South Korea initiated rare face-to-face talks with the North with no response so far. What the cold shoulder from the hermit kingdom might mean.
Beijing's Grain-for-Green program has helped blanket the country's hillsides with trees, undoing damage from decades of blistering development. But fostering biodiversity remains a challenge, conservationists say.
What was once described as ‘one country, two systems’ is now being called ‘one country, 1.5 systems’ as Hong Kong citizens feel increasingly stifled under a tightening Communist grip.
A Chinese intelligence law quickly passed on Tuesday is part of a raft of legislation in the country that will expand government powers to monitor, raid, and seize property.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in seeks common ground with North Korea's President Kim Jong Un. After decades of discord between the neighboring nations, Mr. Moon wants to alleviate tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea's missile test on Tuesday suggests the rogue nation may have dramatically expanded its missile range. They can't yet reach the continental United States, but doing so is only a matter of time, defense experts say.
After a milestone launch, it appears North Korea will continue to test its long-range weapons until it perfects missiles that can strike anywhere in the United States.
Participants drive their cars during the Ennstal Classic oldtimer rally on the road to Soelkpass, Austria, on July 20.
After the death of detained American student Otto Warmbier just a few days after his return to the United States, North Korea claims it is being targeted in a smear campaign.
Though the details surrounding Otto Warmbier's death remain unclear, South Korean President Moon and President Trump condemned North Korea's human rights violations.
One of the world’s leading financial centers is bursting at the seams with trash, while recycling efforts flag. Solutions-based initiatives are underway, but may face opposition.
With the recent passing of a law allowing Japan's 83-year-old monarch to resign from the throne, discussion of ending male-only succession is at the forefront of thought.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in refuses to compromise with North Korea on national security. North Korea's actions, he warns, are only exacerbating the state's economic and international challenges.
Chinese students undergo rigorous test prep in the hope that high scores will lead to a better life. Determination by students, support from family members, and compassion by community members help to quell the mounting pressure associated with this annual event.
It appears the militants are attempting to divert the focus of thousands of troops responding to a 10-day ISIS siege in a southern city.
President Moon called for a parliamentary review of the controversial system during his campaign. The missile defense system has infuriated China, North Korea's lone major ally.