Some think that Asia is on the cusp of a new cold war. If it were to happen, it would mean the rivalry that has been growing is transformed into overt militarized competition that drags the region into its vortex.
US President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing warned it would retaliate, in a rapid escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged his commitment to denuclearization and to meet US officials, China said on Wednesday after his meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold friendship with its isolated neighbor.
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.
A new "super-ministry" set to deepen Chinese President Xi Jinping's war on graft and extend it to all state employees is likely to undermine years of work by Chinese legal reformers to protect the rights of suspects during investigations, according to some Chinese academics.
A spokesperson for former British Prime Minister David Cameron said the fund will “invest in innovative and sustainable growth opportunities in both the UK and China to create jobs and further boost trade links.”
China's Communist Party has ended its four-day meeting with the promotion of Vice President Xi Jinping to a key military post. The World's Mary Kay Magistad covered the meeting of the ruling party's governing Central Committee in Beijing.
The man likely to become China's next leader, Vice-President Xi Jinping, is set to begin a closely watched visit to the United States. In comments ahead of his trip Xi sounded a note of warning to the US over its military stance in the Pacific.
China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping held his first talks with a foreign official since vanishing from the public eye nearly two weeks ago. He met with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
China is going through an unsually messy transition of power, punctuated by a murder trial, a disgraced politician, and a disappearing leader-in-waiting. People in China have a different perspective. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story.