While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders. And so should we.
Behind the scenes, the Chinese and Japanese governments are barely communicating. That should worry us all.
"Pengpai" has tens of millions of dollars in funding, and everyone in journalism is talking about it. But no one seems pleased.
Why ongoing and close ties between Pyongyang's and Tehran's nuclear programs are cause for concern.
The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn't touch. And that's not all bad.
What new regulations might mean for China's beleaguered reporters.
A recent muckraking report is a black eye for McDonald's and KFC, but also for the country's regulators.
Chinese netizens love mocking North Korea's portly dictator. But it masks a deeper disdain.
Chinese netizens rejoice after once-swaggering state news anchor Rui Chenggang gets detained in a corruption probe.
The 1983 downing of KAL-007 accelerated the demise of the Soviet Union. Could MH17 be a tipping point for Putin's Russia?
Crowdsourced translation site Cenci gets "erased from the planet."
Just how many low-level officials is Xi Jinping going to expel from the Chinese Communist Party?
Besides, do you really fear a strong, democratic Japan more than a strong, authoritarian China?
A ChinaFile conversation on the promises and perils of partnering with Beijing on education.
China's soccer-mad president is heading to Brazil. Why is he skipping the World Cup final?
Should you have been paying attention to the recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue?
Why did China's largest broadcaster attack China's most important bank?
China's heavy-handed behavior is driving neighbors, especially Australia, farther away from its orbit.
21st-century East Asia is a dangerous neighborhood. Japan can no longer afford to be unprepared.
If the United States is going to shift focus to Asia it’s going to have to do it without Europe.
How social media and a little sleuthing turned up a Mao-era nuclear program.
Some Chinese may really hate Japan -- but that doesn't mean they love the Party.
It's a distraction. Besides, there are better ways to support human rights in China.
An interactive timeline of recently ousted high-ranking officials in China.
It was more active even than June 4, and proof that Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have spooked Beijing.