The string of 10 recent Tibetan self-immolations – six monks, three former monks, and a nun – is unprecedented in modern Tibetan history.
In China, human rights activists report being attacked by some 100 thugs Sunday when they tried to visit activist Chen Guangcheng, who has been illegally confined to his house.
Although China, the world's largest creditor, has bought European bonds in the past, experts doubts that it will invest in a new investment vehicle meant to alleviate the Europe debt crisis.
Japan and South Korea have a complicated history, but both face challenges with North Korea and a rising China.
The case of a toddler run over twice and left in the road to die has sparked a morality debate in China about the legal and ethical shortcomings in a China focused on economic progress.
Chinese yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago, is turning into a global reserve currency.
Occupy Wall Street protests spread to four continents over the weekend, but China's involvement was conspicuously absent.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin left China Wednesday at the end of a two day visit lauding Chinese-Russian ties.
The US Senate passed a currency bill that would punish countries that subsidize their exports by maintaining an artificially low exchange rate. China called such a law a 'lose-lose' for both sides.
China has successfully launched the first component to build its own space station, indicating that it is closing the gap with the big space powers such as the US and Russia.
In an effort to maintain ties with the US ahead of a major shift in China's leadership, China's response on a multimillion dollar arms sale to Taiwan, a normally divisive subject, appears muted.
Carry his own luggage and wait in line at the Great Wall? Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American ambassador to China, has won the public's heart with humble acts that are rarely seen among Chinese officials.
Eager not to be forgotten as a claimant in the South China Sea, as it was in July when China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed to confidence-building guidelines, Taiwan plans to set up an ocean research center and share its findings with others.
Fears that the Chinese sources outed in WikiLeaks might be viewed and treated as spies appear to be unfounded.
The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
Back to school in China, as around the world, is rarely something that kids look forward to. Some schools in China are trying to shake up the first day by bringing in celebrities or ancient traditions.
The Surmang Foundation is training community health workers on the remote Tibetan plateau, where small advances can mean the difference between life and death.
Last week's China train crash, which killed some 40 people, has reinforced a sense of unease with the pace of the nation's development.
China accused a Muslim separatist group that they say trained in Pakistan for a series of weekend attacks in Xinjiang. Locals counter that the violence is homegrown.
In cities across China, trash scavengers are more prevalent than recycling trucks. Low environmental awareness has led to mounting trash woes in major urban areas.
After years of denials, China admits its Three Gorges project is destabilizing land around the 400-mile-long reservoir, prompting calls for more costly resettlements.
Online messages allowed Chinese to learn quickly about an accident involving two new high-speed trains. The public has reacted furiously to a lack of transparency about the cause.
Recent South China Sea skirmishes between China and other Asian nations dominated US Admiral Mike Mullen's four-day visit to China.
A propaganda film released in time for the anniversary of China's Communist Party isn't going down well with the public, despite rave reviews in the official media.