Hagel gets a sneak peek at China's aircraft carrier
Chinese officials regularly get to visit US aircraft carriers, but this was Defense Secretary Hagel's first visit to one in China.
Ai Weiwei is more 'badass than teddy bear' in his new sci-fi film
It's about time for something new from our favorite Chinese dissident artist trickster.
Don't be fooled by this adorable Chinese 3-year-old and his dance moves
His moves will melt your heart, but he knows exactly what he's doing.
Chinese ship hears a 'ping' that it thinks could be the missing jet's black box
Searchers on Saturday launched an intensive hunt in the Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane's black box before the battery runs out.
World’s worst April Fool’s Day prank convinces Taiwan its pandas are dying
Dying panda hoaxes? Still never funny.
Vietnam is sentencing corrupt bankers to death, by firing squad
Others just get life behind bars.
A talk with Yuk-shan Wong on China's education reform, Chinese Dream
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology president weighs in on Beijing's most recent work report.
These photos of identical twins over the age of 50 show how different lives can become
When they were born, no one could tell them apart.
People in China are lining up for bags of fresh mountain air
A travel company shipped in the bagged air from Laojun Mountain as part of a promotion.
Watch panda diplomacy in action
And find out why Belgium's Dutch-speakers aren't happy about it.
More Chinese relatives fly to Malaysia, demanding the truth about flight MH370
The plane is still missing, but relatives are far from giving up.
A talk with Ian Fok Chun-wan on China's second free trade zone
The wealthy tycoon comments on a proposed free trade zone covering Hong Kong, Macau and part of Guangdong province.
Killing tigers to entertain the rich and other recent animal outrages
There's been a lot of depressing animal news lately.
The world has a new piracy hotspot
Sorry, Hollywood. It’s nowhere near Somalia.
8 reasons why India’s elections really matter to the world
Nuclear weapons, conflict in Afghanistan, drug-resistant superbugs and the cost of wedding rings are at stake.
Air Conditioners Gone Green
Air conditioners powered by waste heat from place like electrical plants.
Powerland Shanghai: A green tower for Red China
Red China’s turning green, thanks to a new state-of-the-art tower.
Powerland Beijing: From fries to fuel
When Lu Xirou goes to a Chinese restaurant, he’s not thinking about food.
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.
China says this debris could be Malaysia flight 370
Chinese satellites have picked up new possible plane wreckage in the southern Indian Ocean.
Could MH370 really blow straight through Asian air defenses?
Maybe, say experts. Or maybe the militaries are hiding something.
This time, it’s serious: Thailand’s upcountry is preparing for civil war
If the government falls, supporters will resist with armed recruits.
157 dead pigs found in Gan river near southeastern China
A year ago China was stunned by the appearance of more than 16,000 dead pigs floating along parts of the Huangpu river which flows through Shanghai.
Why the world is worrying about this not-so-precious metal
Trading near historic lows, copper augers more trouble for emerging markets.
Reality check: Could MH370 have hidden from radar next to another plane?
Yes, says an MIT aeronautics professor. With caveats.
Don’t malign the MH370 captain’s ‘fanatical’ politics
The tabloids are misinformed. You'd probably agree with the captain.
Q&A: China is trying to frame its crackdown on Uyghur extremists as its own war on terror
Beijing blamed Uyghurs for the deadly stabbing frenzy at a train station in southwestern China in March. Experts warn its response could make things worse.
China's 'two sessions' 2014: Deepening reforms high on the agenda
Hotly-discussed topics included environmental issues, social security, income distribution, the fight against corruption, property issues, medical reform, inflation, commodity prices, and food and drug safety
Help search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 using crowd-sourced satellite imagery
It's out there somewhere and the internet is on it.
Japan is creating an enormous pile of plutonium. Should you be worried?
It only takes a few pounds of plutonium to make a weapon, and the most likely source of the critical ingredient is a large-scale production or storage facility — like the one Japan is building.
Malaysia Airlines plane vanished at sea with 239 people aboard
The plane disappeared without giving a distress signal after reaching 35,000 feet.