The purchasing managers' index (PMI) stood at 51.1 in August, down from July's 51.7 - a reading above 50 indicates expansion
A knife-wielding man surnamed Chen broke into the Dongfang Primary School in Yunxi County and committed the crime
The projectile, likely a ballistic missile which flew some 220 km, was presumed to have landed in the DPRK's eastern waters.
A major career breakthrough came by beating 14th-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova to enter the US Open quarter finals
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) set out a clear direction for Hon...
The massive countermeasures include management of hazardous materials, anti-terror training...
Under discussion is a proposal to formalise a 'two-plus-two' format for talks and the possi...
On Aug 31, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) made its historic decision on the method for the election ...
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC) has framed the method for 2017 Chief Executive (CE) election b...
NPC Standing Committee rules out 'civil nomination' for chief executive in 2017 election in special administrative region
Invited to deliver the graduation speech at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, I was floored by the number of Chinese...
The increase in the number of Chinese tourists to Japan started in September 2013, and has continued since
A man jumped off a building after killing three and injuring six others Monday morning in a primary school in central China's Hubei Province, the local government told Xinhua.
Beijing police will launch an eight-week inspection of anti-terror precautionary work to guarantee security for the APEC Ec...
The State Administration of Cultural Heritage has vowed to enhance the protection and preservation of sites and artifacts related to the W...
BEIJING - China will set up special courts for intellectual property rights (IPR) cases in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, the top legisl...
DVDs of popular movie and TV series replace traditional offers of friendship on visits.
Correctional facilities are finding more ways to help prisoners adapt to life in and out of jail.
Students of major martial arts school endure tough training for high-wire act at Youth Olympics show.
Summer resort buzzes with annual visit by nation's leaders.
Li's briefing is being organized by the Hong Kong government and China's Liaison Office in the Special Administrative Region.
The plan to set up the Southwest Lantau Marine Park and Soko Islands Marine Park will be preceded with public engagements next year
Chinese shares rose on Monday, with defence and media names leading the gains
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) set out a clear direction for Hong Kong to elect the next leader by universal suffrage in its resolution on Sunday.
Travelers who find themselves shut out of the tight hotel squeeze in the Asia Pacific, including Hong Kong, may now turn to a smart phone app as a last resort.
HK and mainland volunteers have joined hands to help build houses in one of the country’s most-impoverished provinces. They undertook the project out of altruism, but returned having learnt a thing or two about a 3,000-year-old technology employed in traditional Chinese architecture.
Australia on Monday unveiled fresh sanctions against Russia over what Prime Minister Tony Abbott called its "bullying" of Ukraine
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired one short-range projectile, presumed to be a ballistic missile
Protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Japan aims to double last year's US$2b funding
The purchasing managers' index (PMI) stood at 51.1 in August, down from July's 51.7
Eastern city takes the lead in showing what is in store as China aims to move into the high-income club.
Asian stock markets rose Monday, lifted by another record high on Wall Street and expectations of stimulus in China
Record ivory seizures - combined with a Chinese crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking - could mark a turning point in global efforts to save the African elephant.
Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, telling him: "Let's rumble!"
Dog meat in South Korea today is an increasingly tough sell and a less attractive dining option for young South Koreans.
With Maria Sharapova's loss at the US Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.
Real Sociedad hammered title hopefuls Real Madrid 4-2 at Anoeta Stadium in Spain's BBVA Primera Liga
World No. 39 Peng Shuai defeated Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 to reach US Open quarter-finals, marking her first final eight appearance in Grand Slam tournaments in her career.
The World Bank's chief economist from India is a strategic thinker who draws his inspiration from everyday situations.
Patriarch of Japanese conglomerate goes globetrotting in pursuit of regional friendship and cooperation.
Sein-Way Tan is a modest man with a global ambition — to make cities environmentally sustainable and economically vibrant.
24-year-old student Veronica Shiu was crowned Miss Hong Kong 2014 in Hong Kong, Aug 31.
Musicians from opposite ends of the country enrich each other's classical traditions, Zhang Kun reports from Urumqi.
Quirky, maybe, but China's insurers are turning to ever more creative ways to drum up business in a market where growth has stalled
It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military - the opening shot that launched a Twitter war of words and maps
The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants.
You must know of Jin Yong if you are a fan of martial arts. The Legend of the Condor Heroes, one of Jin Yong’s famous works, is now on stage! The renowned Hong Kong choreographer Leung Kwok-shing has invited Wang Yabin and Liu Fuyang to translate words into body language.
It is too early to talk about standard working hour legislation, said chairman of the Standard Working Hours Committee Leong Che-hung.
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...