Since Japanese military invaded China in 1931, many Chinese people fought for their country. Today we will introduce you a general, who not only contributed his fortune, but himself to the war against Japanese invasion.
Ordinary Greeks, especially elderly pensioners, are suffering during the country's debt crisis. Athens has imposed capital controls and shut all banks since Monday to stem a haemorrhage of cash.
9 people have died in hospital after being rescued from the rubble of a factory building in east China's Zhejiang Province which collapsed on Saturday afternoon.
Investigators in northeast China's Jilin province say driver error and speeding are the likely causes of a deadly bus accident in which 10 South Koreans and their Chinese driver were killed.
There's a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that shook China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Friday morning. The country's Earthquake Administration says more than 400 aftershocks have been recorded.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, had a telephone conversation on Friday afternoon about their next regular meeting.
The head of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, says a report on the UN watchdog's investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year, if Tehran cooperates.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a state of emergency following the June 26th attack on a beach that killed 38 tourists.
Greek people will vote on whether to accept or reject bailout proposals put forward by their international creditors - it's a decision that is crucial to determining their future in the eurozone.
Twenty-eight Chinese companies have announced in individual statements they would suspend their own initial public offerings, or IPO plans due to market volatility.
Former top Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday visited the Research Institute of the Food Industry in the outskirts of Havana, government daily Granma reported Saturday.
Egyptian President visits North Sinai in military uniform
Owner of ferry that capsized in Philippines charged with murder
Japan, Vietnam discuss sea disputes in Japan-Mekong Summit
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which lies on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is being celebrated by Muslims worldwide, including over 23 million living in China.
The Taiwan tragedy comes just as local amusement parks are preparing for the busy summer period. Managers are now checking rides to make sure they are safe.
7.5 million college graduates are expected to enter China’s job market this summer, almost seven times the number in 2001. According to a report released this week, more than 59 percent of China's university graduates chose to leave the cities they had been studying in, and work elsewhere.
Individuals seem to be pinning their hopes on more government stabilization efforts. According to a Saturday survey carried out by the online news outlet "The Paper", out of 3,600 individual investors interviewed, almost half believe that the stock market has now hit the bottom and will recover next week.
Chinese and Thai officials, locked in talks to finalize the details of a massive railway project set to connect Thailand and China, have announced that construction on the new railway will begin before the end of the year.
China's stock market has kept tumbling, as the Shanghai Composite Index plunged 5.8 percent, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent.
Japan has pledged US$ 6.1 billion in financial aid to the "Mekong Five" countries. It was not immediately clear if the pledge included previously-earmarked Japanese financial assistance, or whether it was made up entirely of newly-allocated funds.
China's 21 major securities brokerages have vowed to "firmly" stabilize the country's stock market, which is suffering from continued plunges.
Greece is bracing itself ahead of a make-or-break bailout referendum. As polls show the 'Yes' and 'No' camps neck and neck, uncertainty has arisen over the future of the country's battered economy.
For more on the referendum in Greece, we are joined live by our correspondent Filio Kontrafouri in Athens.
China's 21 major securities brokerages have vowed to "firmly" stabilize the country's stock market, which is suffering from continued plunges.
The world's largest iron ore cargo ship has arrived in East China's Qingdao Port.
25 members of the rebel Islamist group, the Al-Nusra Front, have been killed in an explosion in northern Syria.
Tens of thousands of protesters staged rival rallies in Athens on Friday, ahead of a bailout referendum on Sunday.
Let's try to sum up the possible aftershocks of a 'yes' or a 'no' vote in the Greek referendum on Sunday.... not just on Greece itself, but on the whole of Europe and possibly the global economy.
The People’s Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison has held a military drill on Saturday.
For more on the referendum vote, we talked to Endy Zemenides, Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council - which is a think tank specialized in Greek policy studies. He explained to us about the frustrations of eurozone finance ministers, and more about the format of Sunday's referendum.
Mass rival rallies were staged in Greece on Friday, ahead of a crucial referendum on whether to accept an international bailout. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was elected on a promise to end austerity, is urging supporters to vote "no" to the latest deal.
