Across America

China shows military products at LatAm expo
  • Mining for optimism amid a slowdown

    A meeting of the mining minds was held recently in Toronto, with signs of optimism emerging despite a recent industry slump.

  • Yuan's role highlights summit

    Private and public sector leaders from across Canada and Asia will meet at the Pacific Finance Summit to create a blueprint for Canada to capitalize on its new status as clearing hub for China's currency.

China

Old Summer Palace may sue over controversial replica
  • Hunan arson suspect surrenders

    The suspect in a deadly arson attack on a karaoke venue in Central China's Hunan province on Saturday night gave himself up to police at around 1:00 pm Sunday.

  • Protecting the Tibetan art of creating thangka

    A Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton or silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene or mandala is known as a thangka which serve as important teaching aids depicting the life of the Buddha.

  • Latest cooperation project to fuel Chinese talent

    Besides attracting more overseas professionals, China is speeding up training of its own talent, especially those of State-owned enterprises facing more challenges in global expansion.

Business

Japan, S.Korea to be top destinations

Life

Kite fair held in Shandong
  • 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.

  • 7 ways to beat 'spring sleepiness'

    While the rest of the world is waking up as the weather turns warm, our bodies may not respond the same way. Although spring sleepiness is not an illness, the following tips might be essential for those who really need to stay awake.

  • Cast members promote 'Running Man II' in Guangzhou

    Cast members promotes "Running Man II" in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

Food

Searching for the perfect mix

Culture

Kate Barry art exhibition of Portraits of Actresses featured

Entertainment

Feng Xiaogang named Knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters

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.

AIIB looks to be efficient, '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, Chinese music, Shandong Clapper and Chinese stand-up comedy?

Central bank lowers reserve ratio

China's central bank announced it was lowering the amount of cash that all financial institutions need to reserve starting on Monday, in a move to support economic growth.

Envoy sees many benefits from Xi's Pakistan visit

Cooperation on energy, infrastructure and cultural exchanges will result from President Xi Jinping's state visit to Pakistan on Monday and Tuesday, according to Masood Khalid, Pakistan's ambassador to China.

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

US, China top dumping of electronic waste, little recycled
  • China's pollution fixes explored

    During China's National People's Congress in Beijing last month, President Xi Jinping threw down the gauntlet on cleaning up pollution. "We are going to punish, with an iron hand, any violators who destroy the ecology or environment," he said, "with no exceptions."

  • Medical team funded for trip to China

    The Children of China Pediatrics Foundation (CCPF) will go on its 2015 medical mission to China, supported by a donation from a Chinese company.

  • US to help smart cities

    United States companies are poised to benefit from more deals as China looks to build smart cities based on clean energy.

US

Mailman arrested after landing small helicopter in US Capitol
  • 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 Bank, IMF: will work with AIIB

    The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are ready to cooperate with China and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

World

Lost in sandstorms

Sports

Bolt not thinking about rivals ahead of Rio 2016
We need more staff
  • Harbingers of a fairer global financial system

    The change in the attitude of most Western powers toward the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank can only be termed dramatic.

  • Interaction key for think tanks

    China needs more high-quality think tanks to contribute their wisdom to help the government and Communist Party of China solve these challenges.

  • Tsai should heed lessons of recent past

    Tsai Ing-wen, chairwoman of Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, officially announced on Wednesday she would run in the "presidential" election next year.

Travel

Explore Kumtag desert in Xinjiang