A 1999 decision to radically expand higher education enrollment came amid Communist Party fears of social instability — and the repercussions are still being felt.
The president's withdrawal from a groundbreaking international climate change accord has galvanized action by subnational groups and corporations.
The filmmaker Michael Wood describes his new documentary series tackling the sweep of Chinese history.
What the ancient conflict between Athens and Sparta tells us about present-day Sino-American relations
The Korean-American writer discusses her work profiling Japan's marginalized Korean population.
Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.
The New York Times South Asia bureau chief was awarded the 2017 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia.