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China should police bad foreigners, too: expert

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Business

China may invest in Russia's first high-speed railway

Life

Strictly square dancing
  • Chinese teenagers take helm of United Nations

    An educational and academic summit, in which Chinese middle school students took part in a model United Nations, was held in Beijing on March 29 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the UN.

  • Picturesque spring scenery in Bomi county in Tibet

    Photo taken on March 28, 2015 shows the picturesque spring scenery in Bomi county, southwest China's Tibet autonomous region.

  • Transcendental art shines

    Chinese ink-and-wash painter Wang Linxu believes artists today should pay more attention to the connection between nature and human destiny.

Food

Qiulin lieba—a symbol of Harbin
  • A time to enjoy traditional Qingming snack

    Tea planters in Jiangxi are busy with their harvest work ahead of the Qingming Festival to produce the Mingqian (literally "pre-Qingming") tea.

  • Pizza noir

    OK, it probably helped that our pizza came with a side of hot cars and hotter women: The bar TV was showing the Fellini classic La Dolce Vita.

  • Frosting on the cake

    Hong Kong's 'queen of confectionery' brings her stylish touch to a pop-up cafe at a Louis Vuitton show in Beijing. Mike Peters reports.

Culture

Taiwan artist on Plato, scrap metal and history

Entertainment

Actress Liu Zi graces cover of Harper's Bazaar

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.

Star's marriage is 'bittersweet' news for fans

Liu Jiao and a bunch of her music-loving peers were "heartbroken" at the news that Chinese pop icon Jay Chou got married in Britain.

Chinese IPOs in the US in 2014

US 'willing to work with AIIB': Lew

Washington is willing to cooperate with the new China-led infrastructure investment bank, according to US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.

Silk Road connects China to the world: BOC chairman

The "One Belt and One Road" initiative will help connect China with the rest of the world, and the initiative "follows the trend of economic development," according to Bank of China Chairman Tian Guoli.

China should police bad foreigners, too: expert

As China's anti-corruption campaign reaches the United States, a legal expert said the Chinese government should also pay attention to the foreign companies doing business with China while enhancing its cooperation with the US.

One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram US spy agency gates

Two people tried to run their vehicle through National Security Agency's entrance gates near Washington on Monday before guards shot one of them dead, and the vehicle's second occupant and a police officer were injured, officials said.

Chinese Community Leaders

Theresa Chang: A career learning lessons
  • 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.

People

Amy Tan talks about writing
  • Pao can seek damages: judge

    Ellen Pao, a former junior partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), can pursue punitive damages in her gender discrimination and retaliation case against her former employer, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn ruled on Saturday.

  • Hu Yanyan: the guardian of China Guardian

    Hu Yanyan is leading the transformation of the world's fourth-largest auction house.

China-US

Can two Chineses co-exist in New York?
  • Elderly care explored for investors, neeedy

    China is coming to the US to learn how to better take care of its elderly population, as well as provide investment opportunities for US companies. Conversely, US experts are also trying to get Chinese investors to look at opportunities in the sector here in the US as Baby Boomers edge toward retirement.

  • Lincoln unveils Continental for China, US

    Ford Motor Co’s Lincoln luxury division is resurrecting its storied Continental model and plans to put the full-size sedan on sale in China and the United States next year.

  • China still ripe for investment: experts

    Despite the deceleration in China's economy, there still are opportunities for foreign investment on the Chinese mainland, according to a partner with a China-based group.

US

1 dead, 2 hurt in US spy agency shooting

World

Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Sports

Kane scores on debut as England thrash Lithuania
  • Legends get ready for the sevens at HK stadium

    Brian O’Driscoll, joined fellow HSBC Ambassadors - Waisale Serevi, George Gregan, Jonathan Davies and Gavin Hastings today at the iconic Hong Kong Stadium ahead of this weekend's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.

  • Ex-NBA player now Columbia student

    Andrew Keh of the New York Times recently caught up with the 6'11" Murphy, who is now a full-time student at Columbia University nearing a degree in sociology.

Yemen crisis
  • ASEAN will gain from Maritime Silk Road

    Cooperation between ASEAN and China can prevent the disputes between Beijing and some ASEAN members from creating obstacles for the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

  • Feel stones to cross economic river

    Failure may be the mother of success - but only if one makes the effort to learn from it. Fortunately, China's leaders seem intent on doing just that.

  • Abe should not miss the chance

    Abe will miss a chance for Japan's reconciliation with other Asian nations if he shuns the ceremonies at the Lugou Bridge.

Travel

Nyingchi peach flower festival kicks off in Tibet