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  • Music at her fingers

    Tian Jiaxin, concert pianist who was recently named as a Steinway Artist, performs ahead of a press conference held Friday evening in New York city.

  • Review expected in new China buy

    If China's largest aerospace company attempts to purchase a US-based car-parts manufacturer, the proposed transaction could invite scrutiny from Washington, according to one analyst.


Offbeat performance art warns people about phone overuse


Wireless charging desk unveiled in Hangzhou


A tale of two cities
  • The man who hasn't seen snow

    I had expected snow. But this is already the middle of winter, and I have yet to see any snow, although there had been two brief (and too brief) light snowfalls.

  • Spend Chinese New Year in style

    Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana recently launched a limited-edition collection tailored for the Chinese New Year.

  • Spanish woman's affection for tai chi

    Guadalupe, a 55-year-old lady living in Spain, has been practicing tai chi for almost 20 years. She thinks that tai chi is not only a kind of martial art, but a complete system of fusing traditional Chinese culture.


Original and the best
  • 6 foods that fight breast cancer

    While there are many risk factors for breast cancer, research on diet suggests certain foods may affect the risks too.

  • Yakitori you can bank on

    Banker offers much more than just chicken on skewers.

  • An embrace of Spain

    If you are hunting for good Spanish food with a Chinese feel in Beijing, it is the place where diners take the trouble to find.


Best bets
  • 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.

  • Ice lanterns bring chills for capital crowds

    The best ice for sculpting should be formed in the natural environment, the thickness should be above 30 centimeters, and the finished works should be kept at a temperature lower than minus 3 C.


Entertainment weekly photos: Jan 17 - 23

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.

China's signal of innovation in Davos

An 80-plus Chinese delegation comprising high-ranking government officials, business elites and academicians drew attentions at the Davos forum.

China further lowers threshold to attract overseas talent

China has expanded its program to attract overseas talent by adding 55 introduction plans to the latest brain gain list.

China's coal industry freezes over

Coal provides nearly two thirds of China's energy, but for mining companies, this winter could not be more chilly.

China restricts government office sizes

China's anti-graft body said on Saturday that ministers and provincial governors shall have offices not bigger than 54 square meters.

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.


Philip Ma: from scientist to businessman
  • 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).

  • Beijing gears up for Super Bowl

    American football is about to swarm China, as fans gear up for the Super Bowl – the sport’s ultimate showdown – which this year pits two formidable teams with passionate fans.

  • Xiaomi feeling 'phabulous' about new phablet

    "Made in China" products have long drawn scrutiny, as the shanzhai (copy and imitate) approach was rampant. That is especially true in the smartphone industry, which depends on technological innovation.


Obama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi Arabia
  • Market status for China is 'political' issue

    China's market-economy status, which is vital in anti-dumping investigations, is more political than economic, according to an attorney.

  • Review expected in new China buy

    If China's largest aerospace company attempts to purchase a US-based car-parts manufacturer, the proposed transaction could invite scrutiny from Washington, according to one analyst.

  • Community outpouring

    Deceased officer Wenjian Liu's father, Liu Weitang (second from left), with members of the Long Kong Tien Yee Association.


Saudi King Abdullah mourned in simple burial
  • China sends illegal brides back to Vietnam

    Chinese police handed over seven escaped Vietnamese brides married to Chinese bachelors to Vietnamese police on Thursday afternoon in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

  • Ousted Yingluck to face criminal charge

    Thailand's Attorney General will indict former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence over a controversial rice subsidy scheme.

  • Li's Davos speech draws praise

    Global business leaders and analysts comment on Premier Li Keqiang's keynote speech at the World Economic Forum annual meeting on Wednesday.


China focused on net gains
Explosive situation
  • 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.

  • Asia-Pacific can help end AIDS epidemic

    Today, new HIV infections are down significantly worldwide, while access to treatment has cut the number of AIDS-related deaths by more than a third.

  • Make it easy for workers to get pay on time

    The frequent tragedies involving migrant workers' seeking their wage arrears reveal the lack of a mechanism to ensure the effective implementation of the laws and regulations to protect the vulnerable group's rights and interests.


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