Thousands are expected at a government-led rally in Lhasa as Chinese soldiers with tear gas patrol the streets in a bid to prevent a riot similar to the one in March.
Thousands of children exist in legal limbo, missing out on school and other state services because their mothers fear deportation.
The Tibetan leader said his visit to comfort typhoon survivors was purely humanitarian. But will his visit harm China-Taiwan ties?
Two earthquakes – in Japan and the Indian Ocean – added to the punishing weather striking East Asia.
Facing dire pollution and wanting to be in on what may be the next industrial revolution, China positions itself to be a leader in green technology – with major implications for the rest of the world.
In a first, the games will range across Russian as well as Chinese territory near Khabarovsk in the far east.
Rebiya Kadeer is a petite, successful businesswoman, who now lives in exile in Virgina.
Beijing's severe treatment of Uighurs – and Tibetans, too – may be an attempt to prevent a breakup similar to that of the Soviet Union.
The violence brings into question China's hard-line policy against Uighur ethnic minority.
Survivors make do with plywood, donations, and stoicism. Some enjoy new homes.
Volunteerism stands strong one year later – and has even won support from local authorities normally wary of grass-roots movements.
Officials have intimidated citizens trying to find out why so many schools collapsed or to compile a list of all the children killed.
Prime Minister Rudd proposes $72 billion in new spending. US military can't protect it, say analysts.
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso ended a two-day trip to Beijing Thursday. Both countries affirmed their desire to cooperate but avoided troublesome topics.
Taiwan watches as Asian neighbors ink trade deals, lower tarrifs, and get access to Chinese loans for growth.
China's state-run media largely ignored the first known death sentences for last year's riots in Tibet.
A professor was beaten after visiting the grave of a discredited leader. Other previously tolerated activities have also become taboo.
The Obama-Hu exchange seemed to go well, while dinner Wednesday night gave Obama and Germany's Merkel a chance to reach greater détente.
New report says China scores lowest on Internet freedom.
It says it denied the Tibetan monk a visa so that politics wouldn't overshadow the upcoming World Cup. Critics say the decision was a nod to China.
China's government is bargain-hunting internationally as the financial crisis pushes down prices of energy resources and assets.
Its warships and special forces are due in the Gulf of Aden by Jan. 6.