Outstanding peer-to-peer (P2P) loans in China soared 153.5 percent year on year to hit a record high at the end of September, a latest industry report showed.
Domestic fantasy film "A Chinese Odyssey: Part III" continued to dominate the Chinese box office in the week ending September 25, earning 88 million yuan (13.2 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Thursday.
Retail sales in South Korea hit the highest in four months due to demand for consumer goods, indicating a full-fledged recovery in private consumption from a MERS outbreak, a government report showed Monday.
China's fiscal revenue grew faster in September but the country's exchequer faces great pressure in the fourth quarter of this year, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Monday.
German automaker Volkswagen saw its car sales decline in South Korea last month as reputation of the world's largest carmaker was dented on emission cheating scandal, an industry lobby group data showed Tuesday.
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and two military commanders of the Shiite Houthi group for threatening peace and stability of the Arab country still under a political transition.
South Korea posted a current account surplus for 31 months in a row due to robust export growth, central bank data showed Wednesday.
Crude prices rebounded Thursday as Saudi Arabia was said to reduce its crude oil supply to the market in September.
All eyes were on the Chinese defense minister's debut at the Asia Security Summit in Singapore.Speaking on China's security initiative at the 20th Shangri-La Dialogue o
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
Energy ministers from nine European Union (EU) countries agreed on Thursday to turn the Mediterranean region into a green energy hub.At their meeting in Valletta, the c
Kenya's earnings from horticulture remained flat in the first quarter of 2023 despite an increase in the volume of produce exported as low prices in the global market h
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
The Sudanese Army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Monday agreed to a five-day extension of a ceasefire agreement they signed on May 20 after negotiations in the S
Microsoft Corporation is bringing the powerful language-producing models from OpenAI to U.S. federal agencies using its Azure cloud service, it said in a blog post on W
Opposition lawmakers won a majority in Kuwait's parliament in the Gulf state's seventh general election in just over a decade, with only one woman voted into office, ac
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
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
China will double down on efforts to stabilize and expand investment in the manufacturing sector, according to Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and R
Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed during armed clashes near a border police station between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran's offici
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
A see-off ceremony for the three Shenzhou-16 astronauts set to travel to the China Space Station was held on Tuesday morning at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in north
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
On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
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
U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 into law on Saturday afternoon to avoid a historic default on government debt.The bipartisan act s
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