Tuesday, November 26, 2013
China should harness the positive influence of moderate religious believers, including their traditions of benevolence and tolerance, and recognize their contributions to society, the country's top religious affairs official wrote on Tuesday.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday said it will not levy punishment against the magazine Business Weekly over the magazine's recent controversial article about toxins in dairy products.
A war of words between Japan and China over a territorial dispute escalated Monday, with each country summoning the other's ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
Taiwan's government has established close contact with the United States and Japan following China's demarcation of an East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands (釣魚台), the foreign minister said yesterday.
U.S. pending home sales slowed in October for the fifth straight month as supply tightens and consumers balk at higher prices, an industry survey showed Monday.
Global retail titan Wal-Mart Stores on Monday tapped Doug McMillon, a company veteran who heads its international operations, to replace chief executive Mike Duke when Duke retires early next year.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital on Monday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after the biggest demonstrations since deadly political unrest in 2010.
A major winter storm that has dumped freezing rain and snow in the US southwest has killed at least 13 people in five states, US media reported.
Iran struck a historic deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant agreement between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denounced the world powers' nuclear agreement with Iran as a historic mistake that left the production of atomic weapons within Tehran's reach.