Across America

Brazilians head to China for cash and calm
  • US officials observe high-tech efforts at Queens college

    A tour through Queensborough Community College's most advanced facilities allowed two US government officials the chance to see some of the school's technological feats up close.

  • Drama with a twist

    Argentine tango drama "Identity" is staged in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Jan 18. The drama tells a life story of growth and change.

China

Disabled woman uses her feet to care for husband
  • High abortion rate triggers fears for young women

    China's high abortion rate has triggered public concerns over sex education for young people, with experts calling for cooperation from health departments and parents to protect young women.

  • Blocking VPN is for Internet safety: Official

    The moves to block virtual private network services are for the "healthy development" of the Internet, said a top official from the industry watchdog.

  • How graft accused met investigators

    As the anti-graft campaign expands, it may become difficult for officials involved in illegal activities not to picture the day the investigators would come knocking on their door.

Business

Hard-working hands behind high-rise skyscraper

Life

Pageant prep
  • Noodle village

    Handmade noodle is one of famous local delicacies in Shaanxi province.

  • Big ideas for small spaces

    Interior design is not just about decoration but the relationship between people and space.

  • To your door

    Chen is a courier with STO Express, one of China's major logistics companies.

Food

Noodle village
  • Eat beat

    Beijing

  • Original and the best

    It’s a simple restaurant that has been churning out one of Shanghai’s favorite snacks for decades, and Xu Xiaomin is always willing to wait for a table.

  • Taste of Kashgar

    Being tucked away in a quiet hutong hasn't stopped Kashgar Restaurant from becoming one of the most popular Xinjiang eateries in the Chinese capital.

Culture

Artful graffiti destroyed; public safety cited
  • Ming-era winery preserves ancient taste

    Known for its brewing business in ancient times, Wuzhen had more than 20 wineries during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), but Gaogongsheng is the only one that has survived.

  • Best bets

    Red Poppy is China's first and only all-female percussion ensemble.

Entertainment

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe for 2015

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

Li Na expecting first baby

Reigning Australian Open champion Li Na and husband Jiang Shan are expecting their first child.

Star's marriage is 'bittersweet' news for fans

Liu Jiao and a bunch of her music-loving peers were "heartbroken" at the news that Chinese pop icon Jay Chou got married in Britain.

Infographic:Chinese IPOs in the US in 2014

Tale of two cities

Tales from living nightmare of commuters' life in the 'city of beds'

China's 2014 diplomacy

The past year has witnessed a bumper harvest in Chinese diplomacy, guided by some new concepts raised by the leadership to help shape a new world where everyone is a winner.

CES: Connected cars trends to watch

Driverless cars, piloted driving solutions and connected cars are believed as a major trend of this year's International Consumer Electronics Show.

Kung fu star's son sentenced to six months in prison

Jaycee Chan, son of Jackie Chan, was sentenced to six months in prison and fined two thousand yuan ($322) for drug related charges in Beijing.

CES: Spotlight on Chinese gadgets

Chinese tech giants Lenovo, Huawei, HTC and Acer will debut their latest smartphones, laptops and wearable devices during the CES.

95% of netizens disapprove of removal of cleavage scenes

Nearly 95% of netizens disapprove the removal of scenes showing cleavage on screen in Empress of China, calling the move "unnecessary".

How does anti-graft watchdog handle petitions?

China's top anti-graft watchdog has published photos on its new mobile app and relaunched website that shed light on the process involved in dealing with people's petitions.

2014 top news events in China

Filled with joy and sorrow, 2014 has come to an end. China Daily has gathered this year's most newsworthy China stories for a look back at the year that was.

10 million new jobs on way in China, Li vows

Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Monday to create at least 10 million jobs this year by maintaining economic growth at medium-to-high speed through stable macroeconomic policies.

Small drone crashes on White House

A small drone known as a "quad copter" crashed on the grounds of the White House in the early hours of Monday but the drone did not appear to be dangerous.

China's GDP growth forecast at 6.8%

China's 2015 GDP growth forecast has been maintained at 6.8 percent, as further policy support and export recovery is expected to help bolster the sluggish economy.

Favorable visa policy to draw talent

China will expand the favorable visa policies of its 1,000 Talent Plan to dozens of other programs nationwide to attract leading professionals to work in the country.

Chinese Community Leaders

Jack Tchen:Curating Sino-American history

China Hands

Robert Daly: Many of his paths lead to China
  • Gary Locke: China hand extraordinaire

    He is a man of many firsts: the first Chinese-American US ambassador to China, the first Chinese-American Secretary of Commerce and the first Chinese-American governor of the State of Washington.

  • Building bridges from Michigan to China

    As Governor Rick Snyder wraps up another extended trip to China, Michigan continues to be a leader among US states in developing economic and cultural ties with China.

China-US

CNR inks deal to supply Boston subway
  • Maine opens office in Shanghai

    Maine's exports to China include wood pulp for paper manufacturing and its famous lobster and seafood catch. Now with a newly opened office in Shanghai the New England state is going after more direct Chinese investment.

  • Liquor from China takes shot in US

    "China still has a long way to go before it becomes a big country for world famous brand names," said Xia Xiang, economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco.

  • Flight to link Beijing-Silicon Valley

    The first non-stop flight between Silicon Valley and China will be launched in June 2015, providing a faster link between the two centers and saving people time, said Joel Chusid, executive director of Hainan Airlines (US).

US

New York declares state of emergency for severe blizzard
  • Study abroad programs weighed

    American student Brennan Murray completely reframed his view of China after his experience in Shanghai last year.

  • Obama's trip triggers triangular concern

    As US President Barack Obama visited India over the last three days to attend its Republic Day festivities, the triangular relationship between China, US and India has aroused much speculation.

  • Northeastern US braces for 'crippling' blizzard

    The U.S. Northeast on Monday braced for a massive, crippling blizzard that could dump as much as three feet of snow as tens of millions of people were urged to stay home and airlines canceled thousands of flights.

World

The faded Nazi concentration camp never fades in memory
  • EP leaders react to Syriza victory

    EP President Martin Schulz gave a guarded welcome to the swearing in of Alexis Tsipras as Greek new prime minister, calling it an "historic victory for his party."

  • Greek leftist Tsipras sworn in as PM

    Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures.

  • AirAsia report won't include black box data

    A preliminary report into last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people will not include an analysis of the black box flight recorders.

Sports

NBA stars to pay tribute to Chinese New Year
Greece may exit from eurozone
  • Diplomacy should focus on neighbors

    Considering China's current comprehensive capabilities, it would be better for it to emphasize its relations with its neighbors first.

  • Perfect example of a business magnate

    Chinese companies, however, still have the misconception that the Western media are all about freedom and are thus afraid to talk with foreign journalists.

  • Anti-graft drive will strengthen PLA

    As one after another corrupt military officer falls, the modernization of China's military will gain pace and the country will once again have a valiant fighting force.

Travel

Summer Palace dresses in white after light snowfall