China-Led Infrastructure Investment Bank Gains Global Support
March 28 2015 3:27 AM EDT
Like the U.K., Switzerland and other European countries, Russia has announced it intends to join the bank.
China's Xi Preaches Peace In Keynote Address
March 28 2015 12:35 AM EDT
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that Beijing will never stray from its proclaimed path of peaceful development.
Are China's Uighur Muslim University Students At Risk Of Radicalization?
March 27 2015 4:04 PM EDT
Some doubt reports that young members of an ethnic and religious minority are being targeted by terror-group recruiters.
3,500 Indians To Be Evacuated From Yemen
March 27 2015 11:47 AM EDT
India said it is sending two ships to evacuate some 3,500 Indian nationals from Yemen as Saudi-led airstrikes intensify and fighting escalates.
Philippines Resumes Construction In South China Sea
March 26 2015 11:16 PM EDT
Manila has decided to resume repairs on its South China Sea facilities, but China's development in the area can't be matched.
Pyongyang Detains Two South Koreans It Says Are Spies
March 26 2015 6:22 PM EDT
Korean state news held a press conference where two South Korean citizens reportedly admitted to working for the Seoul National Intelligence Service.
Chinese Shoemakers Are Getting Their Housing Fund Money
March 26 2015 5:29 PM EDT
A shoe manufacturer agrees to pay workers what's owed to them through China’s housing fund program.
Dozens Injured In Thailand Train Collision
March 26 2015 5:01 PM EDT
The crash of two passenger trains is the latest in a spate of rail accidents in the country.
Despite Leak, Obama Officials Say Trade Pact Will Protect US Laws
March 26 2015 12:40 PM EDT
Critics say a draft trade deal would empower companies trying to overturn domestic laws. Obama officials say otherwise.
Singapore Bakery Pulls Lee Kuan Yew Buns
March 26 2015 8:43 AM EDT
The bakery’s decision came after it was slammed on social media for using the death of the country's founding father as a marketing ploy to sell its products.
Indian Police Arrest First Suspect In Nun Rape Case
March 26 2015 7:48 AM EDT
A group of six men had vandalized a church, stolen money and later raped a nun at the premises.
Australia Authorizes Controversial Data Retention Law
March 26 2015 7:41 AM EDT
The law mandates the tracking of call records, assigned IP addresses, location information and billing information, among other data.
Foxconn Fighting To Keep Millions In Chinese Subsidies
March 26 2015 3:00 AM EDT
China is cracking down on financial incentives offered by provincial governments to attract investment, amid an economic slowdown.
At Least 14 Dead, Several Injured In Construction Accident In Vietnam
March 26 2015 2:26 AM EDT
There were over 40 people present at the construction site when the scaffold collapsed, critically injuring many workers.
Aboriginal Groups Reject Planned $16B Queensland Coal Mine
March 26 2015 2:17 AM EDT
The Wangan and Jagalingou people have formally rejected the land-use agreement between Indian firm Adani and the Australian government.
Oil Prices Soar As Saudi Arabia Launches Airstrikes In Yemen
March 26 2015 1:44 AM EDT
Oil prices surged as traders worried about fighting in the oil-rich Middle East getting out of control.
Indonesia's Widodo Walks Back South China Sea Comments
March 25 2015 2:34 PM EDT
Jakarta is treading lightly when it comes to the South China Sea dispute so as to not jeopardize relations with Beijing.
Will Putin Run For A Fourth Term?
March 25 2015 1:19 PM EDT
Roughly 60 percent of Russians do not want Putin to run in the 2018 election.
Watch Afghan President's Address To Congress, Expected To Turn Over New Leaf
March 25 2015 10:25 AM EDT
Many in Washington, lawmakers included, are relieved to be working with a different Afghan president.
Chinese Restaurant In Kenya Shut Down After Being Accused Of Racism
March 25 2015 8:46 AM EDT
The restaurant allegedly had a rule of not allowing Africans inside the place after 5:00 p.m.