As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has freshly wrapped up his Europe tour, China and the European Union have not only made substantial progress on cooperation during the visit, but also outlined a long-term cooperative direction for bilateral relationship.
Divers recovered more bodies Friday from the ferry that capsized in the Philippines. The ferry overturned in choppy waters off Ormoc City Thursday. The death toll has now reached 51, and there are still more than a dozen people missing.
Egypt militants affiliated to the Islamic State have claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Israel.
It seems a deal could be within reach in Vienna to limit Iran's nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief. A senior Western diplomat says all sides are "coming to the end" and that while talks may run past Tuesday. It won't be a long extension.
The report - the first update to the document since 2011, was unveiled by the Chairman of the US Joint Chief of Staff, Martin Dempsey.
The People's Liberation Army navy has conducted a live-fire confrontation drill in the Yellow Sea.
So far, three people have been killed, with more than 70 others getting injured in Xinjiang Earthquake.
Premier Li Keqiang says China will work with Singapore to push for sound, sustainable development of the China-ASEAN partnership. In talks with the visiting Singaporean President, the premier called ASEAN "a diplomatic priority" for China.
Greek campaigns neck and neck before crucial referendum
Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight
U.S. boosting security measures ahead of July 4th
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes intensify in Sanaa, 16 dead
17 companies shortlisted to participate in licensing round
UNICEF starts Cholera awareness campaign in Tanzanian camp
Liberia gov't steps up emergency response after virus re-emergence
In May, China's top economic regulator announced that it would remove the price ceiling of most pharmaceutical drugs, starting from June 1st. The move is one of many aimed to bring market competition back to the Chinese healthcare system and reduce medical costs.
The heavy rainfall alert remains across China’s south. Heavy downpours are forecast to continue in at least nine provinces and autonomous regions until Saturday afternoon with the country’s meteorological bureau issuing the second highest alert for the wet weather in these regions.
Top diplomats from six world powers and Iran are racing to meet a new July 7th deadline for a nuclear agreement. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has voiced optimism over a deal which would see Iran curtail its nuclear program in exchange for the partial lifting of international sanctions.
For more in-depth analysis on this matter, we're joined in the studio by Ding Yifan. He's the deputy director of the Institute of World Development under the Development Research Center of the State Council.
China's Sovereign Wealth Fund, China Investment Corporation, has posted a return rate of nearly 5.5 percent in 2014 in outbound investments.
China's State Council has announced it will speed up a process to streamline the registration system for startups in the country.
The rollercoaster week was capped by another day of big losses across the board on Friday with the benchmark index ending down almost 6 percent.
A military spokesman says at least 17 people have been killed after four rail carriages carrying hundreds of military personnel and their families fell into a canal in the northeast Gujranwala district on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his Singaporean counterpart Tony Tan Keng Yam on Friday and they pledged to further elevate the bilateral ties between the two countries.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's just-concluded visit to Europe has set a new stage for China-Europe cooperation, with strengthened commitment to a wide range of areas including development strategies, climate change, exploration of third-party markets and cooperation in traditional areas.
Chinese authorities have initiated an emergency response after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck its northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
In Taiwan, doctors are warning of a critical period for those injured in a blaze in a water park in New Taipei city.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the EU extending its sanctions against Russia is very important for Ukraine.
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency or IAEA, has said a deadlock still remains over crucial questions around Iran's nuclear programme.
China has said it will continue to promote two-way cooperation with Greece, including in the financial sphere. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying added that China has used concrete actions to respond to Greece's concerns and requests on overcoming its current debt crisis. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said during a visit to Brussels this week that China did not want to see Greece leave the eurozone.
China has expressed its discontentment and objection to the updated National Military Strategy from the Pentagon.
China's State Council has announced it will speed up a process to streamline the registration system to start businesses.
Another tumble for the Chinese stock market. The Shanghai Composite Index opened low and kept falling until about 10:30 A-M when a rally by banking stocks reversed the losses.
Premier Li Keqiang visited France June 29 to July 2 as the Sino-French relationship enters a new stage.
An explosion at a chemical plant in South Korea killed at least six workers and left one injured.
In the central Philippines three more bodies are recovered from a capsized ferry, raising the death toll to 41. The Philippines coast guard says 12 remain missing. At least 134 people from the ferry were rescued or swam to safety off Ormoc city on Leyte Island on Thursday.
