US museum to return statue to Cambodia

2014-05-09 07:24:11

The Norton Simon Museum in California has agreed to return a 10th-century statue that may have been looted from a Cambodian temple during that country's genocidal civil war in the 1970s.

Cheetah Mobile IPO on NYSE raises $168m

2014-05-08 22:45:32

Chinese Internet security company Cheetah Mobile said it raised $168 million in an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

American wrestlers win Times Square event

2014-05-08 13:50:00

High above the temporary wrestling mat in Times Square, the news scrolled across a video screen about Russian troops pulling back from the Ukrainian border.

Biden kicks off Asian heritage month

2014-05-07 11:21:00

Vice-President Joe Biden marked the opening on Tuesday of Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month by praising the contributions of the community and calling for immigration reform.

GM to spend $12B to jump start slowing China sales growth

2014-05-07 10:43:44

General Motors Co is spending $12 billion to reclaim the title of the country's largest foreign automaker from German rival Volkswagen AG.

Learning to love China, with a banjo on her knee

2014-05-07 10:37:13

When banjo-player Abigail Washburn performed for a group of Chinese kids — some of whom had just lost their families in a devastating earthquake.

Alibaba files for what could be biggest IPO ever

2014-05-07 09:31:21

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding officially filed on Tuesday to go public in the US in what could be the largest initial public offering ever.

Prima ballerina Tan still soars

2014-05-07 09:17:25

Whether Tan Yuanyuan is twirling, leaping, bending, gliding or nearly flying through the air, the 37-year-old prima ballerina makes her graceful moves look effortless.

Highlights of 2013 Share the Experience contest

2014-05-06 16:00:46

Highlights of 2013 Share the Experience contest.

US to help find kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

2014-05-06 14:18:00

The United States is assisting the Nigerian government to find and free some 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants.

Strategic intentions far from convincing

2014-05-06 11:24:35

People reading and watching both the Chinese and US news media in the past years may easily tell how the analysts, pundits and officials in the two countries often bypass each other in talking about their nation's strategic intentions.

Chinese applications for US grad schools dip for second year

2014-05-06 11:23:04

For the second year in a row, the number of applications from Chinese students to get into US graduate schools has declined, according to a report.