Hong Kong-based Lee Kum Kee (LKK), a sauces and condiments group best known for its oyster sauce, said on Thursday it would buy London’s landmark “Walkie Talkie” skyscraper in a record-breaking transaction for a single building in the UK.
North American tourists flocked into Britain to take advantage of the weak pound after last year's Brexit vote, but spending by European tourists - far greater in number - slipped compared with a year earlier.
A rare book hand-written and -illustrated by "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling sold for $467,000 at auction in London on Tuesday, at the lower end of its estimated price range.
Workers at Topshop’s online distribution depot have announced plans to strike on Cyber Monday due to a dispute over their hourly wages.
Two still life works by Pablo Picasso painted on the same day are among offerings at an upcoming London auction that also features works by Amedeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee.
Copies of William Shakespeare's first four books, dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing", have sold for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3.67 million) at auction in London.
Four folios of British playwright William Shakespeare were sold for nearly 2.5 million pounds (about 3.67 million U.S. dollars) at Christie's London auction on Wednesday afternoon.
Japan's media company Nikkei Inc. is to acquire the FT Group from British publisher Pearson Plc for 844 million pounds, or 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in cash, ending the market rumors about the new ownership of the global news organization.
Economic experts said the budget deficit, among other factors, is the most significant reason for both the domestic and external growing debts of Egypt.
The United Nations on Tuesday called for a legally binding ban of nuclear tests and warned of a global catastrophe brought by nuclear weapons.In a message on the Intern
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Former President Donald Trump plans to turn himself in and be processed in Atlanta on Thursday in connection with his indictment in Georgia, he said on social media on
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who stepped back from leadership late last year to allow Democrats to shepherd in a “new generation,” announced on Friday she will se
New cabinet members under Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin were sworn in at the Royal Palace on Tuesday.Earlier, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has endorsed th
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Brice Nguema named t
On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Wagner chief presume
The South African parliament issued a statement Saturday on the success of the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, hailing the outcomes of this "historic" summit as
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
Hurricane Idalia left a trail of destruction along its path through three U.S. states. In Florida, where it first made landfall in the Big Bend region, where the panhan
China has unveiled a slew of measures to strengthen the cultivation and management of young sci-tech talents to facilitate the country's drive to achieve greater self-r
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
The Russian military repelled a drone attack at an airport in Pskov, western Russia, where four transport aircraft were damaged, officials said early on Wednesday."The
When people think of trade, typically their focus tends to be on goods, something produced in one country, and shipped to another. The world has of course seen such tra