Across America

Chinese companies in US urged to learn employment laws
  • Multilingual services bills head to governor

    Passed by the California State Legislature, two bills that were authored by Phil Ting, California assembly member, would require government agencies and healthcare providers to provide multilingual services for limited English speakers.

  • Baidu speeds up online commerce

    After its release of a new offline-to-online toolkit named Zhida (Baidu Connect) on Sept 3 at its annual Baidu World event, Baidu's US Research and Development Center followed up by hosting its 2014 Summer Tech Day on Tuesday in Sunnyvale, California.

China

Life of ordinary Chinese people

Business

Wall Street positive on China's e-commerce
  • Apple CEO pushes privacy promise

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed the company's data protection credo and took a swipe at Internet companies and direct advertising.

  • Japanese firms fined for antitrust violation

    Eleven Japanese companies have been fined for fixing electrical devices' prices, said the nation's antitrust regulator on Thursday.

  • Baidu speeds up online commerce

    After its release of a new offline-to-online toolkit named Zhida (Baidu Connect) on Sept 3 at its annual Baidu World event, Baidu's US Research and Development Center followed up by hosting its 2014 Summer Tech Day on Tuesday in Sunnyvale, California.

Life

Purse Strings

Food

The warming foods of autumn
  • A gilded prophet comes home

    It is probably one of the best-known Chinese restaurants in the United States, possibly Europe, and now it is finally in Shanghai. Pauline D. Loh looks at how this "overseas Chinese" performs in the motherland.

  • An abundance of riches

    Shanghai food has always been unabashedly heavy, its flavors enhanced by generous applications of the kitchen trinity of oil, sugar and soy. Xu Junqian talks to a chef who claims he was born "dipped in soy".

  • No shoddy oil found on mainland so far

    No tainted oil from Taiwan has been found so far to have been imported to the mainland, authorities said on Wednesday, as the quality watchdog suspended the importation of all suspect products.

Culture

A century of history with The Roosevelts

Entertainment

Entertainment weekly photos: Sept 13 - 19
  • Prada Spring/Summer 2015 collection

    Models present creations from the Prada Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Milan Fashion week September 18, 2014.

  • A rise in fallen stars

    Director Wang Quan'an's prostitution scandal makes him the latest among a slew of celebrities to be detained in the ongoing crackdown. But in addition to public condemnation, the disgraced now may face virtual bans from the entertainment industry.

Top 10 cheapest new energy cars promoted in China

11th China-ASEAN Expo

Go Wuxi: Canal city in transition

Budding businesses of the digital age

Young Chinese entrepreneurs are tapping opportunities to realize their world-changing dreams as the Internet is breaking down the barriers.

Top 10 most used desktop instant messaging tools

Here is a look at the top 10 instant messaging tools used by Chinese netizens in July.

Top 8 executives who left western firms for Chinese companies

Premier Li attends Summer Davos forum

China's top business elites under 40

Business magazine Fortune's Chinese version has ranked top 40 business elites in China who are under 40.

Host of Japan's historic surrender

Young China - You've got talent

Swimming in Politics:the allure of Beidaihe

Quaint seaside city has punched above its weight in the political arena, hosting waves of national leaders and serving as the launch pad for key state policies.

President Xi visits Mongolia

Xi, Modi set friendly tone for visit

China and India highlighted their determination to boost ties in a whirlwind visit on Wednesday with not only key agreements but also relaxed protocol procedures, observers said, in an exceptional departure from tradition.

China refutes US hacking charges

China says hacking charges in a US Senate report were groundless, and urged the US side to stop such "irresponsible assaults and accusations".

Chinese naval chief debuts at Seapower forum

China is for the first time attending the International Seapower Symposium (ISS), a biennial gathering of the world's chiefs of navies held at the US Naval War College since 1969.

Security risks found in half of China's govt websites

A survey has found 1,367 of the 2,714 Chinese government websites, or 50.4 percent of the total, contained security vulnerabilities.

Chinese Community Leaders

Poy helps shape a country with leadership
  • Building a golden China-Hollywood bridge

    In Los Angeles, where it seems everybody is Hollywood connected, Bianca Chen has found her own way to do the film business.

  • GOP candidate a natural gas advocate

    Doug Lee is a Republican candidate for the New York State Assembly District 16 in Nassau County and he will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Michelle Schimel in November on a platform.

China Hands

A lifetime of keeping an eye on China
  • Economist eyes China's transformation

    Nicholas Lardy, one of the leading economists on China in the United States, has been very excited about the economic reform plans rolled out at the Third Plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China last November.

  • Exchange program start was an accident

    "We started it from zero," said Thomas Fingar, one of the founders involved from the beginning in establishing academic exchange programs between China and the US.

China-US

Chinese naval chief debuts at Seapower forum

US

Obama pledges diplomatic resolution of Ukraine crisis

World

Becoming a man
  • Scottish voters rejects independence

    Although the nationalists won Scotland's biggest city, Glasgow, they failed to meet expectations in a clutch of other constituencies, keeping the UK whole.

  • Salmond concedes defeat

    Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh.

  • France to launch air strikes in Iraq

    French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday his country is ready to launch air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq "soon".

Sports

South Korean pop stars to shine Asian Games
Alibaba's new journey
  • Sports diplomacy may not work for ties

    But given its refusal to apologize for the past incidents, the DPRK's "sports diplomacy" in Incheon can only partly influence inter-Korean relations.

  • Exam reform a far cry from progress

    The gaokao system reform should include the reform of the exam and admission systems as well, with the latter being the key to the success of the overall reform of the education system.

  • Opposition not excluded from election

    'Pan-democrats' should correct the flaws in their thinking about the process for electing the chief executive by universal suffrage.

Travel

10 cultural facts about Scotland