East Asia

Conflict & Justice

Remembering Tiananmen

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre. Many Chinese remember the event vividly, but it's a day the Chinese government would rather forget.

Conflict & Justice

Chinese city on edge

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about the mood in the city of Urumqi in western China, where ethnic riots broke out earlier this week between ethnic Uighurs and Han Chinese.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to our quiz is the Venetian trader and traveller, Marco Polo. His descriptions of Central Asia and China enthralled readers from the 13th century to the present day.

Arts, Culture & Media

KFC Christmas

Christmas isn't a national holiday in Japan but many Japanese celebrate the 25th with a special meal: fried chicken ? specifically, Kentucky Fried Chicken. Colonel Sander's chicken is considered a Christmas tradition there. Akiko Fujita reports.

Global Politics

Confucius versus Avatar

?Avatar' is hugely popular in China, but the government has been pulling it out of theaters to replace it with the epic about the life of Confucius, starring Chow Yun-fat. Mary Kay Magistad went to the movies to find out what people in China make of this.