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Williams ends Li reign to reach first Cincinnati final

[2013-08-18 15:15]

World number one Serena Williams fought her way to a 7-5 7-5 win over defending champion Li Na to reach the final of the Western and Southern Open on Saturday.

Golf has green future in China

[2013-08-18 09:55]

Golf may be the next big thing in China thanks to the fact that it will be an official medal sport in the next Olympics in Brazil.

Taking the corner

[2013-08-18 09:40]

Italian driver Federico Sceriffo won the Red Bull Heavens Road Drifting Challenge in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province on Saturday.

Significant events launched to commemorate Mandela in South Africa

[2013-08-18 03:24]

The South Africans on Saturday launched twin important events to commemorate the 95-year-old anti- apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, who remains hospitalized in Pretoria.

Relief supplies sent to flood-hit areas in NE China

[2013-08-18 02:52]

Chinese central authorities on Saturday sent relief supplies to floods-hit areas in northeast China's Liaoning and Jilin provinces.

China's Ambassador Yi appointed as deputy chief of WTO

[2013-08-18 02:26]

Yi Xiaozhun, China's permanent representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), was appointed Saturday as deputy director-general of the WTO.

Premier Li visits NW China village after quake

[2013-08-17 20:27]

Premier Li Keqiang visited a remote village hit hard by an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale on July 22 in Northwest China’s Gansu province.

Florida to use drones to shoo away mosquitoes

[2013-08-17 15:37]

The Condor Aerial's Maveric unmanned aerial vehicle system, or drone, that will be considered for use by the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District later in August, is pictured in this undated handout courtesy of Condor Aerial.

24 dead, 217 missing in Philippine ship collision

[2013-08-17 14:11]

A Philippine ferry sank after colliding with a container ship owned by a company involved in the world's worst peacetime maritime disaster, killing at least 24 people and leaving more than 200 missing, the coast guard said on Saturday.

Typhoon Utor leaves 4 dead, 4 missing

[2013-08-17 07:04]

Four people have died and four others remain missing following continuous downpours brought by Typhoon Utor in south China's Guangdong province, according to local authorities.

Dozens die in Egyptian bloodbath

[2013-08-17 06:36]

Islamist protests descended into a bloodbath across Egypt on Friday, with more than 100 killed on a "Day of Rage" called by followers of ousted President Mohamed Mursi to denounce a crackdown by the army-backed government.

Beyond the blue and cool

[2013-08-17 00:18]

As the hospitality trade matures in China, hotels are competing hard with little luxuries in the rooms, attentive service throughout, better food and beverage, spas, gyms … and swimming pools.

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