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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.

Children start new term on lonely islet

[2014-09-02 07:52]

The new term begins on Beigang Island in South China's Hainan province. The islet, of about 400 hectares, once lost contact with the outside world when Typhoon Rammasun battered Hainan in July.

Firm oversees $60m renovation of hotel

[2014-09-02 04:53]

A Pasadena, California landmark, the historic Hotel Constance, will have a grand opening in September under a new name DusitD2 Constance Hotel following a $60 million renovation project.

Chinese throw hats in ring

[2014-09-02 04:05]

More than 10 Chinese-American candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area are running for elected office in the 2014 elections.

World's largest duty-free shop opens in China's Sanya

[2014-09-01 19:24]

The world's largest duty-free shop (DFS) opened its doors on Monday in coastal Sanya City in the southern island province of Hainan.

Running track built on school roof

[2014-09-01 18:31]

The 200-meter-long track was built on the roof because of a lack of construction land on the campus and is the first case of its kind in the country. The track can meet the needs of 1600 students for physical education, the head of the school said.

Expressions on the first day of new school

[2014-09-01 15:20]

Sept 1 is the day school begins. For children who have graduated from kindergarten and are beginning primary school, this means a new environment with new classmates and teachers.

Tomatina joy in Northeast China

[2014-09-01 14:32]

Revellers pour tomatoes onto a woman during the "tomatina" festival in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province on Aug 30, 2014.

Xiamen Air gets its first Dreamliner

[2014-09-01 10:53]

Boeing aircraft and Xiamen Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner at Boeing Everett Delivery Center on Aug 29.

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