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RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective
A woman was killed when she was mauled to death by a Siberian tiger. It is believed she came to the aid of a family member, who was being attacked
The champagne corks were popping on Sunday in Beijing as Cyril Despres was officially named winner of this year’s edition of the Silk Way Rally.
The latest survey of economic analysts predicts Chinese GDP growth of 6.6 percent from April to June, down from 6.7 percent in the first three months of the year.
In this edition of Business Line we focus on the 'Dieselgate' scandal - the effects on Volkswagen and Mitsubishi along with the unanswered questions for European owners of VWs.
Beijing's Auto China motor show has two main trends - hybrids and larger SUV vehicles as carmakers compete in the world's fastest growing car sales market.
The Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a new international development bank on Saturday in Beijing that is being seen as a rival to the US-led
Spain has won this year’s Miss World beauty contest which took place in the Chinese city of Sanya on Saturday. Mireia Lalaguna Royo’s victory was
China has vowed to clean up its act in the run up to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Government officials promised to reduce air pollution
Tough restrictions come into force today in Beijing which has issued its first ever red alert for pollution. That’s the most serious warning
As climate change is debated in Paris, the Chinese capital is facing unprecedented heavy smog
Over 100 experts, 12 international organisations and more than 120 companies were represented at Beijing’s World Robot Exhibition. There they “met”
Commemorating victory over Japan in World War Two, China demonstrated its military prowess with a lavish parade in the capital Beijing on Thursday
Two Kenyan runners have been suspended after testing positive for doping at the IAAF Championships in Beijing. Joyce Zakary who competes in the
The Chinese capital Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Although the snow will be man-made, the country’s president Xi Jinpin promises an
The host city of the 2022 winter Olympics has been announced. Beijing was awarded the games just seven years after hosting the summer Olympics in
After three weeks of relative calm Chinese shares went into free fall on Monday. The major indexes tumbled by more than eight percent, the largest
Tom Daley and the Olympics may go together like toast and jam but the former World Champion told Euronews in an interview Thursday that he didn’t
A small group of Tibetan protesters have disrupted a presentation of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland.
A sandstorm in northern China caused blackouts and traffic chaos as it shrouded cities in dust on Wednesday. The skyline in Beijing turned orange
One of the most eagerly awaited shows at Beijing Fashion Week came from Amsterdam-based Chinese designer Hu Sheguang, best known for his wildly
The International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation commission visited the proposed venues and sites in Beijing on Tuesday. Headed by Russian member
Beijing officials on Tuesday handed over their bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics. Dozens of boxes containing Beijing’s financial and construction
Several countries across Asia welcomed in 2015 with fanfare and high spirits, but the celebrations were toned down in many parts in deference to
Two American citizens Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae are on their way home after being released from prison in North Korea. Miller, the
Severe smog in China’s capital Beijing is drawing health concerns from local residents. “The smog is really severe nowadays. The weather was never
As a government deadline looms in Hong Kong for pro-democracy protesters to leave the streets, many appear to be on the move and
China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs repeated on Monday its opposition to the “Occupy Central” movement in Hong Kong which has blocked main roads