Across America

Future Afghani diplomats trained
  • US-China solar pact holds potential

    SunEdison Inc, a leading US-based solar developer, has signed its second joint-venture project in China, and an analyst sees the deal as a way for the company to move into the world's "largest downstream solar market."

  • China to fund non-profit art performance

    China will invest nearly 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) in developing non-profit performances made by troupes affiliated to the central government.

China

China, Russia hold anti-terror drill
  • Authorities raise Ebola readiness

    Health authorities nationwide have been ordered to increase preparations for a possible outbreak of the Ebola virus in China.

  • No quick solutions for smog problem

    Officials and experts alike voiced their confidence about reining in air pollution, although they concede it will take time.

  • Students warned of online encounters

    Judges have called for female university students to enhance their security awareness as several young women were murdered or disappeared in recent months after they met Internet friends.

Business

Intangible cultural heritage show opens in East China

Life

Shanghai Mode Lingerie Exhibition

Food

Harvest season comes in China's Tibet
  • Tracing the origins of rice

    This is the neighborhood where Chinese farmers tended the first paddy fields, and respect for rice is still very much ingrained in local culinary traditions.

  • Art on a plate

    Don't ask the staff members at Museo why the deep fried Camembert is called Mona Lisa's smile, You will struggle to get a straight answer.

  • 2014 World's Best Bars announced

    London has claimed the best city in The World's 50 Best Bars Awards for 2014.

Culture

Grand National dress code upsets followers of fashion

Entertainment

Miss Asia Pageant North America Final crowned

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

Poverty in China

Oct 17 marks China’s first Poverty Alleviation Day. We hope this special serves as a wake-up call for people to act together to fight extreme poverty.

Exams that baffle best test-takers

The Chinese are allegedly the best test-takers in the world, but still find some exams very difficult. Following are the hard exams most taken or talked about by Chinese.

From soldiers to farmers

A special force is celebrating its achievements in the tough environment of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where it has built farms and homes, and maintained stability.

10 odd regulations in Chinese schools

A student in Chongqing was expelled from school for having an improper hairstyle, the Chongqing Evening News reported.

Premier Li visits Germany, Russia, Italy

Clouds of suspicion

KMT veterans recognized

More than 3,000 soldiers of China's Expeditionary Force are buried in the 13-acre plot of land.

Top 8 expenses during the National Day holiday

For Chinese, the National Day holiday is not only to celebrate the foundation of People's Republic of China, but also a shopping opportunity.

US-China solar pact holds big potential

SunEdison Inc, a leading US-based solar developer, has signed its second joint-venture project in China, and an analyst sees the deal as a way for the company to move into the world's "largest downstream solar market."

Li upbeat despite economic slowdown

China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest pace in five and a half years, but Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday structural improvements can be seen.

Report: Mobile advertising on a roll

Advertising expenditure on mobile terminals will see a growth of 834% in China, which is about three times the global growth rate, according to ZenithOptimedia.

Students warned of online encounters

Judges have called for female university students to enhance their security awareness as several young women were murdered or disappeared in recent months after they met Internet friends.

Chinese Community Leaders

David Chiu: On the move in California politics
  • From community activist to the political arena

    When Phil Gim and his family moved to New York in the 1960s, they lived in an apartment in Chinatown on East Broadway, next to the Manhattan Bridge.

  • Time to change US perception of China

    Zhang Xuming's goal as president of the China Enterprises Council (CEC) is to help Chinese businesses export their reputation for social responsibility to the US as well as their products, services and technology.

China Hands

Yale president-turned-Coursera CEO sees China soar
  • Richard Bush: US, China in the same boat

    Richard Bush was a young boy when he followed his missionary parents to Asia in 1950. They wanted to go to China but the border was closed.

  • A family business on US-China relations

    Melanie Hart, director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a think tank in Washington, feels mid-career scholars like her see US-China relations somewhat differently compared with the old generation.

China-US

Paving the way

US

Yang Jiechi meets with US National Security Advisor
  • Comedy impresario eyes humor to replace hatred

    It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they had been for some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace - forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.

  • China, US partner to train Afghan diplomats

    A group of young Afghan diplomats began a two-week training session in Washington Monday as part of a joint program co-organized by the United States and China.

  • US issues new protocols for Ebola patients

    The United States issued stringent new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed when caring for patients infected with the virus.

World

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
  • Manchester investment portfolio launches in Beijing

    Britain’s former industrial hub Manchester is trying to forge ever closer ties with China, and on Wednesday a delegation of Manchester business representatives launched an investment portfolio of the city-region’s opportunities in Beijing.

  • Ukraine denies using cluster bombs

    The Ukrainian government on Tuesday strongly rejected allegations that its forces used cluster munitions during the fighting with independence-seeking insurgents in eastern regions.

  • Russia temporarily bans fruit, vegetable imports from Ukraine

    Russia will impose a temporary ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Ukraine from Wednesday, Russia's agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Tuesday.

Sports

Prince Harry gets in game on the rugby pitch
  • Pistorius jailed for five years for killing

    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

  • 2018 WCup final arena 'ahead of schedule'

    Russia is avoiding Brazil's mistakes. That was the message as FIFA inspectors completed their tour of the arenas Russia is building for the 2018 World Cup - no delays here.

Japan trade minister resigns over funds scandal

Travel

Large amount of basalt columns seen in Hebei