Across America

In Peruvian capital, young taking to Chinese culture
  • Chilean lawyer fluent in Chinese culture

    You have no idea how much a Chilean young man knows about China until he starts talking fl uently in Mandarin. The young man is Ignacio Tornero, whose Chinese name is Luo Yan.

  • Expansion of free trade possible on Chile visit

    With Premier Li Keqiang set to begin his trip to Chile, the prospect of upgrading the free trade agreement to cover more products and tax cuts is something senior officials are looking for.


Painting with her body


China delivers all 2016 Olympics subway trains


The city that's 'half the world'


Six thousand people enjoy local feast in Luoyang
  • Red bowl's chic hotpot

    About 1,500 years ago, Mongol horsemen, cooking over campfires, seared meat in their shields and simmered soup in their upturned helmets.

  • As cafes multiply, so do 'coffee cats'

    On May 12, American ice cream brand Haagen Dazs refurbished one of its key outlets in Shanghai's Nanjing road and began switching up its products. It added ice cream to glasses of coffee and marketed the new store as its first global coffee shop.

  • Eating out up on the roof

    Warm weather brings diners and bar patrons outside, especially to rooftops and balconies that offer a meal or a drink with a view.


'Kung Fu Warriors' show staged in Berlin


Hou Hsiao-Hsien wins Best Director award at Cannes

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.

Li Na expecting first baby

Reigning Australian Open champion Li Na and husband Jiang Shan are expecting their first child.

China issues first white paper on military strategy

The document issued on Tuesday ushers in greater transparency by providing details of the direction of its military buildup to other countries. Full text  Opinion

China, Chile ink multi-billion-USD currency swap deal

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet witness the signing of a host of agreements by the two countries in Santiago.

Cleveland, US Justice Dept reach settlement over police

Cleveland has reached a settlement with the US Justice Department over what federal authorities said was a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive use of force.

Rest home inferno kills 38 in central China

Thirty-eight people were killed and six others injured in a fire at a rest home in Central China's Henan province on Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.


Victo Ngai: How to draw success
  • In Italy, East meets West in a pavilion

    Co-designed by China's Tsinghua University and New York-based architecture firm Studio Link-Arc, the 50,000-square-foot China pavilion at the 2015 Milan Universal Exposition  opened to the public on May 1.

  • Chinese-American brings past to life

    With a strong conservation background and extensive experience working in China, Chinese-American archeologist Lin "Linda" Yingchun has joined the Newark Museum as the foundation conservator for Asian Art.

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.


US charges a reflection of 'anxiety'


Cleveland, US Justice Dept reach settlement over police
  • US honors war dead on Memorial Day

    US President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia May 25, 2015.

  • John Nash killed in car crash

    Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind", was killed in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey, state police said on Sunday.

  • Hillary Clinton's 296 emails published

    The US State Department has published online 296 emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's account


Myanmar to repatriate 200 Bangladeshi refugees
  • Volcano erupts in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands

    A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the local authorities said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

  • Cameron, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Russian President Vladimir Putin made a 30-minute phone call on Monday, focusing their talks on Syria and Ukraine.

  • Embassy verifying 'video of kidnap'

    Chinese embassy in Pakistan is attempting to verify reports of a video purporting to show a Chinese kidnapped by Taliban-allied fighters in Pakistan.


Sharapova booed after win, China suffer duo blows at Roland Garros
Abe's inability to face history


Old stone village braces for new visitors