Across America

Cooperation potential called 'limitless'
  • US Rep requests Lunar New Year honors

    US Congresswoman Grace Meng is now pushing the House of Representatives to pass legislation to officially recognize Lunar New Year.

  • Hainan expands US non-stops

    Hainan Airlines announced the addition of three weekly nonstop flights between Boston's Logan Airport and Shanghai's Pudong Airport beginning June 20.

China

Owners and pets enjoy reunions
  • Police in the capital break big gun case

    After receiving a tip from a navy officer, police in Beijing's Yanqing county detained five suspects and seized more than 20 guns before Spring Festival, Xinhua News Agency reported.

  • Circuit court begins hearing first appeals

    The First Circuit Court of the Supreme People's Court heard its first dispute on Monday in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, a move designed to ease the burden on the country's top court.

  • Second cruise ship to set sail for Sansha

    Hainan province will launch another cruise ship route in Sansha in June to boost tourism in the South China Sea, Lu Zhiyuan, head of the provincial tourism department, said recently.

Business

Huawei CEO presents new products at MWC2015
  • Alibaba in trouble in Taiwan

    The local economic authorities of Taiwan have started a strict investigation into Chinese mainland companies' investment in Taiwan.

  • China's economic growth to slow to 7%

    China's economy is expected to slow to an annual 7% in the first quarter of this year, a sign policy makers will have to roll out more stimulus to support growth.

  • Chinese tea takes on global market

    A new beer made with Chinese tea points to new opportunities for Chinese high-end teas as interest grows abroad despite disappointing export figures.

Life

Wanderlust hits Chinese

Food

Celebrity-patterned pizza: eat me softly

Culture

Early bloomers in Chinese paintings
  • Xi's quotes in a book

    Chinese President Xi Jinping's latest book, Xi Jinping's Quotes, compiles 135 frequently used quotes by Xi on how to govern the country with interpretations in today's context.

  • Han-style Chinese beauties at Cambridge

    A group of photos featuring Chinese beauties in Han-style costumes taken on the Cambridge campus goes viral on the Internet.

Entertainment

Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2015

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Patent applications lead the world

China recorded 928,000 invention patent applications in 2014, of them about 663,000 inventions having high quality and market value.

BC lures Chinese tourists

As the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb 19, draws close, the scramble to attract Chinese travelers is growing intense.

Festival Special: Apps that make holiday shopping easier

With the increase in sales of nianhuo, the special goods bought to celebrate the Spring Festival, the rising purchasing power of Chinese consumers is on full display.

Alibaba places China smartphone business bet with $590m Meizu deal

Alibaba is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker.

China, US vow to deepen military relations

Vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Michael Vickers, visiting US under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Premier Li attends Davos Forum

China plans to withstand downward pressure and continue with its strategic focus in 2015, Premier Li Keqiang said at the Davos Forum.

Li Na expecting first baby

Reigning Australian Open champion Li Na and husband Jiang Shan are expecting their first child.

Star's marriage is 'bittersweet' news for fans

Liu Jiao and a bunch of her music-loving peers were "heartbroken" at the news that Chinese pop icon Jay Chou got married in Britain.

Chinese IPOs in the US in 2014

Tale of two cities

Tales from living nightmare of commuters' life in the 'city of beds'

China's 2014 diplomacy

The past year has witnessed a bumper harvest in Chinese diplomacy, guided by some new concepts raised by the leadership to help shape a new world where everyone is a winner.

US policy focused on Asia: official

Northeast Asia, including China, will remain high up on the US' priority list, said a US State Department official in Washington.

China more proactive at UN

The UN Security Council has accomplished its tasks "smoothly" for February due to the joint efforts of all council members, and China has delivered on its promise as the presiding president of the council for the month.

Cooperation potential called 'limitless'

Scholars, government officials and company executives from China and the US got together Feb 26 and put their heads together at a three-day conference on how to better tap into the potential for China-US economic cooperation.

Homeland Security funding drama darkens US fiscal outlook

US Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain.

Chinese Community Leaders

Houston consulate marks Lunar New Year

People

Shawn Chen : A pioneer in international education
  • 15-year-old skater dreams big

    Karen Chen, the 15-year-old bronze medalist from last month's US Figure Skating Championships, is excited about the coming trip to the Junior World Championships in Estonia in three weeks.

  • Luly Yang: Fashion designers aims to inspire

    Luly Yang's name is synonymous with her highly conceptual couture creations and highly sought after fashion designs.

China-US

Chinese tea takes on global market
  • Deregulation is key to speeding innovation: expert

    China has realized the importance of deregulation to unleash its full innovation potential, said an expert at a top government think tank.

  • Cooperation potential called 'limitless'

    Scholars, government officials and company executives from China and the US got together Feb 26 and put their heads together at a three-day conference on how to better tap into the potential for China-US economic cooperation.

  • Hainan expands US non-stops

    Hainan Airlines announced the addition of three weekly nonstop flights between Boston's Logan Airport and Shanghai's Pudong Airport beginning June 20.

US

Netanyahu's speech to Congress controversial
  • Reaction to death of 'Star Trek' actor

    Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of logic-bound Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" science fiction television series and movies, died on Friday at age 83 after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  • China ends UN council presidency

    Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China, the rotating president of the UN Security Council for February, wrapped up "a very busy month" on Friday.

  • EB-5 could harbor fraud: report

    A new report from a US congressional commission expressed concern over China's "extensive" use of the EB-5 visa program, saying that the program is hard to regulate and runs the risk of "outright investor fraud".

World

Rio de Janeiro's 450th anniversary marked by celebrations

Sports

Harden's 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103
Fighting for better environment

Travel

Seagulls come to China's Qinhuangdao