August 16, 2013 The official in charge of China's transplant program says that starting in November, the country will begin moving to a voluntary organ donor program.
August 12, 2013 The INS Vikrant cost $5 billion and was beset by delays, but the vessel gives India an ego boost over its more powerful neighbor China. With Monday's announcement, India joins a select group of countries that have built their own aircraft carriers.
August 12, 2013 Years of rapid industrial expansion have left many parts of China contending with thick smog and dirty water. The move comes at a time when China is trying to shift away from the investment-led economic model that has generated such dizzying growth in recent years, but the global economic downturn has made the transition a lot more challenging.
August 7, 2013 Usually bustling streets are nearly empty at noon, and thousands have gone to hospitals for relief. China's National Meteorological Center says the long-running heat wave is driven by a variety of factors, including climate change, as well as Shanghai's construction density, growing population and shrinking green space.
July 22, 2013 The strong temblors also destroyed hundreds of homes in Gansu province. Rescue operations have been complicated by downpours and aftershocks.
July 19, 2013 The move is seen as a step toward liberalizing the country's interest rate regime, giving the market more control. One analyst called it a "big breakthrough in financial reforms."
July 18, 2013 The survey by the Pew Research Center reflects China's growing economic might. However, most respondents say they still view the U.S. more favorably than China.
July 15, 2013 Nissan announced Monday that it was reviving the iconic brand for India and other emerging markets. It's not the only car model that has come back.
July 11, 2013 The New Century Global Center in Chengdu, China, boasts shopping malls, luxury hotels — even a Mediterranean village. Inside, you can fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses, four Vaticans and three Pentagons.
June 28, 2013 China's economic growth has been fueled by bank loans that flow freely. But during the latest bout of turmoil, China's central bank indicated that it may no longer lend so quickly and cheaply. The so-called shadow banking sector is of particular concern.
June 26, 2013 The U.S. executive of a Chinese factory was prevented by workers from leaving the facility following a decision to shut down part of the business and move the some jobs to India where wages are lower. The story shows how widespread labor-related strife is in the world's most populous nation, and how the bottom line dictates where jobs go.
June 23, 2013 In China, if you want to get hitched, you pretty much need to have a house. No house? Good luck to you, comrade. After decades of explosive growth, the cost of living in China's big cities has skyrocketed, and a generation of young people has been largely priced out of the housing market.
June 18, 2013 China sees Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of the agency's surveillance programs, as the gift that keeps on giving. The country's state-run media has hailed him as a hero for exposing what it calls American hypocrisy.
June 17, 2013 Chen Guangcheng says the work of Chinese Communists in the American academic circle is far greater than people realize. New York University, which helped defuse a diplomatic crisis Chen sparked last year, denied the allegations.