Prices of coffee beans in China hit a 5-year low

The purchase prices of coffee beans produced in southwest China’s Yunnan Province hit a five-year low recently…

Spring Festival fireworks drive up pollution levels

Air pollution figures have climbed across China despite efforts to limit the amount of fireworks being set off in celebration of the Chinese Spring Festival…

Bird flu infects two patients in China

The two patients infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, or bird flu, are in critical condition, doctors said Tuesday…

‘Pingpong diplomacy’ figure Zhuang Zedong dies

Three-time world table tennis champion Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in the groundbreaking “pingpong diplomacy” between China and the United States, has died at 72…

China netizens response to NKorea nuke test

(中文) 2月12日,朝鮮再次進行核試驗,中國外交部發表聲明,稱中方對此表示堅決反對。中國的公共知識分子和知名網絡草根也紛紛在社交媒體上就此事作出評論…

China calls in NKorean ambassador over nuke test

China’s foreign minister called North Korea’s ambassador in for a dressing-down Tuesday and demanded his country’s cease making further threats…

North Korea nuke test could test China’s patience

North Korea’s nuclear test Tuesday could push China to take a tougher stance against its longtime ally…

McMaster shutting down Confucius Institute over human rights complaint

Canada’s McMaster University plans to close its Confucius Institute this summer due to the controversy over human rights…

Dining etiquette school opens in Beijing

A finishing school that teaches people proper dining etiquette in Beijing has gained attention as more Chinese want to behave elegantly at tables…

AP Exclusive: Mysterious China blogger comes out

For weeks, a mysterious microblog has been lifting a veil from around China’s new leader, Xi Jinping…