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  • Congresswoman seeks a panda for NYC zoo

    It has been a 15-year pursuit for New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, and now she is going to China to try to make it a reality - a giant panda for the Big Apple.

  • Silicon Valley rally calls on Fox to fire Beckel

    More than 50 local politicians and community leaders joined a rally at city hall in San Jose, California, calling for Fox News to fire talk-show commentator Bob Beckel for what they said are racist remarks he made on his show earlier this month.


Torrential rain cools Beijing
  • Oil shares soar on news of Zhou's fall from grace

    Following former security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated on suspicion of “serious disciplinary violations”, PetroChina Co Ltd led a rally of oil stocks in morning trading on Wednesday.

  • Giant cities to tighten residency controls

    All mega cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, are to impose further controls on population growth in line with the State Council's latest guidelines on household registration reform.

  • Travelers find ways around flight delays

    Chinese military and civil air traffic control authorities worked to ease the concerns of passengers after days of flight delays and cancellations.


McDonald's Japan works on contingency plan
  • 'Right talent' in short supply

    Talent shortages and skills gaps have varied effects on companies: lower competitiveness, reduced innovation and creativity, and less ability to serve clients.

  • Chery to export 13,000 cars to Venezuela

    Chinese independent car maker Chery Automobile Co Ltd will export 13,000 cars to Venezuela after signing an agreement with the country's Ministry of Commerce.

  • East China city lifts home purchase limit

    The eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou on Tuesday became the latest city to lift home purchase restrictions to prop up the property market.


Don't you love me anymore?


Hangzhou residents enjoy noodles during Zhongfu
  • Geda Noodles

    Geda Noodles is a local snack of Shaanxi province. It is believed that Geda Noodles was invented by a worker named Li Shansi at a restaurant called Yuelai Restaurant in Sanyuan county, Shaanxi province.

  • Skippy chops bound for China

    Adelaide-based Macro Meats has spent over a year working on the feasibility of exporting our national emblem onto Asian dining tables.

  • Hot,hot,dip,dip...

    Hotpot is also known as steamboat in some southern Chinese cities, and in Hong Kong, they call gathering around a steaming cauldron of hot soup "da binlou", or "hitting the side of the pot".


Awesome 3D beach art in New Zealand


Actor Lu Yi and daughter Bei Er appear at theater show

Xi attends BRICS summit

China helps fight international war on drugs

Crackdown on terrorist attacks

While China is knitting an anti-terrorist security network, the nation still needs to prepare its people to fight the war on terror, thereby mobilizing its most powerful weapon.

My China Story: Meeting the master

Adventures can happen to you anywhere: when you are away from home, when you are walking on the street, or they can come with a curious encounter, in my case, for example.

Tongues tied around tatu-bola

Chinese soccer fans turn their attention to gathering facts about the mascot for the world's biggest soccer tournament, and some claim it is related to Chinese pangolin.

A market that's not such a hot property

A recent decline in housing prices is being exacerbated by tightened credit conditions and a surge in the supply of subsidized State housing.

Tough regime cranks out test winners

High school's intense training program yields many high-score students, but stifles creativity, report Hou Liqiang and Zhang Yu inHengshui, Hebei province

Some lab animals get reprieve from testing

China's cosmetics industry will enter uncharted waters at the end of June when the rules requiring live animal testing will be relaxed for certain products.

Racing to a new prosperity

When 20 vehicles set off on the first-ever Kolkata-to-Kunming car rally in 2013, the event wasn't simply a sporting contest, it was a harbinger of things to come.

Fishermen on the frontline of dispute

Rising tension in the South China Sea is having repercussions back on land, Peng Yining reports from Tanmen, Hainan province.

Turning Africa's resources into rewards

Richard Attias is an eternal optimist who believes Chinese entrepreneurs will play a big role in transforming Africa into an economic engine.

Long march to end employment bias

This special sheds light on employment discrimination in China, including how job ads specify gender and age preferences and recent discrimination cases in China.

Chinese antitrust agency probes Microsoft

An anti-monopoly investigation of Microsoft Corp in the Chinese market is underway, but an analyst with a New York-based research and investment firm said the probe is not likely to "move the needle on [Microsoft's] business outlook" in China.

Safety concerns Chinese communities in US

Chinese communities throughout the United State were saddened by the deaths last week of a 24-year-old Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California (USC), who was beaten on his way to his apartment and died there, and a 59-year-old Chinese research professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) after being mugged during his lunchtime walk on a street.

Top 'tiger' caged by graft probe

On a day internationally dedicated to the preservation of tigers, China caught one of its biggest "tigers" - a term used by Chinese to refer to high-ranking corrupt officials.

4 charged for murdering student

Two adults and two teenagers were charged with murder Tuesday for the beating death of a University of Southern California student Ji Xinran from China.

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Gene Wu: Changing the stereotypes


4 charged in USC student's death
  • BYD's green bus in test ride

    BYD Company Ltd, a Chinese manufacturer of electric buses, demonstrated its zero-emissions electric bus with a test ride from Los Angles to its factory in Lancaster, California on Tuesday.

  • Philadelphia Orchestra continues China ties

    In 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra was invited by then US President Richard Nixon to go to China following his historic trip there a year earlier. Its performance in front of a fully packed audience at Beijing's Cultural Palace of Nationalities was the first by an American orchestra since 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded.

  • Congresswoman seeks a panda for NYC zoo

    It has been a 15-year pursuit for New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, and now she is going to China to try to make it a reality - a giant panda for the Big Apple.


Broken water main floods UCLA


Libyan warplane crashes in Benghazi
  • Khamenei accuses Israelis of 'genocide'

    Israel has committed "genocide" in the Gaza Strip, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.

  • 'Significant' progress in Iran nuke talks

    The chief US negotiator in Iran nuclear talks on Tuesday cited "significant and steady" progress over the past six months, but would not say whether the negotiations would be further extended.

  • Foreign kids enjoy summer fun in DPRK

    After some on-the-spot guidance from DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and a major facelift, the Songdowon International Children's Camp reopened on Tuesday for this year's foreign campers.


252 pounds pole dancer swings with flexibility
  • Bayern goes Green for US tour

    Julian Green has been touted as the new face of US soccer - but it is one few Americans recognize.

  • FIFA pressing Italy for probe on racism

    FIFA has asked the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to investigate comments made by Carlo Tavecchio, the favorite to become its next president, in which he alluded to African players as "banana eaters".

Shrinking recovery
  • New model to boost South-South ties

    As recognized in the joint declaration, it is this condition that will enable the two sides to get developing countries greater say in the world order.

  • Latin America on Japan's radar

    Abe is the first leader of his country to visit the Latin region in a decade and is aiming to secure energy resources, business deals and political support.

  • Properties abroad a two-edged sword

    Chinese buyers should take into account factors such as exchange rate fluctuations, geographical and cultural differences, and political uncertainties before deciding to invest in real estate in overseas markets.


Int'l Grape Exhibition Garden opens in Yanqing county of Beijing