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  • App brings Champagne smarts to your fingertips

  • Online rumors' ill effects on food safety

    Dozens of experts, government officials and entrepreneurs recently gathered in Beijing for a seminar organized by Xinhuanet.com, the multilingual website for Xinhua New Agency, to discuss how to tackle online rumors about food safety.

  • Essence of Napa

    California wineries are getting more serious about the Chinese market. Dong Fangyu samples some of the New World's best tipples at a recent Beijing seminar and wine-tasting.

  • Delicious handbags

    A New-York designer has recreated a range of designer bags that resemble delicious bread, pancakes and pastries.



  • Entertainment weekly photos: May 30 - June 5

  • Post-WWII documentary debuts on CCTV

    A four-episode documentary, "Truth and Denial - Germany and Japan's Postwar Redemption", has debuted on China Central Television (CCTV) on June 6.

  • Alibaba expands its territory in domestic film market

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's picture arm purchased one of the largest ticketing service providers in China, in the latest move to bolster its entertainment business amid the country's movie boom.

  • Keeping China's film legends alive

    In a dark workshop in Beijing, film reels are stacked on the floor in cases that have seen better days. Their contents are waiting to be transferred to a digital format.



  • Nuo Opera: Entertainment and ritual for Tujia people

  • Mexican soap operas build cultural bridge with China

    Mexican soap operas have gained popularity among Chinese audience in the past three decades, serving as a cultural link between the two distant nations.

  • Better parents make happier children

    The China Children and Teenagers Fund recently launched a national program to help young parents to better understand their children. The program is sponsored by the US diet supplement manufacturer D-Cal.


Annual legislative and political advisory sessions

The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.

Spring Festival trends reflect a changing China

Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.

Alibaba head meets with regulators

The head of China's quality watchdog met with Alibaba chairman Jack Ma on Monday to discuss the crackdown on fake and shoddy products.

Merger helps nuclear power grow globally

The approved merger of China's two industrial giants in the nuclear power field will strengthen the country's industrial competitiveness when going abroad.

Anti-graft watchdog learns from military tactics

China's venerable strategists may find their mantle inherited by the Central Committee of Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the Party’s disciplinary watchdog.

Rich Chinese pick Apple as gifts choice

Apple overtook Hermes as the most favored brand for giving by China's richest men, followed by Louis Vuitton. Hermes fell to seventh.

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.

1st Shanghai-Kathmandu route

China Eastern Airlines will launch the first route from Shanghai to Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Dec 2.


  • Flying the flag in foreign fields

  • Uganda thrives on China ties

    Ambassador of Uganda to China says more tourism infrastructure will fuel sustainable economic growth.

  • Paving the way for a brighter future

    Residents of five counties in western Kenya are looking forward to the potential economic growth of the region once modernization work on a major highway is completed in the next 12 months.

  • Politician seeks investment for Kenya

    Former Kenyan Prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga is in China for an eight-day visit.





  • France cracks down on Uber after taxi driver protests

  • Victims of Charleston massacre mourned

    South Carolina took a small step toward healing the wounds of last week's massacre at a historic black church in Charleston as mourners gathered for the funerals of two of the nine victims, and a wake for the slain pastor.

  • China to aid Nepal's reconstruction

    China will announce a package of aid plans for Nepal's post-quake reconstruction on Thursday at the International Conference on Nepal's Reconstruction, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Wednesday.

  • China, US hail productivity of talks

    China and the United States concluded their largest-scale annual meeting in Washington on Wednesday by announcing hundreds of outcomes in strategic, economic and people-to-people areas.





  • School beneath 'Three Rivers Flow'

  • Online rumors' ill effects on food safety

    Dozens of experts, government officials and entrepreneurs recently gathered in Beijing for a seminar organized by Xinhuanet.com, the multilingual website for Xinhua New Agency, to discuss how to tackle online rumors about food safety.

  • More Chinese tourists to visit Thailand under new tourism incentives

    More Chinese tourists will be visiting Thailand this year as Chinese travel agencies offer more perks and incentives to their compatriots who want to visit Bangkok and other popular tourist destinations in the country.


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