SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices

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.

He Jiang: Making history at Harvard

He Jiang, the first Chinese graduate to ever speak at Harvard's commencement ceremony, has become a star on Chinese social media.

What is that thing? Innovative bus looks like a moving tunnel

A bus that straddles highway lanes to allow cars to pass beneath-a sort of moving tunnel-is set for a test run in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, in August.

Restructuring, buys take toll on China's Lenovo

The tech giant reported first loss in six years which it blamed on costs of acquisitions and declining sales of smartphones and PCs.

Actor Li tells UN event Beijing's air quality is getting better

The United Nations Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, has been told that Beijing's air quality is seeing an improvement.

Curry, James named 2015-16 All-NBA first team

NBA announced Thursday that Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan were selected as 2015-16 All-NBA First Team.

US Justice Dept. seeks death penalty for South Carolina shooter

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.

CAFA biennial open to all (except curator)

The third Biennial of the Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts is calling for artworks from across the world, declaring it's a time that everyone can be an artist, says the museum’s director, Wang Huangsheng.

Food and Travel

Two wine auctions showcase strength of Asia market

Wine has leaped into the spotlight at Hong Kong's top auction houses, with both Sotheby's and Christie's announcing plans for significant sales they believe reflect the speedy maturing of the Asian wine market.

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Diana Greer: Sometimes the smallest things matter the most

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.

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