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Wanting Qu: Chinese-Canadian singer-songwriter launches tour

[2014-02-28 13:12]

Chinese-Canadian singer-songwriter Wanting Qu launches a tour for her second album Say the Words in late February in Vancouver, followed by 11 appearances in the United States in March.

Successful businessman gives back to the community

[2014-02-28 13:12]

In 1986, after working 12 years at US-based IBM in advanced research of mass storage systems and technology, Ta-lin Hsu quit.

Tea with heart

[2014-02-28 08:24]

Yu Ning believes that handmade tea can store memories between people and nature.

Ibsen gets a Chinese spin in New York

[2014-02-27 23:50]

The all-female Hangzhou Yue Opera Company performing one of two classic lbsen plays it has transformed into lyrical adventures at Hedda in New York on Tuesday and Wednesday.

LA rolls out the red carpet

[2014-02-27 12:08]

Los Angeles started a new tourism campaign on Wednesday in an ambitious effort to attract even more visitors from China, which is already the city's No 1 overseas market.

Buried gold coins unearthed in California

[2014-02-27 11:22]

A trove of rare Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States.

Freediver takes cheeky selfie with sperm whale

[2014-02-27 10:39]

Freediver Amanda Cotton, 31, captured the unusual snap while swimming with sperm whales in Dominica earlier this month.

Beaming with pride

[2014-02-27 05:53]

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (center) speaks at the final steel beam topping out ceremony of the new Chinese Hospital in Chinatown on Tuesday, thanking the board of trustees, donors, construction workers, the community and more for their support to help renovate and expand this oldest community hospital in North America. Joining him is the Assessor-Recorder of San Francisco Carmen Chu (second from right). Photo by Bonnie Wong / China Daily

Airline receives its first Boeing 777-300

[2014-02-27 05:53]

China Southern Airlines received its first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) Tuesday at Boeing's Everett Delivery Center in Washington State. The new airplane is the first of ten 777-300ERs ordered by China Southern, Asia's largest airline in fleet size.

US expels Venezuelan diplomats

[2014-02-26 09:55]

The United States said Tuesday that it has asked three Venezuelan envoys to leave within 48 hours in retaliation against a similar move by the South American nation last week.

Explosion, gunfire ring out near Bangkok protest site

[2014-02-25 15:34]

Weeks of unrest, in which protesters have barricaded several Bangkok intersections, have been interrupted by occasional bombs and gunfire.

President Xi spotted at popular hutong in Beijing

[2014-02-25 13:44]

The unexpected appearance of Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday in Nanluogu Xiang sent excited visitors into a frenzy.

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