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Traditional Chinese medicine has come under the spotlight again. This time, because of a Chinese pharmacologist who jointly won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine, China's first Nobel laureate in the field.

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Abe to reshuffle cabinet, key posts likely unchanged

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to reshuffle his cabinet and top executives of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party.

KMT discusses replacing Hung Hsiu-Chu as candidate

The race has largely focused on one candidate each from the Kuomingtang Party and Democratic Progressive Party. The Kuomingtang Party's central standing committee is planning to hold a meeting today.

Yuan jumps to 4th most-used world payment currency

China's yuan became the fourth most-used world payment currency in August. Global transaction services organisation SWIFT said Tuesday that the yuan overtook the Japanese Yen to reach this ranking.

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