Golden Horse Best Actor Ethan Ruan Challenges An Action Role in New Film

A movie, The Unbearable Lightness of Inspector Fan, set in old Shanghai during the Republic of China era, will be released in cinemas across the Chinese mainland on January 16.

New Record Set for China's Train Ticket Sales

China sold more than 9.56 million train tickets on Friday, a new high for daily sales, as people rushed to book tickets home before the Spring Festival.

Raul Castro Says Open to Reciprocal Dialogue with U.S.

Cuban leader Raul Castro told parliament that his government is willing to have reciprocal dialogue on any topic with the United States.

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One More Police Officer Killed in U.S.
World2014/12/22 13:14:32December 22 2014 15:44:12

One More Police Officer Killed in U.S.

Local authorities in Florida confirmed on Sunday one police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs after responding to an emergency call early in the morning.

China to Become Net Capital Exporter
Business2014/12/22 10:27:18December 22 2014 15:44:12

China to Become Net Capital Exporter

China is poised to become a net capital exporter for the first time, with total overseas direct investment exceeding foreign direct investment by the end of the year.

China Starts to Sell Train Tickets for Spring Festival Eve Online
China2014/12/22 10:16:36December 22 2014 15:44:12

China Starts to Sell Train Tickets for Spring Festival Eve Online

Online sales of railway tickets have already begun for the Chinese New Year's eve. In order to avoid a server breakdown in peak selling periods, several new measures have been used to improve the website.

Outrage as Staff at Hospital Pose for Photographs
China2014/12/22 09:53:54December 22 2014 15:44:12

Outrage as Staff at Hospital Pose for Photographs

A private hospital’s deputy director was sacked and after pictures of doctors and nurses posing in an operating theater as a patient was undergoing surgery were posted online.

Villagers Deny Demanding HIV Boy to be Banished
China2014/12/21 15:04:08December 22 2014 15:44:12

Villagers Deny Demanding HIV Boy to be Banished

Petition signed by more than 200 villagers in Sichuan province about a child with HIV is intended for the boy to be taken better care of, the Beijing News reported Saturday.

For love and Luxury
Top Stories2014/12/21 14:36:34December 22 2014 15:44:12

For love and Luxury

It's easier than ever to buy overseas items, but that's not the real reason behind the booming ranks of China's haitao consumers.

Two New York Police Officers Killed, Gunman Dead
Top Stories2014/12/21 13:47:39December 22 2014 15:44:12

Two New York Police Officers Killed, Gunman Dead

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

More Than 13,000 Chinese Singles Go on Mass Blind Date
Top Stories2014/12/21 13:45:00December 22 2014 15:44:12

More Than 13,000 Chinese Singles Go on Mass Blind Date

More than 13,000 single men and women gathered in Shanghai on Saturday for a mass blind date, highlighting the woes of the young and lovelorn in a society that holds traditional values of love and marriage.

Fireworks Show Lights up Sky of Macao
Top Stories2014/12/21 13:42:22December 22 2014 15:44:12

Fireworks Show Lights up Sky of Macao

A fireworks show is held to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to China in Macao, south China, on Dec. 20, 2014.

Baby Panadas Make Debute in Japan
World2014/12/21 13:36:21December 22 2014 15:44:12

Baby Panadas Make Debute in Japan

Giant panda Rauhin is licking one of the twin sisters on the opening day of their appearance at Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture in Japan on Dec. 19, 2014. Rauhin gives birth to healthy female twin cubs on Dec. 2nd.

Miss Leisure World in Full Swing
Showbiz2014/12/21 11:27:27December 22 2014 15:44:12

Miss Leisure World in Full Swing

Contestants came from 70 cities among China gather in Guangzhou to attend 2014 Miss Leisure World Chinese annual final.

American Skier Vonn Takes Her 61st World Cup Win
Sports2014/12/20 22:08:36December 22 2014 15:44:12

American Skier Vonn Takes Her 61st World Cup Win

American skier Lindsey Vonn claimed her 61st World Cup title with the women's downhill win at Val d'Isere, France on Saturday.

Australian Woman Arrested in Deaths of 8 Children
World2014/12/20 22:02:25December 22 2014 15:44:12

Australian Woman Arrested in Deaths of 8 Children

The mother of seven of eight children found dead at a house in Cairns, Australia, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

US Warns Citizens against Threats to Residences in Pakistan
World2014/12/20 20:36:55December 22 2014 15:44:12

US Warns Citizens against Threats to Residences in Pakistan

The US Embassy in Pakistan has warned American nationals against the possible threats to their residences in the country.

Four Killed in Beijing Neighborhood Explosion
China2014/12/20 20:32:24December 22 2014 15:44:12

Four Killed in Beijing Neighborhood Explosion

Four people were killed in an explosion on Saturday in a neighborhood in Changping District in Beijing, police said.

China to Offer Funds, Producation Capacity Aid to Neighbors
Business2014/12/20 20:27:10December 22 2014 15:44:12

China to Offer Funds, Producation Capacity Aid to Neighbors

China will offer five neighboring countries sharing with it the Mekong River funds and production capacity aid to help better infrastructure connectivity, poverty reduction and production capacity, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced here Saturday.

Sino-Thai Relations Boosted by $10.6b Rail Deal
Business2014/12/20 16:33:38December 22 2014 15:44:12

Sino-Thai Relations Boosted by $10.6b Rail Deal

China and Thailand cemented joint cooperation on railways on Friday, taking a step forward in linking regional transportation under Beijing's Silk Road initiative.

Light Festival Kicked off in Shenzhen
China2014/12/20 16:26:52December 22 2014 15:44:12

Light Festival Kicked off in Shenzhen

The "Shenzhen Cartoon and Comic Light Festival" kicked off in Shenzhen, Guangzhou province on Dec 18, 2014. The festival featuring six themes: "Snow world", "Fluorescence beach", "Space adventure", "Candy world" and "Under the sea".

Chinese Warm to Russia in the Winter
Business2014/12/20 16:17:42December 22 2014 15:44:12

Chinese Warm to Russia in the Winter

Chinese travelers have been flocking to Russia in recent days to cash in on the weak rouble.

Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks
Sports2014/12/20 16:08:55December 22 2014 15:44:12

Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks

The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday (18 December), along with young forward Dwight Powell.

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Raul Castro Says Open to Reciprocal Dialogue with U.S.

Cuban leader Raul Castro told parliament that his government is willing to have reciprocal dialogue on any topic with the United States.

Peng Liyuan Visits Family House of Zheng Guanying

Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan talks with artists of the Cantonese Naamyam in south China's Macao, Dec. 20, 2014.

Villagers Deny Demanding HIV Boy to be Banished

Petition signed by more than 200 villagers in Sichuan province about a child with HIV is intended for the boy to be taken better care of, the Beijing News reported Saturday.

Baby Panadas Make Debute in Japan

Giant panda Rauhin is licking one of the twin sisters on the opening day of their appearance at Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture in Japan on Dec. 19, 2014. Rauhin gives birth to healthy female twin cubs on Dec. 2nd.

Woman Does Yoga in Minus 30 Degrees Deep Freeze

A Chinese woman practices yoga in front of rime-covered trees along the Songhua River in Jilin city, northeast China's Jilin province, 17 December 2014.

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