Myanmar's army is backing militias that make a fortune off of meth
As Myanmar soaks up international praise for holding elections that could end decades of tyranny, its government quietly fuels a massive drug trade.
Myanmar’s state-backed militias are flooding Asia with meth
A GlobalPost investigation tracks the narco-armies in Myanmar’s highlands fueling the region's worst addiction.
China's online shoppers just smashed the single-day world record for sales
11/11 may have started as a holiday for bachelors, but these days it's about making billions off of bargain-hunters.
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
Get ready for one of the most symbolic handshakes in decades
The leaders of China and Taiwan meet Saturday. It's the first meeting of its kind since their 1949 split following a civil war.
China's first-ever summit with Taiwan is one for the history books
Two Chinas, two presidents and the first meeting in more than 60 years.
China’s one-child policy is over, but it might be too late to fix what it broke
Experts are doubtful that a baby boom, if it even happens, would come fast enough to avert economic and social crises in the coming decades.
China's one-child policy is now a two-child policy
Fearing the economic and social repercussions of a decades-old policy, Communist leaders decide to make a change.
US warship enters waters claimed by China
A whole lot of military posturing is going on these days in the South China Sea.
The 500-billion-dollar reason the US Treasury has been soft on China recently
China is bleeding investor money. Here's what you need to know about it.
US patrols in the South China Sea will enrage Beijing — and Washington knows it
The Pentagon is poised to send US warships skirting closer than ever before to the secretive island outposts that China is determined to claim.
Why China doesn’t mind being left out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The largest regional trade agreement in history is no big deal to China.
Why Australia has fallen bizarrely in love with a Chinese dating show
"The Bachelor" it ain't.
In his first state visit to America, China's president will start in Seattle
He will be meeting 15 of the top American tech executives. Here's why.
China has bigger economic worries than the Fed’s interest rates
The challenge of maintaining a stable currency and economic growth is already very complicated.
For China’s Kardashian-like rich, the era of bling may be ending — in prison
A high-flying socialite gets five years behind bars.
China shows off its long-rumored 'carrier killer' cruise missile
No other nation possesses this kind of heavy weapon, due to a treaty signed by the US and Russia in 1987.
Celebrate WWII's end by eating the ice-cream head of a Japanese war criminal
You can't say the Chinese ice cream makers aren't innovative.
Beijing’s WWII parade is so much fun they’ve banned balloons, birds, and reality TV
Oh, and you're not allowed to watch it from your window.
Beijing is hell-bent on having clear skies for its military parade
Even monkeys — yes, monkeys — have been enlisted to help get ready for China's massive 70th anniversary celebration of the end of World War II.
Global markets have stopped freaking out, for now
Sure, China affects the world economy — just not as much as everyone thought yesterday.
How bad is the Chinese economy right now? That's a good question
No one really knows, and it's freaking out investors.
Global markets are tanking; 'no rational choice anymore'
It's looking to be more than just China's 'Black Monday.'
Someone just bombed central Bangkok, Thai police say
Several people are reported dead in a rare bombing in Thailand's capital.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang orders an overhaul of work safety after Tianjin blasts
Amid a mounting death toll and efforts to contain dangerous chemicals at the blast site in Tianjin, Li paid respect to fallen firefighters.
The death toll in Tianjin continues to mount
Rescue workers pulled more bodies from the wreckage in the Chinese port city on Sunday, raising the death count to 112.
Angry relatives of missing Tianjin firefighters storm a news conference, as death toll rises to 104
21 firefighters are among the dead in Tianjin. An unknown number have gone missing.
Chinese blast death toll hits 104
The death toll from the giant chemical explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin has reached 104, the Xinhua said Saturday, as area residents were evacuated over fears of cyanide contamination.
China is having a terribly bad week
Its economy is in a tailspin. And now the results of a loosely regulated industry is having tragic results.
Massive Tianjin blasts leave 44 dead, at least 21 missing
Hundreds of firefighters are still battling the blaze.
China's sudden currency devaluation is a really big deal — and here's why
Let's read the tea leaves.