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  • Apple unveils new phones, watch

    2014-09-10 07:00

    Technology giant Apple Computers announced at a press event in Cupertino, California today three new products: two new iterations of their iPhone smartphones, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple's first foray into to the wearable market — the Apple Watch.

  • Apple kicks off gala event with larger iPhones

    2014-09-10 01:30

    Apple Inc unveiled two new iPhones on Tuesday with sharper and larger displays, confirming longstanding speculation it will move into a market segment dominated by arch-rival Samsung Electronics.

  • Chinese FM meets US presidential security advisor

    2014-09-09 16:51

    It is necessary for China and the United States, both permanent members of the UN Security Council, to keep regular strategic communication for safeguarding world peace and stability.

  • Obama promises more US aid to stem Ebola outbreak

    2014-09-09 14:26

    US President Barack Obama is pledging more US assistance to help contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • China appears ready for indoor football league in 2015

    2014-09-09 14:02

    China is definitely not a market that most sports fans would associate with American football, but a dedicated group of US businessmen are trying to change that perception by helping bring a professional indoor football league to China.

  • HK tycoon donates $350m to Harvard School of Public Health

    2014-09-09 10:52

    Hong Kong tycoon Ronnie Chichung Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Group and Hang Lung Properties, and his brother Gerald Lokchung Chan, have donated $350 million to Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). It is the largest single donation the American university has ever received.

  • Painting the real picture of China's poor

    2014-09-09 09:27

    Taking into consideration the economic vulnerability resulting fromnatural disasters, illness and unemployment, about 30 percent of the Chinese are under the poverty line, said Wei Shangjin, chief economist of the Asian Development Bank.

  • Obama to press Congress for action on IS

    2014-09-09 09:22

    President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with US lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants.

  • US Navy chief: Surveillance will continue

    2014-09-09 09:20

    The US' top naval officer Admiral Jonathan Greenert said his country won't stop or reduce its reconnaissance near the Chinese coast.

  • Alibaba kicks off global roadshow for IPO

    2014-09-09 09:10

    China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Monday kicked off its 10-day international roadshow to pitch investors prior to its expected record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • 9/11 museum unveils new exhibit on hunt for bin Laden

    2014-09-08 15:54

    The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York on Sunday introduced to the public a new exhibit portraying the years-long hunt for, the ultimate discovery and killing of Osama bin Laden.

  • Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

    2014-09-06 03:36

    A private US plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean north of the Caribbean island Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.