US trade practices blasted

2014-10-29 13:57:25

A US trade analyst claimed that US authorities have been using their most punitive and abusive practices against goods from China.

Companies suit up in battle against Ebola

2014-10-29 13:55:56

Two US-based manufacturers of protective suits worn by health workers battling the Ebola virus are increasing production.

Crowds gather for funeral of Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa

2014-10-29 11:30:24

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets of industrial Hamilton, Ontario, on Tuesday to watch the military funeral procession of the soldier shot dead in last week's attack on the nation's seat of government.

Language now a barrier to healthcare

2014-10-29 11:16:51

The Asian-American community still faces formidable challenges when it comes to accessing healthcare in the US, despite the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, which was designed to provide broader access to health insurance for all Americans, said experts.

Two Chinese universities make top 100

2014-10-29 11:16:51

In the first ranking of global universities by U.S. News & World Report, Harvard University topped the list while Peking and Tsinghua universities were ranked one and two respectively among the schools from China. In the global standings, Peking was 39th and Tsinghua placed 67th.

China votes for ending US embargo against Cuba

2014-10-29 09:15:18

China voted in favor of a resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, calling for ending the embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

Second US nurse with Ebola released from hospital

2014-10-29 09:11:26

A second US nurse diagnosed with Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Tuesday after being declared free of the virus.

Chinese envoy calls for protection of women in conflicts

2014-10-29 09:03:02

A Chinese envoy to the UN on Tuesday urged the international community to work together to protect women in conflict areas and enhance their participation in peace process and in efforts against terrorism.

Smog brings windfall to US graduate

2014-10-28 18:05:31

An American graduate from Princeton starts an online shop on to sell homemade air filter kits during polluted days in Beijing.

Toronto elects a new mayor

2014-10-28 13:56:55

Toronto elected a moderate conservative as mayor on Monday, ending the Rob Ford era marked by scandals over his illegal drug use and public drunkenness.

US seeks voluntary isolation for those at high Ebola risk

2014-10-28 10:58:04

The US government on Monday urged people considered "high-risk" for Ebola to voluntarily stay at home for 21 days after returning from Ebola-stricken West African countries.

Man guilty of murder in shooting students

2014-10-28 08:13:15

A man who was recorded confessing to the killings of two Chinese graduate students near the University of Southern California was convicted Monday of first-degree murder.