A new investigation finds that toxic electronic waste from the US is still being shipped to unsafe recyclers and dumps overseas, despite efforts to clean up the industry. Ken Christensen reports from Hong Kong.
What if instead of increasing spending on the military, that money was spent in other ways. Use our interactive and find out how a cut in global military spending could fund projects like climate change mitigation or ending world hunger.
Tibetans are embracing WeChat to communicate with friends and family who have left the remote part of China. But WeChat isn't just like any other social network, it's heavily monitored by the Chinese government.
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was often outspoken against China, causing lots of anger and criticism among Chinese leaders and average citizens. The announcement that she'll run for president in 2016 has provoked nasty comments from China, but could that help her with American voters?
Donald Trump's lead in the GOP primary has stunned a lot of people, and not just Americans. Citizens of foreign nations can't help choose the next president, but they're undoubtedly influenced by who occupies the White House.
The recent agreement between the US and China to reduce greenhouse emissions made headlines — and rightly so. It was a big step for both nations. But, striking a balance between environmental protection and economic ascendance is much more complicated than that. In China especially, it seems, for every step forward, there are often two steps back. Its actions in Tibet are a prime example, according to a newly-published book.
The Pentagon has made it clear that its "Buy American" policy will be in effect for solar panels — which means Chinese-made solar panels are no longer acceptable for US military installation in the US and abroad.
Attackers in the western Chinese city of Urumqi, the capital of the restive province of Xinjiang, killed 31 people and injured more than 90 at an outdoor market. It was just the latest in a series of terror attacks Chinese officials are blaming on separatists from Xinjiang.
Beijing, with 21 million people, has some of the worst air pollution and traffic congestion in the world. Residents agree that something must be done, but don't ask them to get rid of their beloved cars.
A piece of Chinese jade art stolen more than 30 years ago has been returned to Harvard Art Museums. The ornamental incense burner was set to be auctioned in Hong Kong when officials realized it was stolen.