Shanghai Library joins global database

2014-09-04 09:19:46

Shanghai Library, one of the largest libraries in the world, added close to a million new bibliographic entries to online library database WorldCat, which itemizes the collections of more than 74,000 libraries in 170 countries around the world.

Obama reaffirms NATO'S steady alliance with Baltics

2014-09-04 08:58:36

US President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Wednesday NATO'S steady alliance with Baltic states saying that the US would unconditionally come to the defense of its small Baltic allies in case of need.

Obama labeling China as 'free rider' in Iraq issue

2014-09-04 07:50:34

US refused to acknowledge the Chinese contribution in the post-war reconstruction of Iraq and ungratefully labeled China as "a free rider" that benefited from Iraq's oil.

Minorities outnumber whites in US schools

2014-09-03 11:22:36

Minority students in the US public school system will outnumber white students for the first time ever this fall, due to growing populations of Asian and Hispanic students that will take 50.3 percent of total enrollment.

China's eyes in the sky point to space exploration's future

2014-09-03 11:14:14

Just after China put its second high-definition Gaofen satellite into orbit on Aug 19, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said that police had used the database of the first Gaofen, operational now since December, to discover illegal border crossings from Democratic People's Republic of Korea, poppy plantations in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, marijuana farms in Jilin province and a tanker smuggling oil off the coast of Fujian province, according to reports in China Daily.

Film festival will spotlight China's bright side

2014-09-03 10:59:13

The Davis Chinese Film Festival will kick off on Sept 27 at the Modavi Center of the University of California, Davis.

Obama's top adviser to visit China

2014-09-03 10:50:35

US President Barack Obama's national security advisor, Susan Rice, will visit China next week, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said.

Biden reiterates US commitment to NATO collective defense

2014-09-03 10:14:04

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed steadfast American commitment to NATO's collective defense amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the White House said.

Moon Festival not just for Chinese

2014-09-03 09:53:51

The 15th Annual Asian Family Moon Festival and Chinese American Culture and Art Festival will open on Sept 6 in Puente Hills Mall in City of Industry, a suburb of Los Angeles, it was announced Tuesday.

Obama sending 350 more troops to Iraq

2014-09-03 09:26:54

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized some 350 additional military personnel to be sent to Iraq.

US missionary doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

2014-09-03 05:31:56

An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus after working with obstetrics patients at a missionary hospital in Monrovia, the Christian organization SIM USA said on Tuesday.

FBI says it's addressing nude celebrity photos

2014-09-02 08:59:19

The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online.