East Asia


Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the music of Mamer from Xinjiang province in northwestern China. Mamer plays China-grass, which like American bluegrass music, has ancient roots and homespun appeal

Global Politics

North Korea at it again

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing on China's measured response to North Korea's defiant actions over the last two days. China is considered North Korea's closest ally.


One noble scientist's take on global warming

One of the participants at this week's Nobel symposium on climate change was Yuan Tseh Lee. He's a native of Taiwan who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1986. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with him about the meeting that just ended in London.