Record number of countries expected to sign historic Paris climate accord

2016-04-08 06:11:49

A record number of countries are expected to sign a historic climate agreement at a signing ceremony on April 22, the deputy UN spokesman said Thursday.

Schools to 'engineer' high-tech MBAs

2016-04-07 11:26:03

The growing role of technology and innovation in economic growth is bringing engineering and business ever closer together.

Air China, United enhance partnership at San Francisco airport

2016-04-07 11:26:03

While American Airlines and Delta wait to see which airline the US will grant seven nonstop Beijing flight slots to in Los Angeles, up the coast in San Francisco, United Airlines and Air China are busily expanding their partnership.

Liang juror accused of lying

2016-04-07 11:26:03

One of the jurors who convicted Peter Liang of manslaughter may have lied to the court, and Laing's lawyers want the former NYPD officer's February guilty verdict thrown out.

China factories face competition

2016-04-07 11:26:03

While China is currently the most competitive manufacturing nation on the globe, a new study released on Wednesday predicts that the United States will surpass it by the end of the decade, as a global shift to more advanced methods of assembly favors advanced economies.

Wanda to equip 800 new screens with Dolby

2016-04-07 11:26:03

Wanda Cinema Line, China's largest cinema chain owned by Dalian Wanda Group, will buy 800 units of Dolby digital cinema processors to deploy in all of its new cinema screens in China by the end of 2016.

Chinese among winners of coveted awards

2016-04-07 11:26:03

The Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, which awards annual grants to individuals in academics and the arts, announced its new fellows for 2016 on Wednesday, several of whom are of Chinese descent.

Obama welcomes Myanmar's transition to civilian-led government

2016-04-07 09:17:34

US President Barack Obama welcomed the "historic step forward" of a democratic transfer of power to a civilian-led government in Myanmar, the White House said Wednesday.

US uses fake college to charge 21 in visa sting

2016-04-06 12:09:57

It was an alleged "pay-to-stay" student and worker visa scheme that could result in a stay behind bars.

Republican Cruz and Democrat Sanders score key victories in Wisconsin

2016-04-06 10:22:13

Republican Ted Cruz won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing the delegates needed for the party's nomination ahead of the July convention and boosting the chances of a rare contested convention.

Cruz pulls into nationwide dead heat with Trump

2016-04-06 08:54:53

US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has pulled into a statistical dead heat with front-runner Donald Trump, a new Reuters/Ipsos national poll showed on Tuesday, as the Texas senator appeared poised to pick up a key victory in Wisconsin's primary.

Chinese films seeking something more

2016-04-05 12:42:24

The Chinese mainland has its own Spielbergs — Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, Feng Xiaogang—who have made the country's highest-grossing commercial films for decades. Some of their movies also are well known internationally, like Zhang Yimou's Hero and Chen Kaige's Farewell My Concubine.