Across America

Mourners gather for funeral of slain black Missouri teen
  • US surveillance near Chinese coast a growing concern

    Frequent surveillance and reconnaissance of China's coast by US military planes and ships has long been regarded a major hindrance to improving the bilateral military-to-military relationship between the world's two largest economies.

  • Consulate pioneers Facebook-diplomacy

    To mark the 1st anniversary of launching its Facebook page, the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco and Facebook Inc co-hosted an open-house event Saturday night at the consulate.


No bun in the oven for panda that loves extra buns
  • Terror leader warns youngsters

    Memetuhut Memetrozi, co-founder of the terrorist East Turkestan Islamic Movement, has urged young people not to be tricked by religious extremists or to become one, as he once did.

  • China seizes 30,000 tons of tainted meat

    Authorities have detained 38 people involved in the sale of the chicken feet in provinces including Zhejiang, where the haul was valued at $48.7 million.

  • Hundreds 'should be sent back to prison'

    The country's top prosecution body has suggested that more than 700 convicts, including 76 corrupt senior officials, whose sentences were commuted illegally, should be returned to prison.


ICBC deal shows IBM still engaged in China
  • Youku, Alibaba plan ad service

    What might happen when China's largest online-retail company and the country's equivalent of YouTube Inc team up?

  • Taiwan, Shanghai seek FTZ cooperation

    Taiwan and Shanghai should forge a win-win cooperation through sharing experience on free trade zones, participants at a cross-Straits forum in Taipei said Tuesday.

  • China police seize tainted chicken feet

    Chinese police have seized over 30,000 tons of tainted chicken feet, common on restaurant menus in China, in the latest food scandal to hit the country.


Picking jewels


An American made good in China with pub brewery


Disabled prodigy who's music to ears


World's highest-paid models of 2014

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Leading leaden lives

Cheng Xiaomin is 20, but she is only a bit taller than an average 8-year-old.

Former security chief under probe

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.

Lawmakers in move to tackle espionage threat

Chinese lawmakers are considering renaming the National Security Law, which may be amended with more provisions to combat espionage.

Airplanes' skirmish still debated

The close encounter of a Chinese fighter jet and a US military plane off Hainan Island has again raised concerns about the long-standing issue of US frequent spying along China's coast.

US hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the system.

Cathay Pacific to launch new Hong Kong, Boston route

Cathay Pacific Airways will be launching non-stop service between Hong Kong and Boston in 2015, connecting the two cities for the first time.

Chinese Community Leaders

Kenneth Li: Bringing many voices together
  • 'Wooing' Asian Americans into politics

    By 2025, Asian Americans are projected to be 18 percent of California's population and comprise more than 12 percent of registered voters, according to a survey by the California League of Conservation Voters.

  • Dong Xudong: No longer a 'headless fly'

    It took a wall coming down and feeling like a "headless fly" for Dong Xudong to learn how local politics work.


Helping US-HK links
  • California's parents urge more Chinese in mid-school

    Six Palo Alto, California, parents spoke to the Board of Education during a public comment session to urge the board to expand a Mandarin immersion program to the middle school level.

  • Though well-intentioned, ice bucket challenge is all wet

    Public agencies in China should hit the brakes fast and hard to stop the Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral campaign aimed at raising public awareness of (and donations for) the rare neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(ALS) - better known as Lou Gehrig's disease - even if it is intended for a good cause.

  • Consulate pioneers Facebook-diplomacy

    To mark the 1st anniversary of launching its Facebook page, the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco and Facebook Inc co-hosted an open-house event Saturday night at the consulate.


Demonstrations resume in Missouri
  • Alibaba IPO has Wall St 'eagerly' waiting

    Perhaps its brand already has had an impact in the US and globally, but China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will certainly deepen it even further when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) - reportedly - sometime after Labor Day next month.

  • Chinese chicken gets a boost

    China has had its share of food safety issues of late, but one New York-based investment firm is not letting a few hiccups derail its interest in the world's largest food market.

  • Wine worth of $4b lost in Calif earthquake 

    Winemakers in California's Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles, barrels and gallons of ruined wine as a result of Sunday earthquake.


Ceasefire comes into effect in Gaza
  • Over 1.2m affected by flood in NE India

    Over 1.2 million people have been affected by floods in the northeast Indian state of Assam where the rivers, including the Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to rise above danger level.

  • S Korea, Japan may hold strategic dialogue

    South Korea and Japan are likely to hold a vice ministerial-level strategic dialogue in the foreseeable future, which had yet to be held under the Park Geun- hye government.

  • China, Turkmenistan to expand cooperation

    China and Turkmenistan are set to further expand practical cooperation as Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli arrived here Tuesday to give a fresh boost to bilateral relations.


Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about results
  • Woods splits with coach Foley

    Woods said on his website on Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval of his marriage.

  • Hamilton may not trust German teammate

    Lewis Hamilton revealed on Monday he may not be able to trust his Mercedes teammate, Nico Rosberg, in their future on-track duels for the drivers' world title.

Earth overwhelmed
  • Ferguson reveals US police's true colors

    My question to the United States is: Will you allow another generation of black and brown children to grow up fearing those who've sworn an oath to protect them?

  • Building on Deng's US policy

    Mutual respect was the prerequisite for normalizing relations and is the keystone for the new model the two have pledged to build.

  • Antitrust probes open and fair

    Antitrust probes are a key element of China's policy to free the market of predators and monopolies to build a level playing field for enterprises regardless of their nationalities or ownership structures.


New flight to benefit Russian visitors to China