| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING — As the world's top collectors, gallerists and dealers converged in Hong Kong a week ago for Art Basel, the city's inaugural edition of one of the world's premier art shows, a very different kind of art venture was launching in the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:00 AM
No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war
Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg. But as with most...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:04 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea — After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a high-level confidant to Beijing on Wednesday, in a possible effort to mend strained ties with his country's most...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:44 AM
BEIJING -- Hong Kong authorities are not likely to take action against their most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, unless the United States issues a warrant for his arrest, a former legislator said.
"The Hong Kong government will do nothing until the U....
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
NEW DELHI – The Indian and Chinese premiers papered over their differences at a meeting in New Delhi on Monday, pledging to tackle a border dispute that has soured relations for decades and to work together for global stability.
The meeting was...
| May 12, 2013
| 12:25 PM
SHANGHAI — China is investigating a senior economic policymaker for alleged "serious disciplinary violations" — the highest-ranking central government official to be targeted in the new Chinese president's anti-corruption crackdown.
| May 7, 2013
| 9:35 AM
BEIJING -- China on Tuesday dismissed as groundless the Pentagon's latest and most direct accusation yet that Beijing is engaging in cyber-spying on the U.S. government and businesses to acquire information to strengthen its military capabilities and...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING — She was a promising student at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University, a talented musician who loved to swim and dreamed of studying German and computer science.
But in her sophomore year, Zhu Ling began suffering acute stomach...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
BEIJING -- One scene of the new documentary “Chimeras” shows the young Chinese artist Liu Gang wandering with his camera around a town in China that's been built to resemble an English village. Liu is in Thames Town, a development outside...