Rescue crews from multiple countries were still searching on Sunday for a Malaysia Airlines plane missing off the southern coast of Vietnam -- more than 20 hours after the Boeing 777-200 aircraft carrying 239 people vanished early Saturday morning.

The Chinese government announced Wednesday that their defense budget will increase by 12.2 percent, nearly 808 billion yuan, for the 2014 fiscal year. In U.S. dollars, China will be boosting its defense budget from $117 billion to approximately $132 billion,…

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has discussed climate change in both China and Indonesia during his latest diplomatic mission in Asia. Why has climate change grabbed a top spot on Kerry’s agenda in Asia? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Geoff…

Jan 31

Thailand at the brink

When I was in Thailand a year ago, the streets and glitzy shopping malls were crammed with tourists, including tens of thousands of Chinese escaping their country's crowds and pollution for a more exotic Asian New Year holiday. What a…

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