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Different shades of Western and Chinese 'ghost festivals'

[2015-10-30 14:36]

October 31st is Halloween, a Western "ghost festival". Chinese people also have ghost festival which is called "Zhongyuan Festival" or "Hungry Ghost Festival".

Top 10 news apps favored by smartphone users

[2015-10-29 06:50]

More than 459 million people clicked onto news apps by the end of June, roughly 77 percent of the Internet users in China.

Ryan nominated for speaker

[2015-10-29 23:55]

US Representative Paul Ryan talks to the media after been nominated for speaker of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.

Intimate Transgressions: More than just pain

[2015-10-29 06:05]

A multimedia exhibition highlighting war crimes, genocide and rape has opened in Beijing’s 798 district where 35 artworks from more than 10 countries are on display, creating a thought provoking display.

Want a butler at your home?

[2015-10-29 10:53]

As in Downton Abbey, a popular British TV drama broadcast in China, hiring a uniformed, impeccably trained employee in white gloves who can anticipate your every need at home is becoming popular among China's wealthy.

Rescue operations in full swing as quake death toll hits 365

[2015-10-29 10:45]

Rescue and relief workers have increased emergency response efforts for the victims of a deadly earthquake in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, said the two countries' National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Tuesday.

Merkel's visits to China aimed at forging 'special' ties

[2015-10-29 10:09]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays an official visit to China on Oct 29-30, which will be her eighth trip to the Asian country since 2005 in the capacity of chancellor.

Netherlands king enjoys local flavors of Yan'an

[2015-10-28 15:06]

Dutch King Willem-Alexander visited Yan'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi province to see local efforts to conserve water and soil on Tuesday during his first five-day visit to China after he became the king.

NBA MVP Curry scores 40 points, Warriors win opener

[2015-10-28 14:13]

NBA MVP Stephen Curry showed in a hurry he hasn't lost a step or his swagger, scoring 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 111-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night to open their title defense.

Top 10 replicas of foreign sites across China

[2015-10-28 13:27]

No money to visit famous sites in the world? Don't worry. Now you can see them in China.

Traffic lights out? No problem for these two heroes

[2015-10-28 11:27]

In today's trending, two men react after a series of crashes at an intersection where the lights failed – by acting as human traffic signals, a Beijing kindergarten has its own mini-zoo and Mickey Mouse may be coming to Shanghai, but he's already a star in a rice paddy.

Traditional Chinese elements dazzle at China Fashion Week

[2015-10-28 10:23]

Homegrown labels unveiled collections full of traditional touches at the ongoing China Fashion Week in Beijing.

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