People walk along Nanjing Pedestrian Road, a main shopping area in Shanghai. Reuters
The European Union and China on Wednesday approved “in principle” a major investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities, despite concerns about Beijing’s rights record.
China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society and shrinking workforce will pile pressure on a slowing economy.
Asian and European stocks fell into the red Monday as investors await more interest-rate decisions this week and fret over the lack of a stimulus plan to kickstart the Chinese economy. Equities enjoyed a strong run-up last week, partly on expectations Beijing would unveil economic measures following two interest rate cuts.
Seeking a better life in the United States, migrant Nohe Vargas has spent the past two months dodging police as he weaves a slow way north by bus and motorbike from his home in Nicaragua. Taking refuge at a migrant camp in Mexico City, the 32-year-old cook is now in a hurry to
French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to create “strategic ambiguity” by openly discussing the idea of sending Western troops to Ukraine, but he was so ambiguous that he sparked confusion and irritation among some allies. Macron’s comments at a late-night news conference,
While the large lake which is at the giant dam site of Valle De Bravo has water levels 32 per cent less than its capacity, and the lake bed of parched and cracked earth is exposed, many of the private estates of the rich around have brimful of private lakes inside. There is of course
Texas, an independent country 200 years ago, now boasts a pocket of people who want that status back, advocating a separation they call Texit. Its advocates say the dramatic move — loosely inspired by Britain’s Brexit from the European Union — would help resolve a roiling immigration