A China Southern Airlines flight from the Chinese city of Guangzhou to Bangkok in Thailand has made an emergency landing in South China's Sanya city.
Greeks are preparing for a crucial weekend referendum that could decide the country's financial fate. The latest poll shows voters barely favor accepting international lenders bailout extension proposal. The country is almost evenly devided over the vote.
For more, we spoke to Dr. Duncan Freeman from the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies. He told us that cooperation in increasing production capacity has been a highlight of Premier Li's visit, and so was China's support for the Juncker Plan.
Wang Hong, head of China's State Oceanic Administration, will attend the inauguration of the new Micronesian president Peter M. Christian on July 10 as an envoy of President Xi Jinping.
China has allowed short-selling tools in the A share market but the direct short-selling of stocks is rare due to high transaction costs. Most shorting orders are placed on index futures. And the recent opening of the Shanghai Hong Kong stock connect has also introduced ways for Hong Kong investors to short mainland shares through the facility.
As Chinese stocks continue to plunge leaders of the first batch of 28 companies listed on the Nasdaq-like ChiNext board have put out a joint statement to call for cooperation to stem the selling.
Long and short forces launched a back-and-forth battle today in A-share market in China. The index opened low and kept falling until about 10:30a.m. when a rally by banking stocks reversed the losses.
The China Financial Futures Exchange, the country's first financial derivatives exchange, has been monitoring data for abnormalities. It's also been communicating with its member organizations and institutional clients over the phone.
The Israel Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, IsCham, opened the doors of its business and culture center in the heart of the 798 Arts District in China’s capital city last Sunday afternoon.
For indepth analysis, we are joint by Dr. Duncan Freeman from Brussels Institute of Comtemporary China Studies.
BP will pay up to 18.7 billion US dollars in penalties to the US government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in US history.
The International Monetary Fund says its staff has reached an agreement with Ukrainian authorities on policies needed for the lender to disburse 1.7 billion US dollars under a loan program.
Greeks must soon decide whether to accept continued austerity measures, or say no and possibly be forced out of the euro.
It's now six days after the accident in New Taipei city. There are still more than 240 people receiving treatment in hospitals. Among them, 184 are in a critical situation.
"Yes" and "no" campaigns are launched in the streets of Athens, as Greeks prepare to go to the polls to decide whether the country should accept European Union financial aid under the austerity conditions requested by the country's lenders.
A comprehensive Iranian nuclear deal is very likely to be reached after intensive meetings between Iran and six world powers, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday.
Four people have been confirmed dead and 48 others injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday morning.
In China' Shanghai, a counter-terrorism excercise is underway. The two-day excersice begin on Friday morning in a subway.
Well events in Greece are being closely watched across Europe, no more so than in Spain. The Eurozone’s fourth largest economy is still emerging from its own financial crisis. But there are other parallels between the two countries.
The Greek debt crisis has gone from bad to worse. Greece has become the first developed country to miss a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.
Six world powers are still some way away a breakthrough on Iran nuclear talks. Foreign ministers flew in to the capital city of Austria to make a final push for a swift deal, in order to resolve disputes over how sanctions could be lifted and how Iran's compliance will be monitored.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has wrapped up his five-day visit to Europe and is now back in Beijing. The final day of his trip took him to Toulouse, southwestern France.
Five people have been confirmed dead and 48 others injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday morning.
Activity in China's services sector slowed to its lowest in five months in June, suggesting the economy still needs further policy support despite some signs of steadying.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was back in Beijing on Friday after his five-day visit to the European Union.
Foreign ministers from Iran and the P-5 plus 1 countries met on Thursday, after all sides agreed to extend the deadline for a final accord from June 30th to July 7th.
The death toll from a ferry accident in central Philippines has risen to 38, with 15 people still missing.
The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano in Tehran...in a move aimed at reaching a final deal with world powers.
An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted Pishan County of Hotan prefecture in southern Xinjiang, around nine A.M.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office summoned the U.S. Ambassador to Germany on Thursday to discuss new allegations about National Security Agency (NSA) spying, according to German media reports.