2013年12月 最新内容

Diverse Santas a Big Hit in LA

2013-12-24 09:26:14

In many western cultures, Santa Claus is traditionally depicted as Caucasian man with a white beard in a red suit. But around the United St...

Food Aid Distribution Difficult in CAR

2013-12-24 09:23:36

The World Food Program says it will scale-up its emergency operations in Central African Republic to provide aid to more than one-million pe...

Finest Musicians Turn to Steinway Pianos

2013-12-24 09:17:12

Great pianists need great pianos. Vladimir Horowitz, the famous Russian pianist, used to travel with his own personal Steinway when he playe...

Chinese FM in Middle East, Hopes to Facilitate Peace Deal

2013-12-23 09:10:54

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in the Middle East as part of a push by Beijing to help the Israelis and Palestinians reach a peace deal...

Washington Week: US Lawmakers Preview 2014 Agendas

Washington Week: US Lawmakers Preview 2014 Agendas

图文2013-12-23 09:14:42

The U.S. Congress has concluded work for the year. Before leaving Washington, lawmakers drew political battle lines for 2014, an election ye...

Wall Street Rolls into 2014 with Strong Market Year

Wall Street Rolls into 2014 with Strong Market Year

图文2013-12-22 11:05:52

U. S. stock markets made strong gains in 2013, climbing more than 3000 points since January. The Federal Reserve decision to trim its stimul...

Foreign Policy Challenges Will Continue in 2014

2013-12-22 11:03:02

2013 was a challenging year for President Barack Obama in foreign policy

South Africa's First Black-Owned Brewery Opens for Business

2013-12-22 11:01:55

South Africa is a country that loves its beer. It's a product that has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar industry for commercial bever...

Obama Considers Proposals to Change Surveillance

Obama Considers Proposals to Change Surveillance

图文2013-12-21 14:09:55

Next month President Barack Obama is expected to change the way the United States collects information - domestic and foreign. A presidentia...

US Congress in 2013 Passes Fewest Laws in History

2013-12-21 14:01:35

The 113th Congress has been the least productive in history, with the House and Senate passing only 57 bills that were signed into law by Pr...

Christmas is Big Business for Chinese Village

2013-12-21 14:00:02

In Xitan, China’s “Christmas Village,” it’s easy to see that holiday trinkets are big business. However, this Christmas, unlike in past ...

Ukraine Protesters Give EU Much Needed Image Boost

2013-12-21 13:54:21

At first glance, the European Union appears to have lost its battle with Russia over the future of Ukraine, after Ukrainian president Viktor...

Voters Not Sure Madagascar Election Will End Crisis

2013-12-21 13:52:27

Voters in Madagascar are returning to the polls Friday to elect a new president and parliament. Hopes are high that the new leadership will ...

Rodman in North Korea to Train National Basketball Team

2013-12-21 13:51:17

Former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea for his third visit this year, this time to train the nuclear ar...

ESA to Make 3D Map of Milky Way

2013-12-21 13:47:58

The European Space Agency this week successfully launched the star-mapping satellite Gaia on a mission that will take it more than a million...

US, China Raise Tensions Over Maritime Issues

US, China Raise Tensions Over Maritime Issues

图文2013-12-20 10:33:47

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel calls China's actions in a near-collision in the South China Sea irresponsible. He also warned that s...

[中英对照] US Fed to Scale Back Bond Purchases Starting January 2014

2013-12-20 10:18:40

The U.S. Federal Reserve will start scaling back its monthly bond-buying program as early as next month. But the reduction will be gradual. ...

US Expects More Guantanamo Detainee Transfers

2013-12-20 10:16:16

The Pentagon is speeding up the transfer of detainees from its detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Two Saudi prisoners were sent bac...

[中英对照] White House Releases Panel Report on US Surveillance Practices

2013-12-20 10:13:32

The White House has released an independent panel's review of U.S. intelligence practices, with recommendations that are expected to serve ...

Black-themed Films Enter Hollywood Mainstream

2013-12-20 10:01:54

From Lee Daniel's biopic The Butler about the African American butler who served eight U.S. presidents, to Steve McQueen's historic drama ...

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