Politics

  • US, China say no change in military ties

    The US Defense Department and the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday that US policy and military-to-military engagement strategy with China has not changed.

  • Your Honor Meets Your Honor

    Tao Kaiyuan, vice-president of Supreme People's Court of China, poses with Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Ginsburg in Washington on Wednesday afternoon.

  • China wants US to help build trust on maritime disputes

    China, which regards the US as biased on maritime territorial disputes in the South and East China seas, has urged the US to say and do more to help strengthen mutual trust and cooperation among countries in the region.

People

  • New book looks to teach children folklore of Chinese Zodiac

    Most people know what zodiac sign they were born under, but many likely don't know the folklore behind the 12 animals that make up the Chinese Zodiac. A new book aims to explain that back story for children.

  • USC student-murder case grinds on

    A public hearing in the case of the July 24, 2014 murder of Chinese USC graduate student Ji Xinran took place at Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal JusticeCenter in Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

  • US futurist touts the rise of the "Global Southern Belt"

    John Naisbitt, the famed American futurist and international best-selling author whose book Megatrends topped the New York Times best-seller list in the early 1980s, recently returned to China to promote his new book and a new set of predictions.

China, US vow to deepen military relations

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Michael Vickers, visiting US under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

China plans to withstand downward pressure and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang said at the Davos Forum.

Li Na expecting first baby

Reigning Australian Open champion Li Na and husband Jiang Shan are expecting their first child.

Beijing gears up for Super Bowl

American football is about to swarm China, as fans gear up for the Super Bowl - the sport's ultimate showdown - which this year pits two formidable teams with passionate fans.

Study-abroad programs weighed

American student Brennan Murray completely reframed his view of China after his experience in Shanghai last year.

Chinese plan NJ's tallest building

The tallest building in New York City is a 96-story residential complex being completed in Midtown Manhattan. Now a Chinese real estate developer plans to put up a 95-story residential tower but not in the city. It will be across the Hudson River in New Jersey's waterfront.

Business

  • Chinese rank US as top spot for road trips

    Almost half of the Chinese tourists prefer the United States as their destination for their overseas self-driving trip, according to a survey conducted jointly by Mafengwo.com, China's largest tourist information-sharing website, and zuzuche.com, one of the leading online car rental reservation platforms in China.

  • US wants fair trade with China

    The United States is now focused on completing negotiations of a high-value Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) that does not seek to exclude, but rather help China, a senior US diplomat said on Wednesday.

  • Chinese brands derive rising revenue proportion overseas

    Chinese brands are deriving increasing revenue proportion overseas, according to the newly released 2015 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands.

  • Gateway to Houston

    A group of Houston business professionals, led by members from Briggs & Veselka Company, MetLife and JPMorgan Chase, announced the formation of Gateway to Houston on Tuesday.

Opinion

  • Ferguson anger rooted in racial inequality

    I was walking past Freedom Plaza on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Tuesday afternoon and saw a group of people were staging a die-in. The two dozen young men and women, of all races, were protesting the Monday night grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in August.

  • A scapegoat for a lame duck president

    US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has resigned, becoming the first victim of the Democrats' loss in the mid-term election.