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Obama arrives for Americas summit

[2012-04-14 10:13]

US President Barack Obama arrived in Colombia on Friday afternoon for the sixth Summit of the Americas, to be held in this Caribbean resort city over the weekend.

$125k offered over Chinese students' slaying

[2012-04-14 08:18]

A $125,000 reward was announced Friday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed two Chinese graduate students.

Online shopping gaining popularity

[2012-04-14 07:50]

Shopping in the fashionable stores of New York, London and Paris may soon be a thing of the past for Chinese customers.

More Chinese inked in English

[2012-04-14 07:40]

Longyan, a Beijing tattoo chain with 330,000 followers on its micro blog, says up to 70 percent of its customers now ask for English tattoos.

Russia, China, India urge restraint over DPRK

[2012-04-13 19:09]

Foreign ministers of Russia, China and India on Friday urged all concerned parties to show maximum restraint over the failed satellite launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

8,000 yuan tree house to be axed

[2012-04-13 12:15]

A house built in a camphor tree in the Pudong district of Shanghai has been ordered to be removed by planning authorities.

Hailstorm hits SW China's Guizhou province

[2012-04-13 11:07]

Hailstones as big as ping-pong balls fell in Dafengdong town of Kaili city in Guizhou province on April 12, 2012.

Commemorative Titanic stamps

[2012-04-13 10:44]

Commemorative Titanic stamps from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, signed by the last Titanic survivor Millvina Dean before her death in 2009, are seen on board the Titanic Memorial Cruise

A glance at Gajan festival in India

[2012-04-13 10:29]

Devotees offer prayers during the month-long festival in hopes of winning the god's favour.

A different kind of fighting in Iraq

[2012-04-13 08:08]

Iraq is no stranger to battles, but this is not one fought with rifles and rockets: When the bell sounds, trainers release two cockerels, Daqduqa and Sammam, into the ring.

Shanghai's drinking water supply guarded

[2012-04-13 07:42]

Police helicopters and boats have started patrolling a reservoir to protect Shanghai's drinking water supply.

The sign of collective compromise

[2012-04-13 07:21]

A recent collective contract will give more than 100,000 workers in the software industry in Dalian, Liaoning province, a raise, lifting minimum salaries and other work-related benefits.

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