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.
A Chinese researcher said China's satellite Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) or Micius would work at least two more years beyond its two-year working lifetime and carry out more international cooperation.
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.
At least seven people were trapped under the rubble after a building collapsed in an industrial area in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, on Saturday morning.
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.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will form joint teams to compete in four sports at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
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.
Recently, a report went viral online claiming the base camp of Mount Qomolangma was "permanently closed due to heavy pollution." However, local authorities have denied the claim.
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.
Northwest China's Shaanxi Province has launched an action plan to conserve the environment of Qinling Mountains, a natural boundary between the country's north and south.
China lifted 13.86 million people in rural areas out of poverty last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.People whose annual income is lower than 2,300 yuan are defined as living below the poverty line in China.
Chinese social e-commerce platform Pinduoduo will spend at least 500 million yuan (73.8 million U.S. dollars) in subsidies to support sales of brand-name products in small cities and rural areas in 2019, the company announced Friday.
South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held talks Friday at the inter-Korean liaison office in the DPRK's border town of Kaesong, according to local media reports citing Seoul's unification ministry.
The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission Beijing Office announced on Thursday it has issued guidelines for banking institutions on renewing micro and small business loans to shorten the financing chain and reduce financing costs.
The United States tech giant IBM announced it has signed a $63 million agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's largest commercial bank, to help the latter's Argentina branch accelerate its digital transformation over the next five years.
China is racing to the forefront of the global artificial intelligence sector, with six domestic companies earning their place on a recent list of the top 100 AI startups in the world.
The top 10 sources of tourists in domestic tourism were Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hefei, Ningbo, Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou and Tianjin, with the tourists from Shanghai spending most.
China is expected to generate 48.6 zettabytes (48.6 trillion gigabytes) of data in 2025, while the number for the US is forecast to be 30.6ZB, according to a study by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and data storage firm Seagate, a CNBC report said.