Taiwan gave more money to Japan after its triple disaster than any other country. So why did Japan leave Taiwan off the list of nations it thanked? China. If Japan can't stand up to Beijing on such a small matter, what does that mean for US and Japanese security interests in the region?
A potential free-trade deal between with Singapore may signal that China has stopped warning other countries against doing deals with Taiwan.
Early-morning voters wait to cast their votes during the South African municipal elections in Cape Town. The race is seen as a barometer of the strength of President Jacob Zuma and his ruling African National Congress.
The development in Taiwan’s weapons industry advances its long-term goal of greater military self-sufficiency as the US waffles under pressure from China on whether to continue selling advanced weapons to the island as it has done for decades.
A train driver prepares to depart the Beijing-South railway station for Shanghai in a new high-speed train as part of an official trip for members of the media June 27, 2011. The landmark Beijing -Shanghai line costs 220.9 billion yuan and spans over 800 miles, linking the capital and financial hub.
Taiwan's traditionally pro-independence party nominated Tsai Ing-wen, who favors working with China on economic issues, for president.
Taiwan has sidelined a proposal for a new factory that would have threatened endangered dolphins, signaling a new priority on environmental considerations.
Irish Guards are inspected on the parade ground by Master Tailor Lance Sergeant Matthew Else, (r.), at their barracks in Windsor, southern England. The Guards will perform ceremonial duties at the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29.
Students pose for a photo with a globe during a campaign to mark World Earth Day in a middle school in Dexing, Jiangxi Province, China on April 19. World Earth Day falls on April 22 every year.
A child gets water splashed during Thai New Year celebrations in Prachinburi, east of Bangkok.