6.4 quake shakes Philippines

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake rattled the Philippine island of Mindano early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported…

China confronts Japan ships near disputed islands

Chinese patrol boats confronted Japanese vessels near a disputed East China Sea archipelago early Tuesday…

Photo gallery: Microsofts first tablet computer

Friday was the first day of sales for the new Windows 8 operating system and the company’s new tablet computer, the Surface…

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Windows 8: To buy or avoid

[;zh]不少用戶對Windows 8系統尚存諸多疑問,如怎麼購買、怎麼升級、不想升級怎麼辦等等,本文進行了一一解答…On Friday, Microsoft Corp. released a new version of its Windows operating system. There are several ways to get it ?or avoid it.

Ai Weiwei goes ‘Gangnam Style’ with handcuffs

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is the latest to go “Gangnam Style” …

Microsoft kicks off Windows 8 in NY

Microsoft is kicking off a campaign for its newest operating system, Windows 8, at a five-hour event at New York’s Pier 57…

Ban Ki Moon dances with PSY

U-N Secretary General Ban Ki Moon got a dance lesson from an unlikely superstar…

Obama, Romney say China needs to play by the rules

President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney sparred over China during a debate on foreign policy Monday night…

China’s navy drills amid isles dispute with Japan

China flexed some maritime muscle Friday in its dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands…

China Foreign Ministry official on fisherman’s death in SKorea

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it has lodged a protest with South Korea over the death of a Chinese fisherman…

First Wingsuit Flying World Championship

The world’s top wingsuit fliers took to the skies over the Chinese city of Zhangjiajie on Wednesday…

Chinese warships cross waters near Japan island

Japanese military officials said they closely watching seven Chinese warships spotted in waters off a southern island Tuesday. ..

Foxconn finds underage interns working in factory

Electronics manufacturer Foxconn said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China…

Chinese fisherman dies resisting arrest by SKorea

[;zh]韓國當局透露,一名中國漁民於10月16日涉嫌在韓海域非法捕魚,被韓國海警用橡皮彈射中後身亡…Authorities say a Chinese fisherman has died after being shot with a rubber bullet by a South Korean officer…

China begins aircraft carrier flight training

China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday showing navy pilots practicing touch-and-go landing exercises…

World matched record for hottest September

The globe last month matched a record for the hottest September…

Despite debt crisis, EU wins Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for promoting peace and democracy in Europe…

US affirms steep tariffs on China solar panels

The Obama administration upheld steep tariffs on Chinese solar panels, finding that improper trade practices have undermined…

Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel prize for literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a cause of pride for a government that had disowned the only previous Chinese winner of the award, an exiled critic…

China boycotting IMF meeting over dispute with Japan

China’s central bank governor and finance minister won’t be attending International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings…

SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at space station

A private company successfully delivered a half-ton of supplies to the International Space Station early Wednesday…

China rejects US charges on Huawei and Zhongxing

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Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday urged the U.S. Congress to discard prejudice against Chinese firms……

Gurdon, Yamanaka win Nobel prize in medicine

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan have won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology…

Facebook tops 1 billion users

Facebook has now topped 1 billion users, but the past few months have not been easy…

US allows visa-free travel for Taiwanese

Taiwanese visiting America can now travel visa-free, the U.S. announced Tuesday…

New bounty offer in Pakistan for prophet filmmaker

A former Pakistani legislator has offered a $200,000 bounty for anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has angered Muslims around the world…

Ikea stores to only sell LED lighting by 2016

Swedish retailer Ikea announced Monday it is taking another step and planning to sell only energy-efficient LED lighting by 2016…

US won’t mediate in China-Japan island dispute

The U.S. is urging China and Japan make serious diplomatic efforts to peacefully manage their bitter dispute over contested islands…

New name adds latest twist in anti-Muslim film case

The mystery surrounding the man behind the anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East has taken another strange turn.

China’s top political adviser urges Japan to correct wrong behavior

China’s top political adviser Jia Qinglin urged Japan to correct its wrong behavior concerning Diaoyu Islands…