Student Entrepreneurs Learn Harsh Lessons in China

As the number of graduates continues to rise, many are opting to start their own companies. However, fierce competition and scant experience of the world outside college is making life hard for China's budding businesspeople.

U.S. Ambassador to S. Korea Injured by Blade-wielding Attacker

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is injured by a blade-wielding attacker in Seoul, South Korea, March 5, 2015.

Xi Stresses Cross-Strait Peaceful Development, Urges Vigilance Against Taiwan Independence

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed the peaceful development of the cross-Strait ties, urging high vigilance against the Taiwan independence.

'Smart Livelihood' Promoted

The Internet industry has proved itself to be an increasingly important powerhouse of China's economy.

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Prince William closes China visit with appeal for end to ivory trade
China2015/03/05 10:29:32March 05 2015 12:03:49

Prince William closes China visit with appeal for end to ivory trade

Britain’S Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation on the final stop of his China tour yesterday, feeding baskets of carrots to an elephant in the country’s southwest.

France's Areva Records Heavy Net Loss in 2014, Plans Cost Cut
Business2015/03/05 10:24:59March 05 2015 12:03:49

France's Areva Records Heavy Net Loss in 2014, Plans Cost Cut

French leading nuclear group Areva's net loss reached 4.83 billion euros (5.37 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, a net loss for the fourth consecutive year, forcing the group to bet on a 1 billion euro cost cut and expand partnerships, it said on Wednesday.

CCTV's Lantern Festival Gala to be held Tonight
Showbiz2015/03/05 10:09:47March 05 2015 12:03:49

CCTV's Lantern Festival Gala to be held Tonight

China Central Television is set to hold its annual Lantern Festival Gala tonight.

Goulart's Hat-trick Helps Guangzhou Beat Western Sydney Wanderers in AFC Champions League
Sports2015/03/05 09:55:47March 05 2015 12:03:49

Goulart's Hat-trick Helps Guangzhou Beat Western Sydney Wanderers in AFC Champions League

Brazilian forward Goulart Pereira finished his first hat-trick for Guangzhou Evergrande to lead the Chinese team past defending champions Western Sydney Wanderers 3-2 in AFC Champions League Group H here on Wednesday.

US Ambassador to South Korea Slashed in Face by Assailant
World2015/03/05 09:39:48March 05 2015 12:03:49

US Ambassador to South Korea Slashed in Face by Assailant

The US ambassador to South Korea was slashed in the face by an unidentified assailant at a public forum in the capital early on Thursday, police and a witness said

Alibaba bids to clear the air in Taiwan
Business2015/03/04 19:52:47March 05 2015 12:03:49

Alibaba bids to clear the air in Taiwan

Alibaba Group Holding will provide Taiwanese authorities with the information required about its business.

NPC spokeswoman hints at 10% rise in defense budget
China2015/03/04 19:46:13March 05 2015 12:03:49

NPC spokeswoman hints at 10% rise in defense budget

China will raise its defense budget by around 10 percent this year, compared with last year's 12.2 percent, a spokeswoman for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Wednesday.

Pop star JJ Lin encourages Singapore students to hone bilingual-bicultural competencies
Showbiz2015/03/04 19:32:37March 05 2015 12:03:49

Pop star JJ Lin encourages Singapore students to hone bilingual-bicultural competencies

Addressing some 1,000 Singaporean teenage students at the China-Quotient Student Forum 2015 on Wednesday afternoon, Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin encouraged students to upkeep their bilingual-bicultural competency and pursue their dreams.

Fugitive ex-NSA contractor Snowden seeks to come home
World2015/03/04 19:27:00March 05 2015 12:03:49

Fugitive ex-NSA contractor Snowden seeks to come home

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programmes was working with American and German lawyers to return home.

Lin Dan Looking for Sixth Title
Sports2015/03/04 19:17:46March 05 2015 12:03:49

Lin Dan Looking for Sixth Title

Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan is returning to the All England championships after a two year break and is hoping to win his sixth title.

