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  • Closing the Disney/Pixar Gap

    China's animation industry is changing, with box office receipts surging and studios seeking to become Chinese Disneys and Pixars. But critics say a gap remains with Western studios, especially in storytelling techniques, Amy He reports from New York.

  • Teaching Mandarin through innovation

    To meet increasingly high international educational standards, foreign languages - including Mandarin - have been established as compulsory courses in the curricula of some of the top-ranked schools in the US.

  • Collaboration key on green energy, climate: experts

    The US and China must work together in developing renewable energy and to battle climate change, said experts attending a green energy summit in Silicon Valley.

Anti-graft campaign targets poverty relief

The anti-corruption campaign will include a new target this year cracking down on the misuse and embezzlement of poverty relief funds.

Cherry blossom signal arrival of spring

Cherry blossom bring on spring

In pictures: Destroying fake and shoddy products

China has made great efforts to crack down on counterfeit and shoddy products in recent years. Now, let's look at some of the impressive, and sometimes spectacular, scenes showing the destruction of fake and shoddy products.

Time for China, U.S. to build inclusive world order

People often ask what China wants from the world, what it brings to the world, and whether it will challenge the U.S.-dominated world order. For a country that was issuing food coupons as late as 1993, it is too early for such questions.

China and US working closely on every major issue: Envoy

This cooperation is not only out of good will, but also out of fundamental interests of both countries, says China's ambassador to the US.

Envoy hails New York resolutions

The Chinese Consul General in New York said that although business-to-business and government-to-government relations are critical, the core and foundation of sound bilateral China-US relations is the people-to-people connection.

Business

  • Syngenta expects ChemChina deal to close

    Syngenta AG, which has agreed to be taken over by China National Chemical Corp for $43 billion, said talks with US regulatory authorities to win approval for the deal have been constructive and the Swiss company is confident the transaction can be closed on time.

  • ZTE rolls out budget phone for $99 in mid-market push

    ZTE launched its latest budget smartphone on Monday,as its share in the midmarket segment has tripled over the last several years as customers gravitate toward less pricey mobile options.

  • LA to test zero-emission trucks from BYD

    Two of BYD's zero-emission trucks will be deployed at the Port of Los Angeles as part of a $26 million initiative to reduce emissions by the Southern California goods-movement industry.

  • Wanda Paramount stake could snag

    Wanda's potential purchase of a minority stake in Paramount Pictures reinforces its interest in investing abroad as China's movie market shows signs of slowing, but an acquisition could be challenging because the American studio is facing legal issues, experts said.

Opinion

  • Let cooler heads prevail on sea: US observers

    Some American observers said they agreed with what former State councilor Dai Bingguo emphasized in a speech on Tuesday that China and the US should turn down the heat on the South China Sea issue.

  • Case Study of Out-of-Control Transnational Adjudicative Body

    However, when a party to a multilateral treaty seeks to exploit perceived ambiguities to gain exclusive benefits beyond the intended scope of the underlying treaty, it is risking the legal and moral foundations on which multilateral treaties are based.