Taiwan has the world's lowest fertility rate. Government worries about economic productivity have spurred proposals for financial incentives for families to have children.
09/07/2011 02:27 pm
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
09/05/2011 09:15 pm
As he leaves his post in Bangkok, a correspondent looks at how a rising China has changed the Southeast Asia region after 9/11.
09/03/2011 01:01 pm
A luxury hotel on a Montenegrin island attracted the rich and famous before the Balkan wars, but declined in the 1990s. After more than a decade of peace, it is flourishing again.
09/01/2011 11:56 am
An act before Congress, designed to help gifted students, could help when it comes to learning math.
08/31/2011 02:38 pm
The initial cost may be higher, but if the price of electricity in your area is high, energy efficient construction is a smart financial move
08/30/2011 11:00 am
With the austerity gripping Europe and a new generation of leaders not shaped by cold-war politics, NATO's future is increasingly in question.
08/24/2011 12:36 pm
European stocks shrug off local debt woes, while traders look forward to Bernanke speech. But European stocks are expected to remain volatile.
08/23/2011 03:46 pm
Oil stocks are back up Tuesday, amid confusion about the situation in Tripoli. After falling yesterday, oil stocks rose today in Europe, and prices for benchmark oil for October delivery were up to nearly $86 in Paris in the afternoon.
08/23/2011 12:06 pm
Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry represent very different views of how a Republican can beat Barack Obama in 2012. To jazz up his campaign, Huntsman laid into tea party favorite Perry Sunday.
08/21/2011 03:38 pm