Across America

iPhone 6 spawns Chinese satire
  • Get together in space: experts

    Cooperation and collaboration with China on space development and exploration is on the minds of many US experts.

  • When in the US, do as the Americans do

    It's of crucial importance for senior management of Chinese companies operating in the United States to adjust their mindsets, remain open-minded to differences and get ready to work closely with local professionals in order to grow their American business.

China

Last call for China’s quaint ‘green’ trains
  • Top 10 problems of Chinese society

    The credibility deficit of the government has been cited as a main symptom of the "habitual distrust" in Chinese society, according to a recent survey, in which more than 80 percent of respondents said society is "sub-healthy".

  • National Day floral exhibits rethought

    Austerity rules guiding National Day festivities in Beijing have had gardeners racking their brains to come up with appropriate floral displays in Tian'anmen Square and elsewhere.

  • More space sought for cyclists, pedestrians

    The needs of cyclists and pedestrians should be considered during urban development so people will have more public space, China's top urban planning authority said on Tuesday.

Business

How Alibaba IPO learnt from Facebook's mistake

Life

UK to refund Chinese tourists visa fee from 2015 to 2017

Food

A gilded prophet comes home
  • An abundance of riches

    Shanghai food has always been unabashedly heavy, its flavors enhanced by generous applications of the kitchen trinity of oil, sugar and soy. Xu Junqian talks to a chef who claims he was born "dipped in soy".

  • No shoddy oil found on mainland so far

    No tainted oil from Taiwan has been found so far to have been imported to the mainland, authorities said on Wednesday, as the quality watchdog suspended the importation of all suspect products.

  • Creative themed restaurants around China

    Theme restaurants are restaurants in which the concept of the restaurant takes priority over everything else, influencing the architecture, food, music, and overall 'feel' of the restaurant.

Culture

Ming Dynasty exhibition staged at British Museum

Entertainment

Gary Chaw's family pose for magazine

11th China-ASEAN Expo

Go Wuxi: Canal city in transition

Budding businesses of the digital age

Young Chinese entrepreneurs are tapping opportunities to realize their world-changing dreams as the Internet is breaking down the barriers.

Top 10 most used desktop instant messaging tools

Here is a look at the top 10 instant messaging tools used by Chinese netizens in July.

Top 8 executives who left western firms for Chinese companies

Premier Li attends Summer Davos forum

China's top business elites under 40

Business magazine Fortune's Chinese version has ranked top 40 business elites in China who are under 40.

Host of Japan's historic surrender

Young China - You've got talent

Swimming in Politics:the allure of Beidaihe

Quaint seaside city has punched above its weight in the political arena, hosting waves of national leaders and serving as the launch pad for key state policies.

President Xi visits Mongolia

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Ma named 'Asia Game Changer of the Year'

Jack Ma, whose Alibaba Group may set a record later this week with its initial public offering, was named "Asia Game Changer of the Year" by the Asia Society for his company and philanthropic vision.

FDI dips for 2nd straight month

The Commerce Ministry denied on Tuesday any connection between two straight months of decline in foreign direct investment in China and its anti-monopoly measures.

SF airport launches bilingual website for Chinese tourists

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has become the first US airport with a Chinese-language website, featuring real-time tracking of arrivals and departures, information about shopping, restaurants, services and public transportation.

iPhone 6 spawns Chinese satire

The iPhone is known for being pricey. It may house a slew of killer apps, but some Chinese call it "the kidney killer".

Chinese Community Leaders

Building a golden China-Hollywood bridge
  • GOP candidate a natural gas advocate

    Doug Lee is a Republican candidate for the New York State Assembly District 16 in Nassau County and he will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Michelle Schimel in November on a platform.

  • Chen connects police, Asian community

    As the assistant chief of the Houston Police Department and in charge of staff services, John Chen wears a uniform and spends a lot of time in his downtown office.

China Hands

A lifetime of keeping an eye on China
  • Economist eyes China's transformation

    Nicholas Lardy, one of the leading economists on China in the United States, has been very excited about the economic reform plans rolled out at the Third Plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China last November.

  • Exchange program start was an accident

    "We started it from zero," said Thomas Fingar, one of the founders involved from the beginning in establishing academic exchange programs between China and the US.

China-US

Ma named 'Asia Game Changer of the Year'
  • SF airport launches bilingual website

    San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has become the first US airport with a Chinese-language website, featuring real-time tracking of arrivals and departures, information about shopping, restaurants, services and public transportation.

  • China sells off US Treasuries

    China sold off US debt for the second-straight month in July, according to data from the US Treasury Department.

  • Works of Chinese artist featured at UN

    Chinese poet and painter Yan Zhen was celebrated in New York on Monday at the United Nations headquarters as the artist's works will be on display for the next two weeks as the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly convenes.

US

King Fire ravages California
  • US cannot rule out ground role in Iraq

    The most senior US military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but the White House stressed they would not deploy on a combat mission.

  • US, ROK discuss DPRK nuke issue

    Top officials of the United States and the Republic of Korea had stressed cooperation in materializing the verifiable denuclearization of DPRK.

  • Boeing, SpaceX to build 'space taxis'

    NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

World

Israel, Palestinians reach deal on Gaza rehabilitation
  • India prepares for President Xi's visit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India Wednesday for a state visit.

  • How typhoons are named

    Typhoon Kalmaegi struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday morning carrying with it wind and rain reaching 144 km/h. The ferocity of the storm caused thousands of evacuations, huge flooding and cancellation of several flights.

  • Russia to beef up military in Crimea

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the deployment of troops in the Crimean direction has become a priority of the Southern military district.

Sports

DPRK to send Olympic champions to Incheon Asiad in ROK
  • Former NBA stars to play in China

    Tracy McGrady will lead a team of former NBA stars to play friendly games on a 3-week tour in 11 cities across China, organizers said here on Tuesday.

  • Athletes gather in Incheon for Asian Games

    Thousands of athletes from 45 Olympic Council of Asia members are gathering in South Korea's western port city of Incheon for the Asian Games, a key test for many of them ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Scotland referendum
  • Persist with anti-graft fight

    The anti-corruption campaign is trying to squeeze the space available for officials to seek personal gain by abusing their power and make it so they dare not should any space remain.

  • Independent Scotland will be a blow to UK

    Although opinion polls show a high percent of Scottish people favoring a "yes" vote, the ultimate result of the referendum remains uncertain.

  • Asia-Pacific adapting to changes

    China is promoting economic transition and innovation to seize the new opportunities and it is willing to work with others in the region.

Travel

Hotel design: why is localization important for Int'l brands?