Across America

Future Afghani diplomats trained

China

China, Russia hold anti-terror drill
  • Students warned of online encounters

    Judges have called for female university students to enhance their security awareness as several young women were murdered or disappeared in recent months after they met Internet friends.

  • Li upbeat despite economic slowdown

    China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest pace in five and a half years, but Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday structural improvements can be seen.

  • Key talks on rule of law get underway

    Top Party officials began a landmark meeting on Monday focusing on the rule of law. They will deliberate on a draft decision covering "major issues concerning comprehensively advancing the rule of law", sources close to the meeting said.

Business

Intangible cultural heritage show opens in East China

Life

Shanghai Mode Lingerie Exhibition

Food

Harvest season comes in China's Tibet
  • Tracing the origins of rice

    This is the neighborhood where Chinese farmers tended the first paddy fields, and respect for rice is still very much ingrained in local culinary traditions.

  • Art on a plate

    Don't ask the staff members at Museo why the deep fried Camembert is called Mona Lisa's smile, You will struggle to get a straight answer.

  • 2014 World's Best Bars announced

    London has claimed the best city in The World's 50 Best Bars Awards for 2014.

Culture

Grand National dress code upsets followers of fashion

Entertainment

Miss Asia Pageant North America Final crowned

CPC Fourth Plenary Session

The CPC Central Committee, elected by the National Congress of the Communist Party of China, convenes at least one plenary session every year. The fourth session will be held this year.

Innovative Asia

Tourists set to travel light overseas

An increasing number of countries are modifying their visa-application procedures in the hope of attracting more visitors from China.

Cold comfort for former sex slaves

Poverty in China

Oct 17 marks China’s first Poverty Alleviation Day. We hope this special serves as a wake-up call for people to act together to fight extreme poverty.

Exams that baffle best test-takers

The Chinese are allegedly the best test-takers in the world, but still find some exams very difficult. Following are the hard exams most taken or talked about by Chinese.

From soldiers to farmers

A special force is celebrating its achievements in the tough environment of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where it has built farms and homes, and maintained stability.

10 odd regulations in Chinese schools

A student in Chongqing was expelled from school for having an improper hairstyle, the Chongqing Evening News reported.

Premier Li visits Germany, Russia, Italy

Clouds of suspicion

KMT veterans recognized

More than 3,000 soldiers of China's Expeditionary Force are buried in the 13-acre plot of land.

Top 8 expenses during the National Day holiday

For Chinese, the National Day holiday is not only to celebrate the foundation of People's Republic of China, but also a shopping opportunity.

Li upbeat despite economic slowdown

China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest pace in five and a half years, but Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday structural improvements can be seen.

Students warned of online encounters

Judges have called for female university students to enhance their security awareness as several young women were murdered or disappeared in recent months after they met Internet friends.

US, China co-op to train future Afghani diplomats

As Afghanistan celebrates its new president Ashraf Ghani and his government, China and the United States are joining hands to help prepare young Afghan diplomats for a productive future.

Priceless Chinese scroll may be gone

A family dispute over the estate of a noted Chinese art collector has raised questions about an ancient Chinese hand scroll that is considered a national treasure in China and is apparently missing.

Chinese Community Leaders

David Chiu: On the move in California politics
  • From community activist to the political arena

    When Phil Gim and his family moved to New York in the 1960s, they lived in an apartment in Chinatown on East Broadway, next to the Manhattan Bridge.

  • Time to change US perception of China

    Zhang Xuming's goal as president of the China Enterprises Council (CEC) is to help Chinese businesses export their reputation for social responsibility to the US as well as their products, services and technology.

China Hands

Yale president-turned-Coursera CEO sees China soar
  • Richard Bush: US, China in the same boat

    Richard Bush was a young boy when he followed his missionary parents to Asia in 1950. They wanted to go to China but the border was closed.

  • A family business on US-China relations

    Melanie Hart, director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a think tank in Washington, feels mid-career scholars like her see US-China relations somewhat differently compared with the old generation.

China-US

Paving the way

US

Obama votes early in Chicago, encourages others to follow
  • China, US partner to train Afghan diplomats

    A group of young Afghan diplomats began a two-week training session in Washington Monday as part of a joint program co-organized by the United States and China.

  • US issues new protocols for Ebola patients

    The United States issued stringent new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed when caring for patients infected with the virus.

  • US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syria

    The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

World

Prince Harry gets in game on the rugby pitch
  • Violence kills a child every five minutes

    One child dies every five minutes as a result of violence, but only a minority die in war zones, according to a report by the UN children's agency UNICEF.

  • China, Russia hold anti-terror drill

    Chinese and Russian police held a anti-terror drill on Monday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, to boost coordinated ability to fight terrorism in the border region.

  • Former Australian PM dies at 98

    Former Australian Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam died at the age of 98 and current Australian political leaders immediately offered condolences to his family.

Sports

Prince Harry gets in game on the rugby pitch
  • 2018 WCup final arena 'ahead of schedule'

    Russia is avoiding Brazil's mistakes. That was the message as FIFA inspectors completed their tour of the arenas Russia is building for the 2018 World Cup - no delays here.

  • Serena beats Ivanovic in Singapore

    A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.

Beijing marathon concludes in smog

Travel

Large amount of basalt columns seen in Hebei