55 min ago | Reuters
Chinese factory activity shrank in May for the first time in seven months, overshadowing signs that the euro zone's downturn tempered slightly in May, business surveys showed on Thursday.
1 hr ago | International Business Times
Local governments in China are making a push to build more airports in their cities in hopes of boosting economic activity.
1 hr ago | Xinhuanet
President Xi Jinping has asked local governments in southwest China's Sichuan Province, which was hit by a strong earthquake last month, to shift their focus to rehabilitation.
2 hrs ago | The Peninsula
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang receives a bouquet from a girl, while Pakistan's President Asilf Ali Zardari looks on as Li arrives at Chaklala air base, in Rawalpindi, yesterday.
4 hrs ago | KHGI
The United States and Israel raised hopes Thursday for a restart of the Middle East peace process, despite little tangible progress so far from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's two-month-old effort to get Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table.
4 hrs ago | Hospitality Net
Swissotel Hotels & Resorts has signed a new management contract with Shaanxi Puyu Industrial Co., Ltd for a 350 room hotel in Xi'an. Scheduled for completion in 2016, Swissotel Xi'an will be nestled in the core business area in the Xi'an National Civil Aerospace Industrial Base within proximity to two Metro lines.
4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Nasser Judeh, not pictured, in Amman Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Qihoo 360 Teams Up with Alibaba for Shopping Search Qihoo 360 Technology Co , the developer of China's most used antivirus software, has put online a shopping search domain at 360.etao.com, which is linked to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shopping search engine Etao.com. Cooperating with e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba is part of Qihoo 360's strategy ... (more)
The value of China's offshore acquisitions climbed to a record $65.2 billion in 2012, representing a five-fold increase in the past five years, according to a report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Zhang Yuchen reports on the grim plight that faces 'left-behind seniors'. Cheng Deguang often spends half his day sitting on the banks of the river that connects his village to the city of Jinan in Shandong province.
POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIP: Sangyan Xu, left, third secretary Commercial Office of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Trinidad and Tobago; Selwyn Lashley, permanent secretary , Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs; Huang Xingyuan, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Trinidad and Tobago; Kevin Ramnarine, Minister of Energy and ... (more)
The discovery of dangerous levels of toxic cadmium in rice sold in the southern city of Guangzhou, the latest in a series of food scandals, has piled more pressure on China to clean up its food chain - possibly at the expense of Mao Zedong's cherished goal of self-sufficiency. The ruling Communist Party has long staked its legitimacy on its ability ... (more)
Chinese authorities charged six people with blackmail for allegedly extorting two officials by secretly filming their sexual encounters, People's Daily reported on its website today.
Gaining confidence as he nailed questions about obscure island chains, bodies of water, global trade and culture, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik cruised to victory Wednesday in the 2013 National Geographic Bee.
In front of a van plastered with pictures of about 100 children's faces, Xiao Zhaohua and Wu Xinghu pleaded with passersby for help.
Being obese is never seen as being advantageous. Aside from putting one at risk for many illnesses, another disadvantage of being big-bodied is, wellexperiencing a failed suicide attempt.
Along the northwestern Philippine coast, poor children with claw hammers clamber aboard an abandoned fishing vessel to pry loose and steal rusty nails from its deck.