The smooth completion of the manual docking shows China fully grasps space-docking technology
President Hu Jintao lauds the crew of the Tiangong-1 space stationWednesday, 27 June, 2012, 12:00am
Do I have to? I don't feel like my Chinese is as good as my English
Andy Zhang, the 14-year-old mainland US Open golfer who now lives in the States, on being asked for a quote in Putonghua.
Now is not the time to grant broad amnesty to nearly 1 million people17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Obama focuses on Asia for Japanese PM's visit30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Don't worry, no kids were harmed during the making of this photo.27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Why is C.Y.'s aide worth so much more than Obama's?25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
So, US President Barack Obama and his treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, finally steamrollered their choice of Jim Yong Kim into the president's job at the World Bank, with the slavish support of Japan - which shamefully declared for Kim without bothering to listen to the other candidates - plus Europe, Canada, Mexico and Russia, at least.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon
U.S. President Barack Obama on Trayvon Martin, a black Florida teenager shot dead on February 26 by neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman
I was gutted. We'd been looking forward to this for months but it ended in disaster
Irishman Adrian O'Doherty, who bought a fake Sevens ticket25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
When the United States says it is unacceptable for Iran to have a nuclear weapon, we mean what we say. I don't bluff
US President Barack Obama warns Iran and Israel
It was a terrible mistake, and we knew it was wrong while we were doing it
NFL coach Gregg Williams apologises for his role in a bounty scheme for injuring opponents4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
US President Barack Obama is expected to receive a 'gift basket' of business deals when he receives Vice-President Xi Jinping at the White House on Tuesday.
But analysts say the American leader should not expect compromises on political or security issues that Beijing regards as vital to protecting its core national interests.12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
The China Daily claimed that the visit of Vice-President Xi Jinping to the US next week will help to set relations between the two powers on a better track, and cited 'experts' who expressed the hope that the visit 'will help China-US ties fly clear of US election year turbulence'.11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
China is the most convenient of scapegoats for American politicians. The relationship is so complex that accusations can be readily made to an unwitting electorate.26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
If you're not allowed to enslave people any more, or even loot their resources, then why be a traditional great power?
The US kept over 100,000 troops in Iraq for eight years, yet it didn't enslave a single Iraqi (though it killed a lot), and throughout the occupation, it paid full market price for Iraqi oil. So what American purpose did it serve?11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
This week, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton makes a historic high-profile visit to Myanmar even as Asians assess a flurry of US moves in the region. The Obama administration has energetically re-engaged Asia when, facing many domestic challenges, a post-crisis America might easily have turned inward.30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Asia's strategic landscape looks markedly different after US President Barack Obama's trip to the region. On three high-profile occasions in eight days, he reasserted his nation's regional primacy and power, telling China in no uncertain terms that it had a competitor that was willing to do whatever it took to maintain its place.26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
How can she lead the work of the committee when she cannot comply with the rules?
A lawmaker on Sophie Leung (pictured), of the committee regulating members' interests, who has been accused of failing to declare her own interests
This is no longer injustice, this is already cruelty17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am