The State Council Taiwan Affairs Office has received Taiwan's letter of intent on joining the AIIB, a spokesman said.
Currently the basket includes the dollar, the yen, the euro and the pound, and the IMF will review composition this yr.
Mexico is trying to get Chinese state-run firms involved in the construction of a new US$11 billion airport.
The manufacturing purchasing managers' index, a key measure of factory activity, was at 50.1 in March, up from 49.9 in Feb.
An insurance system for bank deposits in China will begin on May 1, 2015.
China launched a new-generation satellite into space to expand global coverage.
China will almost double the number of its general doctors by 2020 and improve technology.
Hong Kong's retail sales decreased two percent year on year in value during Jan-Feb 2015.
The insightful comments by Singapore’s founding father on HK are still relevant today to the SAR government and its people.
There will be formidable challenges to overcome for Hong Kong to participate in the “One Belt, One Road” initiatives.
Countries are eager to maximize their national interests by getting more involved in the booming Asian economy.
Future laws on standard working hours should require employers to include clear statements in their labor contracts regarding working h...
Only through profound reflection on the aggression it launched against China can Japan possibly regain the trust of the Chinese people ...
The United States supports China's efforts to "connect the region", and is looking at ways to "more effectively coordinate".
The State Council Taiwan Affairs Office has received Taiwan's letter of intent on joining the AIIB, the office's spokesman ...
Visiting President Museveni calls China a reliable friend of Africa, welcomes added help.
Thousands drawn to Guangdong factories by shortage of labor.
Analysts back new China-led AIIB to make profit and bring change to the global financial system.
Improving the life-changing national college entrance exam is crucial, yet educators say challenges remain.
Vision and proposed actions outlined on jointly building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road.
Chief Executive pleaded with lawmakers not to use filibusters to stop HK joining the Asia Infrastructural Investment Bank.
A statement said the shares would be transferred to companies controlled by Ricky Wong, founder of HKTV.
Declining tourist arrivals and rising costs could lead to an estimated drop in retail sales of up to 8% in March this year.
HK using its legal and professional skills as well as its deep understanding of Chinese culture to help mainland enterprises with M&A deals.
Misdiagnosis, lack of specialist doctors, hospital protocol — there seems to be too many stumbling blocks in the way of identification and treatment of unusual diseases in HK.
Genetic testing as a way of getting to know a child’s hidden aptitude is a fad fast catching on in HK. But the results should not be taken as gospel truth.
Datong: the Chinese Utopia, which debuted last weekend, shifts the focus somewhat from Qing Dynasty social reformer Kang Youwei to his spirited daughter Kang Tongbi.
Typhoon Maysak is currently a category five storm - the highest rating - hovering over the Pacific Ocean with winds gusting as high as 250 km per hour.
Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers missed a Tuesday deadline and were extended into an extra day.
In New York, UNICEF said that at least 62 children had been killed and 30 wounded in fighting over the past week.
Malaysia has rejected a petition seeking a royal pardon for jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is serving a five-year prison term for sodomy.
Mexico is trying to get Chinese state-run companies involved in the construction of a new US$11 billion airport after train blunder.
Currently the basket includes the dollar, the yen, the euro and the pound, and the IMF will review composition later this year.
Asia stocks take early lead from weaker Wall St; Crude decline continues, as Iran talks drag on past deadline.
The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.
With a landmark vote by the assembly of Tokyo's Shibuya ward, the district became the first locale in Japan to recognize same sex partnerships as the "equivalent of a marriage".
The company has yet to set a price for its cigars, which it hopes to export.
Curry scored 27 points and Klay Thompson had 25 as the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Clippers 110-106.
Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.
From out of war-torn Vietnam, ex-journalist builds a thriving publishing business in partnership with the government.
Singaporean hotelier believes that moving with the times, giving back to the community and keeping fit are keys to her success.
Amid civil war and regional conflict, Lebanese winemaker beats the odds to taste heady success and world-class status.
Scientists documented how the songbird that weighs half an ounce completes an arduous nonstop flight over the Atlantic Ocean from forests in New England and eastern Canada to Caribbean islands.
Travelers to the Tibet autonomous region often come across piles of stones inscribed with scriptures and Buddhist images.
Finding people to distinguish the sex of chicken has become a headache for British poultry farmers.
A Chinese investor will be hoping that luck comes his way after paying A$8,888,888 (US$6.96 million) for a three-level office tower in Melbourne.
Violators could be fined up to 50,000 Japanese yen if the cats cause adverse effects on life of the residents.
The acclaimed show Cavalia will play in Hong Kong for the first time this spring after captivating millions around the world for 12 years. As it opens on March 31, 2015 evening at the Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong gets ready to savor what many consider an equestrian ballet.
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.
The final of Macao @ 15, one of the region’s largest college student business presentation competitions, took place last weekend.
Asia’s growing movie industry is set to benefit from a new generation of audiences along the New Silk Road and beyond.
Forum hears how regional productions must set sights on success in neighboring markets before eyeing Hollywood.