Politics

Obama Calls Xi as North Korea Rocket Launch Looms

US President Barack Obama called China's President Xi Jinping on Friday to urge Beijing to pile more pressure on North Korea as new evidence indicates that ...read more

Politics

US: 'US-ASEAN Summit is not Anti-China'

The summit conference US President Barrack Obama will host for the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in California this month is not ... read more

China Arms Coast Guard Ship With Sophisticated Weaponry, Raising Serious Concerns Among South China Sea Claimant-Countries

In a bid to expand its maritime power, China has armed its newest Coast Guard ship with sophisticated weaponry with the disputed South China Sea in ...read more

US to Conduct More Patrols in Disputed Waters, Mulls Joint Naval Ops With Philippines

The United States is open to joint naval patrols with the Philippines in disputed waters in the South China Sea, a US diplomat said Wednesday, ... read more

Pope Francis Expresses Ardent Desire to Visit China

Pope Francis' has expressed his great admiration for China, adding that he would very much like to visit the world's most populous country someday. ... read more

China, US Nuclear Envoys Hold Talks in Beijing on North Korea's Fourth Nuclear Test

Following up on the recent talks between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese leaders over pressing issues such as North Korea's fourth ... read more

South Korea to Issue 10-Year Visa to Chinese Tourists

South Korea has started issuing 10-year multiple entry visas to Chinese tourists. This privilege will be offered to specialized professionals. ... read more

Pop Diva Madonna Sports Taiwanese Flag During Concert, Gets Embroiled in Taiwan-China Row

Pop diva Madonna has become embroiled in the Taiwan-China row after she draped herself in the Taiwanese flag during a concert performance in Taipei on Thursday. Madonna is currently in Taiwan, as part ... read more

Business

A Leading Chinese Company Acquires Chicago Stock Exchange

The 134-year-old Chicago Stock Exchange has been acquired by Chinese Investment Company Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group, ... read more

Award Winning Chinese Novel Set to be Released as Sci-fi Film in July

A sci-fi movie based on a classic Chinese novel is set to be released later this year. ... read more

Natalie Tong Clarifies Rumors of Relationship Problems With Boyfriend Tony Hung

Natalie Tong and Tony Hung, TVB's famous celebrity couple, started the Chinese New Year on the wrong foot as they face controversies relating to their personal lives. ... read more

Sorry Springfield, The Simpsons to Open First Physical Store in China

After nearly three decades, American animated sitcom The Simpsons is set to launch the first Simpsons store in Beijing, China, in March. It will be opened in Sanlitun, a well-known destination for ... read more

Society

Private Companies in Shanghai Could Offer Up to 8 Percent Salary Raise This Year - Report

Despite China's economic slowdown this year, Morgan McKingley, a recruitment service provider, reported that professional workers - particularly those ... read more

Editor’s Pick

China Braces for US National Security Review of Syngenta Bid

The state-owned China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has started preparations for a US national security review of its plans to buy Swiss seeds and pesticide maker Syngenta after the chairman of the US House Committee on Agriculture said he would track the progress of the takeover bid. read more

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Culture

Beijing Decorated Lanterns, Streets lit up Ahead of Spring Festival

With the much awaited Spring Festival only a week away, government workers have begun lighting and decorating Beijing with over 62,000 lanterns and more than 7,100 Chinese knots around 174 avenues, 27 parks and tourist spots and 28 commercial area. ... read more

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