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The CeBIT trade fair opens in Germany

[2015-03-16 10:01]

The giant CeBIT computer trade fair takes place from 16 to 20 March 2015 with China as this year's partner country, underlining the Asian powerhouse economy's growing role in the IT business.

Now and then: Lottery dream fading

[2015-03-16 06:37]

Buyers of lottery tickets are estimated to exceed 200 million, among whom 80 percent hoped to make a fortune overnight, according to an online survey in 2012. A big win appeals to many, but only a few are lucky enough to achieve it. Under-the-table deals in the industry have been exposed and the people's loss of trust for lotteries makes the dream fade.

Braving the snow for greener pastures

[2015-03-16 08:21]

Kazak herdsmen drive their livestock through Guozigou in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to greener pastures ahead of spring.

Special: Preserve the past to live the future

[2015-03-16 14:50]

In our discussion with insiders, experts and enterpreneurs, it gradually became clear that China must step up its effort in protecting traditional villages, because in preserving the past, we are also paving a way to live the future.

Bruce Lee's legacy promotes Kungfu in LatAm

[2015-03-16 03:41]

A group of Kungfu aficionados in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose spend every Friday night throwing punches and roundhouse kicks. They are practicing what they say is their favorite way to relax after a hard week.

Germany's Black Forest: a popular holiday destination

[2015-03-14 08:12]

The view from the train window was breathtaking. I was enchanted - and I had not even arrived at my destination, the Black Forest region in Germany.

Push for Lunar New Year school holiday

[2015-03-16 23:04]

Congresswoman Grace Meng address the media and other Asian-American organizations at a rally at City Hall in New York on March 13, calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to name Lunar New Year a public school holiday.

Sea of color at Shenzhen race

[2015-03-14 17:40]

A girl uses a selfie stick to take a photo as she takes part in the Color Run in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, March 14, 2015.

Taking the fight to the terrorists

[2015-03-14 10:10]

China's lawmakers are putting the final touches on new, unprecedented legislation aimed at preventing attacks, identifying and apprehending suspects.

Historical images of 'two sessions'

[2015-03-14 08:58]

Since the third session of the 7th NPC, a palm-sized anonymous electronic voting system was installed on the table of each representative.

How expats celebrated Chinese Spring Festival in 2015

[2015-03-14 08:11]

Spring Festival is the time for Chinese to reunite with their families. How do foreigners in China celebrate the longest holiday of the year?

Sacred craft dwindles

[2015-03-13 13:00]

For most people, Tibetan Buddhism calls to mind images of grand temples and exquisite prayer wheels. Few are familiar with the tsa-tsa, a miniature figure in the otherwise vast world of Buddhism.

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