Alan Gross was convicted of espionage in Cuba while working as a U.S. contractor
Alan Gross' release could signal a cooling of tensions
Chinese smartphone makers are often accused of imitating the look of Apple’s iPhones. Now one appears to be imitating the spirit -- or at least the music -- of Apple’s TV commercials.
Chinese shoppers have long enjoyed sleeping in IKEA’s stores. So the Swedish furniture giant is giving them a new place to rest their heads: Terminal Three, Beijing International Airport.
Chinese President Xi Jinping used a New Year’s Day address last January to call on society to burnish the nation’s image and cited mass media among those holding a duty to display the country’s charm to the world. But 2014 was anything...Show More Summary
The Chinese yuan has depreciated against the dollar this year. Against the Japanese yen, the euro, and the British pound, it’s another story.
The economic boost from falling global oil prices is being blunted in Asia as governments in the region use the decline to boost state coffers instead of passing savings on to consumers through cheaper gasoline.
Growth in minimum-wage levels across China appeared to have slowed this year, amid low inflation rates and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, a labor watchdog says.
Indian schools join lawmakers in observing two minutes of silence after #IndiawithPakistan trends on Twitter
Despite China’s efforts to ease decades-old curbs on the movements of its rural population, the world’s most populous country could see its ranks of internal migrants swell to dangerous levels over the next decade, a new research report says.
Dual U.S.-Iranian citizen Amir Hekmati was sentenced to 10 years for espionage
The day's China news in pictures: Guards train outdoors amid temperatures of -30 Celsius, cyclists ride along a street in subzero weather, a sculptist builds decorations with lacquer threads and more.
Tencent Holdings Ltd. ’s latest deal with Sony Music Entertainment highlights the larger battle unfolding among China’s Internet giants to control the country’s potentially lucrative market for online entertainment.
The U.S. is largely flying solo when it comes to attacking ISIS
It remains to be seen whether China's aggressive anti-graft drive can pave the way for the extensive economic reforms that the party has committed to pursue. If not, corruption will continue to plague China for the foreseeable futur...
The plummeting ruble may force the Russian president to rethink his adventures abroad
It's not clear if the massacre of at least 132 school children means the Taliban has weakened or remains strong
North Korea's UN representative decried CIA interrogations as "the gravest human rights violations in the world."
Ruble crashes another 8% despite emergency 6.5% percent rate hike, while contagion starts to spread
Pakistani troops are still trying to eliminate the gunmen and rescue students