The US president said on the phone that the outcome of bilateral trade talks needs to ‘benefit American businesses and workers’ while Xi urged discussion to achieve a ‘mutually beneficial’ result.
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When a Chinese man was selling chickens in Africa, he never thought he would end up organising community trail races back home.
Hong Kong devotees hold elaborate celebrations in the name of the Chinese goddess Tin Hau, whose well-established date of birth is the 23rd day of the third month in the lunar calendar – which this year falls on May 8.
Until a few years ago, taking the 24-hour Eastern Express train on the 1,365km (850 mile) trip from the Turkish capital Ankara to the northeastern city of Kars - instead of a plane journey of little over an hour - would have been considered madness.
Events to mark the bicentennial of Karl Marx birth have been held in China and his hometown of Trier in western Germany.
At the Valcambi SA Precious Metals Refinery in Switzerland, gold bullion bars are cast one at a time, refining 400oz of the precious metal to perfection.
Taiwanese-owned Wagon Group is in the process of manufacturing tens of thousands of replica World Cup trophies and official souvenirs in the run up to Russia 2018. ?
China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong recently asked 14 military-style youth groups to abandon British foot drills and instead adopt those used by the People’s Liberation Army. But, at a flag-raising ceremony on May 4, only one of the groups complied with the request.
A four-year-old girl left home alone tried to get out of her apartment by climbing out the window. She slipped and was left dangling four storeys above the ground.
Yuan Lidong, known as Brother Chopstick, is a Chinese live-streaming star famous for his innovative way of playing online games - born without arms and legs, he lies on his side and uses his left cheek to control the mouse while biting a chopstick to control the keyboard.
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May 16, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
INTERACTIVE SPECIAL: One of the world's longest bridges is being built in Hong Kong - what does it look like now and how much will it cost?
When completed, the 42km-long Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge will be one of the longest bridges above water in the world, constructed with the mission to speed up integration of cities in the Pearl River Delta. Will it be worth its staggering cost?
Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?
Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.
China announced it would abandon the one-child policy.?Reuters photographer?Carlos Barria?shot these intimate?portraits of young Chinese people born since the start?of the policy in 1979 and captured their raw thoughts?on the prospect of having a sibling.
Tree maintenance has come into sharper focus recently following the government’s controversial decision to cut down four giant century-old banyans in August, and the collapse of a number of trees in recent months that have caused injuries. With experts expressing concern over the health and maintenance of trees citywide, the South China Morning Post has put together an interactive guide to the condition of more than 3,000 trees across Hong Kong, based on the latest data?contained in a register originally created by the Development Bureau in 2010. Our map contains information on the health of more than 900 trees included in the register along with 2,700 others deemed "failed" or which were removed and not found on the register.
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