The AirAsia flight with 161 onboard was in the Indonesian FIR when it lost contact with air traffic authorities.
An inspection team has been dispatched to Jiangxi province to investigate the sales of unsafe pork from dead or sick pigs.
A woman is critically ill in HK with the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu, the first confirmed case in the city this winter.
The water from a south China river flowed into Beijing on Saturday after a journey of over 1,200 kilometers.
Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City chu...
By approving a house demolition team with AIDS/HIV patients formed by a real estate company...
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Hong Kong Special Administrative Region chief executi...
Former US president George H.W. Bush spent his Christmas day in a Houston hospital and is i...
The recent news that the city authorities in Beijing will, from next June, ban all smoking within indoor public places and offi...
I have reservation for the proposed Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) which is designed to ease the pressure on the publ...
By approving a house demolition team with AIDS/HIV patients formed by a real estate company to take possession of land in Nanyang of Ce...
People in Asian countries where Chinese characters are widely used, including Malaysia, Japan, Singapore and China, have been voting fo...
With Shinzo Abe commencing his third term as Japan's prime minister, the year of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II will b...
Beijing began trial operations of four new subway lines on Sunday in the latest effort to ease the city's traffic jams.
China's disciplinary watchdog will launch a mobile application on Jan 1, part of its efforts to reach to a broader audience amid China's a...
Popular Chinese singer Yin Xiangjie has been detained over drug use and illegal possession of drugs, the latest celebrity involved in drug...
Banning smoking in public places will help reduce tobacco-related deaths and illnesses.
Transsexuality has long been a taboo subject in China, and openly transgender people have been subjected to widespread discrimination. However, attitudes have started to change.
The historic role played by a Chinese veteran of World War II went unacknowledged for more than 60 years, until a chance discovery brought it to light.
A woman is critically ill in Hong Kong with the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu, the first confirmed case in the city this winter, the Hong Kong government said.
President Xi Jinping threw his support behind the development of Hong Kong's political system on Friday, shortly after the end of a monthslong illegal protest over election of the city's leader by universal suffrage in 2017.
Time is running out on efforts to salvage Asia Television (ATV), which has yet to come up with the money needed to pay staff salaries in arrears.
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, along with his senior aides in the government, urged the opposition members to set aside political differences.
Who would have believed that Dirty Dancing would arguably be considered the most progressive female-centric film to come from the Hollywood machine in going on three decades?
Eating involves all of the senses and it is personal.
The floppy red peaked cap with white pom-pom would be seen on more heads than you can imagine, this Christmas season. Sylvia Chang gets all ho-ho-ho with some of those merry souls, and a dog.
rAsia Bhd group CEO Tony Fernandes is heading to Surabaya in Indonesia's East Java province on Sunday to cooperate in the search and rescue efforts for the missing Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501.
The number of flood evacuees has reached 160,921 as of 3 pm Saturday in Malaysia, up from 120,341 on Friday, with a death toll of eight.
Indonesia are deploying planes and ships to look for Air Asia plane with 161 people on board that lost contact at 06:17 pm Jakarta time Sunday.
Conflicts and attacks have claimed the lives of 54 people, including 44 Taliban militants, in Afghanistan over the past two days, government sources said on Saturday.
China's building materials sector continued to slow as the property market remained sluggish despite fewer government restrictions, latest statistics from the country's top economic planner indicated.
China's central bank on Saturday issued a circular on adjusting rules for calculating deposits, which will increase the base of fund available for lending at commercial banks, according to web portal Sina.com.
Logistics demand in China grew steadily despite subdued strength in the world's second largest economy, latest data showed.
The Indian government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains.
About 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004.
Afghanistan has new roads, sections of which many deem too dangerous to use. It has a turbine to fill electricity needs that remains in pieces.
Iran's international midfielder Andranik Teymourian joined the Iranian soccer club Tractor Sazi of Tabriz, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
Russell Westbrook scored 29 points to lead the Thunder to a 98-75 victory over the Hornets on Friday.
LeBron James was running the gamut of emotions on Thursday when he arrived at the arena that he called home for the past four seasons.
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.
A Tibetan calligraphy scroll stretching 206 meters was donated to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital city of Tibet, on Wednesday.
Keeping your pets clean is a good way to keep them healthy, but with the colder weather it is important to ensure getting your best friend wet doesn't also give them a winter chill.
A Chinese man who stole hundreds of pieces of ladies' underwear had his secret exposed after an emergency exit ceiling where he had been storing his hoard collapsed, state media reported.
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.
More than 6,000 people from around the world, including religious leaders, government officials, scientists and academics, on Sunday swarmed to the coastal metropolis of Hong Kong to celebrate Winter Solstice, the traditional day for ancestor worship.
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.