A platform is used to collect combustible ice in the South China Sea recently, while researchers (inset) show off combustible ice in a laboratory in Zhuhai, Guangdong province.      Guo Junfeng / For China Daily

Forum aids cross-Straits cooperation

China's top political adviser Yu Zhengsheng has stressed the mainland's commitment to promoting people-to-people exchanges as well as economic and social development across the Taiwan Straits despite setbacks during the past year.


Australia's groundswell of bias counterproductive

That Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull labeled China a "frenemy" at an event last year was leaked by Australia's Fairfax Media on Friday shows some in Australia are intent on trying to disrupt the generally rosy picture of bilateral cooperation by continuing to whip up anti-China sentiment.


Corporate shoppers take a breather

After the euphoria over outbound M&A, or mergers and acquisitions, last year, it's time to get back to senses this year and stage a recovery next year - that sums up Chinese companies' current thinking.


Life in a hutong

Over the past five years, Tan Siok Siok has been recording the lives of people in a Beijing hutong (alley) on her cellphone and sharing the photos on social media.


Andre emphatically answers doubts.

LAS VEGAS - Andre Ward vowed he would leave no doubt this time around. He didn't, turning the tables on a big puncher and stopping Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round on Saturday night to win their light-heavyweight title rematch.

Industry Special

Fujian's cross-Straits event attracts youth

The ongoing Straits Forum provides more than 2,600 jobs, 600 internships and about 3,100 startup opportunities for young people from Taiwan, according to officials.

Auto Special

BMW brings Joyful Football programs to left-behind children

BMW rolled out its latest three-year plan to improve left-behind children's development through Joyful Football activities, steering the premium brand's corporate social responsibility initiatives toward empowering people through better living.

Forum Special

Qingdao to host Asia-Europe meeting

As the internet and the digital economy lead the charge in global innovative development, gradually changing people's lifestyles around the world, the ongoing Asia-Europe Meeting High-Level Forum on Digital Connectivity aims to address hot topics in the sector.