An Okinawa mayor won reelection on a platform opposing the construction of a new US base, challenging US-Japan efforts to boost defenses amid China's growing military strength.
At least 10,000 children born in the US to Chinese parents have been sent back to Fujian to be raised. But because they maintain US citizenship, they're ineligible for China's public schools.
Will isolated state face Hague indictment? Probe on crimes against humanity includes look at women and at starvation as a weapon.
Until he executed his powerful uncle last month, Kim 'could call up Dennis Rodman but he couldn't call up military strikes,' says one observer. Now concern is rising about the secretive leader.
In some ways Christ Church Cathedral is a proxy in the debate over how best to rebuild from the 2011 earthquake that left 185 dead and $30 billion in damages.
Indonesia isn't satisfied with Australia's apology for entering Indonesian water to return boats with asylum seekers.
Far fewer North Korean defectors have made it to South Korea since Kim Jong-un took power in 2012. A few escapees have reportedly returned.
Residents in pro-government enclaves are glued to their TVs, waiting for their leaders to call for counterprotests against the shutdown movement.
Temporary houses built for typhoon survivors have no electricity or running water, and little ventilation. Typhoon survivors may have to live in the 180 square-foot homes for two years.
The US Embassy warned Americans to stockpile food and cash, as antigovernment protesters occupy central Bangkok ahead of a Feb. 2 election.
Tension between the Asian powerhouses grew in 2013. Now, Chinese and Japanese diplomats are comparing each other's country to the Harry Potter villain.
A costly international effort to rescue passengers on a stranded Russian vessel in Antarctica has prompted charges of 'jolly tourism' with little scientific value.
Dennis Rodman is in North Korea preparing for an exhibition basketball game Wednesday between a North Korean team he's coaching and former NBA players.
After strikes by garment workers and political rallies the government of Hun Sen banned public protests and violently shut a free speech area in the capital.
Wal-Mart recalled donkey meat – a delicacy in northern China – because of contamination.
Rights activists are uncertain whether the decision to end a system of detention without trial at forced labor camps is sign of a major change, or merely a cosmetic step.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called elections for early February, but opponents on the streets of Bangkok want to derail the process.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office a year ago, is the first Japanese leader in seven years to visit Yasukuni, seen as a symbol of Japanese militarism.
A Beijing municipality builds in the Russian Orthodox style, thumbing its nose at a central government crackdown on lavish public works.
Apple iPhone users on the world's largest cell network will get full functionality and 4G capacity, but the luxury handset will remain out of reach for many Chinese.