""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.
The discount shopping day for the unhitched and uncoupled still shifts more goods than the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales days in the United States.
China hopes to turn the US election upset to its advantage by seeking support for a Beijing-led Asia-Pacific free trade deal to replace TPP.
China's economy is stabilising the Q3 stats show though growth is increasingly dependent on higher government spending and a red-hot property market.
The two sides of the 565-meter-high Beipanjiang Bridge, the world’s highest cable-stayed bridge, across southwest China’s Yunnan and Guizhou provinces were connected Saturday…
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.
Chinese giant Alibaba Group Holding expects to double its transactions volumes by 2020, and still expects considerable growth.
China's exports have rocketed some 18.7 percent compared to the same period last year.
Twelve days of parliamentary pomp and ceremony have ended in China with the adoption of a new five-year plan for the economy. It was agreed with a
China's February trade numbers were far worse than economists had expected, with exports down by the most in over six years and imports suffering their 16th month of decline.
The Chinese government has put forward its five-year economic plan. Details were outlined at the opening of the National People’s Congress, the
China reportedly plans to lay off millions more workers at so-called 'zombie' companies to cut industrial overcapacity and pollution, according to sources close to the Beijing leadership.
China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries as it addresses overcapacity in bloated state enterprises amid slowing economic growth.
Christine Lagarde has been re-elected to a second five-year term as head of the International Monetary Fund with the world's economy in the doldrums, and the IMF facing difficult loan decisions for Gr
As Asia starts the year of the monkey we look at Red Envelopes and Red Square visitors.
China has set its economic growth projection range at 6.5 to 7 percent this year, but efforts to reduce overcapacity of coal and steel are expected to raise unemployment.
There was disappointing factory output data from China as the official measure of manufacturing hit its lowest since mid-2012 amid falling prices and overcapacity.
China’s slowdown is even having an impact on technology giant Apple. The company has forecast its first revenue drop in 13 years and reported its
China and Egypt have signed investment and aid deals worth billions during a state visit to Cairo by President Xi Jinping.
China has experienced its weakest growth in 25 years. It’s economy grew last year by just 6.9% compared with 7.3% in 2014. The year-on-year growth