Relatives and friends of the passengers on Flight MH370 anxiously await news at Beijing Capital International Airport on Saturday. Zhu Xingxin / China Daily
Several countries' joint efforts to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people, including 154 Chinese, which was heading to Beijing, intensified late Saturday as the plane is presumed to have crashed into the ocean bordering Vietnam and Malaysia.
Sina Weibo user @RoseMiiiiira said her friend surnamed Wang and his fiance, Gao, were on the plane.
2014 NPC and CPPCC
President Xi Jinping will make his first trip as head of state to Europe - "a priority on China's diplomatic agenda this year" - later in March to "open a new chapter" in Sino-European relations, China's top diplomat said on Saturday.
For the past 15 years, Stan Tsai has started his Chinese New Year celebration mostly the same way, preparing for shows and exhibitions in the Lakeforest Mall, a suburban Washington shopping center.
He has a gift for using nightlife as a lens for seeing the city, the urban life. That's Andrew Field's quick assessment of modernist writer Mu Shiying, the subject of Field's new book. But the words might well be a snapshot of Field himself.
The People's Liberation Army navy tested its combat capabilities on the open seas as well as its effectiveness in protecting China's interests through a recent long-distance training mission, according to a senior navy commander.
In an era dominated by modern art and abstractionism, artist Jia Guangjian, 50, grounds his work in ancient Chinese philosophy and seeks new ways to make traditional painting techniques relevant in today's society.
Nicholas Blair never has much trouble working up a new menu when he needs to. For starters, he says, there are about 200 vegetables to choose from in his culinary tool box.
Three years ago, while pursuing his studies in the United Kingdom, Taiwan photographer Hsu Shengyuan watched a silent video in class, I'm Too Sad to Tell You, by Dutch conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader. He was struck by the video, which consists of the artist crying in front of a camera.
Since ancient times, the works of most women painters in China have featured elegant and delicate styles that reflected their exquisite emotions and distinctive feelings about life.
James Harden and the Rockets were determined to make up for their most lopsided loss of the season when they got a second shot at Indiana on Friday night.
When in Beijing, eat as Beijingers do. Some of the capital's restaurants are offering typical Beijing foods during the Spring Festival. Take the chance to dig in and find out more about city's festive culture.
Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson has labeled it a "pathetic excuse" to blame ex-boss Sir Alex Ferguson's presence at matches for the club's current struggles.
A recent surfeit from visits to the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Turkey and Ningxia Hui autonomous region had left me a little reluctant to try any more lamb, but a new Xinjiang restaurant in Beijing beckoned, and by all accounts, it promised to be different. "You can eat beef," the spouse quipped. "Who would eat beef at a Xinjiang restaurant?" I shot back.
Comedy is hard but not for this funnyman. Ever since Chen Peisi became a household comedy star after performing in a sketch comedy for CCTV's Spring Festival Gala in 1983, he has been known for making audiences laugh.
When Sheila Zhang, who has lived in the United States for 20 years, returned to Beijing in 2011 she found shopping online to be problematic.
From a country boy to the leader of a multi-faceted company, Han Xuechen believes that a sense of commitment to society is crucial to success.