One-child change will help on some aging issues: observers

2015-10-30 11:27:49

China's new policy of allowing two children for every couple will help the country address some but not all issues related to its growing graying population, said observers.

Passenger plane catches fire on tarmac in Florida airport

2015-10-30 10:03:06

Passengers were forced to evacuate a Dynamic Airways Boeing 767 Thursday after the plane caught fire on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in the state of Florida, said local media reports.

Navy brass confer on sea dispute

2015-10-30 09:18:31

Top Chinese and United States naval officials held talks on Thursday amid fresh tension in the South China Sea following the USS Lassen's high-profile entry into the waters near isles claimed by China.

Paul Ryan elected new US House speaker

2015-10-30 08:52:12

Newly elected U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday promised to sweep away Republican Party differences and repair a "broken" House of Representatives by returning legislative power to committees and rank-and-file members.

Military keeping 'all options open'

2015-10-30 07:41:33

PLA determined to protect sovereignty, Defense Ministry says

Kerry: Vienna talks offer 'most promising opportunity' for Syria's future

2015-10-29 15:56:35

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that this week's international talks on Syria in Vienna will be the best chance to save the war-torn country.

Synthetic rhino horn takes stab at market

2015-10-29 15:16:56

"The essence of rhino horn doesn't come from China or Africa, but … the Pacific Northwest of America for softer and cooler skin," says a commercial in Vietnamese on YouTube, touting a skin cream made of bioengineered rhino horn.

Animal-health company opens new China facilities

2015-10-29 13:28:52

Zoetis, an animal-health company spun off from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, on Thursday announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in Suzhou and a research and development center in Beijing, as the company continues to grow in the $2.2 billion animal health sector in China.

Tourists seeking unique experiences

2015-10-29 08:10:57

Affluent Chinese tourists are seeking unique and personalized experiences in the US as they have more confidence and flexibility to travel on their own, said tour operators.

NASA chief: Explore space together

2015-10-29 11:03:10

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said he is always optimistic on space cooperation between the United States and China.

US Navy official to visit amid tension next week

2015-10-29 07:14:54

The commander of the US Pacific Command, Harry Harris, will visit China from Nov 2 to 5, holding talks with Chinese military officials in the wake of a US warship illegally entering waters near a Chinese island in the South China Sea on Tuesday.

US Senate passes controversial cybersecurity bill

2015-10-28 09:48:50

The US Senate on Tuesday passed a controversial bill aimed at promoting better cybersecurity information sharing between the private sector and the government.