Taiwan's decision to re-elect President Ma Ying-jeou is a sign that most Taiwanese are OK with the cozier ties that have developed with mainland China. But is China OK with leaving things where they are, or do they want more of a move toward reunification.
In small cities in Japan's tsunami zone, the rebuilding process is going slowly. Though some cities are trying to use the destruction as a chance to build better communities, they're running into problems of finding funding.
In the wake of successful election in Myanmar over the weekend, the United States is taking action to relax some of the sanctions it has imposed on the country, also known as Burma, for more than two decades.
Long before Mao Zedong took the reins of power in China, he went to one of the poorest villages in rural China. That village, in Jiangxi province, is still one of China's poorest. And it's far from the classless dream Mao espoused while he was there.