12/28/2013 2:40amIn a step toward rule of law, China's national legislature on Saturday voted to abolish a much-criticized penal system that allowed police to lock up people for up to four years without due process.
12/28/2013 3:46amTens of thousands of people cheered Saturday as an anti-corruption crusader who heads a new political party vowing to uproot graft from Indian politics was sworn in as the chief minister of India's capital.
12/28/2013 5:56amMyanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party said Saturday that it will contest 2015 parliamentary elections even if the country's constitution barring her from running for president is not amended.
12/28/2013 6:28amA city in southern China has dismissed most members of its legislature after they were found to have taken millions of dollars in bribes in a massive election fraud, a Communist Party-run newspaper reported Saturday.
12/28/2013 10:00pmChinese President Xi Jinping dropped in unexpectedly at a traditional Beijing bun shop, where he queued up, ordered and paid for a simple lunch of buns stuffed with pork and onions, green vegetables, and stewed pig livers and intestines.
12/28/2013 10:41pmChina on Saturday formally allowed couples to have a second child if one parent is an only child, the first major easing of its 3-decade-old restrictive birth policy.