Across America

China pushes its business in LatAm

China

'Miracle' premature baby ready to go home
  • Civil service exam hit amid graft crackdown

    Experts have attributed a drop in the number of eligible applicants for the national civil service examination to China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign.

  • China's economy showing expansion

    A preliminary reading of China's manufacturing sector showed increased activity in October, which analysts said can temporarily quell fears about China's slowing economy.

  • Arrest of HK protesters sought

    Transport associations in Hong Kong say they will seek arrest warrants against protesters on Friday, as they seek to put teeth into a High Court order to clear roads as the protesters continued to defy decrees for a third day.

Business

iPhone loses subsidies in China
  • Risen Energy to build a plant in Mexico

    A solar energy company from Ningbo, Zhejiang province, is planning the largest ever investment deal between China and Mexico, which company officials say will kickstart further Latin American expansion.

  • China pushes its business in LatAm

    China has challenges doing business in Latin America but will carry on, said the author of a new book on the subject.

  • China's economy showing expansion

    A preliminary reading of China's manufacturing sector showed increased activity in October, which analysts said can temporarily quell fears about China's slowing economy.

Life

Four days in Buddhist temple takes life back to a simple level
  • Sisters reunited after 40 years

    Two women, who didn't know they were sisters, have been reunited after four decades thanks to the help of one's best friend and a little luck, in Hefei city, East China's Anhui province, according to ahwang.cn on Thursday.

  • Clean air? Don't hold your breath

    Intense air pollution is expected to strike China's northern cities twice more before November.

  • Chinese film 12 Citizens competes for main award in Rome

    Actors, directors and movie fans are in Rome for the 9th Rome Film Festival. Chinese director Xu Ang is there for the world premiere of his latest movie,12 Citizens.

Food

Shulan in NE China presents boutique rice
  • Chopsticks & Beyond into Zhengzhou

    Cooking and the enjoyment of food are things that go beyond political and cultural borders.

  • Tracing the origins of rice

    This is the neighborhood where Chinese farmers tended the first paddy fields, and respect for rice is still very much ingrained in local culinary traditions.

  • Art on a plate

    Don't ask the staff members at Museo why the deep fried Camembert is called Mona Lisa's smile, You will struggle to get a straight answer.

Culture

World photography masters show their works

Entertainment

Elegant Amber Kuo pose with fine jewelry

Decoding China cyber-society

A report by Fudan University, covering some 1,800 subjects with diversified occupations and social roles, givs a portrait of Chinese netizens.

Safeguarding foreigners' rights

Changes to the nation's criminal laws means a greater number of foreign nationals are eligible for free legal aid when they go to court, as Zhang Yan reports from Lincang, Yunnan province.

Getting my first hair cut in Ningbo

The ancient army that's still growing

China responds over "hacker infiltration to Apple's iCloud"

China reiterated opposition to cyber attacks from hackers in all forms after media reported Chinese hackers infiltrated Apple's iCloud.

Hard times for the lords of the rings

CPC Fourth Plenary Session

The CPC Central Committee, elected by the National Congress of the Communist Party of China, convenes at least one plenary session every year. The fourth session will be held this year.

Innovative Asia

Tourists set to travel light overseas

An increasing number of countries are modifying their visa-application procedures in the hope of attracting more visitors from China.

Cold comfort for former sex slaves

Poverty in China

Oct 17 marks China’s first Poverty Alleviation Day. We hope this special serves as a wake-up call for people to act together to fight extreme poverty.

Exams that baffle best test-takers

The Chinese are allegedly the best test-takers in the world, but still find some exams very difficult. Following are the hard exams most taken or talked about by Chinese.

Accord reached on Asia infrastructure bank

Absence of some major economies in setting up the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank underscores the difficulty China faces as an emerging power in making global governance initiatives.

Civil service exam hit amid corruption crackdown

Experts have attributed a drop in the number of eligible applicants for the national civil service examination to China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign.

China pledges $81.7m Ebola aid to Africa

President Xi Jinping announced a 500 million yuan ($81.7m) assistance package to fight Ebola as China continues its commitment to preventing the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.

iPhone loses subsidies in China

Chinese telecom operators are reportedly cutting subsidies to Apple's iPhone smartphones, reducing the US company's dependence on the carriers.

Chinese Community Leaders

Ding Yuan: Safeguarding history's truths

China Hands

Rob Efird: It was 'love at first sight' for China

China-US

Shanghai travels to Texas
  • In California: Cash, Cash, Cash

    Communities in California have become the nation's hot spots for Chinese seeking houses. Many pay all-cash and above the asking price, causing prices to soar and closing the door for other buyers, Amy He reports from New York.

  • China pushes its business in LatAm

    China has challenges doing business in Latin America but will carry on, said the author of a new book on the subject.

  • Virgin America expands link with China Airlines

    An agreement announced between Virgin America and China Airlines will expand the existing relationship but only yield an incremental increase in business.

US

Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria
  • Official: 3 dead, 2 hurt in US midair crash

    A fire department official says three people were killed and two others were injured when an airplane and a helicopter collided in midair at an airport in Maryland.

  • New York police wounded in hatchet attack

    A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.

  • New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

    A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to NYC from Guinea, one of three West African nations hardest hit by Ebolahas, tested positive for Ebola.

World

Shattered lives of Syrian child refugees
  • Queen Elizabeth II sends first tweet

    Queen Elizabeth II tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum Friday.

  • Accord reached on key bank

    Absence of some major economies in setting up the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank underscores the difficulty China faces as an emerging power in making global governance initiatives.

  • China pledges $81.7m Ebola aid to Africa

    President Xi Jinping announced a 500 million yuan ($81.7m) assistance package to fight Ebola as China continues its commitment to preventing the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.

Sports

Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury
  • China climbs to 88th in FIFA rankings

    China climbed to 88th on the October edition of the overall FIFA world rankings, nine positions higher than last month, according to the FIFA website.

  • Schumacher's doctor sees progress

    A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years.

Heavy fog hits China
  • China is on the right track to the rule of law

    The effects of such reform would be huge, because economic reforms could fail without proper legal and judicial reforms.

  • War crimes catch Abe on wrong foot

    Asian countries' appeal to honor the verdict of history is the natural call of justice. And only by heeding to the call of justice can countries lay the foundation of sustained regional peace and development.

  • Humanitarian crises demand better response

    While our humanitarian mission remains unchanged, the Beijing Declaration we arrive at re-affirms our resolve and commitment to capitalize on opportunities and ensures that we remain relevant to the needs of today's fast-changing world.

Travel

Precious tulips plundered in Central China