Young people comprise the majority arrested in recent years during the police crackdown on drug use, Beijing police and exp...
Twelve Japanese auto parts suppliers have been fined about US$201 million in China after a monopoly probe
Ip Kwok-him, a local deputy to the National People’s Congress, believes the committee will rule out public nomination
James Foley, 40, was kidnapped by armed men on Nov 22, 2012, in northern Syria while on his way to the Turkish border
Some infant food was recalled in eastern China after it was found to contain excessive lead
The heads of Britain's largest companies earned 131 times as much as their average staff in...
Liberia battled to halt the spread of Ebola in capital Monrovia, as fatalities rose above 1...
The Bank of China (BOC) announced on Tuesday that its net profit rose 11 percent year on ye...
After obtaining 1.5 million signatures over the past month, the Anti-“Occupy Central” petition ended on Aug 17 impressively — m...
The situation in our public hospitals is dire. There are regular reports of medical mishaps resulting from procedures performed...
Following the path set out by Deng Xiaoping, the country must eliminate entrenched bureaucracy and over-concentration of power
Asia is poised to enter a historical sweet spot, with three of its most populous countries - China, India and Indonesia - led by strong...
In this year of sobering historical reminders, Aug 15 marks the 69th anniversary of Japan's announcement of surrender in World War II. ...
China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence, demanding an immediate ceasefire
Top leaders from China and Uzbekistan mapped out the future of the countries' relationship on Tuesday by signing a joint de...
Shanghai is bringing more transparency to its procuratorates via a "negative list" system, in a bid to guarantee the public's right to kno...
Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of ...
Initiative to attract private developers for uninhabited islands hits rough waters, report Yan Yiqi and Shi Xiaofeng in Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
Four years on, residents of quake-hit Yushu are receiving support to recover from the disaster but more is needed, reports Yang Wanli in Yushu, Qinghai province.
Traditional print and its loyal followers suffer impact of decision by Beijing city authorities to remove newsstands amid changing Chinese media market, reports Hou Liqiang.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Tuesday he believed the Nominating Committee (NC) should make a collective decision on Chief Executive (CE) candidates standing for election by universal suffrage.
Ip Kwok-him, a local deputy to the National People’s Congress (NPC), believes the committee will explicitly rule out public nomination, retain the four sectors of the Election Committee, and set the nomination threshold at 50 percent of the Nominating Committee (NC) members.
The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote.
Hong Kong shares ended at more than six-year highs on Tuesday, in a catch-up to strong global markets and buoyed by strength in property companies.
Private tutoring is big business in Hong Kong and on the mainland as parents bet heavily on their children’s education in a competitive world.
As Hong Kong people crave for a healthier lifestyle and shedding more pounds, fitness centers have mushroomed all over the city. Key industry players see the SAR as a growth hotspot for fitness but warn that smaller ones could get squeezed out in a tough contest.
Islamic State militants posted a video purportedly showing the beheading of US reporter James Foley and images of another US scribe
A specially equipped United States ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened airstrikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.
At least six people were confirmed dead and 22 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way
Sri Lanka's health ministry has begun investigation into a possible case of the Ebola virus entering the island, local media reported on Tuesday.
Reports that the World Bank has cut its growth projection for the Philippines from 6.6 to 6.4 percent for 2014, and from 6.9 to 6.7 for 2015, have trained the spotlight on the country’s ability to sustain its impressive growth of the past few years.
There is a palpable sense of excitement at Zoo Negara Malaysia (National Zoo of Malaysia) these days. The Kuala Lumpur zoo is playing host to some very high level dignitaries — to be exact, a pair of giant pandas on loan from China under the panda diplomacy program.
Twelve Japanese auto parts suppliers have been fined about US$201 million after an investigation into price monopoly
China should end smartphone subsidies to overseas vendors and give more support to local brands, industry insiders said on Tuesday, as telecom carriers pledged to cut operating expenses and Apple Inc gets ready to debut its next-generation iPhone.
Asian stocks were steady on Wednesday after strong US housing data lifted Wall Street shares, helping nudge Treasury yields higher and keeping the dollar well bid against the euro and yen.
Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller
Thirteen years ago, among the whirring looms of a garment factory in an eastern Pakistani city, a Muslim woman fell in love with a Christian co-worker.
A chorus of chirps filled the room as one of the Philippines' top crocodile breeders checked on his wards in an overcrowded "Noah's Ark" for one of the world's most endangered animals.
James Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut as Real Madrid earned a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Super Cup on Tuesday.
"It is what it is and I have to accept it," Luis Suarez said, adding that he had seen "the adequate professionals," to ensure there is no repeat of the biting incident, which led to the ban.
Manchester United landed a deal to sign defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, with the Portuguese club announcing that winger Nani is returning on loan from Old Trafford.
Sein-Way Tan is a modest man with a global ambition — to make cities environmentally sustainable and economically vibrant.
If necessity is the mother of invention, it may well be true that the inventor is someone else’s mother.
China's largest exporter of the seafood has overcome leagal challenges to make the most of overseas opportunities
Zhang Shifan, native of Qingdao city, runs a swimsuit store in the coastal city of Shandong province. The 58-year-old woman is recognized as the inventor of facekinis, which arrive on international fashion scene for a facekini-themed photo shoot was released by French magazine CR Fashion Book.
All-night bookstores across China are now offering people an alternative to either partying or watching TV at home. While the stores allow readers to purchase books at any time, visitors are also encouraged to sit down to read.
A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found.
Is it the Persian Gulf or the Arabian Gulf? Mount McKinley or Denali? Mumbai or Bombay?
Hundreds of Chinese women have joined a recent armpit selfies competition on micro-blogging service Sina Weibo, proudly displaying their unshaven armpits.
A newly launched caravan campsite on Lantau Island offers those who like camping an alternative choice.
The central government is concerned about whether the implementation of ‘One Country, Two Systems’ is in line with the original design, Lau Siu-kai told Joseph Li.
More than 1 million people have signed up to support universal suffrage and oppose “Occupy Central”. Ng Chau-pei, organizer of the campaign, told Joseph Li this was a victory for common sense.
Beijing's determination to innovate is helping to transform it into a major high-tech center.
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...