Lawyer's Trial Renews Rule-Of-Law Concerns In China

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/123821142/123838885" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chinese People's Liberation Army sailors march past Beijing's Tiananmen Square last October during celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Feng Li/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Feng Li/Getty Images

'Let The West Get Used To A Tough China'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/123373020/123380128" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Japan's New Ruling-Party Off To Troubled Start

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/123363155/123363136" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Family Questions Probe Into Chinese Official's Death

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122570348/123341926" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Simon Wang (left), a participant in the Mr. Gay China pageant, reacts after the event was canceled by authorities in Beijing on Jan. 15. Police shut down what would have been China's first gay pageant just an hour before it was to start, organizers said. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

toggle caption Ng Han Guan/AP

For China's Gay Community, The Show Doesn't Go On

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122769883/123251864" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Local residents protest against a U.S. military base in Kadena on Japan's Okinawa island, Nov. 5, 2009. Most U.S. bases in Japan are on the southern island and have been the source of tensions for decades. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

In Okinawa, Elections Renew Debate Over U.S. Bases

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122954708/122956785" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In China, All Eyes On Google

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122702676/122702611" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sea cucumber with swan goose meat. Xiao Kaijing for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Xiao Kaijing for NPR

A Chinese Imperial Feast A Year In The Eating

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122370174/122394472" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The skyline of Pudong, the financial district of Shanghai. This year China is expected to replace Japan as the world's second-largest economy, and Germany as the world's biggest exporter. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

As China's Stature Grows, Is It Superpower Or Not?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122287573/122350724" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Record Snowfall Hits Northeast Asia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122242691/122242679" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The high-speed train travels through Wuhan city in central China. Shi wei/AP hide caption

toggle caption Shi wei/AP

China Aims To Ride High-Speed Trains Into Future

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122179548/122190198" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Verdict For Chinese Dissident Expected Friday

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121798397/121798337" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Julie Harms is questioned by a plainclothes policeman outside the Zhongnanhai compound after she attempts to deliver a letter to China's top leaders, who resides inside Zhongnanhai in Beijing. The American woman is seeking justice from the central government for her fiance, who she says was unjustly charged with a crime. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

toggle caption Ng Han Guan/AP

American Woman Seeks Justice, Chinese Style

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121200985/121216142" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A woman whose son has HIV cries during an AIDS awareness event Tuesday, World AIDS Day, held at Beijing's south railway station. A new report by UNAIDS says 42 percent of AIDS sufferers in China have experienced discrimination because of their condition. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

toggle caption Andy Wong/AP

In China, AIDS Stigma Proves Difficult To Eliminate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120987263/120986491" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chongquing, China: Mountainous Terrain, Spicy Food

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120974212/120974198" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript