Travellers will be able to reserve the service 12 hours before boarding the train from May 1, which is also the first day of the May Day holiday.
The captain of the South Korean sunken ferry Sewol was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday in an appeals court ruling, reversing a lower court's judgment.
China's top envoy in Russia says that the People's Liberation Army will for the first time send a contingent to take part in a major parade in Moscow.
The 72-hour so-called "golden window" to rescue possible survivors is now fading. Damaged roads, broken communication lines and landslides, as well as a lack of earth-moving equipment in rural areas is making relief efforts that much more difficult.
China's military dispatched 4 IL-76 transportation planes to help with rescue work in Nepal where about 4,000 Chinese remain stranded in the country.
World leaders are gathering in New York to review and update the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano says one of the leading topics to be discussed will be North Korea.
Air Koryo, North Korea's state-run air carrier, has begun twice-weekly flights between Shanghai and Pyongyang. Each flight can carry up to 176 passengers.
Michael Schumacher's son Mick claimed a victory in Formula 4. He won a trophy for best rookie driver in his debut in the weekend, having climbed to 9th place despite starting at 19th.
Major automakers are launching hybrids and plug-ins, which customers are snapping up.
After Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal, Google and Facebook are providing check-in tools to help alleviate worries.
Lin Dan defended the men's singles title at the Badminton Asia Championships in Wuhan on Sunday, downing compatriot Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-8 in the final.
This February saw the first ever Asian Sky Running Championship race come to Hong Kong. The competition is one of the most physically demanding a runner can put their body through.
China's National Energy Administration is analysing whether the country should build inland nuclear power plants.