Across America

iPhone 6 spawns Chinese satire
  • Get together in space: experts

    Cooperation and collaboration with China on space development and exploration is on the minds of many US experts.

  • When in the US, do as the Americans do

    It's of crucial importance for senior management of Chinese companies operating in the United States to adjust their mindsets, remain open-minded to differences and get ready to work closely with local professionals in order to grow their American business.

China

Over 14,000 Chinese Muslims set for Mecca pilgrimage

Business

Wall Street positive on China's e-commerce
  • Apple CEO pushes privacy promise

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed the company's data protection credo and took a swipe at Internet companies and direct advertising.

  • Japanese firms fined for antitrust violation

    Eleven Japanese companies have been fined for fixing electrical devices' prices, said the nation's antitrust regulator on Thursday.

  • Baidu speeds up online commerce

    After its release of a new offline-to-online toolkit named Zhida (Baidu Connect) on Sept 3 at its annual Baidu World event, Baidu's US Research and Development Center followed up by hosting its 2014 Summer Tech Day on Tuesday in Sunnyvale, California.

Life

UK to refund Chinese tourists visa fee from 2015 to 2017

Food

A gilded prophet comes home
  • An abundance of riches

    Shanghai food has always been unabashedly heavy, its flavors enhanced by generous applications of the kitchen trinity of oil, sugar and soy. Xu Junqian talks to a chef who claims he was born "dipped in soy".

  • No shoddy oil found on mainland so far

    No tainted oil from Taiwan has been found so far to have been imported to the mainland, authorities said on Wednesday, as the quality watchdog suspended the importation of all suspect products.

  • Creative themed restaurants around China

    Theme restaurants are restaurants in which the concept of the restaurant takes priority over everything else, influencing the architecture, food, music, and overall 'feel' of the restaurant.

Culture

Ming Dynasty exhibition staged at British Museum

Entertainment

Gary Chaw's family pose for magazine

11th China-ASEAN Expo

Go Wuxi: Canal city in transition

Budding businesses of the digital age

Young Chinese entrepreneurs are tapping opportunities to realize their world-changing dreams as the Internet is breaking down the barriers.

Top 10 most used desktop instant messaging tools

Here is a look at the top 10 instant messaging tools used by Chinese netizens in July.

Top 8 executives who left western firms for Chinese companies

Premier Li attends Summer Davos forum

China's top business elites under 40

Business magazine Fortune's Chinese version has ranked top 40 business elites in China who are under 40.

Host of Japan's historic surrender

Young China - You've got talent

Swimming in Politics:the allure of Beidaihe

Quaint seaside city has punched above its weight in the political arena, hosting waves of national leaders and serving as the launch pad for key state policies.

President Xi visits Mongolia

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Xi, Modi set friendly tone for visit

China and India highlighted their determination to boost ties in a whirlwind visit on Wednesday with not only key agreements but also relaxed protocol procedures, observers said, in an exceptional departure from tradition.

Chinese like trade, FDI, not acquisitions: Survey

Chinese overwhelmingly believe that trade and foreign investment are good for their country, but don't favor a foreign company acquiring a domestic company or a foreign company building a factory in China.

Multilingual services bills on Brown's desk

Passed by the California State Legislature, two bills that were authored by Phil Ting, California assembly member, would require government agencies and healthcare providers to provide multilingual services for limited English speakers.

Baidu speeds up online commerce

After its release of a new offline-to-online toolkit named Zhida (Baidu Connect) on Sept 3 at its annual Baidu World event, Baidu's US Research and Development Center followed up by hosting its 2014 Summer Tech Day on Tuesday in Sunnyvale, California.

Chinese Community Leaders

Building a golden China-Hollywood bridge
  • GOP candidate a natural gas advocate

    Doug Lee is a Republican candidate for the New York State Assembly District 16 in Nassau County and he will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Michelle Schimel in November on a platform.

  • Chen connects police, Asian community

    As the assistant chief of the Houston Police Department and in charge of staff services, John Chen wears a uniform and spends a lot of time in his downtown office.

China Hands

A lifetime of keeping an eye on China
  • Economist eyes China's transformation

    Nicholas Lardy, one of the leading economists on China in the United States, has been very excited about the economic reform plans rolled out at the Third Plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China last November.

  • Exchange program start was an accident

    "We started it from zero," said Thomas Fingar, one of the founders involved from the beginning in establishing academic exchange programs between China and the US.

China-US

Chinese companies in US urged to learn the employment laws
  • Multilingual services bills on Brown's desk

    Passed by the California State Legislature, two bills that were authored by Phil Ting, California assembly member, would require government agencies and healthcare providers to provide multilingual services for limited English speakers.

  • The 'Sun King' rises, also does he set: A cautionary tale

    The rise and fall of photovoltaic cell-maker Wuxi Suntech Power and its failed bid to grow by opening a manufacturing center in Arizona is a cautionary tale for all businesses.

  • SF airport launches bilingual website

    San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has become the first US airport with a Chinese-language website, featuring real-time tracking of arrivals and departures, information about shopping, restaurants, services and public transportation.

US

Obama reiterates no ground troops against IS
  • Obama visits elementary school

    US President Barack Obama smiles while visiting the Clarence Tinker elementary school children, at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, September 17, 2014.

  • US to begin Ebola equipment lift to Liberia

    The first planeload of hospital equipment in the US military's battle against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday.

  • No time to waste as Obama ups aid

    An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa.

World

President Xi and wife play swing in Modi's home state

Sports

Report says Li Na will retire on Friday in Wuhan
  • No tolerance for sexual harassment: OCA

    The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Wednesday issued a zero tolerance policy for any cases of sexual harassment at the upcoming 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

  • Former NBA stars to play in China

    Tracy McGrady will lead a team of former NBA stars to play friendly games on a 3-week tour in 11 cities across China, organizers said here on Tuesday.

Scotland referendum
  • Coordinating human rights development

    President Xi Jinping proposed to "realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation" in November 2012.

  • Urbanization drives growth

    Urbanization is a good bet for present-day China, not only because of its multiple potential benefits, but because of the grim socioeconomic reality of the urban-rural disparity.

  • Alibaba IPO a caveat for regulators

    Many Chinese might be asking a question: Why did Alibaba seek to list on the NYSE rather than seeking A-shares on the Chinese mainland?

Travel

Hotel design: why is localization important for Int'l brands?