The Chinese government plans to allocate 120 billion yuan ($19.11 billion) to fund local transport infrastructure construction in 2013, the Ministry of Finance has announced.
China's meteorological authority on Monday forecast snow and temperature drops in northern regions and rainy weather in the south over the next few days.
An estimated 270,000 tourists from China were speculated to celebrate Chinese New Year in Thailand, according to Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Surapon Svetasreni.
Poly Technologies Inc., a leading defense company in China, voiced strong objection to US sanctions on the firm and urged immediate corrections.
A record $1 million reward was posted on Sunday for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles cop suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.
A top US Republican lawmaker said on Sunday he would support granting citizenship to children who are in the country illegally.
The US Northeast started digging itself out on Sunday after a blizzard dumped up to 40 inches of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people.
Attackers slit the throats of three doctors from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, killing them in the apartment they shared in northeastern Nigeria.
Anti-apartheid hero and former South African president Nelson Mandela was looking comfortable when President Jacob Zuma visited him on Sunday, the Presidency said.
At least 18 people were killed in a stampede in the Indian city of Allahabad on Sunday as Hindus returned from a river dip at the world's largest religious festival.
Foreign cruise companies are making inroads into China's tourism market, finding that many Chinese are eager to set sail for new destinations.
Exports of cultural products rose 16.3 percent in 2012 from the previous year to $21.73 billion, according to customs data.