty.

Exams that baffle best test-takers

The Chinese are allegedly the best test-takers in the world, but still find some exams very difficult. Following are the hard exams most taken or talked about by Chinese.

China's 361 will make uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Chinese sportswear company 361 has become an official supporter of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and will provide more than 100,000 uniforms for the event.

China to provide the 4th batch of assistance to fight ebola

China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Liu Jieyi, told the UN-based media on Friday that the Chinese government has announced the fourth batch of assistance to help the West African countries with their fight against Ebola.

Accord reached on Asia infrastructure bank

Absence of some major economies in setting up the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank underscores the difficulty China faces as an emerging power in making global governance initiatives.

Civil service exam hit amid corruption crackdown

Experts have attributed a drop in the number of eligible applicants for the national civil service examination to China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign.

Chinese Community Leaders

Ding Yuan: Safeguarding history's truths

China Hands

Rob Efird: It was 'love at first sight' for China

China-US

Concert with Chinese pianist helps UN celebrate anniversary
  • China's tie with Latin America expands to security

    China's tie with Latin American countries have exceeded from trade to security cooperation as China National Electronics Import& Export Corporation (CEIEC) is helping Local countries to build their national security control centers.

  • Steel exports unlikely to strain Sino-Latin American bond: Analyst

    Rising steel exports from China into Latin America may slightly increase tensions between the region and the world's second-largest economy, but shouldn't have a major affect on the relationship, according to an analyst.

  • In California: Cash, Cash, Cash

    Communities in California have become the nation's hot spots for Chinese seeking houses. Many pay all-cash and above the asking price, causing prices to soar and closing the door for other buyers, Amy He reports from New York.

US

Two killed in Washington state school shooting

World

Politicians don't let minor injuries stop them

Sports

Mission Hills Group unites world celebrities in Hainan
Heavy fog hits China
  • China is on the right track to the rule of law

    The effects of such reform would be huge, because economic reforms could fail without proper legal and judicial reforms.

  • War crimes catch Abe on wrong foot

    Asian countries' appeal to honor the verdict of history is the natural call of justice. And only by heeding to the call of justice can countries lay the foundation of sustained regional peace and development.

  • Humanitarian crises demand better response

    While our humanitarian mission remains unchanged, the Beijing Declaration we arrive at re-affirms our resolve and commitment to capitalize on opportunities and ensures that we remain relevant to the needs of today's fast-changing world.

Travel

Beautiful scenery along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway
  • Sichuan-Tibet, Qinghai-Tibet reporting tour ends

    An official reporting tour to document the lives of the people who live along the Sichuan-Tibet and the Qinghai-Tibet highways has come to an end in Lhasa, the Tibet autonomous region on Friday.

  • Precious tulips plundered in Central China

    What should have been an enjoyable tulip-planting ceremony turned into chaos on Thursday as people grabbed earth bulbs containing seeds of the Cathay tulip, causing a 200,000 yuan ($32,542) loss to the Wuhan Botanic Garden in Central China.

  • Modern landscape of Zhengzhou's ancient heritage

    Flags wave in the morning air; the pale red sun hangs eastwardly over the train station. The platform signals for Zhenghou, Henan – the province where the Yellow River flows and that gave birth to Chinese civilization.