China

Chinese show love for country ahead of National Day

Business

Entrepreneur bets on horse success
  • Volvo recalls faulty cars in China

    Volvo began its recall of 569 unit its V40 model over software flaws on Tuesday, the country's quality watchdog said in a statement.

  • BMW to recall flawed cars in China

    BMW China and BMW Brilliance Automotive will recall 134,180 vehicles from Oct 30 due to fuel leak problems, China's quality watchdog said.

  • China manufacturing keeps expanding

    Chinese manufacturing business activity continued to expand in September while manufacturers' operating conditions saw no improvement against the previous month amid subdued growth momentum.

Life

Moving day at the zoo a cagey business
  • 'No matter the size of the animals, they are like children'

    I majored in traditional Chinese medicine during my university studies and became a veterinarian after graduating. For me, animals are my friends and family, too.

  • Parcel delivery of live animals criticized

    "I'll never forget the miserable scene when I opened the parcel and saw the small plastic bottle broken and bodies of fireflies falling on the floor," said the 27-year-old woman from Hebei province.

  • Eat, drink, and stay slim

    Mooncakes, hairy crabs and Chinese yellow wine; these are the things that automatically come to when one's thoughts turn to the Mid-autumn Festival dinner.

Food

Beer hug

Culture

Chinese films won major awards at the 11th Abuja Int'l Film Festival

Entertainment

Director's wife posts family photo to take focus off rumors
  • 2014 Asia-Pacific Super Model Contest ends

    The 2014 Asia-Pacific Super Model Contest ends on Sept 25, 2014. Huo Jialin from China took first place in the contest, followed by Karenna from Mongolia and Park Min-young from South Korea.

  • Why do Chinese women date western men?

    One of the most significant symbols of China's opening up to the world is the fact that more and more Chinese women are marrying western men.

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.

Helping them breathing

Workers hit by dust-related lung disease need more support.

Going the distance

A report from Peking University showed that residents in Beijing spent the longest time commuting, about 1.32 hours a day for work on average.

Righting wrong judgements

Latest acquittal of man on death row seen as major step forward for Chinese law while other problems like torture in interrogation still need to be urgently addressed.

People progress

A city in Fujian province steps up eff orts to integrate valued migrant workers and
balance urbanization with heart.

Caring out of the ordinary

Understanding, family support remain crucial for Chinese children suffering from rare diseases.

Young China - You've got talent

I had a great experience recently. I scored an unexpected role as a substitute judge of an English competition for kids.

Clearing the way with clean waters

Concerted efforts to restore reservoir area shine out in nationwide environmental campaign.

China to start direct yuan-euro trade

China will allow direct trading between the yuan and the euro from Tuesday, according to a central bank statement on Monday.

Protest disrupts life in Hong Kong

Daily lives in Hong Kong are disrupted by the blockades in various districts — with more than 42 bus routes and some tram services suspended.

Slim waist fad causing problems

In an effort to get the 'thin' look, girls and women across the country are putting their health and lives at stake by going on extreme dieting measures.

Spanish diplomat killed in Sudan

A Spanish diplomat was found stabbed to death in the Sudanese capital city of Khartoum, it was confirmed by local police and the Sudanese Foreign Ministry.

China-Europe

Europe map dotted with Huawei R&D
  • Free-trade area gets big dose of medicine

    German healthcare operator and medical product provider Artemed Group said on July 22 that it would set up a hospital in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone.

  • Promoting the modern Mersey beat

    In 19th century, when the first batch of Chinese immigrants arrived in Europe by sea, many headed for Liverpool in northwest England, creating what is still considered the continent's oldest Chinese community.

  • The British PM who loved China

    Visitors now have the opportunity to visit the former home of Sir Edward Heath, the prime minister who famously was instrumental in establishing full diplomatic relationship between the UK and China.

Europe

Shower time for Legoland
  • Independence of MH17 probe 'crucial'

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday emphasized the importance of an independent investigation into the MH17 jet crash in eastern Ukraine.

  • Spanish diplomat killed in Sudan

    A Spanish diplomat was found stabbed to death in the Sudanese capital city of Khartoum, it was confirmed by local police and the Sudanese Foreign Ministry.

  • Russia celebrates Tiger Day

    A man dressed as a tiger participates in a carnival procession as part of the Tiger Day celebrations in Vladivostok, Sept 28, 2014.

World

Israel, Syria in accord at UN debate on fighting terrorism
  • Afghanistan inaugurates new president

    Afghans on Monday watched the country's first transition of power in a decade, as a ceremony opened to inaugurate incoming President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

  • Chelsea Clinton takes baby Charlotte home

    Chelsea Clinton holds daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky with her husband Marc Mezvinsky and her parents Bill and Hillary Clinton as they leave Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

  • God's gift to powerlifting

    As the world's strongest priest, the 51-year-old pastor holds multiple world records including the heaviest plane pulled by a man winging in at a whopping 188.83 tonnes.

Sports

Highlights of Asian Games on Sept 29
  • Kaka 1st to top $7 million in MLS earnings

    Kaka is set to be Major League Soccer's highest-paid player with a base salary of $6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday by the players' union.

  • 'Super Dan' defends Asiad title

    Chinese superstar Lin Dan defeated teammate Chen Long to win the men's badminton singles title in Asian Games in Incheon on Monday.

Mind your own business
  • Let reason prevail

    With chaos from the "Occupy Central" campaign, it is high time to let reason prevail again over recklessness.

  • The keys to China's success

    The institutional system and decision-making capabilities of democratic centralism have proven to be the country's advantage.

  • Paid vacations can fix 'golden mess'

    The Golden Week of the National Day holiday may witness another "golden mess" with crowded trains and scenic spots.

Travel

Driving tourism in Canada
  • High on the hog

    The country's biker culture is revving up, as can be seen in the growth of Harley-Davidson Owners Groups. The president of the Beijing Harley chapter says the bikes are “men’s toys.”

  • 16th Beijing International Tourism Festival kicks off

    Dancers from several countries perform during the opening ceremony of the 16th Beijing International Tourism Festival at Di Tan Park in Beijing, Sept 30, 2014.

  • A booming outbound tourism

    In 2013, the number of outbound Chinese tourists reached 97.3 million person-times, a 20 percent rise than 2012.

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