Peter Liang sentencing postponed

2016-04-14 09:38:06

Peter Liang, the former N­­ew York City police officer convicted of manslaughter, will be back in a Brooklyn courtroom on Thursday for the second day of a hearing for a mistrial motion by his defense team.

China helps drive global movie earnings to record

2016-04-14 09:26:35

Global movie earnings hit a record $38.3 billion in 2015, with China accounting for $6.8 billion, a nearly 50 percent increase over the previous year.

World Bank and AIIB sign first co-financing framework agreement

2016-04-14 09:10:37

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun signed the first co-financing framework agreement between the two institutions on Wednesday.

Thank you Kobe, say fans in countdown to retirement

2016-04-13 19:55:21

Chinese fans are swarming social media pouring their love and support for Kobe Bryant hours before the NBA icon's official retirement.

Rail giant looks to branch out in US

2016-04-13 09:49:30

China Railway Rolling Stock Corp (CRRC) said it is interested in manufacturing vehicles for all forms of rail transportation in the US, from subway cars to trains, from freight wagons to high-speed locomotives.

UConn west campus may be sold to Chinese company

2016-04-13 09:40:33

One of the University of Connecticut's campuses could be sold to a Chinese education group, which wants to open a private international high school on the site.

US House Speaker Paul Ryan rules out presidential bid

2016-04-13 09:18:09

US House Speaker Paul Ryan formally ruled out his run for president, in a bid to end speculation that he might be chosen by a possible contested Republican convention.

UN takes historic step to open selection of new UN chief

2016-04-13 07:42:20

The United Nations took a historic step Tuesday to open up the usually secret process of selecting the next secretary-general, giving all countries the chance to question candidates on such issues as how they would resist pressure from powerful nations, tackle sex abuse by UN peacekeepers, and improve efforts to achieve peace.

India, US to sign pact for access to each other's military bases

2016-04-12 18:27:51

India Tuesday said that it will soon sign a logistics supply pact with the United States, putting to rest all the speculation over the much-awaited agreement.

Brazil commission recommends impeachment against President Rousseff

2016-04-12 09:44:08

A Brazilian congressional commission recommends impeachment against President Dilma Rousseff in a vote.

Severe storms rage through southern US states

2016-04-12 16:32:56

Severe storms on Monday evening raged through the southern US states of Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi, bringing hail and severe winds that damaged vehicles, homes and triggered power outage.

UN confirms DPRK participation in Paris climate accord signing ceremony

2016-04-12 16:09:25

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong will participate in the Paris climate agreement signing ceremony to be held later this month at the UN headquarters in New York.