Across America

Flying Tigers show in NY
  • Belt, Road could stabilize vast area

    China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative will have an impact far beyond Asia, according to an expert on US-China economic relations.

  • Film depicts Chinese students abroad

    A short film created by Chinese students in New York exploring the struggles of Chinese students studying abroad premiered on July 31 at the JCC Manhattan in New York.


Frontier soldiers in exercise against heat wave
  • Environment is priority on island

    Weizhou Island in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is also known as China's barrier reef. It's the largest and youngest volcano island in the country and has attracted millions of tourists annually in recent years.

  • Process eased for getting visas, permits

    Foreigners will be able to apply for visa extensions and residence permits at district police offices in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, not just at a city-level public security bureau, the provincial police announced on Tuesday.

  • Newborn baby girl pulled from public toilet

    A Beijing policeman rescued a newborn baby that was stuck facedown in a public toilet, reaching his arm down into the pipe to gently pull the infant out, the police reported on Tuesday.


A glimpse of former Shougang industrial site
  • Summer meeting will set five-year plan goals

    Setting a target for economic development over the next five years is expected to be high on the agenda at the upcoming annual meeting of CPC leaders in Hebei province.

  • Sichuan opens up nuclear power sector

    Sichuan province has become the first in China to open its nuclear power sector to private investment, according to an official notice published on Monday.

  • Sharp America sold to Hisense in $24m deal

    Chinese TV manufacturer Hisense Group said on Tuesday that it will acquire Sharp America's television business for the North and South American markets in a deal worth $23.7 million.


The children's maestro
  • In a hive of solutions

    Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom confront how to feed the world's population in the three countries' pavilions at Expo Milano 2015.

  • Babies in swimming contest

    An infant swimming competition was held in Changsha Window of the World, central China's Hunan province on July 2, 2015. Many parents and their babies participated in the contest.

  • Social media blamed for huge rise in the number of divorces

    The growing use of social media is a major factor behind a dramatic increase in the divorce rate, according to a lawyer.


Once upon a starry night
  • Tempting diners to good health with good food

    The "energy balls" and "super-food mocha" from Sprout Lifestyle Cafe in Shanghai have won a place in the hearts of patrons of the city's cafes and food boutiques.

  • The sweet smell of food & flowers

    You do not have to go far to stumble on a coffee shop whose main accoutrement is flowers or to come across a banquet decked with beautiful bunches of the best that nature has to offer.

  • Pizza Hut's new offerings

    Pizza Hut, a popular Western chain, has introduced 20 new dishes in China in June. The most common is "Artisan Pizza", which comes in three flavors — Parma ham, smoked salmon and spicy beef. The latest pizzas use handmade crusts topped with a selection of meat, vegetables and fruits, the company said.


Birthday boy Harry Potter still magic in China


Young designer inspired by his powerful mother

Seventh China-US strategic dialogue

Premier Li embarks on Latin America visit

What do we know about AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is expected to be established by the end of this year.

Full coverage of Boao Forum for Asia

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference will be held from March 26 to 29 in South China's Hainan province.

Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Patent applications lead the world

China recorded 928,000 invention patent applications in 2014, of them about 663,000 inventions having high quality and market value.

BC lures Chinese tourists

As the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb 19, draws close, the scramble to attract Chinese travelers is growing intense.

Festival Special: Apps that make holiday shopping easier

With the increase in sales of nianhuo, the special goods bought to celebrate the Spring Festival, the rising purchasing power of Chinese consumers is on full display.

Alibaba places China smartphone business bet with $590m Meizu deal

Alibaba is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker.

China, US vow to deepen military relations

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Michael Vickers, visiting US under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

China plans to withstand downward pressure and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang said at the Davos Forum.

China and US discuss ways to fight terror

Senior officials from both countries promise to boost cooperation in anti-terror information sharing and law enforcement in Beijing.

US VP speaks with Japanese PM after website exposed spying

US Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over phone after the Wikileaks website revealed alleged US spying on Japanese officials and companies.

LA clinic seeks to access Chinese fertility market

A Los Angeles reproductive clinic is looking to tap a demographic of affluent Chinese women by promoting its egg-freezing treatment on Alibaba's group-buying website Juhuasuan.

Kobe drops retirement hint

Kobe Bryant hints that next season may be his last after admitting it was "absolutely" possible he may call time on his glittering career.


Fan Fan and Li Xi: Artists in ink and life

Chinese Community Leaders

Grassroots judge carries dream on road
  • New leader at China's Chamber

    With Chinese investment in the United States increasingly rising, an organization that represents Chinese companies' common interests is refining its services.

  • Queens native takes the helm at MOCA

    Taking a leadership role at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown might seem daunting, but Nancy Yao Maasbach, MOCA's president, said it's a move that has roots in her childhood.


Film depicts Chinese students abroad
  • Yellow River to be played in NYC

    To celebrate the 45th anniversary of theYellow River Piano Concerto, one of the most popular Chinese piano compositions, the work is going to be performed in New York by one of its composers and world premiere pianist Yin Chengzong, accompanied by the Manhattan Symphonie.

  • Mississippi gets Chinese investment

    Seraphim Solar Manufacturing USA Inc plans to invest $50 million to open its first American factory in the Jackson, Mississippi, area.

  • Food producer COFCO looks to expand global reach

    With two major acquisitions closed in October 2014, COFCO is building across five continents.


Jury keeps death penalty as option for Colorado movie gunman
  • Seniors create little corner of China in garden

    After her husband took her grandson to school, Zhang Zaixian, 63, pushed a converted baby stroller to a garden steps away from her apartment on the northern edge of Yale University.

  • Columbia library gets $500K

    A Chinese businessman donated $500,000 to the C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University, the largest amount ever given by a Chinese donor.

  • Obama to unveil new climate change plan

    US President Barack Obama will announce on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.


Chinese rescue team arrives in Myanmar to help flood victims


China's Lu Ying takes bronze, 3 WR smashed
Embarrassing pimple


Where you can see thousands of dinosaur fossils
  • Snapshot of authenticity

    Built in 314 BC, Langzhong Ancient Town has held onto its original name and flavor, including a layout that harkens back to the Feng Shui principles of the Tang Dynasty

  • Rally call of nature

    They came from far and wide in the pursuit of adventure, and the competitors in the annual 5,500-kilometer Taklimakan Rally got that and a lot more besides, not the least of which was the exquisite beauty of the ever-changing landscape of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

  • Spectacular waterfall at Xiaolangdi Reservoir

    Visitors watch the spectacular scene of water-sediment regulation at Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River in Luoyang, Central China’s Henan province on the evening of July 4, 2015.