US hopes Xi's visit to be a 'milestone'

2015-08-29 07:17:59

Washington hopes to see President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the United States become "a milestone" in relations, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice said during a Beijing trip in preparation for Xi's visit.

Washington's National Zoo says its surviving panda cub is a boy

2015-08-29 07:33:03

Washington's National Zoo announced on Friday the surviving giant panda cub born during the last weekend is a male cub.

LA Short Film Festival, Hanhai Studio go to school

2015-08-28 16:05:18

The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will collaborate with Hanhai Studio, the first Chinese creative production and technology incubator in the US, by creating a film academy at the studio's facility in Burbank, California.

Xi visit will have lasting impact: expert

2015-08-28 15:52:08

President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States next month is expected to be a milestone in building a new type of relationship between major countries, said Su Ge, president of the China Institute of International Studies.

Triathlon company latest piece in Wanda Group sports pie

2015-08-28 15:18:48

Dalian Wanda Group Co Ltd announced Thursday that it has agreed to purchase the World Triathlon Corp for $650 million, as it bolsters its roster of sports enterprises.

Pensions collected from China

2015-08-28 14:55:36

It's just gotten easier for Chinese retirees living in the United States, including those who have obtained a green card, to get their pensions from China, according to the Chinese consulate general in New York.

Festival to bring Chinese culture to Northwest

2015-08-28 09:38:29

A Chinese arts festival will be held in Northern California and Seattle from Sept 12 to Oct 25 to promote China's contemporary art in the United States and cultural exchanges between the two countries.

Obama honors 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury

2015-08-27 15:26:42

US President Barack Obama poses with members of the Phoenix Mercury at a ceremony honoring the 2014 WNBA champion Mercury in the East Room at the White House.

Suspect in Virginia TV shooting had history of workplace issues

2015-08-27 07:37:46

The suspected gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in the US was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances.

Smaller cub died at National Zoo

2015-08-27 05:29:56

Sad news came on Wednesday afternoon at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo when the smaller of the two giant panda cubs born last Saturday died at 2:05pm.

Two US TV journalists fatally shot on air

2015-08-26 21:24:10

Two television journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday morning while conducting a live television interview.

Warner Bros to do joint deal

2015-08-26 11:22:07

Warner Brothers, the studio behind Gravity and Interstellar, is in talks to partner with China Media Capital to develop Chinese-language films for China, where a rapidly growing box office continues to lure Hollywood studios.