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."
South Korea's all about dinner porn
Welcome to the world of 'mok-bang,' where you can watch young Korean people eat their dinner. For hours.
The Koreas have resorted to threatening each other by fax
North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea "without any notice."
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.
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.
South Korean president warns of 'reckless provocations' by North Korea
President Park Geun Hye says South Korea must be prepared for all eventualities after the shock execution of Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korea execution: The nation is sliding into chaos. Or it's more stable than ever
Analysis: For a world concerned about a nuclear-tipped rogue state, the news that Kim Jong Un has had his mentor executed is grim.
North Korea media reports Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed (UPDATED)
Kim Jong Un must now contend with the ousted kingmaker's vast coterie.
Ikea toy with lewd name becomes symbol of outrage in Hong Kong
The toy goes viral, disappearing from store shelves across east Asia.
South Korea moves to expand its air defense zone
South Korea said that it was expanding the ADIZ to cover portions of the sea known as "leodo" which is also claimed by China and Japan.
A solution for the East China Sea
Opinion: The disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands have become too much of a potential flashpoint.
Biden says US 'pivot' to Asia is here to stay
Vice President Joe Biden said Friday there should be no doubt about America's commitment to its strategic shift to Asia.
Biden time in Asia
Commentary: China is the looming superpower, but with a tradition of taking the long view.
General's (alleged) ouster: How Kim Jong Un wields power
Analysis: He’s the third son in a culture that exalts first sons. But he's the dictator because his dad considered him the toughest. General Jang Song Taek may be his latest victim.
Unable to afford Gangnam-style plastic surgery, Korean teens deploy DIY methods
South Korea is plastic-surgery obsessed. The results aren't always pretty.
Kim Jong Un, the boss of firing, ousts his uncle
The boy dictator has reportedly ousted his uncle, the top general. In North Korea purges are a fact of life — even for the nation's beloved orchestra.
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.
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.
Breaking Kim Jong Un: How North Korea became a meth hub
Defectors and a recent bust allege that the drug moves globally, including to the US.
How the Iran nuclear deal matters for North Korea
South Koreans wonder whether their nuclear-armed neighbor will ever follow suit.
Apple vs. Samsung: Tech's best frenemies
Courts have granted Apple more than $900 million over technology pilfered by Samsung. Yet the two rivals still need each other.
Why did North Korea detain an American veteran?
The detention of 85-year-old Merrill Newman is perplexing and opaque, even by North Korean standards.
Venezuela to form joint venture with Samsung
Venezuela and Samsung Electronics will jointly run a factory that makes consumer electronics and home appliances.
How Korean bureaucrats turned K-pop into a national symbol
Forget Samsung, Kim Chi and Tae Kwon Do. South Korea has bet the future on teenage bubble-gum pop. But is it working?
Helicopter crashes into Seoul high-rise apartments, killing 2
A helicopter plunged to the ground in Seoul on Saturday, killing the two pilots after it clipped a high-rise apartment in the city's glitzy Gangnam district.
South Korea's defense ministry mulling guidelines for psychological cyber warfare
Defense chief Kim Kwan-jin earlier stressed the need to conduct psychological warfare operations in cyberspace to counter Pyongyang's attempts to spread its propaganda online.
South Korea's growing 'kimchi deficit'
That kimchi you're eating in South Korea may not be made in South Korea.
Vladimir Putin is now a black belt in taekwondo
World Taekwondo Federation awards Russian President Vladimir Putin a ninth-degree black belt for his work promoting the sport. Watch out Chuck Norris.
Those ‘fake’ North Korean ICBMs may actually be able to reach Seattle
American experts conclude that North Korea’s missile mock-ups are getting ‘scary good.’ (Video)
As mega-typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, disaster-ready Filipinos know exactly how to respond
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
Kim Jong Un and the birth of a personality cult
The North Korean leader’s numerous laurels include basketball star, fashion icon and honorary Nigerian.