Li Yinhe, a celebrity sexologist who revealed she has a transsexual life partner got online support, showing China's more open attitude to LGBT groups.
Qingpu Mountain lies in Shannan prefecture, south of Lhasa. In the mountain, several nuns find an escape from the madding crowd and a spiritual home in Qingpu temple.
As the market grows in China, a dedicated band of professionals are risking life and limb searching for extraterrestrial material in the deserts of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
By focusing on passenger needs, and efficient operations, China's high-speed rail (HSR) traffic is expected to continue rapid growth over the coming two decades.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd showed interest in partnering with Sony Corp on movie franchises including Ghostbusters when billionaire Jack Ma met with Hollywood executives in October, e-mails revealed by hackers show.
A senior US trade official said Friday that the latest round of the US-China high-level talks on trade and commerce produced concrete results.
Expurgating unsavory content from movies comes with good intentions but often ends up with unintended real-life black humor.
When it comes to haitao, another frequently mentioned term will pop up - daigou, which means "buying on behalf of someone else".
Shanghai is a global financial hub filled with iconic skyscrapers. It is also home to people from all over China and the world.
The whimsical idea of bringing Chinese elements to Western pizza has surprisingly earned Pass By Bar a place in the Nanluoguxiang streets in Beijing.
Flavors of Peru, Thanksgiving take-out, buffet and more dining options.
Drinking sweet tea is a popular way for Tibeten people living or staying in Lhasa to spend their leisure time.
During the awards ceremony, Cosmo Bride magazine released the 2015 wedding fashion trends.
An independent film that will dramatize President Barack Obama's first date with Michelle Obama is in development.
A video of a kitty went viral on YouTube two years ago. The cat, also known as The Grumpy Cat, named after its seemingly unhappy facial expression, has the video to thank for its fame.
The bookstore was the first of its kind in Chongqing to offer 24-hour service to readers.
There is more than one housing market booming in China. Wealthy collectors are buying up ancient houses and restoring them to their former glory.
A state memorial ceremony is held in Nanjing for China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims.
Downfall of two female officials in Shanxi province has drawn attention to the lifestyles of corrupt high-ranking women.
China Eastern Airlines will launch the first route from Shanghai to Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Dec 2.
Many women abused inmilitary brothels by the Japanese army during WorldWar II are now neglected by society and living in desperate conditions.
Businesses bank on Chinese palates to help rid US of invasive Asian carp, which are making their way up the Mississippi River and its tributaries and threatening rivers and lakes.
A lack of grassroots participation and unprofessional league systems has taken a toll on the development of big-ball sports in China.
An increasing number of Chinese couples turn to foreign surrogacy services for babies, but risks remain as rules on surrogacy vary from country to country.
More people are needed to help rising number of patients suffering from eating disorders.
More are calling for HIV-prevention procedure amid rising infections among gay men, Shan Juan reports.
Chinese troops keep close tabs on terrorist threats at the Wakhan Corridor mountain border area in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.
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.
An increasing number of Chinese businesses are riding on growing economic and trade ties between China and India in recent years.
Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.
Chinese who love African culture and arts may soon find that artifacts made in Africa that they would love to get their hands on are just a few finger tips away.
Chinese direct investment in Africa has greatly expanded in the last few years, exceeding $25 billion by the end of 2013, compared with just $9.33 billion in 2009.
Most of China's outbound investments in Africa have centered on the metals and energy sectors that accounted for more than 80 percent of China's outbound investment in the region.
Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him.
The last Ebola patient being treated in Mali has survived the disease and been released, leaving no known cases in the West African country.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming said that the 10th Senior Officials' Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) which was held in South Africa's Pretoria delivered fruitful results across the African continent.
Mount Gamalama in Indonesia's eastern North Maluku province erupted on Thursday night, spewing a two-kilometer ash column, official said here Friday.
In a striking symbol of changed leadership, European Union leaders wrapped up their last summit of the year a day early after agreeing to launch an investment fund and maintain sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.
Japan and the United States announced Friday that they will delay the revision of their defense guidelines planned in the end of this year until the first half of 2015 so as to keep in step with Japan's legislation over the right to collective self-defense.
In a season full of hope in the first full campaign under club president Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks are struggling with a new offense, a rookie coach and a frustrated star in Carmelo Anthony.
The World Anti-Doping Agency told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three-month ban imposed on Chinese Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang.
The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996, the country's Olympic committee said on Tuesday.
Obama's gesture toward Cuba, whose people and economy absurdly have been trapped in Cold War politics long after that dark chapter of history has been closed, means two neighbors with a natural affinity will learn to be friends again.
Given Japan's sagging economy and mounting doubts, incumbent PM must play by the rules and improve ties with neighbors to succeed.
There were turning points in the environmental protection histories of many developed countries in the last century.
The question is always asked of foreigners "why did you come to China" and there is a perception that our countries are infinitely superior to China.
Today I had a pleasant visit with a former student, Susan. She's had her trials but now she is doing well and is in love!
When Tim Cook announced sexuality publicly, the news was a heavy hit. Many people admired his courage to come out, and reviews have been generally positive.
The well-dressed French winemaker has recently opened a new warehouse for servicing his mainland clients.
More Chinese are applying for a United States visa, pushing up the number of outbound tours to the US.
Dressed in a pilot's uniform and carrying an identification card, Alexandrinus Seetoh walked on board three different Tiger Airways flights.
Children talk to animals at the zoo all the time, but one gregarious Asian elephant talks back.