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Offshore search-and-rescue exercise in S China

[2011-05-28 08:41]

China finished a two-day exercise in searching for and rescuing victims of disasters at sea on Friday, according to China News Agency.

Taoist Wudang Mountains lure foreigners

[2011-05-28 08:30]

Central China's Wudang Mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign kungfu fans every year, not only for its deep Taoism culture but also for its legendary Wudang tai chi martial arts.

35 million people affected by drought

[2011-05-28 08:03]

A severe drought from April has affected some 34.83 million people in five provinces along the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and 4.23 million of them are experiencing difficulty with drinking water.

'Kung Fu Panda 2' to hit silver screen in China

[2011-05-27 16:56]

Kung fu fanatic "Po", a clumsy panda with an undying love of noodles, will be making his triumphant to China this Saturday.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 26

[2011-05-27 16:50]

Snapshot photos capture the moments of events happened all around the world during the past 24 hours of May 26.

Shuttle crew make history on final spacewalk

[2011-05-27 14:24]

One of NASA's most experienced spacewalkers paired with its newest on Friday for the space shuttle program's last servicing call outside the International Space Station.

Sarkozy: G8 not a place to discuss IMF successor

[2011-05-27 06:45]

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday dismissed comment on the qualification of incumbent Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF), saying the Group of Eight (G8) meeting is not the place to take that decision.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 25

[2011-05-26 17:20]

Snapshot photos capture the moments of events happened all around the world during the past 24 hours of May 25.

You’ve got mail

[2011-05-26 14:10]

University graduates venture on funeral service

[2011-05-26 11:33]

Graduates hold a funeral service demonstration in Chengdu, Sichuan province on May 22, 2011. 

After 25 yrs, farewell Oprah, the talkshow queen

[2011-05-26 11:08]

There were no free cars or vacations. No favorite things or makeovers. No celebrity guests on stage, though there were plenty in the audience.

Obama reaffirms special ties with Britain

[2011-05-26 09:43]

Barack Obama ended his first state visit to Britain Wednesday, during which the president once again stressed the "special and essential" ties between the two allies.

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