North Korea rights advocates in South Korea turned to international courts for aid in challenging abuses. They are trying to keep the issue in the public eye as a tough winter and a drastic currency revaluation raise the prospect of more crackdowns.
A model in a yellow dress is seen on the runway during China Fashion Week. The bi-annual fashion extravaganza showcases China's fashion houses and their latest collections to buyers all over the world.
A budding historical preservation movement takes off in Hong Kong, where many residents are recent immigrants and half the population lives in subsidized public housing.
After the first week of global warming talks in Copenhagen, disagreements between nations are still evident, particularly between industrial heavyweights the US and China.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology tops US News public high schools list with a little corporate help.
A dozen engrossing, visceral tales about the difficulties faced by Chinese immigrants in America.
Police have presented a subversion case against prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, raising the likelihood that he will face trial and then prison. The move furthers China's crackdown on democracy activists.
With the arrest last week of India's Assam rebels chief Arabinda Rajkhowa, only one senior member now remains at large, raising the prospects for peace talks in India's restive northeastern state.