Topic: Christopher Bodeen
As typhoon Utor approached, Hong Kong closed offices, schools, and transportation services; shut down the stock market; and canceled or delayed 200 flights. Utor was this year's strongest typhoon before it crossed the Philippines earlier this week, where it left at least six dead.
China's transition to new leadership may portray a decisive nation to the rest of the world, but internally Chinese politics often make policy decisions a slow-going process.
China removed a ship that ran aground on a disputed shoal off the Philippines before it could spark further maritime tensions in the South China Sea.
Changes to Japan's defense guidelines include shift in focus from northern islands, a cold war concern, to islands in the south, claimed by both Japan and China.
12/17/2010 09:44 am
China will accept the results of an international investigation blaming North Korea.
05/26/2010 04:42 pm