From left: CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn, President Xi Jinping and Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan wave during a friendly football match on March 29, 2014 in Berlin. AFP
China should focus more on developing and promoting soccer among youth, President Xi Jinping said after he and First Lady Peng Liyuan took time out from his first state visit to Europe to watch the Sino-German Junior Football Friendship Match in Berlin Stadium on Saturday.
Objects that may be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have been recovered by Chinese and Australian ships, and three more were spotted by Chinese aircraft on Saturday.
President Xi Jinping called on the country to enhance confidence in its culture while communicating with the outside world, saying that prejudice and misunderstanding of China will disappear through persistent exchanges.
Against a clear blue sky, several jet fighters painted in bright colors roll, flip and twist above a multitude of spectators. They might dive sharply like hawks swooping for prey or pose mid-air, but in the next second they dash across the sky In the eyes of Zhao Wei, these breathtaking aerobatic maneuvers are still too easy. He can do better with a greater degree of difficulty. For normal aerobatic performance, the plane can only roll once or twice each time, but Zhao can make his aircraft roll a dozen times.
An elderly artisan perpetuates an ethnic dance listed as a Hubei provincial intangible cultural heritage
There is an old Irish saying: "A new broom sweeps clean, but the old brush knows all the corners." Luckily, the new broom in what is arguably the city's best French kitchen is inheriting a kitchen that hasn't been left to him with dirty corners.
Fashion designer Xie Siyu is bold and brash about his ambition: to dress up the country's dandies or, as some would say, playboys.
Andre Rieu is "another name for waltz", a Chinese music critic has said.
It was a pitch-dark winter night and the time was way beyond midnight. With the outside temperature hovering between - 23 C to - 25 C, we patiently sat on the couch inside a heated log cabin, sipping hot coffee and waiting for the aurora borealis to appear.
No 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point on Friday.