Politics

  • US, China plan followup to Sunnylands summit

    US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, plan a followup to their informal summit last year after November's APEC summit in Beijing.

  • US urged to stop recon

    China has once again urged the US to reduce and stop its close military surveillance along the Chinese coast as the two militaries are holding bilateral talks in Washington this week.

  • China accuses US over 'close-in reconnaissance'

    Defense Ministry says US military has frequently conducted reconnaissance, which has "gravely undermined China's security interests as well as China-US strategic mutual trust and bilateral ties."

People

  • Chinese American to run NYC public schools' fund

    Iris Chen, a Chinese American who is former school teacher, will run the private fundraising arm of New York City education department, which has put hundreds of millions of dollars into initiatives such as pre-school preparation for children from low-income families and evaluating teachers.

  • Bay Area takes lessons from Napa quake

    San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee discussed South Napa earthquake recovery and San Francisco's emergency preparedness and resiliency efforts during a meeting with the disaster council in San Francisco.

  • DC Chinese film festival offers a window on life's wide diversity

    Yibin Cai, founder and director of the DC Chinese Film Festival, can hardly believe the scale the event has grown to in so short a time.

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

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Former security chief under probe

US, China plan followup to Sunnylands summit

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, plan a followup to their informal summit last year after November's APEC summit in Beijing.

Bay Area takes lessons from Napa quake

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee discussed South Napa earthquake recovery and San Francisco's emergency preparedness and resiliency efforts during a meeting with the disaster council in San Francisco.

Microsoft CEO 'en route to Beijing'

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source said, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company.

Business

  • Microsoft CEO 'en route to Beijing'

    Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source said, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company.

  • US firm partners with stevia maker

    A partnership between a California-based biotechnology company and a leading Chinese producer of stevia plant extracts gives both groups a solid base for further research and development in determining the potential value of stevia extraction.

  • DC Chinese film festival offers a window on life's wide diversity

    Yibin Cai, founder and director of the DC Chinese Film Festival, can hardly believe the scale the event has grown to in so short a time.

  • Lenovo settles US laptop lawsuit for $70m

    Lenovo will spend about $49 million to repair Lenovo IdeaPad laptops sold in the US, as well as about $20 million in cash refunds and credit to settle a 2013 suit involving the company's ultrabook products.

Opinion