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Chinese passport opens more doors in 2014

[2015-01-05 08:00]

Chinese outbound spending has grown rapidly in recent years, and an increasing number of countries have introduced easier visa policies to attract more Chinese visitors, especially in 2014.

Chinese VP Li attends Rousseff's inaugural

[2015-01-05 05:22]

As President Xi Jinping's special representative, Vice-President Li Yuanchao attended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's second-term inauguration ceremony in Brazil on Jan 1 and congratulated Rousseff on her re-election as Brazil's chief executive.

New York mourns slain police officer

[2015-01-05 02:25]

More than 20,000 police officers and civilians turned out Sunday for the funeral of Wenjian Liu, the NYPD officer killed in the line of duty last month.

Thousands gather in NYC for funeral for slain police officer

[2015-01-05 00:41]

Thousands of police officers are paying their respect to a New York Police Department officer shot to death along with his partner as mourners converge from around the US Sunday for a second funeral that stands to test tensions between the city's mayor and police.

Scars of honour

[2015-01-04 13:12]

Being a soldier can be challenging, but it's also a rewarding life. Take a look at soldiers' hands, you can tell how hard the training they have.

Mall turns shops into rail carriages

[2015-01-04 11:22]

Shops at a mall in Luoyang, central Henan province, have been redesigned to look like China's high-speed rail carriages to attract customers.

Shanghai beefs up security around fatal stampede site

[2015-01-04 11:07]

Shanghai police officers stand guard at Nanjing East Road in the Bund on Saturday night, site of the tragic stampede on New Year's Eve that claimed 36 lives. The accident occurred Wednesday night as tens of thousands of revellers assembled in Shanghai's historic riverfront walk to watch a New Year skyline show in the Pudong financial area opposite of Huangpu River. After the incident, Shanghai called off all New Year celebrations in public places. [Photo/IC]

Martial arts conference to be held in Georgia

[2015-01-04 01:35]

The Georgia-based Shaolin Institute will host its first conference of Chinese martial arts teachers from around the world to discuss improving martial arts services and how to raise salaries for instructors.

Slain NYPD officer's wake ceremony held in Brooklyn

[2015-01-04 00:04]

Slain NYPD officer Wenjian Liu's wake ceremony is held at Aievoli Funeral Home in Brooklyn on Saturday.

TV drama hides assets of actresses

[2015-01-03 14:42]

Chinese TV drama fans vented their anger online after a hot royal-themed play returned to the screens but was filled with close-up shots of actresses' faces.

Int'l Ice and Snow Festival to kick off in Harbin

[2015-01-03 11:37]

The 31th International Ice and Snow Festival will open on Jan 5 in Harbin.

A year in fashion: The big stories of 2014

[2015-01-03 10:44]

It's been a big year-we've lost a legend, bought a Spice Girl's old clothes and been confused by a supermodel's tangled love life, and that's just the start ...

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