12/19/2013 12:27amBurgeoning scientific power China is starting construction on its fourth Antarctic research base to enhance work on climate change and other fields.
12/19/2013 6:31amThe Indian government still doesn't have a final toll for the thousands of people killed in massive flash floods earlier this year, but in the Himalayan hamlet known as the Village of Widows, the loss is all too specific: 57 people killed, about a quarter of its population.
12/19/2013 4:43pmIn New York, it looked like a straightforward case: an obscure young diplomat at the Indian consulate was accused of lying on visa forms so she could bring her maid to the U.S., paying her less than $3 an hour. The diplomat was arrested, processed through the legal system like anyone else and quickly freed on bail.
12/19/2013 6:25pmBeijing has issued press credentials to financial news agency Bloomberg's China-based reporters after a tense delay seen as retaliation for the company's hard-hitting reports on the country's leaders.
12/19/2013 9:52pmThailand's navy has filed criminal defamation charges against a news website that published stories alleging Thai military involvement in the trafficking of Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya boatpeople, an editor said.
12/19/2013 10:10pmChina has rejected 545,000 tons of imported U.S. corn found to contain an unapproved genetically modified strain, the country's product safety agency announced Friday.