Longquan Monastery is just an hour away from downtown Beijing, but Harvey Dzodin discovers it's a breath of fresh air.
Mustaches have long been considered a serious matter in Turkey, with a popular saying stating that "a man without a mustache is like a house without a balcony."
Air pollution is more frightening than SARS because no one can escape it, said Zhong Nanshan, a leading Chinese specialist in respiratory diseases.
Ten nursing homes in Beijing, led by a nonprofit organization, have agreed to put aside 500 beds for elderly people who have lost their only child.
An increasing number of Western chefs are looking to Asia to offset the dreary economies in the United States and Europe.
Air pollution has been one of the hottest topics in Shanghai's two sessions this year, as residents breathed the most polluted air.
Outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sidestepped questions in a television interview this week about whether she will run for president in 2016.
The Ministry of Public Security is working to set up an annual high-level meeting with US judicial officials in a bid to catch and return more Chinese fugitives.
Two people were missing and the body of a third person was recovered from raging floodwaters as severe storms pounded northeastern Australia.
Promoting trade and business relations with our southern neighbors has proved, and will continue, to be a major driver of the province's growth.
Is Microsoft Corp's tablet Surface good enough to challenge the iPad? It is an absurd question if you simply compare sales volume.
The 1,200 newly installed lamps now illuminating the skyscraper's famous spire have brought the most visible change to the Art Deco building.