The Year of the Ram

2015-01-09 11:17:57

Canada Post launched a new theme stamp, "Year of the Ram", on Thursday. The stamp shows three rams welcoming spring under a plum tree.

Obama pays respects at French Embassy after Paris attack

2015-01-09 11:16:02

Declaring that "terror is no match for freedom", US President Barack Obama paid his respects Thursday at the French Embassy in Washington following the Paris terrorist attack that left a dozen people dead at a newspaper office.

Canada heralds in Chinese Year of Ram with a new stamp

2015-01-09 11:09:33

Canada's national carrier launched a commemorative stamp in Toronto on Thursday to honor the upcoming Chinese Year of Ram. Canada Post's Atrium at the Bay office was the site of a media scrum more fitting of a rock personality than a stamp.

China will say 'Hello Moto' again soon

2015-01-09 11:00:25

"It's a great thing about Motorola [to have Lenovo]," said Darren Hayes, assistant professor and director of cybersecurity at Pace University in New York. "They are more culturally sensitive to Chinese people."

Senior US envoy to visit Cuba over normalized ties

2015-01-09 10:02:49

The top American envoy for Western Hemisphere affairs will travel to Havana on Jan. 21-22 for talks on reestablishing US-Cuba diplomatic relations.

US to cut European military bases to save cost

2015-01-09 09:41:40

The US military will divest an air base in Britain and return it and 14 other facilities in Europe back to their home nations in a bid to save the US government about $500 million annually.

US, Iran to hold bilateral nuclear meetings in Geneva

2015-01-09 09:36:40

The United States and Iran will hold bilateral meetings here on Jan 15 to 17 over the latter's disputed nuclear program, before the world major countries and Iran will resume talks on Jan 18.

Bitter cold grips US cities

2015-01-09 08:07:25

Schools in Chicago, Boston and other large cities closed on Thursday as sub-zero temperatures and bitter winds gripped central and eastern US for a third day.

Air China's new Boeing 747-8 lands

2015-01-08 14:03:29

Air China's new Boeing 747-8 aircraft made its international debut on the Beijing-New York route arriving at JFK on Wednesday.

US law firms grow in China practice, staff

2015-01-08 13:50:01

Major US law firms experienced steady growth in their China practices in 2014, driven by increased business from technology, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and regulatory matters.

US says Palestinians not 'eligible' to join ICC

2015-01-08 09:28:46

The United States insisted on Wednesday that the Palestinians are not "eligible" to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), even as the Palestinians' admission is slated for April 1.

China forecasting forum held at the New York Stock Exchange

2015-01-08 09:08:34

Economist Justin Yifu Lin speaking at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday about China's economic prospects for the upcoming year.