China tells workplaces they must have Communist Party units
China has passed a regulation ensuring government organizations and private companies have Communist Party units so that party policy can be implemented across society.
China’s premier is visiting Latin America. This is what he’s after
Li Keqiang is inking huge deals and making nice in an area the US once regarded as its 'backyard.'
Desperate Chinese are turning to mass suicide to get their government's attention
This tactic of last resort is shockingly common.
China's president in Pakistan to unveil $46 billion investment plan
The vast majority of the money will go towards energy projects.
Old Chinese women can't stop won't stop dancing in the streets
Many Chinese find them loud and annoying. But despite a promised crackdown, the government can't seem to stop them.
The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
The Chinese government is obliterating this hugely popular comedian
His crime? Belonging to the wrong political clique.
Check out these empowering portraits of drag queens in China
They're one sign popular views on gender identity might be changing.
Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence
The large-scale rally Sunday was the first since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year.
China's latest bribery and sex scandals involve schoolgirls and Party officials
Forced child sex in return for business favors.
China expresses concern after protests at Myanmar mine
Police fired on angry villagers Monday, killing a woman and wounding 20.
China fails in bid to block UN meeting on North Korea
China failed on Monday to block the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's dismal rights record.
Here's what's next for Hong Kong's embattled democracy movement
Protest leaders seek to keep pressure on the government, without alienating a weary public.
Chinese meth bust smells a lot like ‘Breaking Bad’
Unemployed family man seized the opportunity, got busted, but ended up a folk hero.
Hong Kong student leaders banned from protest site after clashes
Two protest leaders were banned from a large area in Hong Kong as a condition of bail after they were arrested during scuffles with police.
It ain't easy being green in the world's most polluted city
But it is possible to grow your own produce and eat organic despite toxic air and water.
After 50 days, rifts emerge among Hong Kong’s protesters
The Mong Kok camp braces for court-ordered destruction, exposing the movement’s angry, working-class underbelly.
Hong Kong student leaders blocked from traveling to Beijing
The three students were seeking direct talks with top Chinese leaders.
Wondering if you’re corrupt? In Indonesia there’s an app for that
One reason graft is so rampant is that people don’t know when a gift is a bribe. (Hint: Bars of gold? Not okay.)
Can traditional Chinese doctors really tell if you’re pregnant by touching your wrists?
A top Beijing surgeon challenges the multibillion-dollar industry to prove itself.
These charts show you who's using the most of our non-renewable energy resources
The United States is a top consumer for petroleum, natural gas and coal.
Vietnam offers foreign-invested enterprises special favors
Analysts have voiced concern over the generous incentives given to foreign invested enterprises in Vietnam.
K-pop fuels a hot new mainstream market: makeup for men
With face powder, eyeliner, and lipstick, you too can look like a male pop star.
A talk with Alan Bollard on FTAAP, New Silk Road
The APEC Secretariat head weighs in on the future trade landscape in the Asia-Pacific.
Myanmar’s generals are blocking Aung San Suu Kyi’s presidential bid
This week, on a trip to Myanmar, Obama is expected to let them know that’s just fine.
Why Beijing cracked down on Halloween
It turns out Zombie walks and political summits don’t mix.
Taiwan courts China, despite rifts and pressure
In an exclusive interview, President Ma Ying Jeou says Taiwan is watching whether Beijing honors its promises in Hong Kong.
Here’s why demonstrators are trolling the Dalai Lama’s US tour
They chant 'Dalai Lama stop lying.' Abroad, the controversy has led to bloodshed.
Women in Singapore are embracing pole dancing (PHOTOS)
This seductive and demanding art is not just for strippers anymore.