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.
Ancient dragon kiln unearthed in China
Archaeologists have excavated a so-called dragon kiln over 1,200 years old in the ancient center of China's ceramics industry.
China bans shark fin soup, other wildlife products at official dinners
New regulation seeks to avoid the use of Chinese state funds on wildlife products, expensive liquor, and other luxury goods.
The US executes more people every year than Yemen, Sudan and Afghanistan.
21 countries executed people last year. These 10 nations killed the most.
Chinese man kills himself after girlfriend won't stop shopping
The Chinese man was fed up with his girlfriend's five-hour shopping spree, throwing himself over the balcony of a local mall after she wanted to go to one more shoe store, authorities said.
Cupid for India’s HIV positive
In this marriage-obsessed culture, a website helps the infected find life partners.
What Sunday night's riot says about Singapore
Singapore's dirty little secret: A rare uprising, in Little India, uncovers blemishes in the city-state’s cherished harmony.
A solution for the East China Sea
Opinion: The disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands have become too much of a potential flashpoint.
Shanghai pollution reaches epic levels, shuts down schools, cancels flights
The fog clouded the city's skyline and emptied streets, as pedestrians avoided breathing the thick yellow pollution.
Japan passes a democracy-muzzling Patriot Act
The Obama-supported State Secret Bill criminalizes investigative journalism and equates terrorism with ‘imposing one’s opinions.’
China to expel New York Times, Bloomberg journalists: Reports
The apparent move follows the two news organizations' reporting on financial dealings of China's rulers.
Biden says China air zone caused 'significant apprehension'
Biden expressed alarm over the country's move to expand military influence in the skies over the East China Sea.
Size matters: Chinese media troll UK during Cameron visit
A high profile editorial calls Britain “merely a country of old Europe suitable for tourism and overseas study, with a few decent football teams.” Charm diplomacy?
UK to export $73.7M worth of pig semen to China
Chinese officials want to improve the quality of the country’s pigs by artificially inseminating their sows with high-quality British pig semen.
Biden time in Asia
Commentary: China is the looming superpower, but with a tradition of taking the long view.
Biden's in China to reduce regional tensions over air defense zone
The original intent of the vice president's trip was to discuss trade ties, but now he's working to calm tensions between Japan and China.
Asian students dominate math and reading as US stagnates, OECD tests show (VIDEO)
Shanghai, Singapore dominated 2012 standardized math tests from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), while America toils in 36th among 65.
This is Howard. He's the world's foremost impersonator of Kim Jong Un.
It pays off to look like an evil dictator.
Biden tells Japan, China that US is 'deeply concerned' by China's air defense zone
The US vice president's visit comes amid rising tensions between Asia's largest economies, China and Japan, over the former's air defense zone.
China punishes 20,000 officials for being too bureaucratic
China's president demanded meetings be shortened, over-the-top welcoming ceremonies ditched and wordy, meaningless speeches be abandoned.
UK's Cameron emphasizes business on China visit
'No country in Europe is more open to Chinese investment than the United Kingdom,' said British Prime Minister Cameron.
‘Jade Rabbit,’ China’s first moon rover, blasts off on lunar mission
The rover is scheduled to land on the moon in mid-December.
US National Zoo names giant panda cub Bao Bao (VIDEO)
More than 123,000 panda enthusiasts voted, choosing the name in an online poll.
The UK appears to give in to China on issue of Dalai Lama visit
David Cameron was expected to travel to China last autumn, but didn't go after a visit from the Dalai Lama, with Beijing saying the UK must 'correct the error.'
China sends fighter jets to monitor US, Japanese military aircraft in new air-defense zone
The People's Liberation Army Air Force scrambled fighter jets after US and Japanese military aircraft entered the disputed zone.
Hong Kong high-speed ferry crash injures at least 80
At least 80 people were injured when a high-speed ferry traveling from Hong Kong to Macau hit an object in the water Friday morning.
H&M suspends angora production over rabbit video
Swedish clothing giant H&M says it will stop making clothing with angora hair following the release of a video showing fur being plucked from live rabbits in China.
Japan, South Korea send military aircraft into China's air-defense zone
Japanese and South Korean military aircraft entered China's new air-defense zone in the latest defiance of Beijing's rules in the East China Sea.
Global trend to end death penalty is accelerating dramatically
Commentary: China, Iran, North Korea and the US are among the world’s most prolific executioners. Which nation will be the last, lonely outpost of state killing?
US flies B-52 bombers into China's new air defense zone in East China Sea
The Chinese defense ministry says it 'monitored' two US military aircraft as they entered China's expanded air defense zone Monday night.