Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's Chief Executive C. Y. Leung has said that to sustain its development, Hong Kong must capitalize on the combined advantages of the 'One Country' and 'Two Systems'.
This August, a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Ludian, in southwest China's Yunnan Province. A young Uygur entrepreneur then spent more than 40 hours bumping along the road with 1,400 boxes of his traditional Xinjiang nut cakes to the epicenter.
The death toll from twin blasts in the central province of Homs has risen to 46. And over 115 others are injured. Wednesday’s blasts targeted two elementary schools in the pro-government neighborhood of Ekrima.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traded warnings on Wednesday as they met at the White House over some thorny issues facing them -- peace with the Palestinians, Iran's nuclear program and the battle against the Islamic State militants.
Rescuers resumed their searches, despite warnings from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) that tremor levels were oscillating up and down, with seismic activity registering as high as Saturday when the volcano first erupted.
China's central bank announced on Tuesday that buyers of a second home will be able to enjoy a lower down payment if they meet certain conditions. The announcement comes amid the country's cooling property market.
Progress has been made on a national registration system for properties, according to a statement by China's Ministry of Land and Resources. The ministry said on Tuesday that 11 provincial level regions have finished preparations for their system on national property registration.
The inaugural Cape Town Fringe festival has opened to sellout crowds. It's giving lesser known South African artists a valuable platform to get their shows to a bigger audience and just about every genre is covered.
It's 120 years since the birth of one of China's best known Peking Opera stars -- Mei Lanfang. The anniversary is making the 6th Mei Lanfang Art Festival all the more special in Mei's hometown of Taizhou, East China.
China's gold medal total has now reached 103, and one of the latest podium-topping performances came from Zhang Wenxiu in the women's hammer throw, breaking the meet record with her final attempt of the day.
Lionel Messi headlines our recap of the world of European football, and that's because the Argentinian striker added to his impressive resume by scoring his 400th career goal, as Barcelona romped past Granada 6-0.
More than 60-thousand people are attending one of San Francisco’s largest tech conferences of the year - Oracle Open World. But this year is a little different because the man at the top, the world’s fifth richest man, Larry Ellison, is making a change.