China and the US should avoid falling into a zero-sum game trap, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the superpowers.
Greenpeace says Singapore's Wilmar International, the world's biggest palm oil trader, is destroying the forest. Wilmar says the activists are criminals
Vietnam's appointment of its first female president belies a deep gender imbalance in the communist country's politics and will do little to improve women's rights, advocates say.
The China-built hydropower plant is set to be the largest in Nepal, a country which—despite its potential for hydropower—relies on India for its annual power supply.
Companies including SK Hynix of S. Korea and Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba Machine Co. and Komatsu of Japan began plotting production moves since July, when the first tariffs hit.
The Vatican on Saturday signed an agreement giving it a long-desired and decisive say in the appointment of bishops in China. Critics labeled it a sellout to the government.
Activists worry that laws aimed at stopping fake news could be used by governments to stifle free speech and target legitimate news outlets that are critical of them.
In a case that prosecutors say is a “national disgrace”, Najib Rasak has been charged with a total 32 counts of money laundering in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal.
Critics say the railway is a symbol of continuing Chinese assimilation of Hong Kong, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997 with guarantees of freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland.
Police are investigating the deaths as a culpable homicide which could see those behind the alcohol production sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, a fine, or both.
Thursday's charges will be the second batch leveled against the former premier for alleged crimes linked to 1MDB.
China places a "high premium" on its relations with Pakistan, President Xi Jinping said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road schemes.
An active volcano, Mount Paektu is dotted with secret camps and historical sites from Korea's guerrilla war against the occupying Japanese in the 1940s.
China is not afraid of "extreme measures" the US is taking in their trade war and will use it as an opportunity to replace imports and promote localization, state media said.
Leaders of South and North Korea held one-on-one talks aiming to announce steps to rekindle stalled negotiations on the North's nuclear program and deepen bilateral ties.