Across America

Latin American steel industry seeks 'win-win' cooperation with China


Trending: Hangzhou man licks out painting


Wine dealer smashes fake Chateau Lafite in Shenzhen


More go abroad for healthcare


Promoting old Italian recipes


Performers receive support from tourists, government


Barbara Hulanicki to return to Biba label

World Internet Conference

Drug abuse blamed for big increase in violence

Rampant smuggling of synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine from Southeast Asia has led to more violent crimes nationwide in China.

A commuter's last train

Stock Connect unites HK, Shanghai

Although the much-anticipated Shanghai Hong Kong Stock Connect program did not start with a bang on Monday, stock analysts in both cities have remained upbeat.

Air force plans to modify pilot selection process

The People's Liberation Army air force will upgrade its pilot selection procedure, adding individual psychological tests and flight simulation to the country's strictest recruitment process.

Koalas steal the show at G20 in Brisbane

Australia’s cutest animal stole much of the limelight at the G20 summit over the weekend in subtropical Brisbane, when the host country launched a behind-the-scenes diplomatic offensive.

Xi, Obama meeting: a lively history lesson

People's Daily revealed more details about the Xi-Obama meeting in Zhongnanhai.

Odd news on world's biggest online shopping day

The world's biggest online shopping day on Nov 11 has ended with record sales. But the story did not end with the passing of the day, instead the new and interesting stories related to the day are still pouring out.

Country pushes for code at South China Sea

China will push for the implementation of a code of conduct for the South China Sea - a document that will lessen the risk of escalating tensions in the area-but experts said such an agreement faces obstacles.

'Running Naked Boy', now 6, crosses Lop Nur desert

He Yide, who was recognized by Guinness World Records in 2013 as the youngest person in the world to pilot a plane, is in the news again.

Road map for promoting the rule of law

The Fourth Plenum of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee held Oct 20 to 23 in Beijing clarified a roadmap to "the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics".

Remembering fellow heroes

Researchers help shed new light on precious parts of shared WWII history between China and US allies.

US aids in return of economic fugitives

The latest judicial cooperation between China and the United States to nab economic fugitives has made major progress.

80% of China's rich aspire to overseas education

An overwhelming majority of China's richest people are likely to send their children abroad for education, the United States and the United Kingdom being their first choices, according to a Hurun Report on education.

International luxury hotels expand in China

International luxury hotel chains, eyeing a rapidly expanding Chinese middle class with a taste for the upscale, are making moves to cater to that population with hotels in second- and third-tier cities in China.

Disney, SMG expand partnership

The Walt Disney Co will benefit from the expansion of its partnership with the Shanghai Media Group (SMG) by gaining more support for its films and family programming in China, said a managing director with a global investment bank.

Chinese Community Leaders

Samuel Mok: A true leader 'by reference'

China Hands

Penetrating China's remote interior
  • A long resume and early ties with China

    Nathaniel Ahrens has a long resume for a 40-year-old, covering more than a dozen companies and institutions in the business and academic world, all related to China.

  • Levine finds joy working on US-China ties

    When Henry Levine went home in New York suburbs during the Christmas vacation in 1971, the Bucknell University senior had a chat with his high school pal Jeff Shultz, then a senior at Cornell University. They talked about what they were going to do after graduating from college.


The visa 'game-changer'
  • Cookstove technology key in fighting pollution

    Fuel sources such as biomass, coal and wood are relied on by nearly 3 billion people a day for cooking and heating purposes.

  • Chinese supercomputer still top-ranked

    Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, was named the world's top supercomputer for the fourth consecutive time by the TOP500 organization.

  • Visa change pleases students

    Wang Zixuan, a 22-year-old PhD candidate in clinical psychology at George Washington University, was at the university's library when she learned about the announcement of the new visa policy between China and the US.


Western New York braces for flooding as heavy snow melts
  • Chinese, Korean students get SAT results

    A majority of students from China and the Republic of Korea have received their scores from an October SAT test from the company that administers the exam used in the US college application process.

  • Disney, SMG expand partnership

    The Walt Disney Co will benefit from the expansion of its partnership with the Shanghai Media Group (SMG) by gaining more support for its films and family programming in China, said a managing director with a global investment bank.

  • LA mayor visits Beijing

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a luncheon in Beijing that he is committed to supporting Chinese entrepreneurs who want to break into the US market and to connecting LA businesses with partners in Asia.


Islamic State group recruits, exploits children


Hamilton savours his greatest day
  • Sports moments of the week: Nov 17-23

    FC Barcelona doesn't have a record when it comes to keeping its iconic players. Ronaldinho and Pep Guardiola are among many football stars that left the Catalan club for another. Will Lionel Messi follow in their path?

  • Vettel replaces Alonso at Ferrari

    In a widely expected shake-up, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season.

US Democrats diverge from Republicans


Reliving Haikou's glory days
  • Town that always says Ganbei!

    Moutai Town, a hamlet in the north of Guizhou province, is nestled in a deep valley surrounded by three mountains, with the Chishui River running through it. It has since time immemorial been a natural cellar for the production of baijiu, or Chinese white spirits.

  • The life of nuns traveling on foot

    Daoyuan Temple in Haicheng, Liaoning province, has strict and explicit discipline. All the nuns obey the rule of never touching or saving money. Now, 35 of them are participating in foot travel.

  • Visa changes for Chinese visitors unlock opportunities

    New Zealand's tourism industry is set to get a boost under visa changes that make it easier for Chinese to travel to and work in the country.