Yes, Virginia, there is Halloween in Beijing. No one dares to toss toilet paper over the gingko trees or egg the local Sichuan restaurant, but a group of American expatriates held a party and trick or treat – and most of the guests were Chinese, including a man in a dark suit.
South Korea's National Assembly gave the final nod Tuesday to a controversial US free trade agreement that is expected to boost bilateral trade of $88 billion last year.
Voters in Seoul elected a leftist for mayor and showed their discontent with the status quo. The winner, Park Won-soon, ran on a message of 'change' that could affect South Korea's ties with North Korea.