Tuesday 14 May 2013 07:49
China's ruling Communist Party has sacked a top government official, state media reported Tuesday...
Wednesday 8 May 2013 15:13
South Africa's rand will hold its ground against the dollar with a firmer bias in the next 12 months
Monday 6 May 2013 20:51
The World Health Organization's ability to police the new strain of bird flu that has killed 27 people in China is being jeopardized by budget cuts
Saturday 4 May 2013 12:23
Hundreds of people took to the streets of the Chinese city of Kunming on Saturday
to protest against a planned refinery...
Friday 3 May 2013 19:26
The EU's trade chief will recommend placing punitive import duties on billions of euros of solar panels from China.
Tuesday 30 April 2013 06:13
Brent crude steadied under $104 a barrel on Tuesday; holding on to most of its gains from the previous session.
Monday 29 April 2013 05:27
Brent crude eased under $103 a barrel on Monday as investors fretted about the uncertain outlook for growth in the world's two largest oil consumers.
Sunday 28 April 2013 07:51
There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in China but health authorities must be ready for the virus to mutate at any time, a top US virologist has warned.
Friday 26 April 2013 06:07
Brent crude eased below $103 a barrel on Friday after rising $3 in the past two sessions.
Monday 22 April 2013 12:07
Hundreds of survivors of a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit southwest China, killing nearly 200 people, pushed into traffic along a main road on Monday.
Sunday 21 April 2013 19:02
The death toll, from Saturday's 6.6 magnitude earthquake in Si-chwaan China, is said to have climbed to over 208.
Sunday 21 April 2013 16:17
Saturday's earthquake in Sichuan province killed at least 186 people, injured more than 11 000 and left nearly two dozen missing.
Sunday 21 April 2013 14:14
The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China has reached 18, with dozens infected, state-run media reported, after experts said there is no evidence so far of human-to-human transmission.
Sunday 21 April 2013 08:25
Fast-paced African countries may have growth rates that are the envy of developed economies, but the continent's boom has failed in recent years to significantly dent poverty levels.
Sunday 21 April 2013 06:27
Rescuers and relief teams struggled to rush supplies into the rural hills of China's Sichuan province on Sunday after an earthquake left at least 179 people dead and more than 6 700 injured.
Saturday 20 April 2013 14:14
More than 120 people were killed and 3 000 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on Saturday.
Saturday 20 April 2013 13:41
The death toll from the earthquake which struck China earlier today has risen to 113 from the 100 reported earlier.
Saturday 20 April 2013 07:26
A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern China's Sichuan province on Saturday, killing 56 people and injuring about 600 close to where a big quake killed almost 70 000 people in 2008.
Friday 19 April 2013 16:15
Health officials raised further questions on Friday about the source of a new strain of bird flu infecting humans in China
Friday 19 April 2013 09:05
China shares extended gains on Friday, with benchmark indexes heading for their best day in a month.