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Western Union sees growth in tuition services

[2014-08-27 06:41]

Chinese students make up the largest portion of international students in US colleges and Western Union is seeing more and more of the overseas scholars use its services to get their tuitions paid from back home.

Talk on climate change

[2014-08-26 22:12]

Post Q&A session at the Asia Society in New York on Monday after the screenings of the films A Farmer's Struggle and Yak Dung lead by Sun Shan, former director of the Shanshui Conservation Center and moderated by Michael Zhao, multimedia producer at the Center on US-China Relations of the Asia Society.

California's parents urge more Chinese in mid-school

[2014-08-26 10:09]

Six Palo Alto, California, parents spoke to the Board of Education during a public comment session to urge the board to expand a Mandarin immersion program to the middle school level.

Serve and volley

[2014-08-26 10:09]

On Monday, the 134th US Open Tennis Championship began play at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York. On day one, four female Chinese players took to the court, with Peng Shuai beating Zheng Jie 6-3, 6-3, and Zheng Saisai coming from behind to beat Switzerland's Stefanie Voegele 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. Two more Chinese players - Zhang Shuai and Wang Qiang - make their debuts on Monday.

Heinz recall is just 'precautionary'

[2014-08-26 10:09]

The removal of some HJ Heinz Co baby food brands in China due to what Chinese food safety officials called "excessive amounts of lead" is the second food safety scandal with US links to hit China in the past month.

66th Primetime Emmy Awards

[2014-08-26 09:05]

Celebrities arrive at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California August 25, 2014.

BOC Aviation orders Boeing planes worth $8.8b

[2014-08-26 07:58]

BOC Aviation, the leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed the biggest order in its 20-year history for 80 Boeing medium-haul passenger planes.

Explore and connect

[2014-08-26 04:27]

With a rebounding US economy, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council wants to make sure it can do its part to strengthen US-Hong Kong trade relations by helping small- and medium-sized enterprises expand into Asia, it says.

Mourners gather for funeral of slain black Missouri teen

[2014-08-26 00:09]

The body of Michael Brown lay in a black and gold casket topped with a St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on Monday as family, supporters and activists gathered for the funeral of the black teenager killed by a white police officer.

Artist wows with soy sauce

[2014-08-25 11:17]

Soy sauce surely has an abundance of culinary applications, but painting with it is certainly not one of the condiment's primary uses.

Top 10 Chinese cities with best business environment

[2014-08-25 07:23]

A recent ranking by Global Times shows that Chengdu, capital of southwestern China's Sichuan province, leads among the top 10 cities with best business environment.

6.1 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay Area

[2014-08-25 06:56]

People in the San Francisco Bay Area shared their experience on Twitter about the earthquake before dawn on Sunday morning.

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