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China, Russia a step closer on gas supply

[2013-09-06 07:01]

China and Russia's energy giants signed a framework agreement on Thursday on the Russian gas supply to China, making a leap forward in the decadelong gas negotiations.

Shanghai's visa-free policy lifts tourism

[2013-09-06 03:45]

Shanghai authorities said the city's policy allowing citizens from 45 nations to stay up to 72 hours in the city without a visa has noticeably boosted tourism.

18-year-old panda conceives triplets

[2013-09-06 03:36]

An 18-year-old panda, Jiaozi, became the oldest panda in the world to conceive three cubs this year, only one of which was born alive last month.

Homemade choppers make aerobatic stunt debut

[2013-09-06 01:44]

China's first helicopter aerobatic team staged its maiden show on Thursday, wowing thousands of spectators at a helicopter expo.

World-class partners bring NBA global games to Chinese fans

[2013-09-06 00:35]

NBA China announced Thursday at an event in Beijing that it has teamed up with world-class marketing and promotional partners to bring NBA Global Games 2013 in Beijing and Shanghai to fans across China.

Panda twin cub born at Atlanta Zoo

[2013-09-05 15:37]

Giant panda "Lun Lun" gave birth to twins on July 15, 2013 at the Atlanta Zoo and both male cubs are growing in good condition.

Testing times for G20 leaders

[2013-09-05 10:01]

Xi Jinping is expected to reassure the global community that the economic climate and growth pipeline still remains robust in China.

Samsung unveils smartwatch ahead of rival Apple

[2013-09-05 09:06]

The Galaxy Gear, a wearable computing device from Samsung that looks like a digital wristwatch, is certain to pique much curiosity when it starts being worn in public.

Xi, Mexican president meet for third time

[2013-09-05 06:31]

Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Wednesday with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) summit to be held on September 5-6.

Thrown match casts shadow on rugby

[2013-09-05 02:12]

The ugly side of sports reared its head at China's National Games and tarnished the emerging appeal of rugby sevens in the country, experts said.

Doubts raised over blinded boy case

[2013-09-05 01:56]

Police have identified a family member as the key suspect in a shocking case in which the eyes of a 6-year-old boy were gouged out.

Capturing a continent

[2013-09-05 01:03]

Chinese amateur photographers are training their lenses on the wonder and beauty of Africa, shattering stereotypes of war and poverty to show the rich diversity of the continent.

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