Across America

China shows military products at LatAm expo

China

China, Pakistan elevate relations, commit to long-lasting friendship

Business

Initiative puts travel on right track

Life

World's artists meet in Beijing
  • Working to keep Uygur folk tradition alive

    Dilnar Abdulla often looks to her hometown, Urumqi, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, for inspiration.

  • 3D opera films wow Beijing film fest

    Five 3D films featuring Beijing opera are premiering during the fifth BJIFF, which kicked off on April 16 evening at Yanqi Lake with an opening ceremony attracting nearly 1,000 international filmmakers, directors and actors.

  • Toward a new visa vista

    The Republic of Korea will next week relax policies for outbound Chinese tourists, likely maintaining its place as the top destination for visitors from China.

Food

Bosnians boil largest broth for record bid

Culture

Ballet dancers in step

Entertainment

Chinese celebrities honored by France

What do we know about AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is expected to be established by the end of this year.

Full coverage of Boao Forum for Asia

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference will be held from March 26 to 29 in South China's Hainan province.

Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Patent applications lead the world

China recorded 928,000 invention patent applications in 2014, of them about 663,000 inventions having high quality and market value.

BC lures Chinese tourists

As the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb 19, draws close, the scramble to attract Chinese travelers is growing intense.

Festival Special: Apps that make holiday shopping easier

With the increase in sales of nianhuo, the special goods bought to celebrate the Spring Festival, the rising purchasing power of Chinese consumers is on full display.

Alibaba places China smartphone business bet with $590m Meizu deal

Alibaba is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker.

China, US vow to deepen military relations

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Michael Vickers, visiting US under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

China plans to withstand downward pressure and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang said at the 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.

'Belt-Road' to exchange goodwill with trade

China's Silk Road Economic Belt initiative will establish new trade routes linking Asia, Europe and Africa, and also promote goodwill through economic cooperation.

Swarm of Chinese applications deplete US investor visas

It's the most popular way for wealthy Chinese to get a green card and US citizenship: buy it.

AIIB looks to be efficient and 'green'

The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will strive to be efficient, effective and sustainable, which is a consensus among members, China's Finance Minister said in Washington.

Bridging cultures with laughter
and song

For hundreds of Chinese language teachers at the 2015 National Chinese Language Conference, what could be more gratifying than watching American students performing Chinese pop song, Shandong Clapper and Chinese stand-up comedy?

Chinese Community Leaders

Robert Wang: Public service matters
  • Theresa Chang: A career learning lessons

    Chang came to the United States in 1979 from Taiwan for graduate school at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. She moved to Houston and got a job as an engineer in a pipeline company in 1981.

  • New leader at China's Chamber

    With Chinese investment in the United States increasingly rising, an organization that represents Chinese companies' common interests is refining its services.

People

Carrying on a Chinese food legacy
  • Zhao Qiguang: A 'Marco Polo' from China

    Zhao Qiguang, a professor at Carleton College in Minnesota and distinguished Chinese scholar, had a childhood fascination with the Venetian explorer Marco Polo and a passion for swimming.

  • Don Davies: MP champion of the 10-year visa

    Don Davies, a Canadian Member of Parliament representing the riding of Vancouver Kingsway, was a key proponent of China and Canada’s reciprocal agreement to grant 10-year multiple-entry visas to each other's citizens.

China-US

Cloud manufacturing can lift China’s 3D printing: CEO

US

Tsinghua SEM North America Alumni Association set up in NYC
  • March was hottest month worldwide since 1880

    Rising temperatures across the planet have set more new records, as the US government announced Friday that the globe experienced its hottest month of March since record-keeping began in 1880.

  • Top 10 foreign holders of US Treasuries

    Japan has surpassed China as the biggest official holder of US Treasuries, a position Japan last held in August 2008, as the falling yen exchange rate attracts more dollars into the country and the higher-yielding bonds lure Japanese investors.

  • US banking platform banks on global good

    You may never expect to spend more on banking services than food, but that is the sad reality for many underprivileged US citizens.

World

Cuba holds local elections before new electoral law takes effect

Sports

Bolt not thinking about rivals ahead of Rio 2016
Pollution

Travel

Setting sail
  • Initiative puts travel on right track

    Travel agencies in Xining, Qinghai province, have seen their business boom ahead of the upcoming May Day holiday thanks to the opening of a high-speed railway.

  • Kite fair held in Shandong

    Participants fly kites during a kite fair held in Weifang, East China's Shandong province, April 18, 2015.

  • Public encouraged to report unruly tourists

    The National Tourism Administration has asked for joint efforts to improve tourists' behavior, according to a guidance issued by the ministry on April 14.