With the economy in a tailspin, a backlog of domestic problems, and unease over deepening ties with China, voters may swing decisively to the opposition in the Jan. 16 election.
The North Korean drone flew across the border into South Korea, but turned back after South Korea fired 20 warning shots with a machine gun. Are border tensions escalating?
The great-grandson of the late dictator Chiang Kai-shek came home to Taiwan two years ago to be close to family. Now he's running for office at a time when the KMT needs fresh faces.
Even after five of Lee Bo's publishing partners went missing this fall, the bookseller thought he was safe in Hong Kong. Activists say China's security agencies are extending their reach.
North Korea and South Korea have quickly slid into the kind of Cold War-era standoff that has defined their relationship over the past seven decades.
China holds all the cards with North Korea. Relations between the two have soured since Kim Jong-un took power in 2012.
North Korea said it had achieved 'perfect success' in a hydrogen bomb test. US geological agencies recorded a 5.1 magnitude seismic event on Wednesday at the reported test site.
Since 2001, the number of cars in New Delhi has doubled to nine million. Air pollution has also soared, prompting a 15-day trial for reducing cars on the roads based on plate numbers.
Five people associated with publisher Mighty Current, which specializes in books critical of China's Communist Party, have disappeared. What's going on?
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears eager to continue his nuclear agenda in 2016. Meanwhile, upcoming elections in Taiwan could rattle Taipei-Beijing relations.
Japan and South Korea reached an understanding this week on wartime inhumanity towards women. Beijing wants to make sure that Japanese 'ghosts of history' don't bring further trouble.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe phoned South Korean President Park Geun-hye with apologies for wartime behavior, saying the issue should not drag on 'into the next generation.'
Describing their expedition as a 'a patriotic voyage,' the protesters planned to camp on the island for three days in a symbolic act of defiance against China.
The World Bank estimates that Indonesia's economy has lost $16 billion due to the fires, which have been started to make room for pulp and palm oil plantations.
The government has cut its 30 percent target for women leaders in business and politics by 2020 to seven percent. Analysts say this slow progress bodes poorly for the world's third-largest economy.
The landslide debris came from a steep, man-made mountain of dirt, cement chunks and other construction waste that had been piled up over the past two years.
Try durable and precise instead. The rise of product quality in China is starting to create waves in the world's most dynamic economies.
Chinese military officials warned the US that flying an Air Force B-52 bomber over a Chinese-controlled man-made island in the South China Sea was a 'serious military provocation.'
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.
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