Confucius schools prep for new sites

2013-04-09 11:48:13

The opening of Confucius Institutes this week in New York and Washington brings a key part of China's "soft power" initiative to the United States.

Cornell ' formula may help solve Ningxia's soil erosion

2013-04-09 11:48:13

A compost of wood chips from poplar trees developed by Cornell University scientists may be part of a solution to huge soil-erosion problems in northwest China.

Lottery held to decide who gets work visa

2013-04-09 11:48:13

Dong Jie says if he doesn't get one he will return to China. Vivian Li says if she fails to get one she will marry her fianc to stay in the United States.

Hollywood's tact could open up doors

2013-04-09 11:48:13

Earlier this week, Robert Downey Jr arrived in Beijing to promote Iron Man 3 following the announcement that the film's next installment would include extra scenes for Chinese audiences.

China can 'learn from US on shale gas'

2013-04-08 23:41:59

The success of the shale gas "revolution" in the United States can be copied in other countries, including China, but the difficulties will determine how soon that can be achieved.

Holiday honors ancestors, heralds spring

2013-04-08 11:26:53

New York's Museum of Chinese in America hosted activities on Saturday to acknowledge the traditional Chinese holiday and celebrate the arrival of spring.

Language practitioners meet

2013-04-08 11:41:38

The National Chinese Language Conference, which began on Sunday in Boston, has drawn more participants in this, its sixth year.

Bryant University to open campus in Zhuhai

2013-04-08 11:26:53

Rhode Island's Bryant University has been cultivating a relationship with China for 15 years through study-abroad and exchange programs.

Calif. governor looks to sell China

2013-04-07 09:46:12

California Governor Jerry Brown said on Saturday he was aiming for a big win as he sets off for China to pitch the Golden state's wine, produce and technology and open a trade office in Shanghai.

Yang seeks to escalate relations

2013-04-05 11:53:14

Yang Jiechi, a member of China's State Council, said in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry that the two countries should work toward establishing a new kind of big-power relationship.

Brown leads trade delegation to China

2013-04-05 11:53:14

California Governor Jerry Brown will lead a trade and investment delegation of 75 members on a one-week visit to China beginning next Wednesday.

Chinese language conference to kick off

2013-04-05 11:53:14

With more and more students learning the Chinese language in the US, the 6th annual National Chinese Language Conference kicks off in Boston on Sunday.