Politics

  • China, US bid to work together

    Senior diplomats from China and the United States voiced their hope for the world's two largest economies to work more closely together.

  • Chinese FM reaffirms support for UN

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday reaffirmed China's continued support for the United Nations missions on various developmental and hotspot issues.

  • Bilateral talk at UN

    Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) meets Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister of France, at the United Nations in New York on Friday on the sidelines of attending the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

People

  • Chris Nebe: Unlocking China's mystery

    When in Beijing, Chris Nebe lives in a small hutong hotel in the Xidan area. He gets by with the few Chinese sentences he knows, eats his favorite dali noodles at a small food stand and walks to shops, bookstores and the subway.

  • Rice alumni get insider tour of China

    A group of more than 40 alumni of Rice University will embark on a trip to China in early October with a very special "insider tour guide". Y. Ping Sun, university representative and wife of Rice President David Leebron, will be their escort.

  • Joint institute will take on water pollution

    Two Nevada-based environmental research institutions will partner with a Nanjing university on water pollution research, which they hope eventually will help solve water pollution problems in China.

Role of Kuomintang veterans recognized

Xia Xiaobo cannot wipe from her mind the memory of her first trip to Tengchong, Yunnan province, in much the same way she failed to wipe the accumulating rainwater from the gravestones in Tengchong Guoshang Cemetery nearly a decade ago.

Top 8 expenses during the National Day holiday

For Chinese, the National Day holiday is not only to celebrate the foundation of People's Republic of China, but also a shopping opportunity.

Alibaba - Journey of the tech giant

Alibaba and selling shareholders will now raise almost $22 billion at the top of the new IPO range. Alibaba remains on track to set an IPO record.

Police seeking Chinese student find a body in car

Police searching for a missing Iowa State University student from China found a body in the trunk of a car that had been linked to her and said Saturday that they believe a possible suspect in the case has already left the country.

China and US militaries work at building trust

China and the United States are making progress on two trust-building mechanisms for their militaries ahead of the two defense authorities starting their 15th round of talks in October.

National Day celebrated

"Cheers! Cheers for the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China! Cheers for the friendship between China and the US," said Yuan Nansheng, Chinese general consul in San Francisco.

Business

  • iPhone 6, 6+ will be sold in mainland

    The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be available in the Chinese mainland beginning Oct 17 from the Apple online and retail stores and an expansive network of retail stores of three major carriers - China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom - after winning approval by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

  • Perfect World signs MoU with Columbia University

    New York The dean of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, Linda Fried (front row, right) signs a memorandum of understanding with Robert Xiao (front row, left), CEO of gaming company Beijing Perfect World Digital Technology on Tuesday in Columbia University. The two groups will study the neurological effects of gaming on an aging Chinese population.

  • Alipay becomes pay option for Airbnb for rentals

    Alipay, China's largest online payment service provider, is expanding its business in the US by becoming a payment option for the home and apartment rental service Airbnb.

  • Price is Xbox One's 'drawback' in China: Analyst

    Microsoft Corp's Xbox One flagship gaming console went on sale this week in China, but its price tag may be its biggest drawback, according to an analyst.

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