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US experts hope China joins trade partnership
  • China to join pro football wars

    Maybe someday they'll talk about a championship game on the frozen tundra of Bird's Nest field. But for now, professional football in China will be played indoors.

  • China to open card markets

    China will open up the country's bank-card clearing market as part of a greater liberalization of the financial sector, a move analysts said could allow other domestic and foreign firms to get in the game.

China

Trending: Fitness fan sheds weight
  • Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

    Lenovo Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

  • 180 economic fugitives back in China

    Authorities in China have succeeded in getting extradited or persuading 180 economic fugitives to return to China since launching a campaign called Fox Hunt in July.

  • One-quarter of govt meetings canceled

    China's government departments have canceled 586,000 unnecessary meetings amid the "mass-line" campaign that aims to improve work style and get close to the people, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Business

Jack Ma: sports fan or the next mogul?
  • 'Double 11' race heats up with Amazon offering

    Be it made-in-Germany kitchenware or infant formula from the US, Chinese shoppers can now place orders directly from overseas online shopping platforms owned by Amazon.com Inc.

  • China opens bank-card clearing to foreign investors

    China will open the bank-card clearing business to both domestic and foreign investors in an effort to expand the opening up in financial sector and optimize consumption environment.

  • E-commerce expected to spur economy

    E-commerce is likely to follow real estate as the next driving force to boost the economy, according to decisions made at an executive meeting of the State Council on Wednesday.

Life

Silver screen's ethnic sheen

Food

Top 10 spooky theme restaurants for Halloween

Culture

Volti's artworks on show in Chengdu

Entertainment

Lovely Wang Luodan poses for fashion magazine

HK extends injunction against protests

HK court extends temporary injunction against protests

Growth pangs

China is slowing. It grew by 7.3 percent in the third quarter, the weakest quarterly growth for 66 months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

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

US experts hope China joins trade partnership

US experts believe that encouraging China to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations will have a huge impact on US-China relations and the future trade framework in the Asia-Pacific region.

WB report ranks China on business-friendly rules

When combined with Hong Kong, the mainland's economy has one of the top five business-friendly regulatory environments among close to 200 of the world's economies, according to a World Bank Group report.

Mixed bag for China as US Fed ends QE stimulus

As expected, the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its long running bond-buying stimulus program, and analysts said that China's economy has responded well to the long anticipated phase out of the program that pumped money into the US economy.

Conference conducive to building consensus on Afghanistan

Liu Jieyi, Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations briefed reporters at the UN on the Fourth Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan held in Beijing on Thursday.

Chinese Community Leaders

Ding Yuan: Safeguarding history's truths

China Hands

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

China-US

China, US act to bolster tourism
  • US experts hope China joins trade partnership

    US experts believe that encouraging China to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations will have a huge impact on US-China relations and the future trade framework in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • WB report ranks China on business-friendly rules

    When combined with Hong Kong, the mainland's economy has one of the top five business-friendly regulatory environments among close to 200 of the world's economies, according to a World Bank Group report.

  • Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

    Lenovo Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

US

Hawaii lava crosses residential property
  • Canadian PM to attend APEC

    The visit of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to China in November was reconfirmed after speculation that it might be canceled after recent violence in Canada.

  • Apple's Tim Cook says 'proud to be gay'

    Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook said Thursday that he is "proud to be gay", publicly acknowledging his sexuality and becoming the most prominent executive of a public comment to come out as gay.

  • US student charged in Fiji for Facebook threatening

    A 22-year-old United States student, who allegedly used Facebook to lure a Fijian girl into sending explicit photos to intimidate her, has appeared in court in Fiji.

World

Apple's Tim Cook says 'proud to be gay'
  • US student charged in Fiji for Facebook threatening

    A 22-year-old United States student, who allegedly used Facebook to lure a Fijian girl into sending explicit photos to intimidate her, has appeared in court in Fiji.

  • Fathers of missing Mexican students blast president

    Angry fathers of 43 Mexican students missing for the past month turned on President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, accusing his government of deceit, fostering impunity and bungling the search for their sons.

  • NZ appoints new consul-general to HK

    New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully on Thursday announced diplomat Gabrielle Rush as the country's new consul-general to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Sports

LeBron set for Cavs season opener with closure
  • Men's World Cup could be on artificial turf

    The men's World Cup could be played "sooner rather than later" on artificial turf, FIFA said Wednesday in the latest defense of its decision not to stage the 2015 women's tournament in Canada on grass.

  • Randle to miss rest of season

    Los Angeles Lakers could be without their rookie forward Julius Randle for the rest of the season after the seventh overall pick broke his right leg in the season opener on Tuesday.

China has ability to explore Mars

Travel

Ali in Tibet,heaven for wild animals