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.
Environmental protests are spreading in China and are often successful in forcing authorities to reconsider their breakneck industrialization policies. But consultation is still lacking.
The Philippines filed a legal case with the UN Sunday over contested islets, despite China's threats of retaliation for the campaign.
Aviation disaster lawyers from the US and China see opportunity for multimillion-dollar deals, but most families are not thinking about compensation yet.
One prominent political critic is under police guard while Michelle Obama is in China. Other groups report no restrictions.
A lack of hard facts about Flight 370 is leading some aviation experts and pilots to point to potential problems with the plane, not a deliberate sabotage.