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

Growth spurt excludes soldier from parade

Business

Tianjin's 1st Tesla Supercharger station put to use

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

Small drone crashes on White House grounds
  • Celebrating Guangdong

  • New Year celebrated in dance

    One of the top Chinese-American-owned dance groups in the US staged a celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year by combining Chinese traditional dances with Western styles.

  • Guangdong Cultural Week

    Yang Xiaoyan (right), inheritor of Foshan festive lantern, tells American visitors how the Foshan New Year Lantern is made at the opening ceremony of Guangdong Cultural Week at Huntington Library in San Marino on Sunday.

World

Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video
  • EU FMs to discuss Ukraine crisis

    Foreign policy chief of the European Union Federica Mogherini said on Sunday that she decided to convene an extraordinary ministerial meeting to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid escalation of violence in the country in the coming Thursday.

  • Greek leftist leader Tsipras claims victory

    Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday.

  • The world in photos: Jan 19-25

    Here's a look at some of the most striking images that reveal the major stories from around the world in the past week.

Sports

Cibulkova ends unseeded Azarenka's run at Australian Open
ISIS
  • Good supervision can end taxi woes

    It is the information asymmetry between taxi operators and the public has resulted in an increasing number of passengers complaining about the difficulty in getting a cab.

  • What Obama's India visit means to China

    Apart from China's rise, its increasing assertiveness in regional and global matters is often cited as a possible trigger for India's policy drift.

  • Two engines to beat mid-income trap

    A more liberalized market and government reforms, the two engines highlighted by Premier Li Keqiang are expected to help China avoid the middle-income trap on its way to a high-income society.

Travel

Summer Palace dresses in white after light snowfall