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China

China-Japan forum ends with message of hope

Business

Entrepreneur bets on horse success
  • China manufacturing keeps expanding

    Chinese manufacturing business activity continued to expand in September while manufacturers' operating conditions saw no improvement against the previous month amid subdued growth momentum.

  • Disney's Frozen heating up holiday toy lists

    Two toys based on Walt Disney Co's hit animated film made it onto Adventure Publishing Group's Toy Insider Hot 20 list released Tuesday, making Disney the only entertainment company with multiple items on the roster.

  • BMW to recall flawed vehicles in China

    BMW China and BMW Brilliance Automotive will recall 134,180 vehicles from Oct 30 due to fuel leak problems, China's quality watchdog said.

Life

A place designed to raise the capital's spirits
  • 'The ticket changed my destiny'

    Tong Jingjing's decision to reserve a seat on a spacecraft has propelled her life to new heights. The banker says she has been surprised her planned trip (almost) to the stars has made her a star.

  • It's time to treat the 'smaller issues' in life seriously

    I set a goal for this month at the end of last month, and it is to clean up my apartment. The obstacle here is to throw away stuff that I am attached to but is useless in the eyes of everyone else.

  • Galactic getaway

    Seeking adventure and a chance to show off, more of China's affluent are signing up for spaceflights.

Food

A bite of Hainan

Culture

Dish art
  • 5 ancient wooden buddhas home after war

    Five wooden Buddha sculptures removed from their resting location in China amidst the chaos of World War II were welcomed home after a Thai collector returned them on Wednesday.

  • World Heritage: Pingyao Ancient Town

    Located in Jinzhong Basin of Shanxi province, the 2700-year-old Pingyao Ancient Town is one of the most well-preserved ancient towns in China.

Entertainment

Stephen Chow retrospective set for NYC
  • 2014 Asia-Pacific Super Model Contest ends

    The 2014 Asia-Pacific Super Model Contest ends on Sept 25, 2014. Huo Jialin from China took first place in the contest, followed by Karenna from Mongolia and Park Min-young from South Korea.

  • Why do Chinese women date western men?

    One of the most significant symbols of China's opening up to the world is the fact that more and more Chinese women are marrying western men.

Alibaba - Journey of the tech giant

Alibaba and selling shareholders will now raise almost $22 billion at the top of the new IPO range. Alibaba remains on track to set an IPO record.

Top 10 cheapest new energy cars promoted in China

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.

First Ebola case reported in US: CDC

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

100 foreigners get Friendship Award

One hundred foreign experts from 25 countries received China's Friendship Award - the nation's highest honor for achievement by a foreigner - at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

US firms remain optimistic about China

The vast majority of US companies operating in China remain optimistic about their business prospects in the world's second-largest economy, according to a survey released Monday by the US-China Business Council (USCBC).

Chinese, Indian troops withdraw from border standoff

China and India have completed the withdrawal of troops from a standoff at the border on Tuesday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

Chinese Community Leaders

Ruyi He: Going mainstream at all levels
  • Poy helps shape a country with leadership

    Since Dr Vivienne Poy retired from the Senate of Canada two years ago, she has kept herself busy. Her recent projects included support for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, and completing a new book on her husband's family.

  • Wang Ling-chi: Fearless fighter for civil rights

    Wang Ling-chi's name resounds in San Francisco and beyond. On the one hand, he excels in academic achievement as an expert on Asian-American history and the founder of the ethnic studies program at the University of California-Berkeley.

China Hands

A family business on US-China relations

China-US

National Day Celebration
  • Police seeking Chinese student find a body in car

    Police searching for a missing Iowa State University student from China found a body in the trunk of a car that had been linked to her and said Saturday that they believe a possible suspect in the case has already left the country.

  • Chinese FM meets GCC members at UN

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) meets with members of the Gulf Cooperation Council Troika in New York on Friday afternoon on the sidelines of attending the 69th session of the UN General Assembly. From left: Wang Yi; Liu Jie Yi, China's Permanent Representative to UN; and Abdullateef Al-Zayani of Bahraini, the secretary general of the council.

  • Chinese donations to US lag behind

    Chinese students constitute more than 25 percent of foreign students at US colleges but are thought to have disproportionate college giving to US universities.

US

US reception marks 65th anniversary of PRC foundation
  • Chelsea Clinton takes baby Charlotte home

    Chelsea Clinton holds daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky with her husband Marc Mezvinsky and her parents Bill and Hillary Clinton as they leave Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

  • God's gift to powerlifting

    As the world's strongest priest, the 51-year-old pastor holds multiple world records including the heaviest plane pulled by a man winging in at a whopping 188.83 tonnes.

  • Stephen Chow retrospective set for NYC

    Hong Kong director and actor Stephen Chow, synonymous with the Cantonese genre of mo lei tau films — humor with lots of pun, wordplay, and slapstick — will have his first major film retrospective in the United States next month.

World

Israel, Syria in accord at UN debate on fighting terrorism
  • US military to ramp up mission in Liberia

    The United States plans to quickly increase its presence in Liberia, where military personnel are deploying to help the West African nation halt the advance of the worst Ebola epidemic on record, the general in charge of the mission said on Monday.

  • Spanish diplomat killed in Sudan

    A Spanish diplomat was found stabbed to death in the Sudanese capital city of Khartoum, it was confirmed Monday by local police and the Sudanese Foreign Ministry.

  • Afghanistan inaugurates new president

    Afghans on Monday watched the country's first transition of power in a decade, as a ceremony opened to inaugurate incoming President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

Sports

Li Na bids a tearful goodbye
  • Kaka 1st to top $7 million in MLS earnings

    Kaka is set to be Major League Soccer's highest-paid player with a base salary of $6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday by the players' union.

  • 'Super Dan' defends Asiad title

    Chinese superstar Lin Dan defeated teammate Chen Long to win the men's badminton singles title in Asian Games in Incheon on Monday.

Mind your own business
  • The keys to China's success

    The institutional system and decision-making capabilities of democratic centralism have proven to be the country's advantage.

  • Paid vacations can fix 'golden mess'

    The Golden Week of the National Day holiday may witness another "golden mess" with crowded trains and scenic spots.

  • Let reason prevail

    With chaos from the "Occupy Central" campaign, it is high time to let reason prevail again over recklessness.

Travel

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