Panamanian's journey to China reconnects branches of family

2012-08-24 11:00:46

Sol de Leon, an immigrant to the United States from Panama, lights up when recalling the "incredible" meeting with her extended family in China.

Chinese academic takes senior post at Harvard

2012-08-21 08:05:26

A Chinese academic was appointed dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard on Aug 15, becoming the first Chinese to hold such a senior position.

US grower helps to boost berry industry in China

2012-08-19 08:35:00

A Texas blueberry grower finds a lot to like in China as he helps give a boost to a new industry.

Incubator executive aims to guide firms to success

2012-08-17 10:58:23

Up, down and without its handler pausing for a breath, the brush dances along the rice paper, stopping when its strokes have rendered the word for dragon in Chinese calligraphy.

Gates foundation flushes out new thinking on toilets

2012-08-16 03:12:24

A Chinese inventor and his solar toilet attracted the attention of American venture capitals at a toilet fair held by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

US students' tales exemplify interest

2012-08-10 23:49:44

Tao Tao Holmes had a straightforward, if exotic, plan: explore the Chinese language and maybe devote some free time during the summer to a worthy cause.

Recalling Shanghai as wartime refuge for European Jews

2012-08-10 11:04:17

Hunched and weary, the "stateless refugees" lined up out the door of a soup kitchen in pre-revolutionary China during the winter of 1937.

A love letter to Shanghai

2012-08-10 09:50:35

If Midnight in Paris is Woody Allen's love letter to the French capital, Shanghai Calling can be seen as Janet Yang's love letter to the "Oriental Pearl on the Huangpu River".

As American as his pie

2012-08-10 07:57:32

Mark Huetsch, who runs a pie delivery service in Beijing, says a successful food business requires far more than just good food.

US students come to China in exchange project

2012-08-06 02:52:29

The exchange program allows US graduate students in science and engineering to conduct research at Chinese universities.

Ditch the tour guide, hit the road

2012-08-04 07:47:06

After a 13-hour flight from Shanghai, a Chinese named Aileen Zhang is fatigued but eager to begin her first trip abroad.

Library expert urges deeper US engagement in China

2012-08-03 11:29:23

Chi Wang has a goal of opening a Chinese field office of the Library of Congress.