A Chinese museum has for the first time posted on-line the full footage of the surrender of Japanese troops in China. This comes as the country marks the 69th anniversary of its victory in the War of Resistance.
President Xi Jinping has met with visiting Romanian Prime Minister Victor-Viorel Ponta. It’s the final day of Ponta’s three-day official visit to China, which came at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang.
Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, is one of the NPC Standing Committee members who participated in the approval process of Hong Kong's election reform. She has spoken highly of Sunday's decision, saying that it is vital for the development of the region's political system.
New Zealand police said Tuesday they will launch a criminal investigation into the collapse of a building that claimed the lives of 115 people, including 28 Japanese students, during a magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Christchurch 3½ years ago.
Nato is to create a 4,000-strong "spearhead" high-readiness force that can be deployed rapidly in eastern Europe and the Baltic states to help protect member nations against potential Russian aggression, according to Nato officials.
Heavy fighting has erupted between the army and rebels in the Golan Heights,where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants and scores of their fellow blue helmets from the Philippines escaped after resisting capture.
Foreign carmakers operating in China have often been accused of pricing their vehicles artificially high. Earlier this month, an anti-trust investigation was launched, targeting many top foreign car brands.
The German economy contracted for the first time in over a year in the second quarter. Germany’s Federal Statistics Office says the country experienced a 0.2 percent contraction in seasonally adjusted GDP in the quarter.
'Going green' isn't just a catchphrase anymore. A series of policies made to provide subsidies to green car buyers were issued last year in China, along with a new policy that gives tax exemptions to green car buyers that was issued on Monday.
On Friday, China’s Dalian Wanda group, and internet giant Tencent, announced that they are cooperating with China’s biggest search engine Baidu to set up an e-commerce platform worth 814 million-US dollars.
In Northern Oman, a remote scenic area was only accessible by boat until recently. But with the recent opening of a luxury hotel there, guests can now fly in by paraglider, or take a trip in a 4x4 vehicle.
Meanwhile in Taiwan, Taipei's Palace Museum has opened an exhibition featuring the most valuable treasures of the royal court. The exhibition has over 3,000 articles on display, and offers a glimpse into how royal life used to be in the forbidden city.
Caroline Wozniacki facing the always audible Maria Sharapova -- the two split the first two sets, and Woz was holding three break points in decider to go ahead 3-1 and the Dane would be run all over the court by the Russian fifth seed.
Barcelona needed one of their young guns to help ensure a victory over Villareal -- as Sandro Ramirez came on as a substitute, and scored the only goal in Barca’s 1-nil win to keep them perfect through two La Liga games.
China has successfully launched its most advanced high-definition earth observation satellite into orbit today, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
Two Americans infected with the deadly Ebola virus are responding well to a new vaccine, never before used on humans. It’s also the first time that a patient with Ebola has been treated in the United States.
In Brazil, if you want to go somewhere that combines both natural and artistic splendor, look no further than Inhotim, a world renowned museum built deep in a forest along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
The flowers are blooming and the birds are chirping. That means there's no better time to convene with mother Nature. Next is a roundup of some top sightseeing attractions around the country, particularly for fans of flowers and bird-watching.
Shanghai tourism has spiked at many of the city's scenic locations during the May Day break. Popular destinations include the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower for some spectactular views of the city.
After a relatively calm start to the spring in the U.S., this has been a very active week for severe weather. That means it’s been a busy time for storm chasers, the folks who track strong thunderstorms and tornadoes in many parts of the country.