After their historic meeting on Tuesday at the Capella hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore, Democratic People's Republic of Korea top leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump signed a document that was hailed as a meaningful step toward solving Korean Peninsula issues.Susan Walsh / Reuters

China praises historic summit's progress

China praised the decision made by Democratic People's Republic of Korea top leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump at their historic Singapore summit to start to resolve problems in the Korean Peninsula.


Fighting a rising tide of pollution in Hong Kong

Researchers are working to preserve marine diversity in the city's coastal waters in the face of climate change, toxins and human activity, as Sylvia Chang reports.


After Singapore talks, what comes next?

It remains to be seen if it was the defining moment in history it was being billed as. Nevertheless, the smooth proceeding of the first ever face-to-face talks between the sitting leaders of the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has yielded positive results.


Strong support seen for talks

Experts praised China's strong support for the detente on the Korean Peninsula that has paved the way for the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, top leader of Democratic People's Republic of Korea.


Central bank confident of averting rate hike fallout

The People's Bank of China, the central bank, is now more confident about using flexible monetary policy tools to cope with an impending US funds rate hike later this week, without disturbing the predetermined financial deleveraging pace and interest rate reform, said economists.


Caterpillar expects sustainable growth in Chinese market

Caterpillar Inc, the world's largest heavy-duty equipment maker, expects its sales growth in China to "return" to normal in the second half of this year, compared to the robust growth it recorded in the first six months.


Kunming races along path toward opening-up

Yunnan's capital Kunming has accelerated the opening-up of its economy internationally and is committed to becoming a major international hub, with links radiating throughout Southeast Asia and South Asia.