Democratic Taiwan supports closer trade and economic ties with China, analysts say, but many prefer the political status quo.
How do you best define a country? Chinese author Yu Hua summarizes his homeland in 10 words.
Pentagon planners have plenty to deal with these days – Iran in search of nuclear-weapons technology, suicide bombings in Afghanistan, and the final pullout of US troops in Iraq potentially leaving behind a security vacuum in the Middle East. But in war games in Washington this week, US Army officials and their advisers debated three nightmare scenarios in particular. Here are the doomsday visions that Pentagon planners have been poring over:
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.