- Tibet Advocate Groups Boycotting InterContinental Hotel Group Over Lhasa Resort
May 25 2013 9:44 AM
Pro-Tibet activists are boycotting all hotels owned by InterContinental because of a huge resort set to open in Lhasa next year.
- Seven Filipino Soldiers, Five Militants Killed In Military Offensive Against Abu Sayyaf Militants
May 25 2013 7:23 AM
A Philippine military a raid on the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf militants killed seven Filipino soldiers and five militants, on Saturday.
- Afghanistan After The West: Boomtown Or Disaster?
May 24 2013 10:21 PM
One year from now, Western troops will be gone -- and with them, most of the economy. Afghans are trying to fill the void.
- Japan's Shinzo Abe Embarks On Maiden Myanmar Trip
May 24 2013 8:50 AM
With Tokyo seeking to bolster ties with Asia countries to counter China's influence in the region, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe began his maiden visit to Myanmar.
- Syrian Opposition Meet In Istanbul To Elect New Leader
May 24 2013 3:42 AM
A day after the U.S. expressed solidarity for Syrian opposition, members of the coalition met in Istanbul on Thursday to elect a new leader.
- Debunking Conventional Wisdom About Doing Business In China
May 23 2013 2:42 PM
When consulting with new clients, I give them a crash course on what to expect in China, especially if they've never been.
- Chinese Confident About Spending Their Money
May 23 2013 11:25 AM
According to the latest Nielsen report, Chinese consumers remain optimistic about the state of China's economy, and are now buying more high-end products than ever.
- Is North Korea Ready To Restart Kaesong Complex?
May 23 2013 7:41 AM
North Korea proposed a joint event with South Korea to mark the anniversary of a landmark joint declaration.
- China's Airport Obsession: Plans To Open 56 More By 2015
May 23 2013 5:26 AM
China plans to add more airports in places that already have poor-performing ones.
- Chinese Premier In Pakistan - A Delicate Visit As India Warily Watches
May 22 2013 3:52 PM
Trade between Beijing and Islamabad, which reached an unprecedented $12 billion last year, is targeted to climb to $15 billion within two years.
- In Iraq, The Fundamentalists’ War Against Vice Targets Alcohol And Prostitution
May 22 2013 11:26 AM
Islamic fundamentalists in Iraq are targeting alcohol consumption and prostitution.
- India China Trade Seen Less Skewed In The Future
May 22 2013 11:02 AM
India and China plan to boost trade even as India seeks a bigger share of the Chinese market to narrow its yawning trade deficit.
- Long Lines On Top Of The World: Amateurs Invade Mount Everest
May 22 2013 5:47 AM
Traffic on Mount Everest has been building over the past few years. Today, the place is hardly recognizable.
- Saudis Arrest 10 More Members Of Iranian ‘Spy Ring’
May 21 2013 2:13 PM
Iran and Saudi Arabia, two of the most powerful nations and oil exporters in the Middle East, have long been in conflict.
- Philippines And Taiwan Agree On Probe Into Fishing Boat Shooting
May 21 2013 1:28 PM
Manila and Taipei try to mend relations after a Taiwanese fisherman was killed by the Philippine Coast Guard.
- Young Africans Flocking To Dubai As Guest Workers
May 21 2013 9:55 AM
About 40,000 Kenyan guest workers currently live in the UAE, primarily in the construction, hotel and travel industries.
- John Kerry In The Middle East, Round Four
May 21 2013 9:01 AM
The U.S. Secretary of State will attempt to initiate a solution for both the Syrian and Palestinian-Israeli conflicts -- for the fourth time.
- Media Paint Rosy Picture For Indo-China Relations, Indian Public Wary
May 21 2013 7:11 AM
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India prompts the media to see a benign future for Indo-China relations. The Indian public remains wary, an independent survey says.
- Chinese Tourists Told To Curb ‘Uncivilized Behavior’
May 21 2013 5:35 AM
A prominent Communist Party official has twice this week warned Chinese tourists to use "polite tourist behavior" while abroad.
- North Korea Frees Chinese Fishing Boat And Crew
May 21 2013 12:37 AM
North Korea has freed a private Chinese fishing vessel it had seized, a Chinese official in Pyongyang said Tuesday morning.