A group was formed on Tuesday to “protect” Central amid a looming shutdown at the business district.
PM David Cameron may announce as early as this week that Britain is ready to join air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq.
Information technology has overtaken real estate as the cradle of the next generation of Chinese billionaires.
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup.
Compounds from Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Sarepta and Tekmira will be tested.
A Pew Research Center survey indicates support for same-sex marriage in the US could be wan...
The largest gathering of world leaders ever to deal with climate change has opened.
China's top food and drug regulator pledged stronger oversight on food and drug companies w...
In the 2013 Policy Address, the Chief Executive stressed that retirement protection was a recurrent theme relating to the probl...
Speaking at a meeting with a delegation from the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Sept 16, Zhang Dejiang, chairman of th...
HK has not always been at the receiving end of support. It has played a unique role in helping the mainland develop its economy.
If China-India ties are not yet what Modi once portrayed as "two bodies, but one spirit", they are closer to what they should be.
By making the decision on Hong Kong's election reform, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China is confident t...
IT new 'it' industry for rich Information technology has overtaken real estate as the cradle of the next generation of Chinese billionaires, according to the 2014 Hurun China Rich List ...
A day after 13 people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Hunan province, the chief of China's work safet...
It's been a hard year for Wang Qiang, who has run a store in Beijing's Hepingli community for more than 10 years selling expensive crabs, ...
China's top food and drug regulator pledged stronger oversight on Tuesday on food and drug companies with low credibility, a move to addre...
120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power.
Exporter finds the right climate for business in Hyderabad.
Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.
The elderly now form the backbone of childcare in China.
A cross-border cooperation project involving the establishment of a precious metal vault in Qianhai special economic zone has officially been launched, and the move, industry insiders say, is a boon for Shenzhen jewelry traders, as it removes price conversion and transportation problems.
Chief Executive (CE) Leung Chun-ying appealed to legislative councilors to support the establishment of the Innovation and Technology Bureau (ITB). This is so local technology industries can develop in a sustainable manner.
Parents of secondary school students are increasingly concerned about the well-being of their children — fearing they risk being bullied or isolated at school if they refuse to join class boycotts.
A group was formed on Tuesday to “protect” Central amid a looming shutdown at the business district — as “Occupy Central” organizers applied for a sit-in on Oct 1 — the country’s National Day.
A new initiative to develop Lantau Island has, predictably, pitted environmentalists against the pro-urbanization brigade. listens to both sides of the debate.
With Internet finance scaling new heights in the region, particularly on the Chinese mainland, key market players have called for regulations to check its advance and prevent defaults.
Prime Minister David Cameron may announce as early as this week that Britain is ready to join air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and that he plans to seek parliament's approval for such action
The United States and its Arab allies struck from the air inside Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of another group linked to al-Qaida.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet within the next two days in New York, where Cameron is expected to ask for help in the fight against Islamic State.
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned on Tuesday that Australians who fight with the Islamic State group in the Middle East will be "jailed for a very long time" when they return home under a proposed law that would make it an offense to simply visit terrorism hot spots abroad.
Vast landscape of temples and intricately carved boulders draw tourists to a lost Indian empire
China has vowed to improve maritime connectivity with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to further facilitate regional trade and investment.
Higher tariffs and tougher regulations imposed by Europe and the United States seem to have had the opposite effect from what was intended on China's solar companies as their global module shipments hit record highs for the second quarter, an industry report said.
China is the most important market and also the fastest growing one for Munich Re, the world's largest reinsurance company, the company's top management said on Tuesday.
Asian stocks tracked an overnight decline on Wall Street and dipped early on Wednesday, while the dollar was kept in check.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pulling out all the fashion stops for his upcoming visit to the United States, hiring a top Mumbai designer to create outfits that will sell his vision of a newly confident, aspirational India.
Te debt-laden empires of three of India's best-known tycoons - Vijay Mallya, Subrata Roy and T. Venkattram Reddy - are crumbling.
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo made amends for conceding a penalty by scoring four times as he led Real Madrid to a 5-1 rout of Elche in the Spanish league on Tuesday.
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday, after Arsenal and Everton both bowed out of the competition.
Arsenal surrendered a one-goal lead to lose 2-1 at home to Southampton in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday.
From automotive to filmmaking, multibillionaire magnate thrives by leading his firm into highly diversified territory.
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.
LONDON - British actress Emma Watson's plea for men to join the fight for equal rights for women has sparked a flood of pledges across the world, including from fellow celebrities and politicians.
A new book on Alibaba Group and its founder Ma Yun promises to rank on top of the plethora published on the subject.
Burger King Japan is going back on black as it added black cheese in Kuro burgers Friday.
A news anchor for India's state TV channel has been fired after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as "Eleven" Jingping.
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook demanding the site change its policy banning users from using aliases online.
Hong Kong's independent music magazine Bitetone recently launched the album Dim Sum. A collection of eight songs by independent Hong Kong musicians, the album strives to capture the culinary and cultural flavors of Hong Kong and also opens door to a musical world that is not exclusively Canton-pop.
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
Economic growth in Asia is increasingly tied to more efficient and more interconnected infrastructure but financing and the difficulties inherent in public private partnerships (PPPs) are creating new challenges.
Glamour Sales China, the pan Asian authorized luxury private sales company...