Apple Beats Samsung in Global Smartphone Market
Business2015/03/04 15:19:35March 05 2015 12:03:49

Apple Beats Samsung in Global Smartphone Market

Apple has taken three years to regain the crown as the world's top smartphone maker. The latest market data show that the iPhone maker beat Samsung for the first time since 2011.

Showbiz2015/03/04 10:40:52March 05 2015 12:03:49

"The Right Mistake" Premieres in Beijing

Chinese comedy "The Right Mistake" has premiered here in Beijing. Director Wang Ning and lead actors, including mainland comedian Xiao Shenyang, athlete Tian Liang and Hong Kong singer Chen Xiao Chun, attend the opening.

Soccer reform goal more than national success
Sports2015/03/04 10:34:19March 05 2015 12:03:49

Soccer reform goal more than national success

China should learn from the United Kingdom's experience in developing soccer, Chinese President Xi Jinping told visiting Prince William on Monday. The British prince said he would welcome more Chinese players joining the Premier League.

CPPCC members receive interview in Beijing
China2015/03/04 10:26:26March 05 2015 12:03:49

CPPCC members receive interview in Beijing

Journalists interview Yao Ming, former NBA star and a member of 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing, capital of China, March 3, 2015. The third session of the 12th National Committee of CPPCC opened in Beijing on March 3.

Nobel Peace Prize Committee Chairman Demoted
World2015/03/04 09:56:46March 05 2015 12:03:49

Nobel Peace Prize Committee Chairman Demoted

The Norwegian committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize has demoted its chair for the first time in the 114-year history of the award.

Chinese telecom giant Huawei agrees to aid 5G development
Business2015/03/04 09:51:15March 05 2015 12:03:49

Chinese telecom giant Huawei agrees to aid 5G development

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and Japanese mobile operator NTT DOCOMO are teaming up to develop 5G radio access technology, the Chinese company announced on Tuesday.

Fifth coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II unveiled
World2015/03/03 19:49:46March 05 2015 12:03:49

Fifth coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II unveiled

The Royal Mint on Monday unveiled a new coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which is the fifth coin portrait to be created of her during her 63-year reign.

Prince William Wants to See More Chinese Players in EPL
Sports2015/03/03 19:41:38March 05 2015 12:03:49

Prince William Wants to See More Chinese Players in EPL

Prince William has said he wants to see more Chinese players in the English Premier League.

Wanda's Wang China's richest man on Forbes list
Business2015/03/03 19:32:08March 05 2015 12:03:49

Wanda's Wang China's richest man on Forbes list

Wang Jianlin, president of Dalian Wanda Group, is once again the wealthiest man in China.

China's parade announcement preludes WWII anniversary
China2015/03/03 19:25:13March 05 2015 12:03:49

China's parade announcement preludes WWII anniversary

China has announced it would hold a military parade this year for the 70th anniversary of the victory of World War II.

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Sky Running Comes to Asia

This February saw the first ever Asian Sky Running Championship race come to Hong Kong. The competition is one of the most physically demanding a runner can put their body through.

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Xi Stresses Cross-Strait Peaceful Development

Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken part in a panel discussion among members of the country's leading advisory body, telling members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference the broad-based development of the mainland is going to be the key to create lasting ties across the Taiwan Strait.

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Beijing Guoan Beats Suwon Samsung FC 1-0 at AFC Champions League

Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan claimed their second consecutive win in the AFC Champions League as Dejan Damjanovic's winner in the second-half gave them a home victory over South Korea's Suwon Samsung Bluewings on Wednesday night.

President Xi Meets with Prince Willilam

The second-in-line to the British throne, Prince William, has arrived in Beijing to begin a four-day visit to China.

Film

The premiere of a Rain Li directed film titled "Beijing-New York" has debuted in Beijing.

From Super Student to Security Guard

Yu Zihao, a graduate of China Academy of Art, has become a security guard in the library of his university.

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