China&India

App makes dining out easier for HK’s visually impaired

App makes dining out easier for HK’s...

January 21

HONG KONG — Visually impaired Hongkongers can now order meals at select restaurants across the city by themselves, thanks to a new app released this week by the Hong Kong Blind...

Private hospital in China sued over false claims about ‘natural’ cure for conceiving twins

Private hospital in China sued over...

January 20

NANJING — A hospital in eastern China that claims it can help women increase their chance of conceiving twins using natural methods has been sued for misleading advertising,...

US high school Chinese test stumps Internet users in China

US high school Chinese test stumps...

January 20

HONG KONG — A high school in New York has produced an exam paper for its pupils learning Chinese which features questions that have daunted Internet users in China and even a...

Chinese baby dumped in a freezing lift after parents quarrel

Chinese baby dumped in a freezing...

January 20

HONG KONG — A quarrelling couple who dumped their baby on the cold, hard floor of a lift in south-western China in chilly winter temperatures has caused an outcry online,...

China’s growth edges up but 2016 weakest year since 1990

China’s growth edges up but 2016...

January 20

BEIJING — China’s economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016 but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades.

US commerce secretary nominee Ross calls China 'most protectionist' country

US commerce secretary nominee Ross...

January 19

WASHINGTON — Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, United States President-elect Donald Trump's choice for commerce secretary, voiced sharp criticism of China's trade practices on...

Xi Jinping calls for world without nuclear weapons

Xi Jinping calls for world without...

January 19

GENEVA — Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a world without nuclear weapons at the UN on Wednesday (Jan 18) and urged a multilateral system based on equality among nations...