Chinese officials have reacted cooly to President Obama’s announcement Wednesday that US Marines will be based in northern Australia, closer to the disputed South China Sea than any other US land forces.
Foxconn, a big contractor for Apple and others, breaks ground for robot facilities. It plans to replace 500,000 workers with 1 million robots.
President Obama in Australia today pledged to boost the US military presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The significant strategic shift is popular with regional governments wary of China's rise.
From being a trending topic on Twitter to surprising Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a town hall meeting in the Philippines on Nov. 16, the question 'What's in your purse?' gets women talking. 'In addition to makeup and all that go with that, usually my Blackberry and papers of all kinds,' Ms. Clinton responded. Topping our list of purse contents is the all-important wallet.
Taiwan's golfer Yani Tseng won the first ever Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament on home turf, a big event for Taiwanese, who see few visits by international stars or international events.
The case of a toddler run over twice and left in the road to die has sparked a morality debate in China about the legal and ethical shortcomings in a China focused on economic progress.
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.
Whether for love, war, or ceremony, people have been altering their appearance for thousands of years. A model displays body art during the 13th Ukrainian Open Championship for hairdressing, nail design, makeup, and body art in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2009.
The decision by Zambian President Michael Sata to appoint a white Zambian politician, Guy Scott, sends reassuring signals to Zambians that their country has moved beyond post-colonial anger.