| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country's military to help defend the United States and other allies.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:30 AM
Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday arrested at least 511 demonstrators who refused to leave city streets following one of the largest pro-democracy protests in the former British territory since its return to Chinese rule in 1997.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Food and Father's Day go together, which is why one Beijing hotel sent along this short film about a father, his son and one very sentimental meal.
"Taste the Past Today" was made partly in the Jing Yaa Tang restaurant inside the Opposite House boutique...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Even after the Chinese army moved into Tiananmen Square on the night of June 3rd 1989, and cleared it of the detritus left by the students who had occupied it for most of the previous seven weeks, it was several days before observers were certain who...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:00 PM
What is it like to eat at Hai Di Lao, the Ferrari of Chinese hot pot restaurants, to assemble your dipping sauce from an infinite bank of possibilities, to swish your bits of meat and fish through your own pot of seasoned broth instead of having to endure...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:14 PM
The World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. in a dispute with China over duties on imported American automobiles, the latest in a series of victories that the Obama administration hopes will halt Beijing's use of questionable tariffs to settle...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:02 AM
When the protests arose in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, it was easy to believe that China was on the brink of political liberalization. The world was clearly moving in that direction. Autocratic regimes in South Korea, the Philippines and...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Two prominent Chinese artists are believed to have been detained in China in recent weeks after creating works of art to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Guo Jian, who lives in Bejiing, was taken into custody earlier...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:50 AM
With Wednesday’s 25th anniversary of China’s crackdown on pro-democracy student protesters fast approaching, authorities are trying to block foreign journalists from reporting about the event and detaining others who seek to commemorate it....