China-UK ties to remain strong despite Brexit: envoy

China-UK relations will stay strong on despite Britain's decision to leave the European Union, said Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK.

Gove denies treachery as he pitches to be next PM

Justice Secretary Michael Gove pitched on Friday to be the prime minister to take Britain out of the EU, a day after he destroyed the chances of another frontrunner in what some colleagues called an act of treachery.

Is Beijing really sinking?

Satellite imagery reveals parts of Beijing – particularly its central business district – are subsiding each year by as much as 11 centimeters.

China's SOEs speed up going abroad: report

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are accelerating the pace in developing overseas businesses, according to a report delivered to the country's top legislature.

China's booming cyberstar economy might hit $8.7b in 2016

China's Internet celebrities are estimated to create a whopping 58 billion yuan market in 2016, far surpassing the 44 billion yuan in box office sales generated last year.

Portugal beat Poland in shootout to reach semis

Portugal reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 by beating Poland 5-3 on penalties after the two sides drew 1-1 after extra time on Thursday.

Austrian presidential election must be re-run, court rules

The Constitutional Court ruling handed the Freedom Party's narrowly defeated candidate another chance to become the first far-right head of state in the EU.

Ten books to take with you on summer vacation

Traveling, just like reading, is a refreshing journey, a temporary retreat from the bustling world. Here are 10 books we recommend that you take on your trip.

Food and Travel

Canada: A real mouthful

As the country observes its national day today, instead of sitting down with a hockey video, celebrate with an interesting wine and a great steak.

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Chinese group agrees to take higher initial stake in AC Milan

A Chinese consortium agreed to take a higher initial stake of 80 percent in Italian Serie A soccer club AC Milan, with the remaining 20 percent to be acquired over the next two to three years.

China's green commitment needs support from other countries

China's commitment to building green generating capacity is real but it needs the support of technologically mature economies to make sure that it invests in the right projects and that the most advanced solutions are rolled out, a leading UK industrial expert says.

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