China's maritime row with its neighbors, a possible nuclear test by North Korea, and self-immolation protests in Tibet may dominate developments in East Asia.
Tibetan writer Woeser has a message for the state security police who confronted her at the Lhasa Railway Station.
World's top coal producer is biggest importer.
Financing may reduce reliance on Russian gas.
In a reporter’s notebook, Tyler Chapman speaks with farmers and experts about creating a plan for the nation’s water usage.
South Korea's presidential election result eases concerns about a possible policy split with U.S. and other nations over a belligerent North Korea.
Beijing's new leaders are expected to push GDP at a measured pace.
A former premiere's aide says the Nobel laureate's conviction was a mistake for China.
China applies trade pressure on Japan, experts say.
In a reporter’s notebook, Tyler Chapman speaks with miners who dig for petrified wood.
A former premier's aide hits out at Beijing's rejection of international calls to release Liu Xiaobo and his wife.
The bloody government crackdown on protesters last week is a grim reminder that ongoing reforms remain reversible.
Deadly coal pits reopen after shutdowns, experts say.
In a reporter's notebook, Tyler Chapman speaks with two Burmese women who were sold to Chinese farmers.
A former premier's aide asks why the Chinese Communist Party is dragging its feet on anti-corruption legislation.
In a reporter's notebook, Tyler Chapman speaks with Burmese comedian and former political prisoner Zarganar.
A former premier's aide says the newly amended constitution of the Chinese Communist Party needs further change.
China urges energy efficiency for environmental gains.
Vietnam and India retaliate after Beijing prints a disputed map on new Chinese passports.
A former premier's aide lays out guidelines for political reform in China.
China's plans for expansion and the environment are in conflict.
A former ousted premier's aide says retiring members of China's inner circle of power should leave politics to the next generation of leaders.
Burmese eagerly await an increased American presence, but don't want a repeat of China's gaffes.
An ex-Chinese premier's aide says the 'will of the people should be paramount' as he reviews the 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress.
The Asian power continues to gain influence in Burma, Thailand, and Cambodia.
New estimate may discourage Russia deal.
Tibetan writer Woeser takes issue with the author of a recent book on Tibetan history, saying her views gloss over the horrors of the Chinese occupation.
North Korea relies on a tradition of purging senior officials to maintain its dictatorship, an expert says.
Pressure eases on world oil prices.
An activist writer who relocated to the U.S. speaks to a recent report on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's family fortune.