Seven Monitor correspondents reflect on the world's hot spots. In this installment, the Monitor's Peter Ford points out that many signs of unrest in China go unreported every year.
As China’s influence in the Pacific rises, Samoa is planning to cancel Friday, going directly from Thursday to Saturday, to synchronize trade with China.
China is the third nation to develop its own satellite navigation system, after the US and Russia. While it will be open to the public, analysts worry about its military uses.
A Chinese race-car-driver-turned-politico has unleashed a firestorm on the Web with a volley of edgy blogs over the weekend.
Our correspondent explains why there's less than meets the eye when it comes to being 'naked' in China.
A senior Chinese military official said Monday that China cherishes friendly relations with Burma, though it appears to be in the midst of a major change now.
Sierra Leone saw its first shipment of iron ore out of the country in nearly 30 years, and just 14 months after the African Minerals company launched its mining project.
China is the world’s biggest creditor, with foreign exchange reserves of around $3.2 trillion. Europe would like Beijing to use some of that money to lend a hand and help bail out the eurozone. China has stressed it will not be a savior to Europe, and there are a reasons it won't. However, there are a few reasons China could change course and come to the rescue. Here are three: