Across America

'Two moms' meet again in Houston
  • Stand-up comedy tour kicks off

    Guo Degang, a popular Chinese comedian, will kick off his 2014 cross-talk art performance Laughter Across North America in four US cities starting this week.

  • China's financial reforms 'not tough one'

    Spring time in Washington means the annual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, and some of the world's leading financial figures gathered on Thursday for a discussion on China's financial reforms and their impact on the world.

China

4,000-year-old ebony tree unearthed in E China

Business

Models at New York auto show

Life

Trend watch: Polka dots
  • Chiung Yao slams copycat writer

    Taiwan novelist and screenwriter Chiung Yao claims screenwriter Yu Zheng from Chinese mainland plagiarizes one of her works.

  • New push to take care of stray pets

    A giant dog and a cat flanked the sidewalk of Beijing's Shimao International Shopping Center on Saturday afternoon. The enormous stuffed animals were not an invasion but an effort to raise awareness about stray animals.

  • Stephon Marbury receives citizen status

    In 1990s, the popular TV series A Beijing Native in New York - about Chinese immigrants' love and struggles in pursuit of their dreams in the United States - was a sensation in China.

Food

Sugar series by Emily Blincoe

Culture

Graffiti and street art exhibition in Athens

Entertainment

Ann Hui has mixed feelings about 'Golden Era'

Beijing integrates with Tianjin, Hebei

Beijing has launched an initiative to integrate with neighboring Tianjin municipality and Hebei province.

Enemies share eternity together

Burial site in Jiangsu province holds the bodies of 73 Chinese and 13 Japanese soldiers killed in 1942, the only known cemetary of its kind in China.

Expats flee big, smoggy cities

As pollution lowers quality of life for many foreigners, smaller or coastal cities are becoming a magnet thanks to a good environment, reports Zhang Yuchen

Life after an only child dies

Project explores ways to provide care and support for parents whose child has predeceased them.

Parents put kindergartens to the test

Nomads change for education

Answering the call to prayer

President Xi visits western Europe

'Model husband' shatters image of love

Reforms set to boost NGOs

New rules relating to registration and donations are expected to see social organizations play a greater role in the provision of services.

Malaysia Airlines plane 'ended' in sea

A Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared on March 8, about an hour into its flight from Kuala Lumpur.

Sex education for children in China

This special coverage sheds light on sex education in China and how other countries' experiences might be helpful to China's practice.

4th US Navy official charged in bribery scheme

A fourth member of the US Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor.

Nobel winner Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose dynastic epic One Hundred Years of Solitude, put magical realism on the literary map, died at 87.

Chinese keen on Google Glass

As Google's Android operating system enters China's smartphone market, its second-generation Google Glass is attracting interest from Chinese consumers.

Ferry's captain under probe

South Korean coast guard said it was investigating whether the capsized ferry's captain was one of the first ones off the sinking ship.

Chinese Community Leaders

Michael Chu: Making Flushing more livable
  • Tom Klitgaard: Cultivator for US-China relations

    Klitgaard was one of the first Americans who went to Shanghai with US Senator (then Mayor) Dianne Feinstein in 1980 to establish a sister-city relationship between Shanghai and San Francisco

  • Henry Yin: Mobilize community involvement

    Chinese Americans should cultivate their grassroots organizations to participate in US civic and public affairs, prepare for future leadership by honing their skills, serve society as responsible citizens and see that their voices are heard in a structured format.

China-US

US educators embark on Chinese quest
  • China advised to curb credit growth

    China should move to rein in a record expansion of lending that endangers the financial system, even if growth slows, an International Monetary Fund official said.

  • Foreign investment laws will be revised

    Officials are soliciting ideas to build a level playing ground for all businesses, domestic and overseas.

  • 'Two moms' meet again in Houston

    More than 100 fans attended a conversation between Chinese actress Liu Xiaoqing and former actress Lily Chen Foster (Chen Ye) at the Baker Institute at Rice University.

US

Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse
  • Party stabbing leave 5 dead in Canada

    Five people were killed at a house party in northwest Calgary, west Canada, early Tuesday.

  • Boston shows heart on bombing anniversary

    Dignitaries, including US Vice President Joe Biden, survivors and first responders participate in a flag raising ceremony at the finish line in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2014, on the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

  • Michelle Obama plays with kids

    US First lady Michelle Obama plays with kids during her visit with Wounded Warriors being cared for at the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

World

Passengers rescued by South Korean policemen
  • Japan's propaganda will not alter facts

    Japan's ongoing propaganda will never change the fact that the Diaoyu Islands are an inherent part of China's territory, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said at a daily news briefing.

  • Napoleon artifacts stolen from museum

    A lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair and other "priceless" artifacts linked to the French emperor have been stolen from a museum in Australia, the police said on Tuesday.

  • Ukraine on verge of civil war: Putin

    The escalation of the conflict in Ukraine has brought the country to the verge of civil war, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

Sports

Formula One's champion moments in China
  • World title challenge Tso close, yet so far

    Two months ago, Hong Kong's unbeaten Rex Tso Sing-yu looked like the odds-on favorite to become China's next world champion.

  • Manny wants to talk to Floyd

    Manny Pacquiao, who avenged his loss to Timothy Bradley in convincing style last week, says he is ready any time to negotiate the bout with Floyd Mayweather that fight fans have been craving for years.

Criticising
  • Battle to clean up soil

    The soil pollution has been caused by the mining of minerals, the overuse of fertilizer and pesticides, and the use of polluted water on arable land.

  • UK's report on human rights a farce

    The British government has indulged itself in political farce again by making biased and irresponsible remarks to blemish China's human rights record.

  • Internet a shot in the arm for financing

    Internet financing can also create a new financial world. It has already broken the traditional segmentation of space and time, prompting more people to do business.

Travel

RV enthusiasts at home on wheels
  • Unlocking Kyoto's secrets

    Local haunts in remote neighborhoods the key to avoiding crowds and dizzying array of temples

  • Megarally comes to China this summer

    The annual rally of the 80-year-old International Federation of Camping and Caravanning will make its first appearance in China from May 30 to June 8.

  • RV campsites in Beijing

    Are you bored with your current life? Would you like to get away from the jungle of steel and concrete? Come to one of the rv campsites on the outskirts of the capital for a whole new look. You can take your own motor home or trailer, or rent one at one of the sites.