Japan, China top diplomats discuss island dispute

The top diplomats of China and Japan went a little way to patching up ties frayed by an island dispute that has sparked violent anti-Japan demonstrations but appeared no closer to resolving their conflicting claims…

Tibetan exiles discuss self-immolations

Tibetan exiles from around the world met in India on Tuesday to discuss how to respond to dozens of self-immolations by Tibetans…

60 Taiwanese boats neared Diaoyu Islands

Japanese coastguard vessels – armed with loudspeakers and fire hoses – closed in on a Taiwanese fishing fleet of some 60 boats as it neared the disputed East China Sea islands…

California governor approves driverless cars

California’s governor plans to sign legislation that will open the way for driverless cars in the state…

China’s first aircraft carrier enters service

China formally entered its first aircraft carrier into service on Tuesday…

The story of Zheng Cao

Opera singer Zheng Cao shares with us her story of living with Cancer…

Apple supplier halts China factory after violence

The company that makes Apple’s iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a brawl by as many as 2,000 employees at a dormitory injured 40 people…

Ex-top cop in China scandal gets verdict Monday

The ex-police chief at the center of a seamy political scandal will be sentenced Monday…

US: World can’t afford crisis in Asian seas

The world can’t afford a conflict sparked by the rumbling sovereignty disputes in the seas of East Asia, a senior U.S. official warned on Thursday…

China robot chefs make hand-sliced noodles

A handsome robot chef is employed to make sliced noodles in a college cafeteria in northeast China’s Harbin City.