Chinese authorities go to great lengths to censor the Internet and control social media. A 16-year-old was recently arrested under a new law that bars "rumormongering" online. Here, customers use computers at an Internet cafe in Hefei, China, in 2012. Jianan Yu/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Disgraced politician Bo Xilai stands during his trial on corruption charges in August. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Bo Xilai's Life Sentence Reveals China's Leadership Problem

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Rice farmers pull a harvest festival cart down country lanes in Narita city, Chiba prefecture. The area is home to Tokyo's main airport, but also has many agricultural areas. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Japan's Rice Farmers See Trade Deal As Threat To Tradition

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South, North Koreans To Return To Kaesong Complex

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Price Of New iPhone May Be Too Expensive For China Market

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China's Leadership Faces Test In Fixing Justice System

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A Flock of Dumpling Ducklings: What's inside? Roasted Beijing duck, of course. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Move Over, Pot Stickers: China Cooks Up Hundreds Of Dumplings

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China's Big Political Trial Takes A Dramatic Turn

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Former Chinese Politician Has Spirited Defense At Trial

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Bo Xilai's High-Profile Trial Gets Underway In China

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Former High-Profile Chinese Politician Heads To Court

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Japan Divided On Revising World War II-Era Constitution

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JPMorgan Chase's Hiring Practices In Asia Probed

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans for reviving Japan's ailing economy are yielding mixed results so far. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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'Abenomics' Serving Up The Same Old Medicine In Japan?

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