Outside the red carpet and receptions full of personal touches, President Xi and Indian PM Narendra Modi mapped out a new e...
The Scottish people began voting on Thursday in an independence referendum that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom.
A healthy woman became the first volunteer to receive a new vaccine against the Ebola virus on Wednesday in a trial at the ...
China said the hacking charges in a US Senate report were groundless, adding that it was "irresponsible assaults".
Dai gou, or part-time student shopping agents, have joined the ranks of parallel traders in...
G20 host Australia is urging the group to finalise rules aimed at preventing another crash.
Intelligence showed that Islamic State militants were planning to behead a member of the pu...
Hong Kong has a significant Indian community and much in common with India such as the British-derived law and the English lang...
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) unanimously (170 votes) passed a draft resolution on Hong Kong’s elec...
The 17th Asian Games opens on Sept 19 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, and has been aptly themed "Diversity Shines Here".
After its initial public offering (IPO) on New York Stock Exchange, Alibaba is expected to become the third-biggest Internet company li...
The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing some profound changes, and its economies should be prepared for possible reshaping of economic ...
President Xi Jinping has quoted a wide range of respected prominent figures and idiomatic phrases from China and India to illustrate Beijing's diplomatic philosophy and its increased pr...
China said the hacking charges in a US Senate report were groundless, and urged the US side to stop such "irresponsible ass...
A senior military officer has reiterated that China has a right to protect its maritime territory and airspace, and said that frequent clo...
The list of off-limit areas for foreign investment in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone will be further slashed, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thu...
The elderly now form the backbone of childcare in China.
Electrical shortages offer opportunity for energy company.
As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.
Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food.
A government initiative to repair Hong Kong’s damaged reputation for cooking oil has been praised by the industry — despite concerns about the difficulties of implementing mandatory used cooking oil recycling plans.
Hong Kong’s total employment and working population hit record highs, with jobless rate holding steady at 3.3 percent in June -August 2014, after rising slightly for two consecutive months, the Census and Statistics Department said on Thursday.
The Hong Kong government said it proposed to expand the power of an agency to supervise auditors of public listed companies. The move is to improve the quality of the city’s financial reporting and ultimately boost investor protection.
The Court of Final Appeal has closed the door on permanent residency (PR) for non-Chinese children born in Hong Kong to foreign domestic helpers working in the city.
Tonight when Maestro Yan Hui-chang lifts his baton to lead a huge ensemble of musicians from Hong Kong and Zhejiang, he will have touched yet another milestone in a long and distinguished career.
Two budding entrepreneurs have teamed up using technology to link up ‘people in the virtual world with those in the physical world’ for the benefit of communities.
Thailand's junta chief apologized on Thursday for suggesting tourists in bikinis could be more vulnerable to attack, comments that caused an international outcry following the brutal murder of two British vacationers.
The Democratic Party led by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made a decision not to propose any of its politician in the new administration.
A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York this week.
Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing US ground troops in his country, saying,"We don't want them."
Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at US$68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising US$21.8 billion on Thursday, in the latest sign of strong investor appetite for the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut.
Microsoft Corp will launch its Xbox One gaming console in China on Sept. 23 to tap the lucrative entertainment market, a senior executive with the company told Xinhua on Wednesday night.
Natural disasters displaced three times more people last year than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to support vulnerable people, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Typhoon Kalmaegi struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday morning carrying with it wind and rain reaching 144 km/h. Who names typhoons and what's the reasoning behind the process?
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping's initiative of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
While there is no official confirmation of Li Na's pending retirement, the Chinese tennis ace received an overwhelming number of good wishes from fans across the Internet - around 13 million.
Bayern Munich scored a 90th-minute goal to beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 1-0.
Chinese fencer Lei Sheng, who won the men's foil gold at London Olympics in 2012, will carry the China's national flag at the 17th Asian Games' opening ceremony here on Friday.
Scion of prominent Malaysian political family set CIMB Group on track to become leading financial services firm in Asia.
Founder of luxury property business in Australia ensures her high-end Chinese clients are eased into their new environment.
The World Bank's chief economist from India is a strategic thinker who draws his inspiration from everyday situations.
Sotheby's Hong Kong said its Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2014 will offer about 340 pieces of jewels and jadeite.
Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago, saying two of many blows to his bare head could have killed him very quickly.
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook demanding the site change its policy banning users from using aliases online.
A man whose skull was severely injured in an accident has had fractured bones rebuilt with the help of 3D printing technology.
A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests.
Hugo Tsang traveled more than 100 kilometers across Kwun Tong with his camera, recording the opinions of Kwun Tong’s longtime residents of the government’s urban renewal plan. He has rigged up a mobile screening platform, hoping to draw more public attention to the vagaries of ‘insensitive urban renewal’.
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.
Experts split over whether the mainland’s growth pattern could be dictated by further packages to prop up the slowed economy
The government and the logistics sector need a long-term strategy for land, infrastructure, and policy, as well as industry talents development to support the local industry’s bid to transform into high value-added services providers.
Glamour Sales China, the pan Asian authorized luxury private sales company...