A new study finds that while smaller buildings cause fewer bird deaths than do bigger buildings, larger buildings in rural areas pose a greater threat to birds than if those same-sized buildings were located in an urban area.
Seven in 10 birds offered for sale in shops in Singapore are species not native or previously native to Singapore, raising concerns over the dangers of a poorly run trade and overharvesting, a study has found.
Nov 29 Japan started culling more than 300,000 chickens and ducks after a highly contagious form of bird flu was found in two locations in the north of the country, Kyodo news reported on Tuesday.
Several European countries have reported outbreaks of a severe strain of bird flu, the World Organisation for Animal Health said on Thursday, while France raised safety checks to counter the virus which can have a major impact on farmers.
German scientists have found definitive proof for the first time that great frigatebirds can sleep during their long-distance flight.
Zhang Shengyuan is a "bird man". The 57-year-old lives in a double-decker boat inside the Yangchaihu section of Honghu Lake in central China's Hubei Province. Every day, he patrols the lake in a canoe, watching birds and noting species and population numbers, and, more importantly, protecting them against hunters.
Thai voters began heading to the polling stations on Sunday morning in the Southeast Asian country's general election.The polls started at 8:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) and will
U.S. President Joe Biden and top lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to further talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over raising the $31.4 trillion U.S. debt limit, with just th
Over 2,000 years ago, an envoy from China's Han Dynasty traveled westward on a mission of peace and opened an overland route connecting the East and the West. Stretchin
China's foreign trade has shown a relatively stable growth trend, with total imports and exports expanding 5.8 percent year on year to 13.32 trillion yuan ($1.94 trilli
The world's first C919, China's first domestically made large passenger jet, completed its inaugural commercial flight on Sunday.The flight, identified as MU9191, depar
A handful of hard-right Republican lawmakers said on Monday they would oppose a deal to raise the United States' $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, in a sign that the biparti
China's development is a growing force for peace and an increasing factor of global stability, Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the
China and Australian have agreed to resume high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanisms, including a free trade agreement joint committee.According to a press stat
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
India is phasing out its largest bill, the 2000 rupee note ($24). While the bill can still be used, the central bank is asking people to deposit or exchange the note by
Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced at a brief presser on Saturday night that House Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal gove
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) to develop itself into an art venue that enjoys worldwide prestige.Xi, who is also g
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of Thailand's Move Forward Party, on Monday declared victory in the country's general election and said he is ready to be the country's next p
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said that Tehran welcomes better diplomatic relations with Egypt,
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
The G7 summit starts on May 19 in Hiroshima, Japan. Recently, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that there would be investment curbs proposed to the G7 against China.
Xie Feng, China's new ambassador to the United States, late Tuesday stressed the importance of the relations between the two countries, saying the relationship is "too