Xi Jinping arrived in Macao on Friday noon for celebrations marking the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.
China will set up a network by 2020 to cope with disasters, guarantee development of the coastal economy.
ROK constitutional court on Friday ordered the dissolution of a small leftist political party hounded by claims of pro-the ...
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a no...
Macao is looking to develop as a leisurely tourist destination to offer visitors.
Rouble plunged about 20% against the dollar at one stage on Tuesday.
Putin tried to quell fears of economic collapse and vowed rapid recovery from the worst fin...
December 4 was the People’s Republic of China’s inaugural Constitution Day, established to commemorate the enactment of the 4th...
Apart from being alive technically, to be frank, many people are just waiting for death.
Very few can imagine Prime Minister Shinzo Abe winning a single popularity contest anywhere in the neighborhood of East Asia.
The government move for greater focus on increased subsidized housing supply is a sensible one.
A retrial lasting more than three weeks finally acquitted a young man called Huugjilt of the rape and murder of a young woman, for whic...
President Xi arrived in Macao on Friday noon for celebrations marking the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.
China is to set up an offshore observation network by 2020 to cope with disasters, guarantee development of the coastal eco...
It is time for the city to branch out its economy from an over-reliance on gambling, as this year it may see first yearly decline in gamin...
Hengqin port, which connects China's southern coastal city Zhuhai with Lotus port in Macao, extended its service time to 24 hours on Wedne...
Crew members' well-honed skills and exceptional courage cited for averting disaster.
As young Chinese children head abroad to study, many anxious parents are opting to move with them, but some experts say the trend is a double-edged sword.
One of China's leading defense contractors has just unveiled its new generation jet fighter to wide acclaim.
The head of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office advised the city’s political elite to reflect on what can be learned from the illegal occupation protests, particularly on the relationship between “One Country” and “Two Systems”.
A HK$27-billion “housing reserve” will be set aside to back up the government’s new 10-year public housing supply target of building 290,000 public homes.
The recently terminated 79-day illegal protests were “a bad case for democracy”, said Professor Wong Chack-kie, member of the Hong Kong government’s Central Policy Unit.
Most Hong Kong service providers can expect to receive the same treatment as companies from the Chinese mainland when they start businesses in Guangdong province.
Gong Linna and her music-composer husband Lao Luo return to Hong Kong this weekend to perform Tante, a song without words that turned Gong into an overnight singing sensation.
With the economy slowing and an anti-graft drive sparking austerity measures, 2014 is said to have brought tough times for the wine sector in China. But for many it presented the best opportunity ever.
Regardless of how you feel about the actual holiday, Christmas means one thing for sure: there’s nothing to do on the 25th except go to the movies.
ROK constitutional court on Friday ordered the dissolution of a small leftist political party hounded by claims of pro-the DPRK views.
Japan and the United States announced Friday that they will delay the revision of their defense guidelines planned in the end of this year until the first half of 2015.
A disgraced Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem-cell treatment.
Mount Gamalama in North Maluku province of Indonesia erupted Thursday night, forcing the authorities to close an airport and issue warnings to planes.
A number of luxury residential projects with apartments costing more than 100,000 yuan ($16,080) per square meter will come on stream in Beijing next year, with curbs on high-end market prices being eased and the central bank’s new housing loan policy driving demand, real estate experts said.
The panic from Russia's beleaguered currency has not yet reached the Chinese foreign exchange market, but economists are warning about a chain reaction from economic turmoil in the nation's large neighbor.
Japanese stocks led Asian markets higher on Friday, after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the Federal Reserve was in no rush to start hiking interest rates.
A fter the tsunami pounded Thailand's Andaman Sea coast a decade ago, the ethnic Moklen fishing communities fought off land grabs to rebuild their homes.
Only six of the 16 teams in the tournament that starts Jan. 9 in Melbourne are ending 2014 with the same coach they started the year with.
Arin is one of thousands of young Kurdish women who have taken up arms in the past two years.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is banned from Sunday's match against Arsenal as punishment for posting racially offensive comments online.
Juventus eased to a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari on Thursday to ensure it ended the year at the top of the Serie A standings.
In a season full of hope in the first full campaign under club president Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks are struggling with a new offense, a rookie coach and a frustrated star in Carmelo Anthony.
Sinologist draws on his experience as a diplomat, academic and Mandarin speaker to edit monumental work of Chinese biography.
Indonesian tycoon boosts enterpreneurship at home while steering family conglomerate toward a sustainable future.
Singaporean professor’s fascination with South Asia gives him deep insight into the wider region’s changing balance of power.
Expurgating unsavory content from movies comes with good intentions but often ends up with unintended real-life black humor
An antique violin made by Italian famous luthier Antonio Stradivari was purchased by a Chinese collector recently at a sky high price in New York.
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out.
Only small fries with that? McDonald's in Japan has begun limiting the serving size of fries as stocks of spuds run short due to labor disruptions on the U.S. West Coast.
A Himalayan Spiritual Legacy, an exhibition showcasing nearly 100 pieces of thangka painting, will be on at L’hotel Nina & Convention Centre in Tsuen Wan until Dec 15.
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.
China Daily Asia Pacific Executive Director Raymond Warhola has succeeded four-time Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Chairman David Smith at the helm of the Asia-wide publishing organization.
Medical professionals in Hong Kong recommend an increased emphasis on vocational training, employment flexibility, mindset changes, revamping the medical services provision model and increased use of technology as the major drivers to address the thorny issue of staff shortage in the industry.
The importance of Qianhai Cooperation Zone lies not only in its pilot role of spearheading financial innovation, but also in its key role in correcting the misalignment of the country’s economic structure, said Edward Chen Kwan-yiu, president of the Qianhai Institute for Innovative Research.