President Barack Obama holds talks with Dalai Lama
China had urged Obama to scrap the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, warning it would 'seriously damage' US-China relations.
37 motorbikes carrying everything, including crocodiles
The things we carried. On mopeds.
A depressed Chinese man tried to feed himself to zoo tigers (VIDEO)
Workers at the Chengdu Zoo in Sichuan province were able to save the man from almost certain death.
An artist smashed an ancient vase worth $1 million in a very expensive protest (VIDEO)
Maximo Caminero faces charges after he dropped a vase belonging to an Ai Weiwei installation valued at $1 million.
China rejects complicity in North Korea human rights violations
The report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea included "concerns relating to China's policy and practice of forced repatriation" of North Korean citizens.
Explainer: UN accuses North Korea of crimes against humanity
The commission’s report reads like a rap sheet from hell. But China will ensure Kim Jong Un’s impunity.
Why China’s reputation as the clean energy king is overblown
To understand China’s green power record, just breathe the coal-soiled air. (Apologies, Thomas Friedman.)
Chinese bloggers to US: 'Tear down this great internet firewall'
John Kerry had a rare sitdown with bloggers and reporters in China, who urged the United States to help set their restricted internet free.
These singles bought up movie tickets in China. Because Valentine's Day
Couples hoping to sit together for the romantic flick 'Beijing Love Story' are out of luck.
Watch this crazy video of Russian daredevils climbing the world's second tallest building
Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov filmed their stomach-turning ascent to the 2,073-foot-high Shanghai Tower
China plans to use $1.6 billion fund to curb smog
Pollution increasingly worries China's leaders who are anxious to douse potential unrest as more affluent city dwellers turn against a growth-at-all-costs economic model that has poisoned much of the country's air, water and soil.
Food fight: Thailand’s crisis boils down to a battle over white rice
Thailand scraps a subsidy gambit that could topple the prime minister — and explains why Thai rice isn’t as tasty anymore.
The future of Chinese democracy will be decided in Hong Kong this year
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
Why are so many elderly Asians killing themselves?
Health workers are grappling with soaring numbers, particularly in economically successful countries.
'China banned from Sochi Olympics after figure skater tests positive for homosexuality'
That's how the 'Miniharm' headline read. The story? Well, it went viral.
5 Asian remedies guaranteed to transform you into a superhero
Eager for a shortcut to health, wealth, virility or eternal youth? These traditional concoctions have you covered.
As war on corruption mounts, China’s rich flee to America
The US grants far more green cards to wealthy Chinese as president Xi Jinping cracks down.
New York Times reporter forced to leave China after being refused visa
Austin Ramzy had worked in China for more than six years. Beijing accused him of violating Chinese visa regulations.
Billionaire's daughter happy as a married lesbian, even if he is offering $100M for a man to marry her
Gigi Chao finds herself again thrust into public eye after Cecil doubles “marriage bounty” to $100 million for the man who could win her heart.
5 huge global problems Obama ignored in his State of the Union address
President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union address had a few glaring omissions, among them the growing violence in Iraq and the NSA spying scandal.
Lunar New Year begins in a riot of color
Heavy smog threatened to cancel the usual riotous fireworks displays around Lunar New Year celebrations in China. But cities in Asia are already bathed in color to welcome the Year of the Horse.
China prefers red to white wine, but Americans like it all
VINEXPO says China drinks more red wine than France or Italy because red means good fortune, and white signifies death.
China is playing chicken with the US military in the South China Sea
War by other means: As China attempts to wrest control of the South China Sea, the US is forced to flinch or crash.
China tests the waters with coastguard ships near Japan-controlled islands
Three Chinese coastguard vessels spent around two hours in the 12-nautical-mile territorial waters off one of the Senkakus, which Japan controls and China also claims.
Interview: A 'Chinese dream,' from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (AUDIO)
Commentary: A talk with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder about the 'Chinese dream.'
'The world's biggest slaughterhouse' for whale sharks found in China
A conservation group says they found a factory which kills around 600 whale sharks a year.
Critics accuse Obama of being too quick to court Myanmar's brutal generals
Despite reforms, the military still commits atrocities, and may not let Aung San Suu Kyi run for president.
The return of the rising sun
Japan’s launch of a ‘carrier in disguise’ has East Asia pondering the future.
Bottoms up: World's most expensive whisky sells for $628,000
The six-liter bottle of single malt scotch by Macallan went for much more than the expected range of $258,000 to $516,000, according to Sotheby's.
China mobilizes cyber-cops after leak on elite overseas wealth
Authorities quickly expunge an ICIJ report detailing extraordinary assets of Communist Party elites.
31 reasons we should all be living in Hong Kong
Pack your bags. Collect your kids. And go to Hong Kong immediately.