An employee working on the production line of an electronics factory in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province. Photograph: Reuters

China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4 per cent pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped (...)

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Kenya plans discussions with low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and EasyJet to begin flying to the East African nation famous for its beaches and safar(...)

China’s economy grew 6.7 per cent in the last quarter year-on-year. Photograph: Reuters

China’s economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as Beijing’s efforts to contain debt hurt activity, while June factory output growth w(...)

Chinese children feed pigeons at Ditan Park in Beijing: a report by the Shanghai Women’s Federation shows over half of households with one child do not want a second. Photograph: Roman Pilipey

When Xu Yan was deciding on whether to take advantage of the loosening of China’s one-child policy and have another baby, financial realities meant sh(...)

Liberal MP Warren Entsch (centre) hugs Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) after the passing of the Marriage Amendment Bill in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra. Photograph: Lukas Coach/EPA

Australia became the 26th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage after a Bill to do so was passed almost unanimously through parliament ju(...)

China’s new plan to slash import taxes on a wide range of consumer goods promises to boost the prospects of multinationals in the Chinese market, with(...)

Study’s findings will undercut one of the arguments used by the No campaign in Australia – that children need both a mother and a father to flourish

As the marriage equality vote draws toward its close, a comprehensive study published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows children raised in sa(...)

 Chinese president Xi Jinping: expected to tighten his grip on power and reshuffle the leadership. Photograph: EPA/ Roman Pilipey

President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has punished about 1.34 million “flies” since it began nearly five years ago, a sign the ruling Commun(...)

 Crowds at Dublin Castle react to hearing the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Australian campaign for marriage equality has followed in the footsteps of Irish campaigners by asking parents and grandparents to speak about the(...)

A worker carries a steel bar at a construction site of a residential building in Huzhou, China

China’s economy continues to defy analysts’ expectations for a slowdown, with GDP expanding 6.9 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier, th(...)

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