Across America

Flying Tigers show in NY
  • Belt, Road could stabilize vast area

    China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative will have an impact far beyond Asia, according to an expert on US-China economic relations.

  • Film depicts Chinese students abroad

    A short film created by Chinese students in New York exploring the struggles of Chinese students studying abroad premiered on July 31 at the JCC Manhattan in New York.


Torrential rain wreaks havoc in Jinan


Tsingtao gets ready for huge beer festival in China
  • Premier Li signals stronger economic reform

    Premier Li Keqiang has formulated a series of amendments to his blueprint for the economy as he attempts to boost growth and strengthen demand.

  • Regulators restrict intraday short-sellers

    Securities regulators announce curbs on intraday short-sellers in a move aimed at further stabilizing the world's second-largest equity market.

  • Citadel account frozen amid probe

    Citadel Securities LLC, the trading firm started by Ken Griffin, owns one of the 34 accounts frozen by Chinese bourses as authorities investigate whether algorithmic traders are disrupting the nation's stock market.


The children's maestro
  • In a hive of solutions

    Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom confront how to feed the world's population in the three countries' pavilions at Expo Milano 2015.

  • Babies in swimming contest

    An infant swimming competition was held in Changsha Window of the World, central China's Hunan province on July 2, 2015. Many parents and their babies participated in the contest.

  • Social media blamed for huge rise in the number of divorces

    The growing use of social media is a major factor behind a dramatic increase in the divorce rate, according to a lawyer.


Once upon a starry night
  • Tempting diners to good health with good food

    The "energy balls" and "super-food mocha" from Sprout Lifestyle Cafe in Shanghai have won a place in the hearts of patrons of the city's cafes and food boutiques.

  • The sweet smell of food & flowers

    You do not have to go far to stumble on a coffee shop whose main accoutrement is flowers or to come across a banquet decked with beautiful bunches of the best that nature has to offer.

  • Pizza Hut's new offerings

    Pizza Hut, a popular Western chain, has introduced 20 new dishes in China in June. The most common is "Artisan Pizza", which comes in three flavors — Parma ham, smoked salmon and spicy beef. The latest pizzas use handmade crusts topped with a selection of meat, vegetables and fruits, the company said.


Birthday boy Harry Potter still magic in China


Young designer inspired by his powerful mother

Seventh China-US strategic dialogue

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.

Obama issues challenge on climate change

US President Barack Obama unveiled his administration's controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from US power plants.

GOPs begin pivotal debate week

Republican presidential candidates, with the exception of Donald Trump, will test their messages in New Hampshire at a forum on Monday.

Negotiation seen as key to China, US cyber solution

The best way to solve cybersecurity problems between the two countries is through communication and negotiation, say experts.

Beijing plans 'Silicon Valley' park for traditional culture

The aim behind the project is to update ancient folk culture's software to better operate in the circuit board of contemporary society.


Fan Fan and Li Xi: Artists in ink and life

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.


Film depicts Chinese students abroad
  • Yellow River to be played in NYC

    To celebrate the 45th anniversary of theYellow River Piano Concerto, one of the most popular Chinese piano compositions, the work is going to be performed in New York by one of its composers and world premiere pianist Yin Chengzong, accompanied by the Manhattan Symphonie.

  • Mississippi gets Chinese investment

    Seraphim Solar Manufacturing USA Inc plans to invest $50 million to open its first American factory in the Jackson, Mississippi, area.

  • Food producer COFCO looks to expand global reach

    With two major acquisitions closed in October 2014, COFCO is building across five continents.


Jury keeps death penalty as option for Colorado movie gunman
  • Obama to unveil new climate change plan

    US President Barack Obama will announce on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

  • US doctor named as killer of second lion

    Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

  • Republicans begin pivotal debate week

    Republican presidential candidates, with the exception of Donald Trump, will test their messages in New Hampshire at a forum on Monday.


Diving in the sky
  • Mullah Omar's son assassinated

    The son of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had reportedly been killed, section of Afghan media reported Tuesday.

  • China ready to help flooding Myanmar

    China is ready to provide assistance for the flooding areas across Myanmar, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang told a press conference in Kalay township of Sagaing Region on Monday.

  • Premier vows zero tolerance for extremists

    Israel's security Cabinet has approved new measures against Israelis who attack Palestinians, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying his government will have zero tolerance for Jewish extremists.


China's Lu Ying takes bronze, 3 WR smashed
Embarrassing pimple


Where you can see thousands of dinosaur fossils
  • Snapshot of authenticity

    Built in 314 BC, Langzhong Ancient Town has held onto its original name and flavor, including a layout that harkens back to the Feng Shui principles of the Tang Dynasty

  • Rally call of nature

    They came from far and wide in the pursuit of adventure, and the competitors in the annual 5,500-kilometer Taklimakan Rally got that and a lot more besides, not the least of which was the exquisite beauty of the ever-changing landscape of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

  • Spectacular waterfall at Xiaolangdi Reservoir

    Visitors watch the spectacular scene of water-sediment regulation at Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River in Luoyang, Central China’s Henan province on the evening of July 4, 2015.