A total of 118 people have been rescued in Ormoc city on central Leyte island
South Korea announced yesterday that it decided to waive visa fees for tourists from China and Southeast Asia in a hope to boost tourism, which took a hit in the wake of the MERS outbreak. [ more › ]
We have put together all the buildings from China and Taiwan nominated for 'Building of the Year' at this year's World Architecture Festival. Have a look at them and be prepared for some amazing structures! [ more › ]
The fact that the plane turned rightward after takeoff suggests an engine failure
It argues that its development needs absolve it of needing to announce a specific timeframe
A total of 48,000 people took part in Hong Kong's pro-democracy march yesterday, event organizers estimated, not even 10 percent of last year's 510,000 record turnout. [ more › ]
In the battle for China’s box office, foreign films appear to be gaining traction this year.
An annual protest march in Hong Kong drew a much smaller crowd than in the past, coming after a long year of demonstrations and political battles over the city’s future.
His latest film Dragonblade, which hasn't seen a US release yet despite starring big Hollywood names including Adrien Brody and John Cusack, grossed 120 million USD in China, and it's estimated that Chan took at least a 10 million USD cut. [ more › ]
China has adopted a sweeping national-security law that the government says is needed to counter emerging threats but that critics say may be used to quash dissent and exclude foreign investment.
A video clip of a young woman torching a live dog has sparked outrage and disgust among web users across China. The unidentified woman in the video, dressed in a black dress and a pair of red high-heels, is seen holding a flame up to the squirming dog, even smiling as she burns the animal to death. [ more › ]
Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]
The leftist government in Greece may have overestimated the resolve of its supporters
Winton rescued more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust
Putting Greece's economic catastrophe into perspective
After a heady six month romance, Washington and Havana now face the daunting task of untangling obstacles put into place over the last 54 years
The U.S. and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations earlier this year
The crisis may lead to a full halt to all food support for most refugees in Jordan
Both countries will restore full diplomatic relations and reopen embassies July 20
A teenage boy died from the virus and may have infected others