Politics

  • China's nuclear power bid saluted

    A senior official from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said China's ambitious plans to develop nuclear energy will carry important global implications.

  • Hagel move won't affect China-US ties: experts

    The sudden resignation of US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will not have a negative impact on the warming US-China military relationship, experts said Monday.

  • US aids in return of economic fugitives

    The latest judicial cooperation between China and the United States to nab economic fugitives has made major progress, with more than a dozen suspects brought back from the US to face trial, a senior official from the Ministry of Public Security said.

People

  • Breast cancer study gets $1.5 million NIH grant

    A team led by a Chinese professor at the University of Houston has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of a social support group on Chinese-American breast cancer survivors.

  • SAT scores canceled for some test-takers in China, Korea

    The company that administers the SAT said that some test-takers from China and the Republic of Korea have had their scores canceled after an investigation into results of the Oct 11 exam.

  • Zhang Zhao: Entering the ecosystem of Hollywood

    LeTV, an online video portal offering online TV programming and films viewing, is making some big moves in Tinsel Town. Its film distribution and production arm, Le Vision Pictures, ranked third in overall box office in China in 2013.

World Internet Conference

Drug abuse blamed for big increase in violence

Rampant smuggling of synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine from Southeast Asia has led to more violent crimes nationwide in China.

A commuter's last train

Wealthy Chinese want kids to study abroad

Four out of five wealthy families in China want to send their children to study abroad, according to a recent Hurun Report.

Breast cancer study gets $1.5 million NIH grant

A team led by a Chinese professor at the University of Houston has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of a social support group on Chinese-American breast cancer survivors.

No indictment of officer in fatal Missouri shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

Business

  • Women entrepreneurs get financial tips

    Starting one's own business can be a pretty daunting task.

  • Wealthy Chinese want kids to study abroad

    Four out of five wealthy families in China want to send their children to study abroad, according to a recent Hurun Report.

  • Wall St ends at records on central bank action

    US stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost each region's economy.

  • Visa change pleases students

    Wang Zixuan, a 22-year-old PhD candidate in clinical psychology at George Washington University, was at the university's library when she learned about the announcement of the new visa policy between China and the US.

Opinion

  • Spotlight on safe havens for corrupt officials

    The United States has been waging wars all over the world trying to deny safe haven to extreme terrorists. But to many Chinese, the US itself has for too long been a safe haven for a large group of bad guys - corrupt Chinese officials on the run.

  • US violates Chinese sovereignty in HK

    The "Occupy Central" campaigners Benny Tai and Joshua Wong are featured on Foreign Policy's list of "leading global thinkers of 2014", for "making Beijing sweat".