Asia-Pacific

  • SCO celebrates 15 years

    The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the only international organization to officially bear the city's name, will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its founding at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences on Thursday.

  • Bangladesh's court paves way for execution of Islamist party chief

    Bangladesh's highest court Thursday upheld its previous verdict on Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami President Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes against humanity during the country's war of independence in 1971.

  • Ambassador demands stop meddling in South China Sea

    Chinese ambassador to Britain has demanded stopping meddling in the South China Sea dispute by some politicians and media in the US and Britain, in a signed article to the Times.

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  • China, Italy eye strengthened cooperation

    Wide-ranging bilateral cooperation was at the center of the seventh plenary session of the Italy-China Government Committee which was held on Thursday.

  • Britons embrace 'Super Thursday' elections

    Millions of people are voting across Britain in what is being called Super Thursday. When the first results start to flow in some time after midnight, it will give the earliest indications on whether the political landscape is likely to change in the country.

  • Campaign spreads Chinese cooking in the UK

    For the 13-year-old Joshua Okechukwu and 14-year-old Michael Odutayo, making an authentic Chinese black bean chicken dish in less than half an hour's time is a proud achievement.

Impeachment trial against Rousseff recommended to senate

A senator of Brazil’s impeachment commission recommended Wednesday that President Dilma Rousseff be put on trial for possible impeachment.

With nomination secured, Trump to aim all guns at Hillary Clinton

With Donald Trump now being the likely Republican Party nominee, he will start to focus his attacks on likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Massive protests against Abe mark Japan's Constitution Memorial Day

Some 50,000 people rallied in Tokyo on Tuesday on the occasion of the 69th Constitution Memorial Day of Japan to protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unwanted attempts to amend the nation's pacifist Constitution.

Labour candidate favourite for London mayor

Sadiq Khan of Britain's opposition Labour Party is the strong favourite to win London's mayoral election on Thursday after a contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism.

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Exploring subterranean space

The increasing scarcity and soaring cost of land for development has prompted a rising number of cities to consider underground construction projects.

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