Across America

NBA teams unveil Chinese New Year uniforms
  • China wants US to help build trust on maritime disputes

    China, which regards the US as biased on maritime territorial disputes in the South and East China seas, has urged the US to say and do more to help strengthen mutual trust and cooperation among countries in the region.

  • US, China expected to lead on climate talks

    As the 2015 Paris climate talks approach, an agreement between the United States and China will encourage other countries to consider their own contributions, US energy experts said on Tuesday.


The ancient practice of preserving and drying food
  • Policemen probed over assault on undercover journalists

    15 policemen in Guangdong province are under investigation after allegedly beating undercover journalists covering an official dinner that apparently flouted the country's ban on extravagant meals.

  • Jack Ma opens college for entrepreneurs

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma and seven other entrepreneurs opened a school for business startups in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Monday.

  • Couples urged to have more children

    Family planning officials in Shanghai have called on the city’s residents to have more babies as an unexpectedly small percentage of couples have sought permission for a second child.


Ten surprising facts about Jack Ma


Pageant prep
  • Noodle village

    Handmade noodle is one of famous local delicacies in Shaanxi province.

  • Big ideas for small spaces

    Interior design is not just about decoration but the relationship between people and space.

  • To your door

    Chen is a courier with STO Express, one of China's major logistics companies.


Celebrate La Ba with porridge and garlic
  • A day to say 'Cheese!'

    I don't know where you were on Jan 20, but I can tell you where I was: at a Jenny Lou's market in Beijing, with my nose pressed firmly against the bright glass of the cheese cooler.

  • Sweet traditions

    Yechun Teahouse is a haven of Huaiyang cuisine, as Liu Zhihua discovers at the famous chain's new eatery in the capital.

  • Eat beat



A brush with color
  • Ming-era winery preserves ancient taste

    Known for its brewing business in ancient times, Wuzhen had more than 20 wineries during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), but Gaogongsheng is the only one that has survived.

  • Best bets

    Red Poppy is China's first and only all-female percussion ensemble.


Chen Kun, Song Seung-heon at Paris Fashion Week

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.

Infographic: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.

CES: Connected cars trends to watch

Driverless cars, piloted driving solutions and connected cars are believed as a major trend of this year's International Consumer Electronics Show.

Kung fu star's son sentenced to six months in prison

Jaycee Chan, son of Jackie Chan, was sentenced to six months in prison and fined two thousand yuan ($322) for drug related charges in Beijing.

CES: Spotlight on Chinese gadgets

Chinese tech giants Lenovo, Huawei, HTC and Acer will debut their latest smartphones, laptops and wearable devices during the CES.

95% of netizens disapprove of removal of cleavage scenes

Nearly 95% of netizens disapprove the removal of scenes showing cleavage on screen in Empress of China, calling the move "unnecessary".

How does anti-graft watchdog handle petitions?

China's top anti-graft watchdog has published photos on its new mobile app and relaunched website that shed light on the process involved in dealing with people's petitions.

'Nightmare' incompatible with China-US relations

As the United States gears up for yet another presidential race, American analysts have started to project the future course of China-US relations.

US ambassador to China calls for Flying Tigers movie

Filmmakers in China and the United States should work together to produce a movie about the Flying Tigers to make their stories better known in the US, said the United State Ambassador to China.

Taobao locks horns with regulator

China's largest consumer-to-consumer platform claims in an open letter it has been treated unfairly, accusing official of abusing power.

China to expand Shanghai FTZ policies nationwide

China's cabinet announced on Thursday that some preferential policies piloted in the Shanghai free trade zone will be expanded nationwide.

Chinese Community Leaders

Jack Tchen:Curating Sino-American history

China Hands

Robert Daly: Many of his paths lead to China
  • Gary Locke: China hand extraordinaire

    He is a man of many firsts: the first Chinese-American US ambassador to China, the first Chinese-American Secretary of Commerce and the first Chinese-American governor of the State of Washington.

  • Building bridges from Michigan to China

    As Governor Rick Snyder wraps up another extended trip to China, Michigan continues to be a leader among US states in developing economic and cultural ties with China.


Your Honor Meets Your Honor
  • Henry Tang: Pushing forward US-China dialogue

    In the 1960s, Henry Tang was an undergraduate student at Columbia University pursuing a degree in international economics and tinkering with the idea of getting a PhD and becoming a US-China specialist. He would go to Columbia’s library to take out books on China.

  • China's train makers to court investors on road show

    Senior management at China's CNR Corp and CSR Corp - the country's largest train makers - are on a global tour to reinsure investors as the two companies merge into what will be the world's largest train maker.

  • Chinese company unveils long-range electric bus

    China’s BYD Motors Inc unveiled the world's first long range, electric-battery bus in New Orleans on Jan 27 at the United Motorcoach Association’s Expo 2015.


Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel lauded at farewell
  • Houston New Year festival gets a boost

    Houston is doing Lunar New Year big this time around, Texas big.

  • Snow job

    Forecasts for 2 to 3 feet of snowfall in the New York area overnight Monday were greatly exaggerated, but there still was enough of it for these youngsters to make a snowman in Chinatown.

  • Study abroad programs weighed

    American student Brennan Murray completely reframed his view of China after his experience in Shanghai last year.


Japan checking purported message on new deadline set by IS


Luis Figo announces bid for FIFA presidency
  • Neymar double sends Barca into King's Cup semi-finals

    Neymar struck twice as Barcelona came from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over nine-man Atletico Madrid and reach the King's Cup semi-finals 4-2 on aggregate on Wednesday.

  • Aussie coach calls on 80,000 crowd

    Australian football coach Ange Postecoglou has called on the 80,000 home crowd to bring "the energy" needed to get Australia over the line in Saturday's Asian Cup final against South Korea.

  • Terrorism is not a clash of civilizations

    Even today the European Union is considered more successful in terms of economics than politics, because its member states still differ on many issues.

  • Obama's cheap shot at China misguided

    Asia is not the US and the US is not an Asian country. To the question of what "rules" should be followed, it should be the Asian nations, not the US, that provide the answer.

  • Farcical speculation about victory parade

    Chinese military parade to mark the victory in the war of resistance will only show the Chinese military's resolution to protect the nation and its people.


Stunning view of Yellow River Hukou ice cascade