The legendary architect, film director Zhang Yimou, and eight others were recognized for their achievements.
In New York City, culinary crazes come and go every season, but the (re)discovery of Japan seems here to stay.
There's debate over sanctions relief to Iran ahead of more nuclear talks in Geneva. But are sanctions effective? Suzanne DiMaggio writes for the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” about how sanctions affected the reform process in Myanmar.
In Asia, as in the U.S., business benefits from a cheap, reliable labor force that can be coerced into working long hours without protest.
Xu Jilin, a history professor at East China Normal University in Shanghai, posted questions from the French baccalauréat in an effort to cast an unflattering spotlight on China's own university entrance exam.