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China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

Jan 21, 2019

A Chinese investigation says the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law

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Thailand commits to policy of not detaining migrant children

Jan 21, 2019

Advocates for the protection of refugees and asylum seekers are lauding a commitment by Thailand to release children held in its immigration detention centers

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Chinese accuse McDonald's of supporting Taiwan independence

Jan 21, 2019

Chinese nationalists accuse McDonald's ad in Taiwan of supporting independence for the self-ruled island

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Cambodia's Hun Sen meets Xi Jinping on Beijing visit

Jan 21, 2019

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing that reinforces ties between China and its closest ally in Southeast Asia

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Report: China population growth continued to slow in 2018

Jan 21, 2019

China's population growth rate continued to slow in 2018, spelling possible trouble ahead as a swelling number of retirees pushes up against a shrinking labor pool

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China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

Jan 21, 2019

China says it will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Everest from the northern face by 1/3 this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak

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Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

Jan 21, 2019

Nissan's ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn promises to wear ankle monitor in latest request for bail after two-months of detention in Japan

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China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

Jan 21, 2019

China's 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low amid tariff battle with Washington

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Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

Jan 21, 2019

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade, despite weaker Chinese growth data

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China's 2018 economic growth slows to 6.6 percent after activity in final quarter of year declines amid US trade war

Jan 21, 2019

China's 2018 economic growth slows to 6.6 percent after activity in final quarter of year declines amid US trade war

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