HK police arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two student leaders helming the illegal "Occupy" protests on Wednesday.
Up to 80% of respondents said they were not interested in buying homes as prices of apartments had soared since early this ...
The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme on Nov 17 has whetted the appetite of mainland firms in HK shares.
BitFX Ltd launched its first Bitcoin retail store in HK and said it has forged strategic ties with OKCoin and Bitcoinnect.
A coal mine fire killed 24 and injured 52 in Liaoning Province early Wednesday.
The People's Liberation Army is inviting private sector to enter training bids.
France suspended the delivery of a warship - Vladivostok - to Russia under allied pressure.
It started with silence as the crowd strained to listen to the prosecutor over the radio.
Theme 2 of the Liberal Studies curriculum in Hong Kong is the “rule of law and socio-political participation”.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently released its annual survey of 82 countries and regions. For the seventh year in ...
Two years ago the Liberal Democratic Party, in opposition, won a landslide victory in the general election, putting Shinzo Abe in offic...
If they really want relations with China to substantially improve, earnestness to build political trust is needed from the Japanese gov...
In the age of globalization, the interests of countries have never been so closely interconnected. More and more Asians have come to re...
Four railway lines worth US$10.79 billion will belaid as the government steps up infrastructure investment to boost growth.
The People's Liberation Army is inviting private enterprises to bid on its training-related contracts, an unprecedented mov...
A coal mine fire killed 24 workers and injured 52 others in northeast China's Liaoning Province early Wednesday.
Anti-tobacco advocates welcomed a new draft regulation of the national smoking control for public places, but said it could still be stren...
A proposed amendment to China's criminal law could see the abolition of capital punishment for a number of non-violent offenses, including illegal money lending, as Cao Yin reports.
The central government is cracking down on wasteful construction projects and ostentatious office complexes approved by a number of local authorities.
Changes to China's forestry management laws are helping to safeguard one of the world's best-loved animals, as Wang Qian reports.
HK police arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two student leaders helming the illegal "Occupy" protests as Nathan Road was cleared.
Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor urged students participating in the illegal “Occupy Central” campaign to distance themselves from radical activists and abandon the protests.
Hong Kong shares produced a solid rise on Wednesday following a rally in mainland markets.
Up to 80 percent of respondents said they were not interested in buying homes as prices of apartments have soared to new heights since early this year, according to an annual survey by Citibank.
The prospect of a Grade-II heritage structure atop the Peak being turned into a hotel has reopened the perennial debate between builders and environmentalists.
Passers-by stop to look at five strange creatures with helmet-like khaki-colored shells and long spiny tails huddled on the ground.
Battered husbands may not be such a rarity as we tend to think. Ming Yeung turns the spotlight on the plight of men who often find it harder to deal with shame, guilt and isolation that physical assault invariably leads to.
A Pakistani police spokesman says gunmen have killed four health workers administering polio vaccines in a southwestern city.
Regional collaboration in space technology must be enhanced to achieve sustainable development in South Asia, according to SAARC leaders.
The United Nations has appealed for US$405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015.
Myanmar's parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country's top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution.
China's thriving mobile payment market will witness a new battle for dominance between Apple Inc and its local smartphone rivals, with industry insiders anticipating a direct showdown between Apple Pay and a home-grown digital wallet service in late 2015.
The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme on Nov 17 has whetted the interest of mainland companies in acquiring Hong Kong stock brokerages to enable them to take full advantage of the opportunities arising from the “through-train” program.
Asian stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger US growth was tempered by a less rosy outlook for China.
Bangladesh's traditional country boats are on the brink of extinction as after about four decades since independence.
A government investigation into sexual misconduct reported Wednesday that more than 1,100 alleged perpetrators remained in the ranks or reserves.
7,000 Chinese couples visited South Korea in 2013 for their wedding photos, and the number is expected to surpass 10,000 this year, sources reported.
Messi made a slice of European football history as the Barcelona striker hit a hat trick to become the Champions League's all-time top scorer in a 4-0 win over APOEL on Tuesday.
Olympic swimming star Sun Yang could face additional sanctions after escaping with a lenient ban from the China Anti-Doping Agency following a failed dope test.
Stephen Curry scored 40 points to help and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Nobel Peace Prize winner says his award shows that the world recognizes need to end child labor and deliver education for all.
One of Kazahkstan’s first generation of post-Soviet entrepreneurs is now dedicated to helping fellow businesswomen aim high.
Sydney-based scientist conducting pioneering research in China sees it as a way of repaying his country of birth.
Internet users have been asked to recommend a single Chinese character and a word which can describe China and the world best in 2014.
Popular web videos showing that "cats rule and dogs drool" have new scientific evidence to support that felinophilic sentiment, at least when it comes to drinking.
The Australian PM's threat to "shirtfront" Russia's president during an international summit this month has prompted a dictionary to broaden its definition of the word.
A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth.
The famous Harbin Ice Festival has come to Hong Kong! Make a trip to this sub-zero world with chinadailyasia.com.
Nelson Chow, who wrote the latest retirement protection report, believes the introduction of a universal pension scheme will improve the government’s popularity, Joseph Li writes
It is too early to talk about standard working hour legislation, said chairman of the Standard Working Hours Committee Leong Che-hung.
Autumn is always colorful and beautiful. The Octobor round of China Daily College Photo Contest themed “The Great Autumn” has concluded.
China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative aims to bring economies from central Europe to Africa closer and create an once-in-a-decade opportunity for the logistics sector as well as traders in Hong Kong and the rest of Asia.
On the heels of Alibaba’s record $9.3-billion sales on “Singles Day” (Nov 11), reflecting the mega growth of e-commerce in China and the Asia-Pacific, air-cargo industry executives are candid about the need to embrace a new business model and ramp up service levels.