China has deployed monkeys to protect its troops
The furry defenders are taking on a potentially deadly feathered enemy.
A little-known Chinese tycoon is preparing to build a canal across Nicaragua
Yup, a rival to Panama’s canal. And he's breaking ground this year. Here are 7 things you should know.
A long-snouted tyrannosaur nicknamed 'Pinocchio rex' has been found in China
No, we're not lying.
1,600 papier-mâché pandas prepare to take on Hong Kong
Some call it art. Others say it's panda-monium.
Here's how much square-footage $1 million will buy you in the world's most expensive real estate markets
If you're looking for space, don't move to Monaco.
Tiananmen at 25: China's next revolution may already be underway
Chinese seeking political reform know that it must come from within.
How Myanmar’s government is making violence between Muslims and Buddhists worse
For three days, Meikhtila was a bloody hell. Now it’s in seething limbo.
China detains 5 activists before 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown
The detentions raised the stakes in a crackdown on dissent and underscored the sensitivity of Chinese leaders to criticism ahead of the anniversary.
Watch this depressed panda feel better after getting her own TV
After a hard breakup, only TV could make her happy again.
These are the countries still using lethal injection to kill people
The US is not in good company.
These new cars in China have filters so you can breathe fresh air while you drive
The new technology is the very definition of irony.
How China used the US bombing of its Belgrade embassy to win a PR victory
15 years later, Chinese people still don't see Washington the same way.
Explosion at a train station in the capital of China's Xinjiang region kills 3
The attack came on the same day that President Xi Jinping ended a visit to the restive region in China's far west that is home to the country's mostly Muslim Uighur minority.
China says it will jail anyone eating rare animals for a decade or more
So no more Pandas or Golden Monkeys for you.
China toughens its environmental law to target polluters
China's decades-long economic boom has brought rising environmental problems, with large parts of the country repeatedly blanketed in thick smog.
These Asian city-states might be booming. But they're not banging
Sexologists explain why. And the government intervenes in the bedroom.
Obama’s Asia trip will be overshadowed by China’s 'blue national soil'
Beijing calls it Sansha. Others call it expansionism that makes Putin’s Crimea grab look like child’s play.
Obama lands in Tokyo for the first US state visit in 18 years
Here are four key changes driving the president's agenda.
There's a lot of tension in the Asia-Pacific right now
It’s no secret why Obama is visiting Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia — and it has little to do with any of those countries.
Did Japanese lawmakers intend to provoke Obama by honoring war criminals?
'In Japan, very few educated Japanese really have detailed knowledge of Imperial Japan’s cruelties, atrocities like massacring civilians and operating a military brothel.'
Why we won’t know what’s up with China's real estate bubble until it's too late
And why that matters to you.
China says one-fifth of its farmland is polluted — mostly with toxins from industrialization
Health advocates have identified several 'cancer villages' in China near factories suspected of polluting the environment.
This graphic shows where America's most-skilled foreign workers are coming from
Every year, the US lets in 65,000 of the world's top-skilled workers. Here's where they come from and what they do.
Chinese workers are staging a massive strike at a factory making Nike and Converse shoes
The strike fits a growing pattern of industrial activism that has emerged as China's economy has slowed.
How the world gets drunk, in 4 surprising charts
Sorry Russians. When it comes to bingeing, you’ve got nothing on Vietnam’s women.
President Xi Jinping is amping up his anti-graft offensive at the highest levels of the Communist Party
Here’s why that’s dangerous for China.
This badass Chinese newscaster was just forced off air for lashing out at corrupt officials
A Weibo hashtag about the incident attracted more than 300,000 comments within hours.
Nearly 2,000 firms in China broke anti-pollution rules
The Ministry of Environmental Protection has targeted firms that fail to install pollution control technology or provide fraudulent emissions data to try to avoid punishment.
A Chinese beekeeper covered himself with about 460,000 bees to boost honey sales
She Ping was stung 20 times during the performance known as 'bee bearding.'
Japan scrambled fighter jets against Chinese planes 415 times last year
Scrambles against Russian planes rose 45 percent to 359 times during the year, also a record.
Can China's Baidu search engine censor results in America? Sure, says a US court
Because free speech.