The 2013 Edgar Awards – given to the books judged best in the mystery genre – went to titles that take readers from Boston to Peking, and from the Roaring '20s to the possible end of the world.
Paul French, author of 'Midnight in Peking,' tells how the murder of a British diplomat's teenage daughter shook both Chinese and foreigners in pre-war Peking.
Chongming Island’s planned community remains a gleam in the eye. But China is making progress on green design codes.
Japanese-brand cheesecake and cookies in Australia are among the latest products found to have melamine. Tests in China have revealed 31 more cases of contamination, the state news agency reported Wednesday.