With nod from China, it will attend next month's World Health Assembly, but only as an "observer."
The longtime rivals signed deals Sunday on boosting cross-strait flights, joint-crime fighting, and financial cooperation, but steered clear of politics.
Parents seek any advantage as competition heats up despite a lower birthrate.
At Bangkok meeting, they cheer support for needle exchanges but urge further steps toward 'harm reduction.'
A documentary critical of the North, filmed by a family member of one of the journalists, could complicate their case.
UN condemnation brings vows from North to restart nuclear program, pull out of six-party talks.
In Bangkok Tuesday thousands ended their sit-in and leaders surrendered, saying they wanted to avoid violence but continue their campaign.
Security forces were mobilized for the first time since 2006 as violence escalates – two people died in street clashes Monday.
Taiwan watches as Asian neighbors ink trade deals, lower tarrifs, and get access to Chinese loans for growth.
Meet the Kimuras, who haven't bought a major appliance in 10 years and who have made being thrifty an art form.
Support for Islamist groups appears to be waning after a surge in 2004.
A professor was beaten after visiting the grave of a discredited leader. Other previously tolerated activities have also become taboo.
The world's most populous Muslim country goes to the polls Thursday for the third time since 1998. Campaigning went smoothly, though old elites, corruption still thrive.
Their assertion boosts US view that Pyongyang used Sunday’s launch to develop long-range missile technology, not to explore space.
N. Korea's missile launch Sunday complicates the long-term strategy of the US and her Asian allies toward Pyongyang's nuclear program.
Thousands of supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra seek to topple the government that itself came to power after mass demonstrations.
New report says China scores lowest on Internet freedom.
China's deep reserves and continued growth put it in a position of strength.
"Duch" is charged with crimes against humanity for his time as a prison commander under the regime.
South Korean fighter pilots are 'ready to scramble' as North Korea prepares a missile launch.