Five-Year Plan can align sustainability, growth: observers

2016-04-21 10:57:20

China 13th Five-Year Plan includes provisions that make environmental stewardship an integral component of the nation's economic development strategy, said speakers said at a United Nations forum of Wednesday.

Sinopec America: Consolidate platform for sustainable development

2016-04-21 10:51:52

Since its first coming to the US in 1988 as a trade company, Sinopec's US operation has developed considerably in 28 years. Now there are eight subsidiaries doing business from upstream to downstream.

Front-runners Trump, Clinton win in New York

2016-04-20 11:24:22

Republican front-runner Donald Trump easily won New York state's presidential nominating contest on Tuesday, moving closer to capturing enough delegates to win the nomination and avoid a contested convention in July.

Liang avoids jail as judge reduces felony conviction in shooting death

2016-04-20 10:21:32

The decision by a judge that enables former New York police officer Peter Liang to avoid jail time after fatally shooting to death an unarmed black man will probably further intensify the debate over race, the criminal justice system and the police.

US presidential hopefuls battle for New York on eve of primaries

2016-04-19 10:15:25

US Democratic and Republican candidates engaged in a final frenzy of campaigning on Monday, one day before New York state voters render their verdict and potentially bring some order to the chaotic 2016 presidential race.

AP, Reuters, New York Times among 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners

2016-04-19 10:00:36

The Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, and Reuters and The New York Times shared the breaking news photography award.

Obama, Putin talk about Syria, Ukraine: White House

2016-04-19 09:18:00

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine in a phone call on Monday, the White House said.

US voters' anger over big money in politics mounts

2016-04-19 09:03:22

What brings Americans from across the country to the capital city this spring is -- in addition to the iconic cherry blossom -- disgust with money's role in politics.

Brazil's Rousseff loses crucial impeachment vote in Congress

2016-04-18 10:31:24

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a decisive impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday.

Shaken Ecuador hunts for survivors amid 7.8 quake debris

2016-04-18 13:44:09

Saturday's 7.8 magnitude quake hitting Ecuador's coastal region ripped apart buildings and roads, knocked out power, and killed at least 272 people.

Abbotsford Tulip Festival kicks off in Canada

2016-04-18 13:37:51

A woman stands among rows of tulips during the Abbotsford Tulip Festival in Abbotsford, Canada, April 17, 2016.

Opinion: US claim of 'Chinese hacker attacks' serves selfish interests

2016-04-17 13:46:34

The recent claim of "Chinese hacker attacks" is another example of rhetoric by the US military and government going as far as being "creative."