INSIGHT: Xi using Zhou probe to solidify his power base
BEIJING--Chinese President Xi Jinping's clampdown on corruption has bagged its most high-profile target to date, signalling that those with ties to the Communist Revolution are...
Vietnam says local woman is world's oldest person at 121 years of age
HO CHI MINH CITY--The world’s officially recognized oldest person, 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Japan, may have to surrender her title to a Vietnamese woman five years her senior.
Police officers block a road and examine vehicles in Yarkand county in Kashgar, the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, on July 30. (Kim Soon-hi)
Chinese police block entry to attack site in Xinjiang Uighur...
YARKAND, China--Two days after an armed group assaulted local government offices and a police station here, security officials blocked traffic from entering the area around the crime scene.
China says to ensure ‘orderly’ rural-urban migration
Journalists feeling the heat amid ever-tightening media control in ...
Japanese assemblyman indicted on drug charges in China
North Korean students practice Taekwondo at the Moranbong or Moran Hill in Pyongyang July 31, 2014. (AP Photo)
PHOTO: An afternoon on Moran Hill, where Pyongyang beats the heat
PYONGYANG--Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks.
South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles
South Korean teens tell court how they were left to escape sinking ...
North Korea marks 1950-53 war anniversary
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gestures during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia July 22. (AP Photo)
Ex-general to challenge Indonesian election defeat
JAKARTA--Indonesia's losing presidential candidate plans to file a legal challenge in the nation's highest court, his campaign said July 23, a move that may prolong the political uncertainty in the country's transition to...
Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian presidency
Film in works about revival of elderly Japanese woman in Vietnam
As Vietnam's women go abroad, dads tend the home

More AJW