China

Group charges money to help stuck drivers
  • China's gender imbalance concerns reborn

    China's gender imbalance issue is back in the spotlight, after pregnant villagers in east China were alleged to be illegally determining the sex of their unborn children.

  • Program to tackle child poverty

    The government will boost the nutrition and education of millions of children up to the national average by the end of 2020, according to a press releases issued by the Ministry of Education at the State Council’s weekly policy briefing on Jan 30.

  • 2.8 billion trips expected during spring festival in China

    A total of 2.807 billion trips are expected to be made by Chinese people during the Spring Festival travel rush, according to the Ministry of Transport Thursday.

Business

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in China

Life

Dressing the debs
  • Free fashion

    It's a radical concept - designer clothes that cost nothing.

  • Little friends, big love

    Big is not always better, especially when it comes to pets.

  • Cafe helps startups get started

    Located in China's technology hub Zhongguancun, more than 140 young companies use Garage Cafe as a place to grow their businesses and meet investors.

Food

Yakitori you can bank on
  • Guts, Glory - and Haggis

    Just before 5 in the morning, the slender streets of little Dingwall, a town in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, were completely silent.

  • Beijing's most lauded Spanish restaurant a weekend treat

    Last Sunday turned into a gaggle of little plates, as I joined two friends at chef Jordi Valles' popular "Infinity Brunch" at Agua.

  • Hotpot with a twist

    Sukiyaki, Japan's version of hotpot, is a seasonal offer at one of Beijing's coziest and most authentic outposts of Japanese cuisine.

Culture

Musicians take part in Gala Concert to celebrate Chinese New Year in Chile
  • Taste of nostalgia

    Many people wish they could experience the sophistication of old Shanghai, now they can, with art critic He Wen using family heirlooms to evoke a bygone era in a new cafe.

  • Thoughts on a gloriously international pond

    I walk past two women who are having a pop-up fashion show, modeling the contents of their designer shopping bags for each other right on the sidewalk. I enjoy their giggles, but I can't understand a word of what they say.

  • Chinese novel in The Economist's yearly best books

    The English newspaper The Economist announced the best books of the year with Chinese writer Mai Jia's novel, Decoded, on the list.

Entertainment

Bringing ancient brocade to life

Conca set to return to China

Dario Conca will go back to the Chinese Super League after the Brazilian club accepted the proposal from Chinese club Shanghai SIPG.

CES: Spotlight on Chinese gadgets

Annual CES, the global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow, starts Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chinese tech giants Lenovo, Huawei, HTC and Acer will debut their latest smartphones, laptops and wearable devices during the event from January 6-9.

Yearender: What happened around the globe in 2014

The world in the past year suffered panic and terror the like of which looks set to continue with war and adversity seemingly around every corner.

National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre victims

A state memorial ceremony is held in Nanjing for China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims.

Corrupt female officials spark debate

Downfall of two female officials in Shanxi province has drawn attention to the lifestyles of corrupt high-ranking women.

Blue skies ready to greet APEC

With better air quality and a shorter rush hour, everything seems good so far in Beijing as the capital prepares to host the APEC meeting.

Growth pangs

China is slowing. It grew by 7.3 percent in the third quarter, the weakest quarterly growth for 66 months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

Sea change

120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power, Peng Yining reports in Weihai, Shandong province.

'Old newcomers'

Elderly people who leave home to take care of their grandchildren account for 10 percent of 144 million people aged 60 or older, according to a survey.

General aviation hub reaches for the sky

As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.

Endangered species threatens livelihoods

Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food.

Chinese mavericks set to amaze racing world

Horse racing is hugely popular in many countries, but in China the industry is still in its infancy.

EU prolongs sanctions against Russia

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that EU foreign ministers decided to extend the targeted sanctions against Russia by six months until September.

Italy's presidential election begins

Italian parliament gathered in joint session of both Houses on Thursday for the first round of voting to elect the new president, after 89-year-old Giorgio Napolitano resigned on January 14th.

China's port project in Greece not affected

COSCO Group will continue to run two container terminals of Piraeus port in Greece after the new government has decided to halt its privatization.

Royal Mail Chairman to step down

Britain's postal operator Royal Mail said on Thursday its chairman Donald Brydon would step down later this year and that a search for his successor had begun.

China-Europe

For Lang Lang it's encore encore
  • UK rolls out red carpet for China's tourists

    Teresa Hou has just signed up her 10-year-old son for a 15-day camp to visit prestigious universities in Britain during the upcoming winter holiday.

  • The aim is to keep soaring

    Failure is something to be avoided at all costs, but Lin Jianguo says that for Imperial and Aviation Industry Cooperation of China an unexpected failure along the way can be a valuable learning experience.

  • Planting a new vision of farming

    Modern Dutch family farms show what China has in mind: efficient, technologically advanced production run by young entrepreneurs.

Europe

Heavy snow hits UK
  • Italy's presidential election begins in Parliament

    Italian parliament gathered in joint session of both Houses on Thursday for the first round of voting to elect the new president, after 89-year-old Giorgio Napolitano resigned on January 14th.

  • EU prolongs sanctions against Russia

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that EU foreign ministers decided to extend the targeted sanctions against Russia by six months until September.

  • Royal Mail Chairman Brydon to step down

    Britain's postal operator Royal Mail said on Thursday its chairman Donald Brydon would step down later this year and that a search for his successor had begun.

World

Stories of some MH370 passengers
  • Saudi's new ruler reshuffles cabinet

    Saudi Arabia's new King Salman announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, according to local media report.

  • Keystone XL bill passes in Senate

    The US Senate passed a bill on Thursday to approve the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite the White House saying earlier in the day that President Barack Obama would veto the measure.

  • USC student murder case grinds on

    A public hearing in the case of the July 24, 2014 murder of Chinese USC graduate student JiXinran took place at Clara Shortridge FoltzCriminal Justice Center in Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

Sports

Athletic Club, Villarreal and Espanyol join Barca in Cup semi-finals
Rebalancing
  • 'Road and Belt Initiatives' to restore lost glory

    The Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road strategic initiatives are China's important step toward countering the containment policies of certain Western countries.

  • Free of gilt, sports get a breath of fresh air

    After worshipping gold medals for decades, China has finally taken a step to separate sports from utilitarianism and accord priority to sportsmanship.

  • Importance of exam scores analyzed

    There is nothing wrong in parents expecting their children to perform better in exams, yet if overemphasis on scores hurts their children, then the parents should be the ones to blame.

Travel

Historic ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
  • Winter taking shape in Changchun

    A winter wonderland populated by an eclectic cast are sculpted in snow atop the frozen Jingyue Lake for the Changchun Ice and Snow Travel Festival.

  • At a Paris Flea Market, Tips for Treasure Hunters

    St.-Ouen. The name made me shudder. Whenever visitors asked me to take them to that vast set of flea markets just north of the Paris city line, I did my best to divert them elsewhere.

  • Rubbing shoulders with world celebrities at Wuxi's wax museum

    Seeing The Hulk at the entrance of PinLa Star Wax Model Producing Pavilion was deja vu - it reminded me of my visit five years ago to the New York Madame Tussauds, the world-renowned wax museum where visitors are also greeted by the green giant.

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