IMF members are frustrated with the long-delayed 2010 quota reform of the fund, said PBOC governor Zhou Xiaochuan.
Premier Li Keqiang has called for additional fee cuts and more loans for small businesses.
China and the US are expected to exchange negative lists of bilateral investment treaty.
The Pudong New Area has risen from rural farmland to an engine for economic development.
Lee says the first objective is to do better in District Council and LegCo elections.
Police officers were praised for the admirable way they maintained law and order in Hong Kong by use of minimum of force.
The most exciting financial news over the past two weeks was the extraordinary trading on the stock market.
Li said the AIIB is not meant to reinvent the wheel.
Mainland authorities have decided to curtail the practice known as “parallel trading” in Hong Kong, but called “smuggling” on the other...
It's time to free square dancing of the bad name for it refreshes the body and mind both.
Efforts should be stepped up to seek a political solution to the crisis in Yemen, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia's King Salman.
The Pudong New Area has risen from rural farmland to become an engine for economic and social development.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan and attend meetings in Indonesia next week.
Money from both countries will finance the US$46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor instead.
Most Chinese women who unwittingly marry gay men suffer a wide range of abuse from their husbands.
China's high mortality rate is the result of a lack of awareness that results in late detection of the disease.
Study in China taught lesson that unity can be found in opposites.
Parallel traders are seizing final chance to do business before permits expire.
The mainland's taxi-hailing apps has run into problems in trying to replicate its success in Hong Kong.
Zalora is opening a pop-up store in Causeway Bay, hoping to help the company grab a bigger slice of the city’s e-commerce market.
Dual-listed stocks on Chinese exchanges are about 25% more expensive than those in HK, according to the Hang Seng China AH Premium Index.
Dim sum bonds sparkle as Hong Kong lenders trim renminbi deposit rates.
In a bid to reform the MPF system, regulators in Hong Kong have proposed a default ‘core fund’ to cut hidden costs and risks, as well as boost returns. But more must be done to bolster autonomy for MPF members.
Zhang Xian is at the forefront of women conductors making their mark internationally. Chitralekha Basu met the first female director of an Italian orchestra in the lead-up to her show at HK’s Cultural Centre Concert Hall tonight.
Five Australian teenagers were arrested on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony.
A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed at least 33 people and injured more than 100.
It is believed that government forces have killed Saddam Hussein's former deputy who later allied himself with Islamic State militants.
A draft of Thailand's new constitution, written to reduce the power of major political parties and keep politicians in check, was submitted to an advisory council for review on Friday.
China and the US are expected to exchange negative lists of bilateral investment treaty (BIT) "this month or next month."
China's real estate market continued to weaken but with narrowing price drops in March.
Independent scientists say a 30% in tiger number in just four years doesn't make sense.
Millions of Jakarta commuters will have to struggle through the world's most congested traffic for almost another decade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced last week that India would buy 36 French Rafale jets for an estimated US$4.3 billion.
Former NBA star Stephon Marbury has applied for a Chinese "green card", or permanent residence permit.
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal booted out fellow Spaniard David Ferrer to reach semifinals of Monte Carlo Masters on Friday.
Manny Pacquiao laughed when told the defense-minded Floyd Mayweather Jr. had called him "a very reckless fighter".
KPMG partner is an old China hand who wants to help his fellow Australians fully embrace the benefits of Chinese investments.
Xu Ningning has played a crucial role in creating successful China-ASEAN business opportunities for over two decades.
From logged jungle to abandoned farms, Malaysian property tycoon finds opportunities in areas that others overlook.
Now villagers in Yunshe, a village in Guizhou province, can order anything from small items to heavy household goods.
Want to stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and, coming soon, Hyatt Centric.
Having suffered from a rare muscle wasting disease for most of his life, the 30-year-old decided to give it a shot.
Cambodia on Wednesday broke Guinness World Record for the largest Madison dance, a judge announced.
In an election that will shape the destiny of the United Kingdom, anguish over how to eat bacon sandwiches and hot dogs has brought a note of absurdity to the battle for Downing Street.
Pole-dance used to be regarded as a women's preserve. But, Li Bing of the Chinese mainland has proved male dancers can be equally, if not more, captivating.
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.