Starbucks storms China with its most aggressive overseas expansion yet
But can it succeed in a country where people drink three cups of coffee a year?
China denounces pet dogs as filthy imports from the West
Dog lovers fall prey to a 'ludicrous imitation ... of a Western lifestyle.'
South Koreans really, really don’t trust their government
Especially after the Sewol ferry sinking, crackdowns on poetry-wielding protesters have provoked suspicions.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Asia’s heroin now sold in lemon yellows and cotton-candy pinks
Why pastel-colored smack is being produced in the wilds of Myanmar.
A giant, 54-foot rubber ducky has gone missing from a river in China
Given its size and weight, many thought the giant duck would be able to weather the storm. They were wrong.
Why China fears the Falun Gong
Explainer: Is the group really a dangerous cult? Does it believe in snake spirits and ghosts? And do authorities really harvest members’ organs?
Here’s why so many elderly Chinese are collecting trash
Life is rough for retirees in the world’s second largest economy.
In Cambodia, toxic air threatens timeless ruins
It’s Angkor Wat versus ancient tour buses.
North Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles
The missile launch comes ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Seoul on Thursday.
This Singapore blogger lost everything just by criticizing the prime minister
Now the internet is coming to his rescue.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
More than 200,000 Hong Kong residents vote for democracy in an unofficial referendum
Last week, Beijing released a white paper reasserting Beijing's total control over Hong Kong in what many saw as a veiled warning.
China sentences 3 anti-corruption activists to jail
Graft oils the wheels of China's government and probes into party elites have revealed billions of dollars in undisclosed assets.
Ai Weiwei wants you to pose with your leg as a gun. Here's why.
"Leg-guns" are the hot new selfie craze.
China's 'thong condom' is one step closer to reality
Hard to say if that's a good thing. You be the judge.
Are any countries seriously trying to tackle the climate crisis?
Obama wants the US to lead. Is anyone interested in following?
Some scary practices return to US property market, but the bubbles are overseas
Could a Chinese crash do the kind of damage that the US property market’s bust did in 2008?
World’s oldest pants found in ancient Chinese grave have a seriously huge crotch
They're 3,300 years old and they belonged to some badass Bronze Age mummies.
The World Cup: Brought to you by one of China's greenest corporations
Yingli's got solar panels, and Latin America's got sun. Hey, perfect match.
Cambodia is finally starting to get serious about commemorating genocide victims
Survivors had hoped for money. Instead, they'll have to settle for books, memorials and maybe a day off.
China's deserts are expanding at an alarming rate. So it's fighting back, with straw mats
The expanding sands have already claimed ancient relics, cities and even sections of the Great Wall.
#tbt: Chinese security use umbrellas to disrupt CNN coverage of the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen
Beijing's umbrella cops are the stars of this week's global throwback.
Myanmar’s army still abducts civilians and forces them to act as guides and human shields
Serious abuses persist despite closer ties to the US and EU.
Thousands in Hong Kong mark the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre (PHOTOS)
A large number of mainland Chinese also flocked to commemorate the crackdown in the former British territory, where a vigil has been held every year since the massacre.
China defends Tiananmen Square crackdown on eve of 25th anniversary
'In China there are only law breakers — there are no so-called dissidents.' Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said.
Beijing has the answer to its terrorism problem: dogs
Police in China's capital have added dogs to their anti-terrorist campaign.
China indicts 8 people over last year's deadly Tiananmen Square attack
The government blamed the Beijing attack on separatist militants from Xinjiang.
7 things you can do with your dead body
A city in China is outlawing coffins to preserve land. Here's what to do if they come for yours.
This is the absolute worst subway experience you've ever seen
Due to tightened security, Beijing commuters are facing these incredibly long lines.
Putin and Xi Jinping spend a couple of nights in Rodanthe
The leaders of Russia and China were like 'why not?' after signing behemoth trade deal.