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Overseas students celebrate Chinese New Year

[2013-02-05 14:57]

More than 50 overseas students from over 20 countries and regions experienced Chinese traditional cultural activities with local students.

Tiny homes for Big Apple

[2013-02-05 13:12]

To satisfy the need for housing for low-income citizens in New York, the city has put on display the designs for tiny affordable homes.

Fair trade ahead of Spring Festival

[2013-02-05 09:58]

People buy spring couplets and other ornaments at the Licun Country Fair in Qingdao, Shandong province, ahead of Spring Festival. The 100-year-old fair attracts tens of  thousands of people each day.

'French Spiderman' climbs landmark Havana hotel

[2013-02-05 09:53]

Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs the Habana Libre hotel in Havana Feb 4, 2013.

Oscar night to have something for everyone

[2013-02-05 09:37]

With a pledge that Oscar night will have something for everyone, the Academy Awards kicked into high gear on Monday at a luncheon for more than 160 nominees.

Kerry urged to spell positive change on Diaoyu

[2013-02-05 09:12]

As new US Secretary of State started his first week, Chinese officials were optimistic a change in Washington will spell a positive change toward resolving the Diaoyu Islands issue.

Journeys provide unusual adventures

[2013-02-05 02:47]

For some travelers during this annual mass migration, however, the journey is more important than the destination. Instead, they choose slower modes of transportation, such as bicycles or even walking.

Leaders pay last respects to Sihanouk

[2013-02-05 02:13]

China's top legislator Jia Qinglin joined other foreign leaders and tens of thousands of Cambodians in Phnom Penh on Monday to pay their last respects during the cremation of late King Norodom Sihanouk.

Ravens survive 49ers rally, power outage to win Super Bowl

[2013-02-04 16:56]

The Baltimore Ravens survived a furious second-half rally by San Francisco and a momentum-sapping power outage at the Superdome to defeat the gritty 49ers 34-31 in the Super Bowl on Sunday.Parcells and Sapp among inductees

Vowing to be different with the nuptials

[2013-02-04 09:28]

Some Chinese media have quoted Chinese saying that it is "feudal superstition" to say women who get married this year will suffer bad luck.

Gun lobby takes aim at Obama shooting photo

[2013-02-04 08:59]

The White House has released a photo of United States President Barack Obama skeet shooting in an apparent bid to allay concerns by gun owners that he opposes firearms following a school massacre in December.

Ministry acts on dairy safety

[2013-02-04 02:43]

China's food safety watchdog plans to introduce tougher regulations on the import and export of dairy products, following a series of scandals.

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