The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday announced sanctions on five Venezuelan officials, the latest move to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
No victims were reported to be trapped under the rubble after a university building in the Russian city of St. Petersburg partially collapsed on Saturday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai held in Chiang Mai Saturday strategic consultations and exchanged in-depth views on the South China Sea issue.
A new study has found that artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) could lead to vascular diseases.
Peking University on Saturday confirmed academic misconduct by Zhai Tianlin, a Chinese celebrity recently doubted online over his academic achievements, according to a statement.
With four record seizures in a span of two months, it's the bloodiest World Pangolin Day in the history of the ant-eating mammal.
A delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in Hanoi on Saturday, ahead of the planned second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, reported Yonhap.
Leading scientists have expressed concern after polluted floodwaters hit an "extraordinarily large area" of the iconic Great Barrier Reef.
The United States space agency NASA said Friday that its lunar orbiter has observed the landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe for the third time, capturing a much sharper view.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed on Friday a national emergency to expand the U.S.-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.
Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded in a shooting on Friday at a business in the U.S. state of Illinois, police said.
U.S. businesses paid an additional 2.7 billion U.S. dollars in tariffs in November 2018, according to data released Thursday.
China's research icebreaker Xuelong, with 126 crew members aboard on the 35th Antarctic research mission, on Thursday local time left the Zhongshan Station on its way back to China.
China and the United States held the sixth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from Thursday to Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who were here for a new round of China-U.S. high-level economic and trade consultations, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, saying "important progress for the current stage" was made after the two-day talks.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who were here for a new round of China-U.S. high-level economic and trade consultations, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Hundreds of thousands of users on Sina Weibo, the Chinese Twitter-like social media platform, have flocked to and followed the two official Weibo accounts newly created on Thursday afternoon by the Chinese People's Liberation Army Rocket Force.
China's Ministry of Education said on Friday that teachers in primary schools must not assign homework through the social media app WeChat or QQ messaging service, nor should they shift the duty of correcting homework to parents.
Chinese scientists declared that the landing site of the Chang'e-4 lunar probe has been named as "Statio Tianhe" during a joint press conference by the China National Space Administration, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the International Astronomical Union on Friday.
After the completion of the adaptive sea trial, Deep Sea No.1 will carry the submersible to the Mariana basin in the western Pacific Ocean for the 56th oceanic expedition.
The market watchdog in Haikou, Hainan province, has launched an investigation into Coconut Palm Group, a beverage maker, for allegedly publishing illegal advertisements, Haikou's Industry and Commerce Administration said in an online statement on Wednesday.
When the clock ticks close to 7 pm, Jia Yilei, from Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province, puts a pink waterproof coat on her pet dog, a black Shiba Inu named Hawaii, fixes a leash on her collar and walks her out the door.
Gone are the days when Valentine's Day was all about pleasing the ladies: Gift-buying for men is on the rise.
Speculation has been rife recently about the possible location of Shanghai's third airport, and the latest candidate is Nantong, a city in Jiangsu province and about 120 km north of Shanghai, according to Shanghai Securities Times.
Procuratorates nationwide approved the arrests of 15,000 people suspected of crimes related to damaging the environment and natural resources last year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Thursday.
China's space engineers said they can now offer a new method to detect terrorists transporting explosives as well as track moving targets more efficiently than current modalities.
Demand for skilled workers is surging in Dongguan, a traditional manufacturing hub in the Pearl River Delta region, after the Spring Festival holiday, according to various companies and the city's human resources bureau.
Mount Qomolangma National Nature Reserve in China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned ordinary tourists from entering its core zone to better conserve the environment of the world's highest mountain.
China's consumer price index, the main gauge of inflation, rose 1.7 percent in January year-on-year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.
When Tesla Inc announced in January a second round of job cuts to rein in costs, one crucial department was particularly badly hit. The automaker more than halved the division that delivers its electric vehicles to North America.