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US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING, (AP): The United States and China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test

China shares end at 14-month lows after late selling frenzy

BY SAMUEL SHEN AND PETE SWEENEY, SHANGHAI, (REUTERS): Chinese shares plunged more than 6 percent to 14-month lows on Tuesday

Chinese Officials Take U.S.$1 Billion, Probed Over Lavish Weddings

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has probed more than 10,000 officials in the past three years alone for lavish weddings

Wife of missing Hong Kong bookseller ‘reunited with him in…

By Tiffany Ap, HONG KONG (CNN): One of the Hong Kong booksellers who had gone mysteriously missing has met with

Iran’s leader says never trusted the West, seeks closer ties…

BY BOZORGMEHR SHARAFEDIN, DUBAI, (REUTERS): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for closer economic and security ties

6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes

BEIJING, (AP): A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote region of northwest China early Thursday, damaging a few dozen homes but

China shares slip as oil slides, outweighing stimulus hopes

BY PETE SWEENEY AND SAMUEL SHEN, SHANGHAI, (REUTERS): China's volatile stock markets fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday, though

Swedish Rights Worker’s Detention Shows China Crackdown Extends Overseas

The detention and televised "confession'" of Swedish human rights worker Peter Dahlin on Chinese national television shows Beijing is increasingly

China’s slowdown challenges government, companies

BEIJING, (AP): China's slowdown is ratcheting up financial stress on companies while the country's leaders scramble to avoid a spike

China: No End to Tibet Surveillance Program

NEWYORK, (HRW): Chinese authorities have indefinitely extended an intensive surveillance program in villages across the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) that

5.4-magnitude quake jolts off Taiwan

BEIJING: An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude hit the waters close to Taiwan at 10:13 a.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday, according

Taiwan’s election poses a challenge for China

BY DOUG BANDOW, WASHINGTON: In one of the least surprising election results in Taiwanese history, Tsai Ing-wen has won the

China: Missing HK Book Publisher Confesses to Hit-and-Run

BEIJING, (AP): A Hong Kong book publisher whose disappearance sparked international interest voluntarily surrendered months ago to Chinese mainland authorities,

Taiwan Opposition Wins Presidency, Parliament in Rout of Ruling KMT

-By Paul Eckert: Taiwan voters gave opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen and her independence-leaning party a landslide victory in presidential elections

China launches new AIIB development bank as power balance shifts,…

BEIJING, (REUTERS): Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a new international development bank seen as a rival to the US-led World

Villa end winless run, United held

LONDON, (REUTERS): Aston Villa beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to win a Premier League match for the first time since August

A Homeland Is a Country That Allows Domestic Use of…

Have you seen Dahr Jamail's report on U.S. military plans for war games in Washington state? I'm sure some observers

Nepal beat Sri Lanka 1-0 Bangabandhu Gold Cup

KATHMANDU: Bimal Gharti Magar scored the solitary goal as Nepal registered a 1-0 victory over Sri Lanka in the Bangabandhu

New Jade Mining Landslide Leaves 40 Missing in Myanmar’s Hpakant

At least 40 migrant mine workers are believed missing following the collapse Tuesday night of a mountain of soil and

Nepal crisis: solution likely but concerns remain

By Pratim Ranjan Bose, KOLKATA: The good news is the five-month-long anti-constitution Madhesi agitation in the plains of Nepal, bordering