Continuing weakness in industrial activity is forcing the Chinese government to adopt more aggressive policies.
Speculation is increasing about what destination President Xi Jinping will choose for his first overseas visit of the year.
31 newly elected deputies to the NPC and 13 new CPPCC deputies will fill vacancies before the annual two sessions begin.
Since March 1, the one-year loan interest rate will be lowered to 5.35%.
China's cabinet has ordered hospitals to order drugs only from pre-approved suppliers.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd suspended online lottery sales after pressure from regulators.
The HKMA has issued a new round of countercyclical measures on property mortgage.
The travel document for Hong Kong residents to visit the mainland is officially translated into English as “Home Return Permit”.
The Basic Law was adopted in 1990 by the Seventh National People’s Congress after a lengthy consultation process.
Some local political groups advocating “Hong Kong independence” showed their true color again on Sunday by openly harassing legitimate ...
The comprehensive and deepened reforms advanced by top leader Xi Jinping and his colleagues over the past two years are aimed at servin...
It certainly is embarrassing to the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.
Annual sessions of the National People's Congress and National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
China will continue its efforts to protect giant pandas by expanding nature reserves and forbidding all kinds of construction and developm...
As a result of the widening national drive to combat graft, Ling Jihua and 12 other deputies have been dismissed or forced to resign since...
Since China stepped up its anti-corruption campaign, 43 officials above vice provincial or ministerial levels have faced investigation in 2014.
A long association with all things Chinese made Joseph Warren Stilwell the perfect candidate to oversee US operations against the Japanese in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.
More than 10 percent of visitors studying here are given assistance by government program.
Hundreds of anti-parallel trade protesters left a trace of chaos in downtown Yuen Long on Sunday .
The HKMA issued a new round of countercyclical measures on property mortgage aimed at cooling the property market.
Results of a fresh opinion poll showed 61 percent of the people surveyed said they wished the Legislative Council would vote for the reform package drafted within parameters laid down by the country’s top legislature.
The judge presiding over Erwiana case has thrown her weight behind calls to reform the city’s migrant worker-related rules.
For many tourists, a trip to Hong Kong isn't over till they pick up a made-to-measure outfit from one of its family-run tailor shops.
With the government doing its bit to foster local arts and the city’s thriving art market drawing buyers from the world over, HK’s artists never had it so good.
A young entrepreneur from the Caribbean turned a job loss into an opportunity with Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee and is now setting his sights higher. Hua Yang reports.
The People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday.
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over oceans.
An opposition lawmaker in the Maldives said her party will press on with street protests until the government frees a former president and current opposition leader.
The attack on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born US citizen, and wife Rafida Ahmed took place late Thursday.
Continuing weakness in industrial activity is forcing the Chinese government to adopt more aggressive policies to accelerate growth and increase employment, economists said.
MSCI's Asia-Pacific stock index up 0.1 pct after China rate cut; Euro slips to five-week low vs dollar.
Both Britain's and Japan's prince may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable.
Authorities have no tolerance for people stripping down at Angkor Archeological Park.
Street vendors selling deep-fried insects as snacks are a familiar sight in Bangkok.
Captain John Terry led Chelsea to its first trophy in two years on Sunday, scoring the opener in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the League Cup final.
FC Barcelona pulled to within one point of Real Madrid at the top of the BBVA Primera Liga on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 win away to struggling Granada.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Robin van Persie has a right ankle injury that will keep the striker out for a "long time."
Bangladeshi think tank chief is a leading light in regional efforts to eradicate poverty and set up a ‘southern silk route’.
After decades of conflict, Pung Kheav Se created a bank that enabled the people of Cambodia to save and borrow safely.
Finding a prehistoric ax head in a farmar's field leads to a career uncovering China's ancient past.
As Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical returns to China after eight years, Chen Nan speaks with key members of the production.
The short-stay rental market is being revolutionized with the advent of websites that allow anyone to welcome travelers into their homes.
It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?
Television footage showed a large white llama and a smaller black llama darting through the streets of Sun City, Arizona.
A tiger cub jumped off a building to its death in Shandong when it was spooked by fireworks set off to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Award-winning Chinese artist, Li-Zi, is never in a hurry. She customarily spends more than a month perfecting a piece of art. Chinadailyasia.com chats up this post-80s artist to find out why.
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.
Christmas day is always filled with happiness and surprise. The December round of China Daily College Photo Contest themed ‘Merry Christmas’ has concluded.
Hong Kong forum hears how overcapacity and debt must be tackled in rebalancing of mainland financial system.
Growing success of online firms reflects demand from customers not served by traditional banks.