CPPCC should expand consulting fields, diversify consulting channels and improve its consulting system, Xi said.
Though Chinese consumers have driven Alibaba's financial success, they'll largely be left out of the company's stock offering.
A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.
NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars after a 711 million-km, year-long journey.
The US Secret Service is under scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence.
David Cameron insisted that further devolution to Scotland could not leave England "overrid...
A UNICEF official said climate change is "undermining the rights of every child".
During a meeting with the visiting Hong Kong Federation of Trade Union (HKFDU) delegation on Tuesday, Zhan Dejiang, chairman of...
Hong Kong has a significant Indian community and much in common with India such as the British-derived law and the English lang...
The 17th Asian Games opens on Sept 19 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, and has been aptly themed "Diversity Shines Here".
After its initial public offering (IPO) on New York Stock Exchange, Alibaba is expected to become the third-biggest Internet company li...
The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing some profound changes, and its economies should be prepared for possible reshaping of economic ...
The latest group of Chinese pilgrims to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, arrived in Medina on Saturday night, as Muslims from around the world converge on the holy city for an annual pilgrimage.
Animal experts are pressing ahead with a groundbreaking program to release captive-born giant pandas into the wild.
Four Chinese men arrested by counterterrorism police have been formally named as suspects and detained for allegedly violating anti-terror...
China's top leaders have vowed to encourage developing diversified channels to improve socialist consultative democracy to keep pace with ...
Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.
The elderly now form the backbone of childcare in China.
Electrical shortages offer opportunity for energy company.
As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.
Officials and community leaders, while conveying their respect for the freedom of expression, reminded students planning to participate in the week-long class boycotts starting from today (Monday) to strictly observe the law in their gatherings and activities.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is proposing a visit to Guangdong province for all Legislative Council members in October.
A high-profile delegation of business leaders from Hong Kong arrived in Beijing on Sunday for meetings with central government leaders including President Xi Jinping.
The city's lifeguards are threatening further industrial action after a holiday strike failed to bring the government to talks.
It’s become an artifact of present-day culture that young people are fleeing some of the popular social networking sites. The reason? Their parents keep wanting to become ‘friends’, so they can observe what their kids are up to.
Hong Kong workers put in the longest average working hours each week in the Asia-Pacific region, and have been fighting for standard working hours. But there’s still no consensus amid stiff opposition from employers.
Japan would find it difficult to formulate an energy policy without nuclear power, given the country's lack of energy resources and the high cost of utilities for companies and households.
Survivors of German victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, plan to sue Ukraine and its president for manslaughter by negligence, the lawyer representing them said on Sunday.
Top tourism officials from China, Mongolia, Russia and the Republic of Korea, the four member countries of the Greater Tumen Initiative, plan to build uaally the GTI, to become a world-class tourism destination.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Sunday that his steady handling of the fragile economy was the "overwhelming" reason for the center-right National Party's historic third election victory.
Zhou Nushi, a retired factory worker in Shanghai, would like to buy shares of Alibaba Group Holding Inc as the Chinese e-commerce company goes public in what may be the biggest initial share sale ever.
The official opening of the China Studies Centre at Oxford University, the largest such center in Europe, was a fanfare event.
Asian shares were mostly lower as investors awaited the release of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China this week.
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.
Typhoon Kalmaegi struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday morning carrying with it wind and rain reaching 144 km/h. Who names typhoons and what's the reasoning behind the process?
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping's initiative of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Manchester United's collapsed 5-3, Barcelona cruised to a 5-0 win.
Masahiro Tanaka started Jose Reyes with a 92 mph fastball, his first major league pitch since July 8. Retiring Yankees captain Derek Jeter's 2 for 4 and finished his next-to-last home series 8 for 15.
Leaving the field of competition due to a serious knee injury, China's tennis ace Li Na couldn't help holding back tears at a news conference on Sunday.
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.
At 7 am daily, lawyer Kui Jiliang puts on his designer suit to head to work in downtown Beijing. But before that, for about 15 minutes, he practices khoomei, an ancient throat-singing technique of the ethnic Mongolians and Tuvans, in which the vocalist is able to sing in two voices simultaneously.
Chinese singer Zhu Zheqin, better known as Dadawa, continues to push boundaries in the art world, this time with a new exhibition titled Sense of Hearing: Dadawa's Participative Sound Field.
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.
Hugo Tsang traveled more than 100 kilometers across Kwun Tong with his camera, recording the opinions of Kwun Tong’s longtime residents of the government’s urban renewal plan. He has rigged up a mobile screening platform, hoping to draw more public attention to the vagaries of ‘insensitive urban renewal’.
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
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...