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  • Li Hengda: Taking art to an ever higher level

    Li Hengda, founder of the American Asian Performing Arts Theatre and Hengda Dance Academy, is not only a celebrated dancer and art educator in Seattle, but an artist who is dedicated to promoting Chinese classic dance and sharing more Chinese art with the world.

  • Genetic editing of human embryo sparks an uproar

    A global outcry from scientists has arisen after Chinese scientists successfully "edited" the genes of human embryos for the first time.


Face-kini fad hits models


Concept cars in spotlight at Shanghai auto show


Gao Yuanyuan poses for cruise ship event


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  • Argentina's Malbec wine as good as Messi: Envoy

    Malbec, the grape variety that represents the brand and uniqueness of Argentina wines, is just like what football star Lionel Messi is offering to the world.

  • 10 things you should know about Malbec

    Malbec to Argentina wine is like football star Lionel Messi to the country's football. Malbec and football are some of the best things which Argentina's has to offer to the world, besides Tango and barbeque.

  • Under the mango tree

    Times are changing for 'lifestyle restaurant' and global brand Mango Tree. Matt Hodges visits the mothership in Bangkok as the company gets ready to open on the Chinese mainland.


'Chi-pao teachers' found in Guangdong
  • When Chinese Goat meets Dutch Duck

    When "Pleasant Goat" creator met with "Rubber Duck" designer, the potential of cooperation between two nations came into spotlight.

  • Event 'I Bike Budapest' held in Budapest

    Thousands of bicycle lovers participate in the event named "I Bike Budapest" to demonstrate the importance and popularity of bicycle as a means of everyday city transportation in Budapest, Hungary on April 25, 2015.


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What do we know about AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is expected to be established by the end of this year.

Full coverage of Boao Forum for Asia

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference will be held from March 26 to 29 in South China's Hainan province.

Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

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.

China rescue team starts work

The first rescue team sent by China arrived in Nepal on Sunday at the scene of the devastating earthquake that has killed more than 2,000 people.

Three US citizens among dead in avalanche after Nepal quake

Three Americans died in a massive avalanche triggered by the devastating Nepal earthquake, including a medic and a filmmaker who were at a base camp for Mount Qomolangma climbers.

Abe's US trip: sense or sensibility?

Sensibility is enticing, but when it comes to national and international interests, a wise man always chooses sense over sensibility, and pragmatism over Micawberism.

China to overtake US in mobile gaming market

With estimated annual revenue of $7.7 billion in 2016, China will likely surpass the US to become the world's largest mobile gaming market.

Chinese Community Leaders

Ho Feng Shan: A man of compassion, courage
  • Theresa Chang: A career learning lessons

    Chang came to the United States in 1979 from Taiwan for graduate school at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. She moved to Houston and got a job as an engineer in a pipeline company in 1981.

  • New leader at China's Chamber

    With Chinese investment in the United States increasingly rising, an organization that represents Chinese companies' common interests is refining its services.


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  • Carrying on a Chinese food legacy

    Chinese food has been available in the United States since the mid-1800s, when the first Chinese came to the country as laborers. But authentic Chinese food did not start to prosper in America until the mid-20th century, and that was largely because of one woman: Joyce Chen.

  • Zhao Qiguang: A 'Marco Polo' from China

    Zhao Qiguang, a professor at Carleton College in Minnesota and distinguished Chinese scholar, had a childhood fascination with the Venetian explorer Marco Polo and a passion for swimming.


Chinese mourn passing of US officer


Wake held in Baltimore for black man who died after arrest
  • Mystery monkeys film a hit

    "Amazing", "fantastic", "unprecedented" were but a few of the comments from the audience after the screening of Chinese pioneering wildlife photographer Xi Zhinong's latest documentary Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La.

  • American offers `Best English Names' website

    English names are gaining popularity in China, and American Lindsay Jernigan has put together a website to help Chinese choose one.

  • Topping off ceremony in Harvard

    Members of the Chao family signing the beam at the topping off ceremony of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School in Boston.


World's deadliest earthquakes since 1900s
  • Nepalese seek help as aftershocks continue

    Thousands of desperate Nepalese huddled under tents and sought scarce food and medical supplies on Monday as overwhelmed authorities struggled to care for the wounded and homeless.

  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 3,218

    The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has jumped to 3,218, a police official said on Monday. The official said 6,538 people have been injured in Saturday's quake, the worst in the country in 81 years.

  • Shock waves destroy historic sites

    Most of the historic buildings in the Kathmandu Valley were destroyed in Saturday's powerful earthquake. The magnitude-8.1 quake flattened at least 90 percent of public squares, Buddhist stupas and Hindu temples in the valley, state-run Nepal TV reported.


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Earthquake in Nepal


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