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Ghosn to hold first Lebanon presser since Japan escape

Carlos Ghosn is to hold a highly anticipated press conference in Lebanon on Wednesday, the first by the fugitive car magnate since his Houdini-like escape from Japan wh

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Spain: Just two votes may end protracted political stalemate

Spanish lawmakers are due to vote Tuesday on whether to endorse the formation of a Socialist-led coalition government, ending almost a year of political limbo for the e

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U.S.-listed Chinese firms trade mostly higher

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- U.S.-listed Chinese companies traded mostly higher on Tuesday with nine of the top 10 stocks by weight in the SP U.S. Listed China 50 index ending the day on an upbeat no

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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Puerto Rico early Tuesday morning, reportedly killing at least one person, knocking out power, and causing damage to the island. The eart

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New anti-cancer treatment significantly reduces tumor size

A new anti-cancer chemical compound was found capable of reducing tumor size and weight by up to two-thirds in laboratory tests done by researchers from the City University of Hong Kong that made

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Japan's Tsutaya bookstore to open branch in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Japanese bookstore chain Tsutaya has picked a century-old building in Shanghai as the site of its new branch which is planned to open this year. According to the bureau o

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New anti-cancer treatment developed by Hong Kong researchers significantly reduces tumour size

HONG KONG, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- A new anti-cancer chemical compound was found capable of reducing tumour size and weight by up to two-thirds in laboratory tests done by researchers from the City Univer

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