China's government often says that democracy isn't appropriate for a Chinese Confucian culture. But Chinese pro-democracy activists in Taiwan say democracy works just fine there. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story.
In the final part of her series on China's coal habit, The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on why China is likely to remain dependent on dirty coal for decades to come, despite the billions it's pouring into alternatives.
Various people around the world are looking to Dec. 21, the last day on an ancient Mayan calendar, as the end of the world. And while that theory has long been discredited, some people, especially in China, are madly preparing for that day.
The answer to our Geo Quiz is China -- which this week pledged to eliminate what it calls "absolute poverty" within its borders. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Ningxia province, one of China's poorest rural areas.
We continue our series ï¿½Created in China' with a look at the roots of innovation, at how Chinese children are or are not encouraged to be creative, and how that's evolving. Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.
The Pacific island nation of Palau has established the world's first no-fish zone for sharks. But the task of protecting the threatened fish got harder this week. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.