Politics

  • Smooth as silk road

    Liu Jieyi (at the podium), China's permanent representative to the United Nations, speaks at the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition of the Chinese Maritime Silk Road at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday evening.

  • San Francisco ceremony recalls Nanking Massacre

    The new Chinese consul general in San Francisco said that the "inarguable proofs" of the Nanking Massacre can't be denied during a commemoration at the Chinese Culture Center in San Francisco.

  • Youth in US, China building trust

    Trust between young citizens of China and the United States is increasing, said Clarence Kwan, chairman of the Committee of 100.

People

  • University students awarded C-100 scholarships

    Graduate and doctoral students from 14 Chinese universities were awarded Committee of 100 Leadership Scholarships on Tuesday in recognition of their leadership and public-service achievements.

  • Golden chef

    Jan Hwang-june, a Chinese-American chef from Taiwan, won a gold medal at the 2014 Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup from Nov 22 to 26 in Luxembourg.

  • Students compete in Chinese storytelling

    Each child had the opportunity to tell a story in Chinese on the stage. There was no entry fee.

China's Xi receives highest rating among world leaders

Chinese President Xi Jinping was the highest rated world leader in many fields, according to a survey published by Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

Beijing wins central approval for new international airport

Government approves plan for a new airport in Beijing that will enable the capital to handle 72 million more passengers each year.

Relocated parents face hard lessons

As Chinese children head abroad to study, many parents are opting to move with them, but some experts say the trend is a double-edged sword.

Vice-premier assures on US economic ties

Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang has assured US officials and business communities that his country's policy for developing the China-US economic relationship will not change despite China's expanding economy.

Tech giants gain ad-market share

Four major Chinese tech companies are starting to overtake their American counterparts in the global digital advertising market, and are catching up to market giants Google and Facebook, according to researcher eMarketer.

Allure of Hangzhou: silk and tea

Hangzhou is going to be the most attractive Chinese city for Americans, particularly Californians, to visit for two main reasons, at least according to one Chinese official.

Business

  • JCCT in Chicago

    US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker; Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang; and US Trade Representative Michael Froman pose for a photo on Thursday morning before the opening of a plenary session of the 25th China-US Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) held Dec 16-18 in Chicago.

  • Vice-premier assures on US economic ties

    Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang has assured US officials and business communities that his country's policy for developing the China-US economic relationship will not change despite China's expanding economy.

  • Tech giants gain ad-market share

    Four major Chinese tech companies are starting to overtake their American counterparts in the global digital advertising market, and are catching up to market giants Google and Facebook, according to researcher eMarketer.

  • China, US to act on food issues

    Senior Chinese and US officials stressed on Wednesday the importance of bilateral agricultural cooperation to ensure food security in both countries and around the globe.

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.