Financial information giant Thomson Reuters on Thursday reported a jump in profit in the second quarter, while revenues declined in a "challenging" backdrop for its key financial sector clients.
A well-known social media journalist was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday after he was convicted of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website and alter a story.
What's the world's largest propaganda organ to do when it finds itself struggling to get TV drama-obsessed young Chinese to pay attention to the latest raft of Communist Party slogans?
China will move nearly 10,000 people to make way for the world's largest radio telescope which promises to help humanity search for alien life, state media reported on Tuesday.
The chief minister of India's popular tourist state of Goa moved to smooth ruffled feathers on Saturday after a proposal to reclassify the national bird, the peacock, as vermin sparked an outcry.
Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people from two residential high-rises that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.
China will launch a mission to land on the far side of the moon in two years' time, state media reported, in what will be a first for humanity.
Nanjing's purple haze has put a spell on Chinese social media as much of the country suffers its latest bout of choking smog.
Northern China choked under some of the worst smog this year on Monday, with Beijing's pollution soaring to 22 times healthy limits, triggering the city's second-highest air alert on the eve of global climate change talks.
A critically endangered amphibian found itself at the centre of a new Chinese festival on Thursday, officials said—promoted as a "350 million year old" health treatment and served up on plates.