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Lives risked daily in the shadow of active volcanoes

[2014-09-04 14:17]

Remarkable pictures depict the extraordinary lives of people living in an ash-covered town in the shadow of three active volcanoes.

History hailed

[2014-09-04 12:04]

Marking the 69th anniversary of China's victory over Japan in World War II on Sept 3, Jixi Huang (right) and Yousheng Yu (left) sing the patriotic song On the Taihang Mountain at a commemoration forum at the A Plus Adult Medical Day Care Center in Rockville, Maryland. The event was organized by the center and the Coordination Council of Chinese American Associations.

Shanghai Library joins global database

[2014-09-04 12:04]

Shanghai Library, one of the largest libraries in the world, added close to a million new bibliographic entries to online library database WorldCat, which itemizes the collections of more than 74,000 libraries in 170 countries around the world.

Snoopy celebrates 65th anniversary in Shanghai

[2014-09-04 09:52]

An 8-meter-high Snoopy balloon is seen as part of a Snoopy exhibition in Shanghai to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the famous cartoon creation.

Chinese TV dating comes to Houston

[2014-09-04 05:40]

If You Are the One, the wildly popular Chinese TV dating show, is coming to Houston, announced Wea Lee, CEO of Southern News Group (SNG), on Wednesday night in Houston.

Three Gorges Dam discharges flood water

[2014-09-03 20:35]

Flood water is discharged through the sluice gate of the Three Gorges Dam, Sept 3, 2014. Due to continuous rainfalls upstream, the reservoir saw its biggest flood peak this year on Sept 2 leading to the discharge.

China-made electric cars heading to US

[2014-09-03 11:22]

Jianghuai Automobile Co (JAC), one of China's 10 largest automakers, will deliver 100 electric vehicles to an electric carmaker in the US on Wednesday.

Moon Festival not just for Chinese

[2014-09-03 11:22]

The 15th Annual Asian Family Moon Festival and Chinese American Culture and Art Festival will open on Sept 6 in Puente Hills Mall in City of Industry, a suburb of Los Angeles, it was announced Tuesday.

Ocean delights

[2014-09-03 10:51]

Visitors to Haichang Polar Ocean World in Tianjin enjoy food and drinks in the venue’s underwater tunnel on Monday, enabling them to watch the fish as they enjoy refreshments with their families.

Peng advances to US Open semifinals

[2014-09-03 03:52]

China's Peng Shuai is through to the semifinals of this year's US Open women's singles draw after besting Switzerland's Belinda Bencic, 6-2, 6-1, in the tournament's first quarterfinal match on Tuesday afternoon.

Silk Road railway in NW China nears completion

[2014-09-02 16:40]

The 1,776-kilometer Lanzhou-Xinjiang high-speed railway is due to be completed by the end of this year. The new line will run through three regions along the ancient Silk Road in Northwest China - Gansu and Qinghai provinces and Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Peng's on a roll

[2014-09-02 11:32]

China's Peng Shuai is scheduled to face Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the first quarterfinal match of this year's women's singles draw at the US Open in New York on Tuesday.

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