Beijing enjoys a better subway system and air quality thanks to the 2008 Games. National pride has flourished. But the political openness promised last year has not.
Friday, the US Trade Representative will hold a hearing on a US Steelworkers' proposal to cut imports in half. Last year, the US imported about 46 million tires from China.
Bill Clinton spoke to Kim Jong-il about detained South Koreans and missing Japanese citizens. But N. Korea's neighbors are skeptical of any move away from six-party framework for dialogue.
With little help at home, nonprofits often rely on outside aid. But the government may be using tax, licensing laws to shut them down.
It has blocked any references to the investigation even though Hu Haifeng is not a suspect, underscoring the taboo against covering China’s 'princelings.'
It aims to repeat its manufacturing success by grouping artistic professions the way it did its factories.
The PLA gave foreign reporters a rare tour of a base outside Beijing this week and announced a bilingual website slated to debut Aug.1, the Army's 82nd birthday.
Prime Minister Aso's long-ruling party is under fire as polls indicate strong support for the opposition Democratic Party of Japan. The vote is Aug. 30.
The lack of transparency over the case of executive Stern Hu raises questions about rule of law – even as many agree China is within its rights to investigate.
The authorities have launched a pilot project allowing some trade in renminbi. It comes as top US and Chinese officials wrap up a summit on economic coordination Tuesday.
The US secretary of State's presence is meant to send a signal that Southeast Asia matters – and that the US is watching Chinese influence in the region.
Not just devoted eclipse-chasers but millions of others were able to view the longest solar eclipse of the century as it passed over Asia Wednesday.
Investigation turns to an Islamist school that one of the suspected suicide bombers attended in 1995.
Charity worker Noor Huda Ismail went to the same Islamic boarding school as some of Indonesia’s top terrorists. Now he explains their ideology.
Friday's terror attack in Jakarta puts the Al Qaeda-linked Indonesian militant group back in spotlight.
The first terrorist attack since 2005 targeted Jakarta's Ritz Carlton and JW Marriott Hotels.
A raid Friday targeted lawyers who had done pro bono work for those affected in last year's tainted milk scandal.
Splinter factions of Jemaah Islamiyah 'might now seek to re-energize the movement through violent attacks,' according to a report issued only 24 hours before Friday's bombings.
Anwar Ibrahim, who heads an increasingly popular alliance, says the charges are meant to check his rise to power.
Sweden arrested Uighur exile Babur Mehsut last month on charges of 'refugee espionage.'