The Constitutional Court ruled unanimously to remove President Park Geun-hye from office, following parliament's impeachment vote over corruption charges in December. The scandal threw South Korea into political turmoil.
China criticized the North's recent firing of ballistic missiles. But US deployment of the THAAD system in the South this week prompted particularly harsh words from China, which sees it as destabilizing and a threat to China.
Reforms to the coal industry are central to Beijing’s climate campaign. The US and China had become critical partners on climate, crucially joining last year to endorse the Paris climate accord. In the face of US retrenchment on climate change, China can play a key role in implementing Paris.
The murder of Kim Jong-nam is already having an impact on the North's relations with China and Malaysia, whose ties are crucial to the isolated regime.
President Trump and China's President Xi spoke by phone Thursday. Trump had questioned the 'One China' policy, infuriating Beijing, which says the question of its status is non-negotiable.
Since Seoul announced that it would deploy the American THAAD system to protect against North Korea’s growing nuclear threat, China has taken 43 retaliatory actions against South Korea, according to a government researcher.
As Singapore goes all out to reverse its ultralow fertility rate, many nations facing tough economic and social problems as the ranks of young people dwindle watch closely for lessons.
Although a military option could be on the table for President Trump, many experts say the issue's complexities could ultimately lead him to the same playbook used by previous administrations.
Trump's secretary of State nominee told senators that the US should deny access to China's man-made islands in the disputed region, a move that Chinese state media warned could lead to war.
In establishing the China Global Television Network, President Xi sees as an opening to take advantage of the crises facing Western liberal democracy and reshape global opinion in favor of China's political values.
'The Great Wall' is the largest ever US-China co-production. The official People's Daily ran an op-ed that lambasted film critics' disdain for the film, but then softened their take in a commentary the following day.
Seen as China's most powerful leader in decades, President Xi could secure his hold for years to come at the next Party Congress. In the South China Sea, a potential flashpoint, Beijing has already signaled its dominance.
By 2050, China will have half a billion elderly citizens, but the country's youth are increasingly unwilling or unable to provide traditional support to their parents. So some are opting for a more 'Western' solution.
The level of protest and criticism of President Park is a major shift for a country that the UN Human Rights Committee warned last year was using criminal defamation laws to prosecute critics.
The presidential scandal’s bizarre details have provided fertile ground for misogynistic beliefs in a nation where gender inequality is deeply entrenched. But women are pushing back.
China's financial capital opens its first such facility Saturday – World Toilet Day – in hopes it will address a key gender disparity in access to sanitation: wait times.
Trade, the environment, and human rights are on the list of issues that may face a change in approach.
The new Philippines president has recently visited Laos, Brunei, China, and Japan. His pronouncements throughout about his ties to both China and the US have sown confusion.
On Monday, President Xi convened more than 300 top party officials for a four-day plenum that will further target graft. His campaign has been popular among average Chinese.
China is 'rolling out the red carpet' for the Philippines leader, whose four-day visit caps a months-long initiative to improve a strained relationship. Both sides are looking for concessions.
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