Beijing - Dressed in a crisp suit, Li Zhirui, sitting on the window seat of a Beijing bus, silently gazes at the European-style villas, luxury cars and illuminated shopping malls as they pass him by.
Beijing - China's young generation of migrant workers expect higher incomes and more rights as they struggle to gain a foothold in urban society, the nation's top trade union body said in a report on Monday.
China's economy is showing signs of softening after its strong stimulus-fueled rebound last year, the World Bank says in its latest quarterly update.
A year after President Barack Obama sought a new beginning with the Islamic world in a speech from Cairo, confidence in the US leader has dropped sharply in many Muslim countries, according to surveys released on Thursday.
The global economic recovery continues to advance, but Europe's debt crisis has created new hurdles on the road to sustainable medium term growth.
The global financial crisis has made the world less peaceful by fuelling crime and civil unrest, a worldwide study showed on Tuesday, but the risk of outright armed conflict appears to be falling.
China overtook Japan as the most important partner for the United States in Asia for the first time since 1985.
Recovery from the world financial and economic crisis is weak and uneven, according to a United Nations report released here on Wednesday.
The investment landscape of Southeast Asia is being transformed. And one key factor above all is driving the tectonic shifts in market perceptions -- politics.
Two-thirds of Americans think their country is viewed negatively elsewhere in the world and almost half believe the global power and influence of the United States is decreasing, a poll showed on Wednesday.
China's yuan reform must aim to counter expectations of appreciation and fend off speculators, a government insititute said in a report published on Wednesday.
More than two million Chinese youths die each year from health problems related to indoor air pollution, with nearly half of them under five years of age, state media cited a government study as saying