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Rio sees 1.17 million tourists during Olympics

Rio de Janeiro received 1.17 million tourists during the Olympic Games, including 410,000 foreigners, and zero cases of Zika was reported.

China emerges as market for US natural gas

A potentially vast export market for America opened this week when the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the US sailed into China.

Six Chinese youths make MIT's innovators of the year list

The official website of MIT Technology Review has published this year's list of 35 world innovators under the age of 35, the 16th of its kind, with six Chinese on the list.

Xiaomi and China Mobile launch new Redmi Note 4 with hopes channels boost sales

Xiaomi launched a new handset, the Redmi Note 4 Thursday morning with China Mobile to speed up sales in the remaining months of this year

Unease over 'old' film nominations

Which movie will win an award at China's most influential film festival in September? It could be a film you saw back in 2014.

Blatter down to his last challenge

Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against a six-year FIFA ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of soccer in disgrace.

China welcomes Japan to play constructive role in G20 summit

China welcomes Japan as a Group of 20 member to play a positive and constructive role in making the upcoming G20 Hangzhou Summit a success, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.

'In The Mood for Love' named 2nd best film of 21st century

In The Mood for Love, directed by Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai in 2000, earned second place on a BBC list of the 100 best movies of the 21st century.

Food and Travel

Shanghai Disney Resort to reduce ticket price from September

Shanghai Disney Resort has announced it will lower the entrance ticket price from 499 yuan ($75) for peak season to 370 yuan ($56) for low season from September.

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Ancient cures for a new nation

A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.

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