Tragedy hits the Himalayas
An avalanche swept away two European climbers, while a veteran Japanese mountaineer plunged to his death.
Hong Kong police pepper sprayed protesters out of government compound
Tension mounts ahead of a planned sit-in by pro-democracy activists to protest against Beijing's tightening grip on the city.
Alibaba.com: Supermarket for torture devices?
Alibaba may be Wall Street’s wunderkind, but for dictators searching for thumb cuffs and shock devices, it's a great place to shop.
It's a little too easy to test positive for opium these days
It doesn't just happen on Seinfeld. It happened to this Chinese man as well.
Forget filial piety. Young Chinese are fed up with the old
And the fight is getting nasty. An editorial asks, 'Did the old get bad, or did the bad get old?'
Beijing supporters use fear-mongering against Occupy Hong Kong
Communist officials view the democracy movement as an Arab Spring-like threat.
When this Chinese city got serious about improving air quality its air quality improved
A new wave of torture hits Tibet
The severe abuse of a 64-year-old woman in detention is more evidence of President Xi Jinping’s hard-line approach to Tibet.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists stage 'black cloth' march in Hong Kong
Beijing this summer has made it clear it will not allow fully-democratic elections.
Alibaba is absolutely crushing the New York Stock Exchange right now
The Chinese e-commerce giant just set an IPO record and investors are going nuts.
A spate of high profile violence torments China
The grisly incidents shatter the illusion of security promoted by the official press.
This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States
The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can't make up its mind.
China is increasingly arresting celebrities for drug use
The latest is actor Jackie Chan’s son, allegedly busted with more than 3.5 ounces of pot.
Why people in China are protesting the ALS #IceBucketChallenge
It's got a little something to do with the worst drought they've had in half a century.
China executes 8 for 'terror' attacks
Three were executed for 'masterminding' a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013.
Thousands in Hong Kong march against Occupy, in favor of mainland China
This time the demonstrators are waving Chinese Communist flags.
A former Vogue editor thinks Chinese 'facekinis' could be the next hot fashion trend
Ski masks at the beach aren't cool. But neither is skin cancer.
How China’s spin doctors botched the Yunnan quake response
It turns out eating muddy noodles isn’t very macho — or smart.
China earthquake death toll nears 600 as volunteers told to stay away
China's ministry of civil affairs said that 2,401 people were injured and 230,000 had been evacuated, while more than 80,000 homes had fully or partially collapsed.
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.