Beijing outwardly praised the end of the decades-long embargo.
Lifting the decades-long US arms embargo was the latest step in an uneven effort to counter China's influence in Asia.
President Obama visits Vietnam and Japan this week. The US approach to security in the region is shifting as its friends in the region forge new ties among themselves.
The stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman has struck a nerve in a country where many women say they are increasingly afraid of threats, abuse and attacks by men.
Panda politics: The Taipei Zoo moves to debunk rumors that a prized panda recently died.
Fifty years ago, Mao Zedong started the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, to revive communist goals and enforce a radical egalitarianism. Today, China yawns.
Five men, aged between 21 and 31, were charged with preparing to leave Australia and enter a foreign country "for the purpose of engaging in hostile activities."
No Australian government has signed a treaty with its indigenous population. But now in the state of Victoria, the premier sees a treaty as a way to enhance Aboriginals’ well-being and self-determination.
During his five years in power, Kim has shown little regard for his influential neighbor's concerns.
The Mount Everest base camp 17,000 feet is a popular tourist site and has fallen prey to the sort of behavior the Chinese government says is uncivilized and vows to punish.
Recent deportations of Taiwanese members of fraud rings to Beijing has won gradual acceptance from Taiwan – despite what that might mean to Taiwan's diplomatic status.
The USS William P. Lawrence, a Navy destroyer, traveled within 12 nautical miles of Fiery Cross Reef, where China has built an airstrip in the South China Sea.
During the first North Korean ruling-party congress in 36 years, Kim Jong Un declared himself the new party chairman.
Chinese are scrutinizing the presumptive GOP nominee more closely now. While Trump described China's trade policy as 'raping' the US, he also espouses a more isolationist strain that plays well.
Kim Jong-un's focus is a two-pronged push on nuclear weapons and the economy – not to mention sending a clear message about his style of leadership.
An North Carolina exchange student and her mother got lost hiking in the expansive Tararua Forest Park. How they survived their ordeal.
On Saturday, Beijing portrayed the visit by Japan's foreign minister as an act of outreach to an angry China.
A Korean-American businessman, Kim Dong Chul, has been sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in North Korea. He is one of six foreigners being held by North Korea.
The government's tighter controls could discourage a wide array of international groups from continuing their work in China.
The Filipino military is under pressure to rescue more than 20 foreign hostages after their Muslim extremist captors beheaded a Canadian man.
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