Uber's Chinese rival backs US rival Lyft

2015-09-17 09:50:32

The ride-sharing and ride-hailing race in China was elevated on Wednesday when Didi Kuaidi, Uber's biggest rival in China, confirmed that it has invested $100 million in Lyft, Uber's biggest competitor in the United States.

Low-polling Republican candidates bash Trump in pre-debate gathering

2015-09-17 09:24:33

Low-polling Republican presidential candidates attempted to cast doubt on lead rival Donald Trump on Wednesday, venting their frustrations at the state of the 2016 race by calling the billionaire a fake conservative with a checkered business past.

Bush seeks to shed 'low-energy' tag at Republican debate

2015-09-17 09:23:54

Jeb Bush, once a heavy favorite for the Republican nomination, will try to energize his presidential campaign on Wednesday when he goes into a prime-time debate where Donald Trump looms large.

UN General Assembly opens 70th session

2015-09-16 09:09:02

UN General Assembly on Tuesday opened its 70th session, during which the much-anticipated Post-2015 Development Agenda is expected to be adopted at an upcoming summit from Sept 25-27.

Kerry says Russia proposed US-Russia military talks on Syria

2015-09-17 07:06:16

Russia has proposed military talks with the United States on Syria, and the US is considering next steps, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Campbell: US, China need shared mission

2015-09-16 10:51:08

Kurt Campbell, the former US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, called on Tuesday for China and the US to work together more.

Falsely accused scientists speak out

2015-09-16 10:50:44

Two wrongly charged Chinese-American scientists delivered emotional remarks at a press conference held in Arent Fox law firm in Washington on Tuesday.

Virtual China in 3-D promoted

2015-09-15 11:24:07

For the first time ever, China has adopted 3D virtual reality technology to promote tourism overseas, with New York the first stop on its global campaign, followed by Tokyo in December.

Parade attendees tell Houston of honor

2015-09-15 11:23:57

On a recent flight back from China, where he witnessed the historic Sept 3 military parade, Paul Chu was bothered by what he read in some Western media.

Engineer has high-voltage solution for world's power needs

2015-09-15 10:51:45

Liu Zhengya is looking forward to the day when the world will no longer fight for fossil fuels and all cities are free of smog.

Nonprofit solar provider earns $1 million UN grant

2015-09-15 10:44:26

A non-profit organization devoted to making solar power affordable and accessible so it can provide reliable electricity during childbirth in developing countries was awarded a $1 million grant on Monday.

US professor killed at Mississippi university

2015-09-15 09:50:06

A Mississippi college professor was shot and killed in his campus office on Monday, and police said a fellow Delta State University teacher was "a person of interest" in the shooting.