Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Is the US military reliant on indentured workers?
A look at some of the country's most popular structures in the wake of a new five-year construction prohibition.
29 Jul 2013 10:01 GMT
A dense haze has blanketed the city-state with officials blaming neighbouring Indonesia's slash-and-burn agriculture.
20 Jun 2013 11:26 GMT
Having lost her son 24 years ago in China's deadly military crackdown, a retired professor continues to demand justice.
04 Jun 2013 07:30 GMT | Human Rights, US & Canada, China, United States
Nearly 3,000 Chinese delegates attend the first ceremony of the National People's Party in Beijing.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 05 Mar 2013 14:04 GMT
Artists such as Zhang Bingjian have taken a creative stand against corruption in China.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 07 Jan 2013 07:49 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Australia, Canada
December 21 marks the end of days for humanity, according to doomsayers, and 1-in-5 Chinese are preparing for the worst.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 19 Dec 2012 12:53 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, China, Guatemala, Mexico
Beijing launched an ambitious plan a decade ago, but the desert continues to swallow up large tracts of green land.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 08 Dec 2012 13:25 GMT | Environment, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea
China's ruling party unveils new members that will steer the Asian giant for the next decade as the congress closes.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 15 Nov 2012 14:54 GMT
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia