09/10/2013 1:51amThe Associated Press has named its Asia-Pacific enterprise editor, Ken Moritsugu, as chief of bureau for Japan.
09/10/2013 2:18amHe rolls up his pants in a downpour, holds his own umbrella and reminisces with villagers about the good old days. In nearly 10 months as China's leader, Xi Jinping has projected himself as a man of the people in a Mao Zedong-inspired propaganda push to connect with an alienated public.
09/10/2013 3:07amThe United States is trying to enlist Beijing's support for military action against Syria by arguing that it would help deter North Korea from using chemical weapons and threatening security in China's neighborhood, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
09/10/2013 4:07amA son of ex-dictator Chun Doo-hwan said Tuesday his family will pay back the money his father amassed for a huge slush fund during his corrupt 1980s rule in South Korea.
09/10/2013 5:49amChinese authorities have further tightened controls of its social media, warning that people who post comments deemed libelous and that are reposted 500 or more times will face defamation charges and up to three years in prison.
09/10/2013 8:14amThe Bangladesh government has ordered legal action against the country's Nobel laureate Muhamamd Yunus, accusing him of evading taxes on overseas income, including from book royalties, speeches at conferences and numerous awards.
09/10/2013 11:00amTwo men riding a motorcycle fatally shot a police officer Tuesday in front of Indonesia's anti-graft commission.
09/10/2013 11:24amSri Lanka's main ethnic Tamil party has accused the military of campaigning on behalf of the ruling coalition in provincial elections in the country's former northern war zone. The military denied the allegation.
09/10/2013 10:27pmJapan has increased security around a group of disputed islands it nationalized one year ago Wednesday amid strong protests from China, which also claims them and has been stepping up patrols of its own.
09/10/2013 10:57pmA billionaire Chinese real estate developer who bought one of the biggest U.S. cinema chains last year has emerged as the country's new richest tycoon.