China's outgoing premier Wen Jiabao gave his final public address Tuesday. And along with his government's achievements over the past 10 years, he also laid out its shortcomings.
As people in China become increasingly concerned about the safety of the food they eat, more and more of them are demanding that their government take action. One of the most prominent voices on that front is a young food safety blogger.
China is attempting a delicate balancing act - trying to mediate the explosive dispute between Sudan and the newly independent nation of South Sudan. As The World's Mary Kay Magistad explains to host Marco Werman.
President Obama appealed to China to help restrain North Korea. North Korea is planning a satellite launch next month, but the US and its allies fear it will be a cover for a long-range missile test.
China is known around the world as the place that makes the televisions, iPhones and iPads that are in hot demand. Their culture doesn't share the same way, though. But could it?
German chancellor Angela Merkel is in Beijing for a two-day visit expected to focus on the eurzone crisis, Iran and Syria. Accompanied by a 20 strong trade delegation, she is scheduled to meet President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao.