Political mediation efforts by members of the Six-Party Talks coincided with the ongoing military drill between Seoul and Washington on Monday.
The recent lowering of foreign trade targets by provincial governments suggests more challenging prospects for China's foreign trade this year.
Manufacturers in battle to grow exports
Local economic targets for 2013 show that officials across the country expect similar rates of growth as last year, with coastal regions again accelerating slower than western areas.
39 officers from the Zhanjiang's vehicle administration office are being probed for allegedly taking as much as 21 million yuan ($3.37 million) from driving test takers.
Universal policy funded by govt subsidies extends coverage to communities including monks, nuns.
Ten members of a 19-strong party of Chinese that went missing after entering the Republic of Korea (ROK) at the end of last year have been found and returned home, local authorities said Monday.
The China Developers Sentiment Index, an index developed by Standard Chartered Bank based on its quarterly survey of 30 mainland developers, indicated continuing expansion in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that Takeshi Tokuda, parliament secretary for land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, has quitted from the post over a scandal, local media reported.
Divination in China is almost as old as the history of the Middle Kingdom, but having the future told by foreign psychics is a new slant on that ancient practice.
Twenty people died while hundreds were displaced following a clash between members of a Muslim rebel group and al-Qaida linked militants in the southern Philippine province of Sulu, a police official said Monday.
Having trouble getting a taxi in Beijing or Shanghai? There are some smartphone applications for that.
With eight train tickets and five transfers, it may sound like someone is heading for the South Pole, but in fact it is how one young man plans to return home during the holiday crush.