Philippine authorities allowed the inspection amid increasing pressure to open a joint inquiry into the shootout between hijacker and police that killed eight Hong Kong hostages.
Kim Jong-il's visit to China comes as Jimmy Carter visits Pyongyang to seek the release of an imprisoned American.
Beijing's traffic jam caught the world's attention this week. But when I went to buy a 7-year-old Jeep last week, I discovered another world of gridlock.
North Korea's Kim Jong-il began a surprise visit to China Thursday, while former President Carter visited North Korea. The trip raises speculation that the 'Dear Leader' is grooming the son he hopes will succeed him.
During a South Africa-China trade meeting in Beijing this week, President Jacob Zuma encouraged China to invest in South Africa's infrastructure so the country can boost its commodities processing capacity.
Tuesday night's deadly China plane crash highlights the risks in China's booming air travel industry. A disproportionate number of flights now have to take off and land at night without proper lighting.
China's traffic jam, which has lasted a full 10 days and is expected to last weeks, is being blamed on highway roadwork, compounded by minor accidents and a few breakdowns. But the real culprit? Coal.
Hong Kong officials were critical of the handling of a deadly Manila hostage crisis that ended with the deaths of eight Chinese tourists in the Philippines. Hong Kong issues a black alert, its strongest warning, for Chinese tourists.
China, the nation that executes the most people, may drop 19 economic crimes from its list of offenses that can result in the death penalty.
A China blast killing seven people and injuring 14 on Thursday was allegedly carried out by an ethnic Uighur in Xinjiang Province, a site of past unrest.
China's besieged Foxconn, a major manufacture of iPhones and other electronics goods, held rallies in Shenzhen, China, Wednesday to boost worker morale after at least 12 suicides this year.
China slammed the Pentagon's China military report on Wednesday, calling the annual report's concerns about its military capabilities baseless.
Cement may lack the luster of diamonds or the geopolitics of oil, but it forms the foundation of what might be Africa’s industrial big bang. Now China is moving in, undercutting African producers.
Some Japanese hope the news that China's economy has bumped Japan's as the world's second largest will serve as a wake-up call. Most Japanese knew this day was inevitable.
US warships are staging their third set of exercises in less than a month off the coast of China, in a show of force that has prompted fears of prolonged maritime tensions in the region.
China is playing down its new economic status now that it has overtaken Japan as the 2nd largest economy in the world, saying it is still a developing country.
The China economy has surpassed Japan’s to become the No. 2 economy in the world. But America doesn’t need to worry about China leaving the US in the dust anytime soon, economists say.
This week, the USS John McCain is engaged in military exercises in the South China Sea - setting a new threshold in US-Vietnam ties.
Chinese scientists warned that deforestation in geologically sensitive areas could exacerbate China mudslides.
As part of a China energy crackdown to meet efficiency targets, leaders are directing 2,000 factories to close. But it appears many of the locales have already been shuttered.
China expects heavy rain in the coming days. China flooding and mudslides have already killed more than 1,000 people, with tens of thousands still at risk.
Ghana will soon announce whether China oil company CNOOC or oil giant Exxon Mobil won the bidding war for rights to tap its offshore oil. The answer will show how great a player China has become in Africa.