The reserves dipped by US$43.26b in Sept, marking the fourth consecutive month of declines, People's Bank of China said.
China's State Council and the Central Military Commission have approved a plan to improve the veteran pension system.
Iraq wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the US in the war against the militant group, a parliament committee said.
Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar have won the prize for work on mapping how cells repair damaged DNA.
The Hang Seng index rose 3.1% to 22,515.76 points, the highest close since Aug 20.
China has successfully launched three cube satellites (CubeSats) into their orbit.
Iran's Supreme Leader said negotiations with the US brought endless disadvantages.
A New York judge has asked the Bank of China to share information about a counterfeiting ring.
Zhou Bajun writes that the SAR has an important role in helping the mainland and other regions develop better understanding and...
In Europe, this summer’s refugee flood is almost too much to bear.
The China Energy Fund Committee (CEFC) convened its eighth Sino-US Colloquium, Beyond the Current Distrust, in Washington D.C. on Monday.
Disciplinary punishments have been meted out to about 300 government officials for being lazy and inactive.
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn's resignation should be a warning for businesses that dare to put profit above the global fight agains...
The city of Shantou in Guangdong province has a long history of charitable giving which it has become famed for throughout the country.
Pokfulam villagers and volunteers crafted the dragon with the grasses from the first batch of harvest from the local eco farm.
Let's pay tribute to the unsung heroes who are putting other people’s children to bed and leaving their own with relatives back in their homeland.
The State Council and the Central Military Commission have approved a plan to improve the veteran pension system.
The three CubeSats in a mission coded STU-2 were launched on Sept 25 and have entered their designated orbit.
The Chinese capital reported 8.3 billion yuan (US$1.3 billion) of tourism income during the week-long National Day holiday.
A Chinese Navy destroyer, a frigate and a supply vessel are entering Poland's navy port in Gdynia on first such visit ever.
Chen Juming says his "secret joy" is to sit and count Airbus aircraft as they take off, land and taxi at Beijing International Airport.
They not only took part in the parade, but also went to look for a piece of 'home' in the parade.
Tens of thousands are playing a key role in the research and conservation of China's migratory species, as Chen Liang reports
The Hang Seng rose 1.1 percent to 22,071.80 points by the midday break, their highest level in three weeks.
A veterinarian at the amusement park said an ultrasound scan has revealed that Ying Ying's fetus has no heartbeat.
The High Court has rejected an opposition bid to legalise the use of filibusters in the Legislative Council.
PMI points to deep contraction in private sector as new jobs and orders from mainland dwindle.
Cases of children suffering because of their parents’ addiction to drugs are on the rise in HK. Wang Yuke has the lowdown from crisis intervention personnel.
The city’s columbaria facilities are near saturation point, but efforts to build more such keep getting thwarted by people who do not want the remains of the dead in their backyard.
Forget Victoria Harbour and Lan Kwai Fong. When Western photographer Jonathan van Smit wants to feel the pulse of HK, he heads to Yau Ma Tei.
Iraq may request Russian air strikes against Islamic State on its soil soon, the parliament's defense and security committee said.
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, said negotiations with the US brought endless disadvantages.
Indonesia has previously rejected Singapore's offer to assist. China, Australia and Japan have also offered to help.
Doctors Without Borders wants Geneva Conventions evoked in probe into a US bombing on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 22.
A New York judge has ordered the Bank of China to share information about Chinese bank accounts used by a counterfeiting ring.
China's foreign exchange reserves, the world's largest, shrank by US$43.3 billion in September to US$3.514 trillion.
Asian stock markets and oil prices rose Wednesday, taking in stride the IMF's lower global growth forecast.
Vietnam's garment and shoe industries are poised to benefit from the elimination of tariffs major importing nations.
India's government has turned down the military's request to expand the acquisition of 36 fighter planes from Dassault Aviation SA to plug vital gaps.
Daily struggles of life outside capital Pyongyang pose a harsh, but largely unseen, contrast to the grand celebrations the world will see Oct 10.
The new season of the A-League, Australia's premier football competition, begins on Thursday night.
Houston's Dallas Keuchel and his relievers shut out New York and led the Astros to a 3-0 win at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday in the American League wild-card game.
From restoring Penang’s iconic hotels to building major luxury projects, Malaysian developer leaves his mark on high-end living.
After finding success at home by reinvigorating small companies, Australian investor is ready to make a name on the world stage.
Fourth-generation Japanese restaurateur continues family tradition of innovation while staying true to sushi’s heritage.
Andy Warhol's "One Dollar" marks the top-seller in what Sotheby's said was its highest ever total sales for an auction of contemporary art in London.
The ban on movies featuring actors convicted of crimes has hurt several upcoming releases filmed before the arrests.
A rare crested macaque monkey who snapped a well-known, grinning "selfie" should be declared the photo's owner, animal rights activists argued in a federal lawsuit filed.
Australia Post has finally delivered a parcel sent in the mid-1970s to a former committee member of a Melbourne tennis club.
Two carpet pythons have been pulled from two toilets in the north Queensland town of Townsville the past two weeks.
Asian media leaders said on Thursday they will build an "information Silk Road" to help communicate the benefits the Belt and Road Initiative will bring.
Inspired by China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the Global Tourism Economy Forum embarked on a Pacific Alliance mission, starting a virtuous cycle of events to create momentum in driving exchange, multilateral cooperation and economic growth in global tourism.