As incomes rise in China, young people are more focused on beauty, and more of them are coming to South Korea on beauty tours in search of that 'get ahead' look.
The town of Chibi has ordered residents to consume five tons of water per household per month in the middle of one of the worst droughts to hit China for decades.
A small Internet posting in China triggered a massive response from the state this week, highlighting just how concerned the government is that citizens might be inspired by protesters in Egypt, Libya, or at home.
Hong Kong's housing hub Chungking Mansions is home to 5,000 people and best-known for its ugliness. Now it's maintenance wants to clean it up.
Some have called Ambassador Jon Huntsman's support for Xue Feng, a jailed Chinese-American, a political move, but recent history says otherwise.
It's official. On Feb. 14, China was recognized as the world's second-largest economy after the United States. Japan released its 2010 economic figures, announcing that its full-year GDP was $5.47 trillion – about 7 percent smaller than China's. But read between the lines and look beyond the top three rankings. You find that Americans are already convinced that the US has fallen behind China, that Japanese are not necessarily dismayed at the news that they've fallen to No. 3, and that other nations are showing notable economic changes.
The high-profile arrest will do more damage to Taiwan, where officials are under scrutiny for missing the suspected espionage, than it will to Taiwan-China relations.
Weather, inflation, and biofuels pushed the United Nations food price index to an all-time high in December, sparking concern over the poor being left with empty plates.
Qian Yunhui's suspicious death led to an unprecedented amount of detective work among Chinese citizens who were not convinced by the official version of events.
Lower export barriers are spurring trade and investment from China, but local producers now worry that a flood of cheap Chinese imports will put them out of business.
Months before President Obama mentioned 'Sputnik moment' in his State of the Union address, the New York Times columnist said the idea was an intentional exaggeration.
Jon Huntsman, whose resignation as ambassador to China was announced Monday, has earned widespread respect among both American businessmen and Chinese officials.
China has limited coverage of the Egypt protest to its Xinhua news service and warned last week that websites that did not censor comments about Egypt would be 'shut down by force.'
Looking to rein in China's skyrocketing home prices, the government began a pilot program that imposes property taxes on high-end properties.
The Stanley Ho family feud has captured the attention of China. But at what cost?
President Obama mentioned Afghanistan more than any other nation during his 2011 State of the Union address. But what he didn't mention conveyed a lot.
To Lang Lang it was a beautiful melody. To US conservatives and Chinese nationalists his musical selection conveyed a slight snub – underscoring how sensitive relations between the US and China are.
The test, which revealed problems with several missiles, is considered a warning to China and a signal to the US that Taiwan still needs military assistance.
Chinese President Hu Jintao, at a joint press conference on his state visit to Washington, said that “a lot still needs to be done in China in terms of human rights.” But Hu did not mean what you might think he means.
Obama and Hu, at a joint news conference Wednesday, stressed benefits of US-China cooperation. But Obama also urged 'level playing field' for US firms, as Hu stressed principle of 'mutual respect.'
South Korea’s main concern appears to be that Obama does not acquiesce to Hu’s call for six-party talks without the South’s full agreement – and without concessions on the part of North Korea.
As China and the US emerge from a year of diplomatic spats, Beijing appears more optimistic than Washington on what can come out of President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House this week.
A former UN nuclear inspector says China is too lax to adequately prevent Iranian buyers from acquiring materials and equipment for nuclear development.
Nevermind the frigid temperatures, residents in China are told. The effort to build cleaner power plants is for the greater good, so interim shivering is just part of the deal.