| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When it comes to fighting government corruption, few Chinese leaders have had as ruthless a reputation as Emperor Hongwu, founder of the Ming Dynasty. After taking the throne in the 14th century, he embarked on a fierce cleanup campaign, executing tainted...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one:
The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions.
Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:50 AM
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing'sTiananmen Square, while mainland China authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event.
| May 8, 2014
| 2:26 AM
One of China’s most venerable dissident journalists was paraded on state television Thursday morning, apologizing for spilling state secrets that embarrassed the Chinese Communist Party.
The public shaming of Gao Yu, a 70-year-old grandmother who...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The plot of the South Korean television series "My Love From the Star" is farfetched, dealing with an alien who falls in love with a pop star.
But the drama dominated a morning of debate for a Chinese Communist Party committee last month when...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Nu Skin Enterprises, a Utah company that sells anti-aging cosmetics and nutritional supplements, was fined more than $500,000 by Chinese regulators over allegations that it violated direct selling laws and that six Nu Skin distributors made misleading...
| Jan 10, 2014
It would be difficult to believe that China's leaders didn't expect a negative reaction from its neighbors and the United States when it announced the creation of an expansive air defense identification zone over the East China Sea in late November. But...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG -- China's President Xi Jinping is to personally head a new high-level committee intended to strengthen the state's role in the internet in China.
The move is intended to expand use of the internet within China, to boost cyber-security and...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
More than three years in the making, and easily the most ambitious cinematic rendition yet of the adventures of Buddhist monk Xuanzang and his three demigoblin disciples, "The Monkey King" nonetheless can't match the technical refinement or storytelling...