Although poll modalities by universal suffrage after 2017 will be open to change, the threshold would likely stay unaltered.
According to the study, nearly 70% of the luxury products bought by the Chinese super rich were purchased overseas last year.
Virtually every provincial-level govt has lowered its target for 2015, indicating the national target will be cut to 7%.
A Chinese legal team will discuss compensation with Malaysia Airlines after Flight MH370's disappearance deemed as accident.
Premier Li called on Malaysia to continue its efforts to find flight MH370 and its passengers.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was declared an "accident".
Alibaba Group's quarterly revenue rose 40% but missed the average estimate of US$4.45 billion.
China's Central Military Commission will widen anti-graft inspections.
The Hong Kong government should proceed with caution in its future plans to reform and control the city’s major financial insti...
The announcement that Hong Kong has fallen sharply down the global ranking of livable cities comes as a shock to those that liv...
Be honest with yourself when you answer this question, because in the truest sense of the word your very life might be at stake: How ma...
The Policy Address unveiled a pilot scheme for existing tenants and those applicants who have passed the vetting process and are eligib...
Whichever way you look at Hong Kong’s current situation despite it being recognized as a world city, it is not a city at ease with itself.
China will continue its efforts to protect African elephants and curb the illegal ivory trade by cracking down on the black market.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was officially declared an accident on Thursday under international avi...
China's most well-known comedian Zhao Benshan will reportedly attend the country's top political consultative body's annual conference des...
China will manufacture and begin trial runs of a new "Chinese-standard" bullet train this year, according to the State-owned railway opera...
Sustainable house recycles water, turns waste into gas for cooking.
Pole dancing is growing in popularity in China, where it's regarded as a good form of exercise with an image far removed from the sleazy activity associated with seedy nightclubs in the West.
It's 15 years since China first participated in UN peacekeeping missions, but despite the late start, the country is now a leading light.
The Estate Agents Authority (EAA) may require property agents to make a declaration if they intend to purchase homes in first-hand residential projects they represent.
HK banks are paying record premiums for renminbi deposits compared with Chinese mainland lenders as a stock cross-trading link between the SAR and Shanghai sees funds being diverted from savings accounts to mainland equities.
Although the mechanism of elections by universal suffrage after 2017 will certainly be open to change, Hong Kong officials believe it will be difficult to alter the majority threshold for Chief Executive (CE) candidates unless parts of the Basic Law are revised.
A giant poster has gone up at MTR Causeway Bay Station proclaiming “Happy shopping in Hong Kong with your Alipay wallet”.
After a gloomy 2014, Macao gaming revenue has yet to hit the jackpot but analysts believe fortunes will turn.
James Shea arrives in HK at a time when universities are beginning to appreciate the model of the writer as academic. Chitralekha Basu met the poet in the lead-up to the launch of his new book, The Lost Novel.
Innovation has added strength to civilian security industry with the invention of an intelligent device hat can do much more than a surveillance camera at home or the office.
Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an "accident" and that all people on board are presumed dead.
Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants.
ROK and the United States on Wednesday held talks about DPRK's nuclear program and issues on the Korean Peninsula, Seoul's foreign ministry said.
The leaders of the world's largest democracies will next week take to India's radio airwaves, the main source of news and information for many in the country, to get their message out.
Recent online voting conducted by China Central Television shows more than 80 percent of WeChat users consider the ads to be commercial harassment.
Virtually every provincial-level government has lowered its growth target for this year, providing further evidence that the central government will cut the national target to 7 percent.
Nikkei rises in early trade after upbeat economic data; US crude steadies after touching new lows overnight.
The opposition also blames Netanyahu for Israel's high cost of living and for deteriorating relations with the US.
Nguyen Nam owns an engineering services firm in Ho Chi Minh City that pays no taxes nor any salaries. The flip side is it earns no revenue either.
More than 420 people took part in the 34th Osaka International Women's Marathon on Jan. 25, and about 6,000 people ran the Osaka Half Marathon on the same day.
Chinese international football player Zhang Xizhe of Bundesliga's Wolfsburg club was listed as "five players to watch" in the league on the official website of FIFA.
Xu Shilin, who just turned 17 and goes by the English name Coco, was the first Chinese girl to be No. 1 in the world junior rankings.
One man’s bold vision revived a vermicelli enterprise and turned it into China’s largest exporter of the product.
Maxim’s chairman has revamped the popular Hong Kong restaurant brand into a hugely successful collection of diverse dining outlets.
Overcoming the skeptics to build UAE's thriving Free Trade Zone was just a first step for intrepid leader who is now ready for a new challenge.
Recent interest in politically influenced operas from an earlier era has spawned new forms of art.
The impending rise of the Swiss franc has not caused a rush among Chinese to buy luxury watches, Sun Yuanqing reports.
Feeling the sting of rejection? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of that special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.
Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the highest ever such fine.
While experts point to car emissions for causing foul air, a Sichuan official has laid the blame on people making smoked bacon.
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2015 held on Jan 25 attracted more than 70,000 participants from all over the world. Other than mainstream runners, there was a dedicated contingent that rose to the wheelchair challenge. chinadailyasia.com finds out from a few how they did it.
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.
2014, the Year of the Horse in Chinese lunar calendar, has proved to be yet another successful year for Han Qin. Her application for a national scientific and technological cooperation project on research and development of Ru wares got approved.
Mainland outbound direct investment (ODI) is for the first time set to exceed inbound figures, underscoring a trend where the world’s second-biggest economy is poised to become a net outbound investment destination.
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.