China, US vow more agri cooperation

2014-12-18 13:55:22

Senior Chinese and US officials stressed on Wednesday the importance of bilateral agricultural cooperation to ensure food security in both countries and around the globe.

Testing procedure curtails US hay exports to China

2014-12-18 13:41:48

China's booming dairy industry has meant a surge in US hay exports, but the country's resistance to imports of some US genetically-modified crops (GMOs) is reducing US exports of hay modified with biotech alfalfa.

Chinese tech giants gain ad-market share

2014-12-18 13:39:25

Four major Chinese tech companies are starting to overtake their American counterparts in the global digital advertising market, and are catching up to market giants Google and Facebook, according to researcher eMarketer.

New dynamic as US, Cuba restore relations

2014-12-18 12:37:02

For China, the restoration of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba will bring both opportunities and challenges, experts said.

UN chief urges global action in 2015 against discord, disease, disruption

2014-12-18 11:38:10

Recalling the world has just come through a year of discord, disease and disruption, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said the year 2015 must be a time for global action.

Obama's historic move to normalize ties with Cuba sparks controversy

2014-12-18 10:05:19

In the most sweeping change in US-Cuban relations in five decades, US President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday plans to normalize ties with Cuba in a move that has sparked much controversy in the United States.

US, Cuba restoring ties 'very important step': UN chief

2014-12-18 03:10:44

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday heralded restoration of ties between the United States and Cuba as "positive news," thanking leaders of both countries for "the very important step."

Timeline: Major events in US-Cuba relations since 1959 revolution

2014-12-18 02:38:51

Some key events in US-Cuba relations in the last half-century.

Republican Boehner calls Obama's Cuba deal a 'mindless concession'

2014-12-18 02:15:48

US House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized US President Barack Obama's policy change toward Cuba, calling it "another in a long line of mindless concessions" to a brutal dictatorship.

Obama announces new Cuba policy

2014-12-18 01:12:53

Obama: Easier for Americans to travel to Cuba

China calls for strengthened UN-AU cooperation

2014-12-17 16:15:31

China's top envoy to the United Nations on Tuesday called on the world organization to engage in comprehensive cooperation with the African Union (AU) to better address threats to peace and security in Africa.

Obama to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says

2014-12-17 14:23:43

US President Barack Obama intends to sign into law a bill that will ratchet up sanctions on Russia and provide additional assistance to Ukraine.