The Philippines accuses the detained fishermen of poaching endangered turtles in its waters. China says Manila has no jurisdiction to try them and has tried to undermine their trial.
About 1,200 Chinese workers are caught in Iraq and waiting to be evacuated. China says its investments don't translate into leverage over the Iraqi government.
The unusually fast sentencing of over 300 terror suspects, mainly ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang Province, raises concern among human rights watchers.
A new leader promises a new direction for a tech-savvy nation that has been left far behind by its economically powerful neighbor, China. Can he do it?
The 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square has provoked a particularly harsh and extended Internet crackdown in China. Now one group says it has found a reliable way to defeat the censors.
China is hosting the APEC forum in November. City authorities are urging residents to improve their manners and claim that more are already lining up at bus stops.
Revelations of NSA surveillance via US-supplied hardware and software have stirred China to put up barriers. But replacing a ubiquitous PC operating system is easier said than done.
Official efforts to scrub the Tiananmen Square massacre from memory – and keep foreigners away from the site – has led to some bizarre incidents.
Harsh security on the anniversary of the pro-democracy protest suggests deep official concern about any potential unrest. But many Chinese don't know what happened – and may not care.
Chinese Army Gen. Wang Guanzhong returned fire at US and Japanese criticisms over his country's provocative actions in the South China Sea at a conference in Singapore today.
Prime Minister Abe vowed to support southeast Asian countries embroiled in territory disputes with China. Japan will send Coast Guard ships to Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia.
Even an English cricket traditionalist has to admit that the Indian Premier League offers a raucous good time.
His blunt style could galvanize India. Voters have high expectations of his ability to boost the economy, but many Muslims are nervous about the right-wing Hindu nationalist.
Narendra Modi's BJP was the first party to win outright in 30 years. It was a stunning triumph for Modi, who ran a presidential-style election campaign promising development and economic growth.
If Narendra Modi's right-wing BJP-led coalition wins an outright majority in India's national election, it will be thanks to voters in bellwether states like Uttar Pradesh.
Narendra Modi's right-wing BJP appears headed for an election victory that would not require additional coalition partners. Official results are due Friday.
Peter Ford is in India to cover the national election. While a lot of things have changed since he first visited the country 35 years ago, rail travel isn't one of them.
The Election Commission has seized millions in cash and alcohol designed for vote-buying deals. Nearly 30 percent of sitting parliamentarians face criminal charges. There are efforts at reform.
Hu Yaobang was China's reformist leader in a period of political thawing. His death led to the Tiananmen Square demonstrations of 1989 and a bloody crackdown that remains a taboo topic.
A Shanghai art collector bought the rare Ming-era cup at an auction held today in Hong Kong, underscoring sky-high valuations for storied Chinese art objects.