US president shares nation's World Cup agony

2014-07-02 16:59:03

US President Barack Obama took a break from affairs of state to pop into a White House staff party to watch part of the World Cup soccer match between the US and Belgium. He arrived shortly after the second half began, having wrapped up a meeting with national security aides.

Bridging the culture gap

2014-07-02 06:47:05

Cai Wu, China's Minister of Culture, visited the Chinese Garden at Huntington Library in San Marino on Tuesday.

China's presence in RIMPAC 'significant'

2014-07-02 06:47:05

Vice-Admiral Kenneth Floyd, the commander of this year's Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercise in the Hawaiian Islands, said that China's first-time participation in the drills is "absolutely significant".

US hopes high for S&ED

2014-07-01 22:59:14

Despite widespread concern that bilateral relations between the world’s two largest economies has been heading downhill lately, US officials and experts expressed their optimism that the upcoming 6th meeting of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) will help get things back on track.

Culture camp delivers authentic China

2014-07-01 07:43:41

What better way to learn about a foreign culture than from the people who live and breathe it every day.

China navy is RIMPAC 'highlight'

2014-07-01 07:43:41

RIMPAC is the world's largest biennial naval exercise between the US and Pacific Rim nations and for the first time includes China. Twenty-two countries are participating.

US business-jet company awaits green light to operate in China

2014-07-01 07:32:51

Fewer than 300 privately owned jets are authorized for flight in China, and in August NetJets, which American billionaire Warren Buffet acquired after being a customer for three years, is looking to become basically an air-taxi service for China's wealthy and corporate elites.

Bensonhurst becomes Brooklyn's second Chinatown

2014-06-30 22:48:06

With about 2.6 million people, it's the most populated of New York City's five boroughs, and now Brooklyn is home to a growing second Chinatown — Bensonhurst.

Minister: Culture is the strongest bond linking China, US

2014-06-30 11:55:16

China's Minister of Culture, Cai Wu, was visiting the United States, when he joined the crowds at the National Mall in Washington on Saturday for the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Asian Film Festival gets underway with Overheard 3

2014-06-30 11:55:16

The 13th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) got under way at Lincoln Center with the international premiere of Overheard 3, a Hong Kong-Chinese crime thriller, on June 27.

China, US agree to curb tax evasion

2014-06-30 09:12:30

The agreement will enable Beijing to obtain information on mainland taxpayers in the US to help fight against tax evasion and corruption.