4:01 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
US fast food giant McDonald's has served up a super-sized order of controversy by proposing a branch in a historic building in one of China's most frequently painted landscapes, Hangzhou's West Lake.
3:06 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
China's education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote "Western values", state media said, in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping.
12:19 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
Just four bits of information gleaned from a shopper’s credit card can be used to identify almost anyone, suggesting that even anonymous big data sets can breach individual privacy, researchers said on Thursday.
12:10 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
With its hot-selling large-screen iPhones released last year, Apple has roared back to the top of the pack with South Korea’s Samsung in the smartphone market.
11:11 am January 30, 2015 | No Comment
In what remains one of the biggest mysteries in the history of civil aviation, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on March 8, 2014 without a trace, in what was finally declared by the Malaysian authorities on Thursday an “accident”.
5:43 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Sydney. South Korea prepared for this weekend’s Asian Cup final against Australia in a relaxed mood on Thursday, insisting all the pressure would be on the host nation. “We don’t feel any pressure at all,” defender Kim Chang-Soo told AFP before the Koreans contest their first final since 1988 when they were beaten by Saudi Arabia. […]
4:51 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Melbourne. Serena Williams battled past gallant Madison Keys Thursday to set up a dream Australian Open final between the top two seeds after arch-rival Maria Sharapova demolished Ekaterina Makarova. The best two players in the world have a long history and the odds are stacked in Williams’ favor ahead of the Melbourne Park decider on […]
11:20 am January 29, 2015 | No Comment
The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it would begin working on alternatives to its stalled, five-year-old reform program after passing another year without the required ratification by the US government.
10:54 am January 29, 2015 | No Comment
One of the two hostages who died in a 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe in December was killed by ricochets of a police bullet or bullets, an inquest into the deadly stand-off heard on Thursday.
7:09 am January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Chinese filmmaker Zhao Qi hopes his latest one, "The Chinese Mayor," will finally win some silverware at the independent movie showcase event.
7:06 am January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Veteran supermodel Naomi Campbell made a toned and confident turn on the catwalk Wednesday as a walking bouquet for a bride in a wedding-themed Paris haute couture show by Jean Paul Gaultier.