Snowy owls surprise Chinese bird-watchers

2014-04-02 08:38:19

It has been over a month since Tian Zhiwei allegedly saw the large, fluffy raptor flying, while it was hunting and living in the woods by the sea.

Friction energy one can use

2014-04-02 09:04:19

It might sound as unlikely as the story of Aladdin's lamp, but scientists are eager to capture the energy generated by friction.

Samsung launches tech institute plan in China

2014-03-31 16:03:12

Samsung launched its 2014 Samsung Tech Institute project in Tianjin on March 26, planning to provide electronic maintenance classes to students of vocational schools in Tianjin, Suzhou in Jiangsu province, and other cities in the western region.

Kiwi savors his slice of Chinese life

2014-03-30 07:37:10

In his 15 years in China, New Zealander Jade Gray has worked as a ski instructor, owned a fitness center, run a nightclub, launched a pizza company and been program manager on a farm.

Taking a hike out to Cheung Chau

2014-03-30 07:51:09

Working in Hong Kong can be a hyper-charged experience at breakneck speed and most of its urban high-flyers search for weekend retreats that can help them recover enough for the next burst. One of their favorite places to go is Cheung Chau Island, one of the several haunts for seafood and relaxation.

Out and about

2014-03-30 07:37:10

Hong Kong

Long love affair with African art

2014-03-30 07:37:10

A Beijing couple are on a mission to make Chinese more familiar with the brilliant Makonde woodcarvings. Liu Lu reports.

Latest Metal Gear is short but sweet

2014-03-29 07:35:29

Ever since the release of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, creator Hideo Kojima has been saying that he'll be retiring from the series. Lo, and behold after four main games into the series, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is here. A teaser to the full and what once again maybe the last game into the series, Ground Zeroes is an expensive tease of more to come.

Chinese tourists, angry over missing plane, shun Malaysia

2014-03-26 14:52:00

Bookings between China and Malaysia had fallen severely, and that many people have cancelled their trips, amid anger at the perceived lack of information provided by the Malaysian government to passengers' families.

Fine finale to Layton prequel trilogy

2014-03-21 08:45:46

Since the release of Professor Layton and the Curious Village, Nintendo has been releasing a different Layton game every year.

Diplomat event honors new projects

2014-03-19 15:57:48

A high-end social gathering attended by over 150 diplomats was held at Beijing's St. Regis Hotel on March 19, 2014.

Flight MH370: Perth store clerk recalls meeting passenger

2014-03-17 16:04:19

A young man who boarded the ill-fated missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had only hours earlier bought a watch in Perth, hoping to surprise his wife back in Beijing, a duty free shop attendant says.