China advocates 'cyber sovereignty' in international conference in Wuzhen. But a parallel UN Internet event this week saw most nations advocating universal standards including freedom of expression.
Tsai Ing-wen is 20 points ahead in polling for the Jan. 16 national election. A political landslide could put the Nationalist Party completely out of power for the first time in 70 years.
The English-language broadsheet has been sold for $226 million to Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant. The newspaper is renowned for its hard-hitting reporting on China.
The prominent advocate is charged with racial incitement and provoking trouble over social media postings that criticized the ruling party and its policies towards ethnic minorities in China.
Typhoon Melor (known as 'Nona' locally) slammed Monday into the eastern Philippines, canceling flights, schools, and ferries.
North and South Korea ended two days of meetings without any substantial results, South Korean officials said.
'Citizen suits' similar to class action suits offer a new way to hold companies accountable for environmental damage in China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.
North Korea has indicated that it possesses the capacity for this powerful weapon, but these claims are difficult to verify.
Schools closed Tuesday in the Chinese capital as authorities issued their first ever 'red alert' over high levels of particles in the air.
For years, China has promoted a cross-border railroad system that would link its southwest provinces to mainland Southeast Asia. So far, progress has been halting and prone to political risk.
Seoul scholar Park Yu-ha bucked a sensitive national narrative on Japanese exploitation of Korean women. Defamation can be a criminal offence in South Korea.
Negotiators in Paris say it's essential to safeguard tropical forests in order to curb carbon emissions. Indonesia ranks among the top five emitters because of its errant forestry practices.
Japanese authorities are investigating nearly a dozen wooden boats carrying decomposing bodies found drifting in waters off Japan.
An analysis of AirAsia Flight 8501's data recorder showed the rudder control system had sent repeated warnings to the pilots before the Airbus 320 crashed last December.
For three years President Xi's priority has been to restore the heart and soul of China's ruling party. Is that goal now causing harm to its economy?
Air pollution in Beijing reached hazardous levels on Saturday as smog engulfed large parts of China.
In a region imbued with the Confucian ideals of filial respect and saving face, the toughest battles are within families.
China is dramatically increasing its share of renewable energy sources. But whether renewables will meet the 2030 targets is questionable.
On Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. the family of a local activist got a call from Guangzhou Detention Facility No. 3 with news of his death. Lawyers examining Zhang's body say he was tortured.
But as Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition party prepare to govern, divisive Buddhist nationalists and older military forces remain potent.
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