Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it was being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the Chinese e-commerce company's accounting practices.
Local government promises to build a makeshift steel ladder to replace the rattan ladder as soon as possible to ensure the safety of the villagers.
The Securities and Exchange Commission says the probe should not be seen as a sign that the e-commerce giant had violated federal securities laws.
Chinese actress Sun li poses during a photo shoot for Bazaar magazine.
Two-times Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was forced to retire with a right knee injury from her opening match at Roland Garros on Tuesday when the fifth seed trailing 4-0 to world No 118 Karin Knapp in the decider.
The US Justice Department had decided to seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, a white gunman charged with killing nine black churchgoers in South Carolina last year, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Tuesday.
Chinese writer Yang Jiang died at the age of 104 on Wednesday. Throughout her life, she penned 18 prose works, 9 novels, 3 plays, 3 essay collections and 4 Chinese translations of classic novels.
About 1,000 exhibitors, such as tourism bureaus, travel agencies and airlines from 81 countries and regions as well as domestic destinations, participated in BITE.
Diana Greer, president of the US China People's Friendship Association (USCPFA), was recently able to reunite with some old friends from the other side of the world. It's all part of her job, after all.