Lin returning to NY to play for Brooklyn Nets

Jeremy Lin is returning to New York, but not to play basketball with the Knicks where he created the phenomenon known as "Linsanity" during the 2011-12 season.

RIMPAC gets underway... with a soccer match

Under a sunny sky on Thursday morning, five Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy ships gleamed at dock on Piers 7 and 8 of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Ten photos from around China: June 24-30

In this week's ten photos from around China, we show you China's first domestically-produced regional jet taking its maiden flight, one of China's deadliest tornadoes for decades, the launch of China's new-generation Long March rocket and other interesting news.

Nubia launches flagship frameless smartphone

Nubia, ZTE Corp's upmarket smartphone brand, unveiled a 5.5-inch screen handset on Tuesday in Beijing, reinforcing its edge in the rimless smartphone market.

Women leaders eye on business expansions

A spiring female entrepreneurs in China are aiming to grow their businesses through diversification and overseas expansion by leveraging resources from external funding and advisory networks, according to a survey by services firm Ernst & Young (EY).

Anthony, Durant lead USA Basketball Rio squad

USA Basketball named a 12-man squad for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games on Monday with Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant and New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony leading the team.

North American leaders meet in Ottawa

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico kicked off a summit Wednesday to explore opportunities for North America to become the world's most competitive player in a clean growth economy.

Eight grand stories and many more tales

Like the bow of a great ship, it sits there at the corner of two city streets that form a 30 degree apex where they meet, and it rises eight stories.

Food and Travel

What's for dinner? Native seaweed

Chef Rodolfo Guzman is hunting amid the rocks on a Chilean beach for the ingredients that have made his restaurant all the rage: algae, sea creatures and other marine delicacies.

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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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