Cyber-attacks that have hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says.
Chinese lawmakers on Sunday adopted a new law to tax polluters, particularly heavy industry.
Chinese local governments embraced a new approach to support state-owned enterprises (SOEs) facing financial difficulties, with market-oriented moves more likely than direct fiscal support, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.
The long-awaited High Speed Rail connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur is targeted to be up and running by around 2026, cutting the travelling time between both cities to 90 minutes.
Special operations forces from the United States and Vietnam are signaling a readiness to start forging ties should their governments choose to do so, in what would be a major step in relations between militaries that were at war 4-1/2 decades ago.
U.S. Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are distancing themselves from President Barack Obama, also a Democrat, over a bill that would allow 9/11 victims to sue foreign governments.
China's top legislature on Saturday imposed a ceiling of 16 trillion yuan (2.51 trillion U.S. dollars) for local government debt in 2015.
China's newest air pollution draft law no longer contains clauses allowing local governments to restrict or ban vehicles to fight air pollution, China's top legislature saw on Monday.
China has ordered a nationwide renovation of old and shabby buildings that possess safety hazards as a series of house collapse accidents have sounded the alarm.
Nigeria's Security Council on Tuesday gave a vote of confidence on the military following the successful anti-terrorism operations in the restive northeast region, an officer said.
China's environment watchdog on Tuesday demanded local governments take measures during the lunar New Year celebrations to lessen pollution caused by fireworks.
China's State Council, or the cabinet, on Thursday published rules to strengthen the supervision and management of debts incurred by local governments.
China is moving toward a mature socialist court system, one with more independence and less influence and protectionism from local officials.
China has seen slowing growth in local government debts since the middle of last year, an annual audit report showed on Tuesday.
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,
A federal judge sentenced two Oath Keeper defendants Thursday for their roles in disrupting the certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021.Edward Vallejo was se
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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 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
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
President Joe Biden said a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seemed “very close” late Friday, even as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic def
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
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen
Ahead of International Children's Day, Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) jointly
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
U.S. President Joe Biden has rejected Republicans' demands for spending cuts in negotiations to avoid a U.S. debt default as "unacceptable." The Treasury Department is
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad cemented his return to the Arab League (AL) Tuesday when leading Middle Eastern power Saudi Arabia, which long supported Syria's oppos
The man accused of shooting and killing eight people at a Texas mall appeared to have embraced white supremacist and neo-Nazi ideologies, multiple media outlets reporte
Hundreds of Japanese citizens took to the streets in the Japanese city of Hiroshima over the weekend to protest against the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) summit.Protests
European leaders are intensifying their efforts to hold Russia accountable for war crimes in Ukraine. Leaders are meeting in Iceland this week for the fourth sitting o
Negotiators for Democratic President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy held what both sides called productive talks on Wednesday to try to reach
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