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  • Li: Industrial capacity is way out of recession

    Premier Li Keqiang called for greater efforts in industrial capacity cooperation, which he said can boost the economy and end global recession, during a speech to Latin American and Caribbean diplomats on Monday.

  • China books on display

    China is launching a month-long Chinese book exhibition at the Xinhua bookstore in New York, starting May 20, aiming to better encourage the presence of Chinese books in the global book market while enhancing Sino-US cultural communication.

China

Painting with her body

Business

China delivers all 2016 Olympics subway trains

Life

Belgian chef celebrates 'natural wonders'

Food

Healthy, bite by bite
  • Belgian chef celebrates 'natural wonders'

    Visiting chef Seppe Nobels' blue eyes light up with excitement when he is asked about his morning at Jingshen Hai-xian Shichang, the capital's busiest fish market.

  • 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.

Culture

Elementary school adds kung fu to curriculum
  • Ancient village of Ming Dynasty on verge of disappearing

    With demolition work underway, Sanjiang looks like a ghost town on May 23. Sanjiang, an ancient village of Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) with a history of 600 years, is situated beside the old Sanjiang village in Paojiang district of Shaoxing in East China's Zhejiang province.

  • Miao ethnic group celebrates folk festival

    Performers of the Miao ethnic group dance during a folk festival in Shanjiang town, Fenghuang (Phoenix) county, Central China's Hunan province, May 25, 2015.

Entertainment

Singer suspends Weibo updates to end cyber bullying

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 cautions US over
South China Sea

China has rebuked US criticism blaming China for tensions in the South China Sea, and instead criticized the United States for stoking the fire.

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.

People

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.

China-US

US charges a reflection of 'anxiety'

US

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

World

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.

Sports

Sharapova booed after win, China suffer duo blows at Roland Garros
Abe's inability to face history
  • Westerners need to see China in right perspective

    Western politicians would do well to change their tactics to attract voters. If they continue with the age-old practice of China-bashing they risk losing voters.

  • Paper shows transparency of military

    Given China's huge overseas interests, it is not surprising to read that the PLA Navy will gradually extend its focus to cover both "near seas defense" and "far sea protection".

  • Talks vital to avoid misjudgements at sea

    China's reinforcement work is only aimed at maintaining its maritime rights and interests, including improving its maritime facilities, in the South China Sea.

Travel

1,800 scenic spots earn the badge of 'price trusted'