If heavy smog continues for more than three days, Beijing will restrict half of private vehicles on the road based on their license plates.
While acting as a strong advocate of discipline, rule of law and anti-corruption, Wang Min, a former senior official in Shandong Province, indulged in his personal life and colluded with businesses to gain profit for his family.
An anonymous official authority said the Chinese government had already asked the UK to offer help repatriating approximately 50 corrupt officials.
Zhou Qunfei, chairwoman of Lens Technology - a glass provider of Apple, became the wealthiest woman in China on the company's stocks surge.
A report has predicted China's economy to stabilize in the second quarter of this year, and GDP growth to rise to 7.2 percent in Q2.
Washington is willing to cooperate with the new China-led investment bank, but observers say that commitment rules out the possibility of joining it.
Celebrities including Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, Chinese model Du Juan and US actress Gwyneth Paltrow pose at the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong.
Swiss aviators' dream is to change the way the world flies and support growth of clean energy.
New-approach music schools help children find their own voice.
Chopped-up pig intestines with wheat bread may sound repulsive - or like a very humble pie. But it's a traditional local delicacy in Beijing: luzhu.
When is Paris not just Paris? When it's a window onto Dakar, Senegal; or Morocco; or Mumbai, India; or Moscow.
Tucked in a quiet street in the north of Beijing's embassy area, a small Japanese restaurant called Missi Missi has recently climbed onto local foodies' bucket lists.
Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate.
An educational and academic summit, in which Chinese middle school students took part in a model United Nations, was held in Beijing on March 29 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the UN.
China's elderly are grooving their way across the nation, but the dance phenomenon has not been without controversy.
Cosplayers pose during the Nippombashi Street Festa in Osaka, Japan, March 21, 2015. The 11th Nippombashi Street Festa attracted thousands of cosplayers throughout Japan.
A 28-year-old woman confined to a wheelchair for life recently published a book, a 28-country travelogue, which she typed with only one little finger.
The plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People' s Political Consultative Conference kick off.
Spring Festival is an annual celebration in China. This year's celebration, which lasts from Feb 18 to Feb 25, is marked by the following features.
The head of China's quality watchdog met with Alibaba chairman Jack Ma on Monday to discuss the crackdown on fake and shoddy products.
The approved merger of China's two industrial giants in the nuclear power field will strengthen the country's industrial competitiveness when going abroad.
China's venerable strategists may find their mantle inherited by the Central Committee of Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the Party’s disciplinary watchdog.
Apple overtook Hermes as the most favored brand for giving by China's richest men, followed by Louis Vuitton. Hermes fell to seventh.
A state memorial ceremony is held in Nanjing for China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims.
Downfall of two female officials in Shanxi province has drawn attention to the lifestyles of corrupt high-ranking women.
China Eastern Airlines will launch the first route from Shanghai to Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Dec 2.
Many women abused inmilitary brothels by the Japanese army during WorldWar II are now neglected by society and living in desperate conditions.
Businesses bank on Chinese palates to help rid US of invasive Asian carp, which are making their way up the Mississippi River and its tributaries and threatening rivers and lakes.
Ambassador of Uganda to China says more tourism infrastructure will fuel sustainable economic growth.
Residents of five counties in western Kenya are looking forward to the potential economic growth of the region once modernization work on a major highway is completed in the next 12 months.
Former Kenyan Prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga is in China for an eight-day visit.
The EU sought ways to support peace talks in Libya as they enter a decisive phase but backed away from launching any security mission until stability returns to the country.
An explosion damaged a police station in the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, on Thursday, a witness said.
China indicated Friday that it opposes a US-drafted resolution that would open a path for UN sanctions against those blocking peace and promoting violence in South Sudan.
More than 500 Chinese evacuees from conflict-ridden Yemen have arrived at the Djibouti port as the situation continues to deteriorate in Yemen.
Heavy rains and a landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed 17 people as Indian authorities continued working to rescue stranded villagers.
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said Japan will not join the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank by the deadline of March 31.
Brian O’Driscoll, joined fellow HSBC Ambassadors - Waisale Serevi, George Gregan, Jonathan Davies and Gavin Hastings today at the iconic Hong Kong Stadium ahead of this weekend's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.
Andrew Keh of the New York Times recently caught up with the 6'11" Murphy, who is now a full-time student at Columbia University nearing a degree in sociology.
Shanghai opened China's first ever world figure skating championships on Wednesday.
Abe will miss a chance for Japan's reconciliation with other Asian nations if he shuns the ceremonies at the Lugou Bridge.
This special expropriation procedure is a warning to corrupt officials that they cannot pass on their ill-gotten wealth to their relatives.
Cooperation between ASEAN and China can prevent the disputes between Beijing and some ASEAN members from creating obstacles for the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
I can't change the warped ideas of others who choose to do evil in the world. I can do something about touching a child's mind and life through teaching them English or how to play a musical instrument.
There are some unique and interesting facts about China that would make you gaze and wonder if this is the same China that is often criticized for lack of innovation.
After living in the US for seven years, Sharon Shi chose to return to China and settled in Beijing with her American husband and cute daughter.
Royal Caribbean International's third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas, will be based in Tianjin after it is completed next month. The Miami-based cruise company recently made the announcement in Beijing.
Reputed to be Asia’s biggest night market, the 1.8 kilometer-long bazaar is in the city’s Tiexi district and features areas for food, clothing, groceries and entertainment.
Dressed in a pilot's uniform and carrying an identification card, Alexandrinus Seetoh walked on board three different Tiger Airways flights.
Children talk to animals at the zoo all the time, but one gregarious Asian elephant talks back.