Across America

Expats in Lima shed light on China

China

Tibetan town captures photos of their 'panda deity'

Business

Didi Kuaidi targets 30m taxi-hailing customers daily in 3 years
  • More capital to support W China

    The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has issued a guideline promising it will continue to direct capital to the country's western areas this year.

  • Higher wages show better productivity

    Rising wages may have cut the cost advantage of China's products, but a group of Standard Chartered economists on Friday predicted even higher productivity to come.

  • China, Italy boost tourism cooperation on new Silk Road

    Tourism exchange and cooperation was at the center of a memorandum signed between Chinese provinces and Italian regions on Friday here at the China Pavilion of Expo Milano 2015.

Life

Fourth generation of 'face-kini' soon to hit beach in Qingdao

Food

Six thousand people enjoy local feast in Luoyang
  • Red bowl's chic hotpot

    About 1,500 years ago, Mongol horsemen, cooking over campfires, seared meat in their shields and simmered soup in their upturned helmets.

  • As cafes multiply, so do 'coffee cats'

    On May 12, American ice cream brand Haagen Dazs refurbished one of its key outlets in Shanghai's Nanjing road and began switching up its products. It added ice cream to glasses of coffee and marketed the new store as its first global coffee shop.

  • Eating out up on the roof

    Warm weather brings diners and bar patrons outside, especially to rooftops and balconies that offer a meal or a drink with a view.

Culture

'Kung Fu Warriors' show staged in Berlin

Entertainment

Bon Jovi awarded honorary degree

Premier Li embarks on Latin America visit

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.

Chinese premier arrives in Chile for official visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Sunday for an official visit to Chile, the first South American country with which China forged diplomatic ties and also the first Latin American nation with which China signed a free trade agreement.

Expansion of free trade possible on Chile visit

With Premier Li Keqiang set to begin his trip to Chile, the prospect of upgrading the free trade agreement to cover more products and tax cuts is something senior officials are looking for.

Mathematician John Nash killed in car crash

Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind", was killed in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey, state police said on Sunday.

China manufactures first
car for US market

The first Chinese-made car for the US market -- a Volvo -- has rolled off the assembly line and will be available this summer.

People

Victo Ngai: How to draw success
  • In Italy, East meets West in a pavilion

    Co-designed by China's Tsinghua University and New York-based architecture firm Studio Link-Arc, the 50,000-square-foot China pavilion at the 2015 Milan Universal Exposition  opened to the public on May 1.

  • Chinese-American brings past to life

    With a strong conservation background and extensive experience working in China, Chinese-American archeologist Lin "Linda" Yingchun has joined the Newark Museum as the foundation conservator for Asian Art.

Chinese Community Leaders

Grassroots judge carries dream on road
  • 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.

  • 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.

China-US

SF concerts to honor guqin virtuoso

US

US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition in Times Square

World

Ireland becomes first country to vote for equal marriage: PM
  • Gov't declares high alert after landslide blocks Kali Gandaki River in Nepal

    A massive landslide has blocked Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal's Myagdi district since early Sunday morning. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the landslide triggered by earthquake has blocked the river in Baisari village development committee, burying a few dozen houses.

  • China, Russia end joint naval exercises

    Chinese and Russian naval forces on Thursday ended their joint military exercises in the Mediterranean, according to an online news briefing from the Chinese Defense Ministry.

  • Japanese visit underlines thaw in relations

    A Japanese delegation with more than 3,000 members is visiting China, a development viewed by observers as the latest sign of progress in efforts to drag the relationship between the countries out of a recent low.

Sports

Xavi to leave Barcelona after 17 trophy-filled seasons
Cutting off
  • Technological innovation

    China launched its economic transformation after the crisis, and it has achieved tangible progress in terms of structural adjustments.

  • China-Japan friendship based on people's exchanges

    President Xi Jinping's speech on people-to-people exchanges between China and Japan marks the latest effort by China to get Sino-Japanese ties back on the right track.

  • People factor key to 'Belt and Road'

    China's Belt and Road Initiative to boost common development must overcome geopolitical, cultural and security risks, because it should be aimed more at benefiting people and less at making money.

Travel

Songji ancient town: used to be bustling, now in peace