This eccentric Chinese tycoon is trying to buy The New York Times
Clownish recycling magnate Chen Guangbiao promises better China coverage.
Chinese balloonist lands in midst of isle dispute with Japan
Japan and China have been repeatedly scrambling fighter jets against perceived threats, raising fear that a miscalculation could lead to conflict.
A talk on China with US undersecretary of international trade Francisco Sánchez
Q&A: What does the Chinese dream mean for Sino-US economic ties? And are Chinese companies treated fairly in the US?
China tells Communist Party officials to stop smoking in public
Bureaucrats are banned from smoking in government buildings, schools, hospitals, sports arenas and on public transportation.
Getting rich off Chinese 'fraud' on Wall Street
US investment firm Muddy Waters Research has slayed several Chinese firms traded on North American exchanges. But are its methods flagging?
Chinese president dines out at roadside bun shop
President Xi Jinping's visit to a Beijing bun shop won him accolades, as he briefly abandoned the tight security surrounding Chinese leaders.
China's legislature adopts resolution easing one-child policy
The National People's Congress approved allowing parents to have a second child if one parent was an only child, China's state media reported on Saturday.
The top 10 most-read GlobalPost stories in 2013 prove you hate America, among other things
You also like weed. And you really can't believe how much pollution there is in China.
The 12 (rocky) months of US foreign policy
Analysis: For the holiday season, a look at the foreign adventures this year that have brought joy and heartbreak to America and its, ahem, allies.
China marks Mao Zedong's birthday with curbed praise
China's political elite paid homage to Mao, visiting his mausoleum in Tiananmen Square, though it appears the party restrained itself from widespread, fervent praise.
Japanese PM Abe's visit to shrine draws condemnation from China, South Korea
China's official Xinhua news agency said the Japanese leader "knows perfectly what he is doing and the consequences."
China marks Mao Zedong's birthday with restraint
China's political elite paid homage to Mao, visiting his mausoleum in Tiananmen Square, though it appears the party avoided fervent praise.
China angry at Japan for increase in military spending
"Japan, on the one hand, claims to be a peace-loving country, exclusively adhering to a defense policy. Yet on the other hand, it peddles a so-called 'active pacifism', " the Chinese Defense Ministry said in a statement.
The 2013 Currency of the Year
Bitcoin is the Best Currency of 2013 because it kind of took over the world.
China will require its 250,000 journalists to pass a 'Marxism test'
Wanna report the news in the People’s Republic? You'd better know that the US 'is bent on undermining China.'
Myanmar: Hell hath no fury like Hpakant
Men seek to escape poverty in the jade mines. Instead, it’s the drug dealers and middlemen who get rich.
In mountainous Kachin, the government stands accused of 'genocide' by heroin.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
China confirms human death from new type of bird flu type
A 73-year-old woman died of the H10N8 strain of bird flu earlier this month, Chinese health officials said.
2013 was the second worst year for journalists in jail
More than 200 journalists have been imprisoned this year so far, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Why is there a nuclear mushroom cloud over Earth in this display of the Chinese lunar rover?
Well that's strange.
Japan boosts military spending amid growing tensions with China
The cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved plans to spend around $232 billion on surveillance drones, stealth aircraft, fighter jets and submarines.
One giant leap for China, many great jokes for the internet
Chinese netizens turn a cynical eye on their country's historic moon landing.
Kim Jong Un’s executed uncle ‘had been plotting a coup since mid-1990s’
Jang Song Taek sought to rescue North Korea with Chinese-style reforms.
Violence in China's Xinjiang province kills 16, state media reports
Armed 'thugs' attacked police as they attempted to arrest suspected criminals in China's restive Xinjiang province, according to official accounts.
Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon, 1st since 1976
China joins the ranks of the US and the Soviet Union in making a 'soft landing' on the moon.
Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon
China joins the ranks of the US and the Soviet Union in making a 'soft-landing' on the moon.
China's state media under fire for arguing the benefits of smog
Two Chinese state media outlets are under fire for releasing a list of "surprising benefits" of smog that include making you smarter and funnier.
Waterless World: China’s ever-expanding desert wasteland
As climate change makes vast parts of Inner Mongolia uninhabitable, an official declares: ‘Land desertification is China’s most important ecological problem.’
Ikea toy with lewd name becomes symbol of outrage in Hong Kong
The toy goes viral, disappearing from store shelves across east Asia.
Market fire in China's Shenzhen kills 16
A fire on Wednesday morning at a farmers' market in south China's Shenzhen killed at least 16 people and injured another five.