In this majority-Muslim Filipino city, a fight over roast pig sheds light on bigger hurdles Christians and Muslims here navigate.
Antigovernment protesters cheered Tuesday's verdict and agreed to end a week-long airport blockade.
Conservatives want to revise high-school texts that they say are dominated by a leftist outlook.
Concerned citizens are targeting anyone from accused pedophiles to activists with 'human flesh search engines' that post people's personal information online.
The antigovernment group swarmed the airport where the prime minister was supposed to arrive Wednesday.
The fund seeks to soften effects of the financial collapse, but many Asian leaders – citing bad advice from the '97 crisis – are wary of conditions attached to assistance.
A pilot program aims to teach students teamwork and tolerance – and let them blow off steam.
Woeser has sued the government, investigated Tibet's March uprising, and flouted the official line about Tibet.
The former rebels plan to put all children in public schools by 2010, saying it will even the playing field.
Ahead of the G-20 summit on the financial crisis, many are eyeing Japan's huge foreign reserves. But Tokyo is reluctant to use them on struggling nations.
The money may not jump-start enough domestic spending, but signals to world leaders that China is engaged in resolving the global financial crisis.
Chen Shui-bian, once an anticorruption crusader, was detained Tuesday on charges that he embezzled millions of dollars in public funds.
Thousands gathered in support. But overall the group behind the 2002 attacks, Jemaah Islamiyah, poses a diminished threat today.
Beijing's envoy will also discuss financial links and present pandas in historic visit.
At country's only dedicated safe house, women learn to rebuild their lives after being tricked into sex slavery.
Claiming his efforts have failed, Tibet's spiritual leader said exiled Tibetans should determine the course of negotiations with Beijing.
An elite government agency is nabbing offenders in one of the world's most corrupt countries.
Melamine was found in eggs produced by China's largest egg producer.
In her boarding schools, Lily Munir teaches women and children that their religion supports gender equality.
Beijing hopes the policy will improve farming and free peasants to seek a better livelihood.