| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Yuan Yuan the giant panda and her new baby had a heart-melting reunion at Taipei Zoo that began with the cub swinging gently from her jaws and ended with the pair asleep in a heap on the floor.
The female giant panda cub was born July 6, bright pink and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
This isn’t your typical meatball. Pronounced ba wan in the Taiwanese Hokkein dialect, the dish is a steamed ball of minced pork wrapped inside a translucent, gelatinous bubble made of rice and sweet potato flour. Inside the pork is, depending on the...
| Jun 9, 2013
NANJING, China — I approached Nanjing on a bullet train from Shanghai, just 160 miles away, watching the weirdly empty countryside whip past my window.
The world's most populous nation seemed to be missing a billion or so people.
A digital panel...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Peter Chen, new to America, found Winnie Liu on Skype as he searched for kindred souls living nearby in Los Angeles.
They texted. They met for a meal at a mall. They fell in love — and somehow 71/2 years slid by.
On Wednesday, 12/12/12, they wed...
| Dec 20, 2012
Richard Baum, a leading China expert at UCLA who founded a lively and influential Internet forum used by hundreds of scholars, diplomats, journalists and government officials to follow ideas and trends in contemporary Chinese politics, died Friday at...
| Oct 7, 2012
President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World
Little, Brown: 481 pp., $29.99
For even cursory students of the 1950s, Evan Thomas' new book, "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower'...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:40 AM
While the Obama Administration is under stiff scrutiny for overhauling healthcare and requiring citizens to have insurance in the United States, the idea of universal health care is taking off elsewhere around the globe, according to a new report from the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:14 PM
The Los Angeles County clerk's office in Norwalk is a busy place. But Wednesday was busier than usual, especially for the volunteers who perform civil marriage ceremonies. Seventy 12-12-12 wedding ceremonies were scheduled in the office's chapels. Susan...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Times reporter Cindy Chang will join City Editor Shelby Grad at 2:30 p.m. for a Google+ hangout about a Chino Hills residence allegedly housing women from China who want to give birth to U.S.-citizen children. The home is on the......