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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:17
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 10 major currencies, as announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:17
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks opened mixed on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening at 2,178.18 points, down 5.01 points, or 0.23 percent. The Shenzhen...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:17
GAZA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli airstrike early on Wednesday killed eight Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, medical workers said. The eight people, including a child, were killed in the southern...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
Foreign exchange rates in Cambodia PHNOM PENH, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the main foreign exchange rates against Cambodian riel issued by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), or the...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
VIENNA, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results from the second day of the ATP Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday (prefix denotes seeding): First round David Goffin, Belgium, bt Kenny De Schepper,...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
Australia more vulnerable now than during GFC: OECD economist SYDNEY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Australia is more vulnerable now than it was during the global financial crisis (GFC), a senior economist...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
Australia arrests Taiwanese men in 130 million AUD drug bust SYDNEY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Four China's Taiwanese men have been arrested for possessing crystal methylamphetamine valued at 130 million...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 30 basis points to 6.1645 against the U.S. dollar in its central parity on Wednesday, according to...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
Hong Kong stocks open 0.26 pct higher HONG KONG, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong stocks moved up 64.05 points, or 0.26 percent, to open at 24,704.58 on Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:16
Foreign exchange rates in Philippines MANILA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are reference foreign exchange rates against the peso released by the Philippine central bank on Wednesday. Tuesday was...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's treasury bond futures opened lower on Wednesday, with contract for settlement in September opening at 93.012 yuan (15.09 U.S. dollars), down 0.038 yuan. The...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
Australian police issues arrest warrant for Sydney terrorists SYDNEY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Arrest warrants were issued on Wednesday for two alleged Sydney terrorists who boasted of beheading "infidels...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
GAZA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli airstrike killed early Wednesday eight Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, medical sources said.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's stock index futures opened lower on Wednesday, with the contract for settlement in August, the most actively traded, down 6 points to open at 2,333 points. The...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
Foreign exchange rates in Nepal KATHMANDU, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are Inter-bank foreign exchange rates against the Nepali rupee on Wednesday: Currency Unit Buying...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.12 percent lower at 1,330.19 points on Wednesday. The ChiNext Index, together with...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:15
Tokyo stocks edge up on weaker yen TOKYO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks edged slightly higher early Wednesday morning as investor sentiment was lifted by the yen's depreciation against the U.S....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:14
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Following are news items about China to be covered or pursued by Xinhua on Wednesday: Wire Service: -- Press conference on China's reform of household registration system...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:14
By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hovered at a six-month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having pushed higher as investors continued to give the euro a wide...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:13
(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy embellished his status as one of the game's best players with his wire-to-wire win at the British Open nine days ago, but has put that behind him as he strives to achieve...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:13
WASHINGTON D.C. (Reuters) - Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build survey tools and expand its gene database....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:13
By Barbara Liston (Reuters) - The 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach and killed her father, also has died from her injuries, the Sarasota County Sheriff's...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:13
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia's swim team head into next month's showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:12
By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:12
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife were barely on speaking terms when they accepted $165,000 in gifts and loans from a vitamin company...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:12
(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of its eye drug Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. The condition...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:11
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia could be on his way to Moscow in days, after U.S. senators put aside partisan...