China appears to be trying to force an apology from the Britain, using diplomats to warn of future investment in the UK being harmed.
China has made great leaps forward in economic terms, but it falls way behind in terms of freedom of press.
North Korean soldiers are reported to be smuggling drugs into China in order to make desperately needed money in the country.
The sentencing of a US citizen by a North Korean court complicates the existing tense negotiating position between America and North Korea.
We drove through the worst affected areas, and there was damage all along the roads. This earthquake has caused devastation and despair.
A powerful earthquake struck China's south western Sichuan province today, leaving 157 dead and more than 5,700 injured.
Tomorrow the ground of the North Korean capital will shake as the nations celebrates the birthday of its founder - last year I witnessed it.
US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Beijing to discuss North Korea situation - but does China have "more capacity to make a difference"?
When North Korea is threatening to launch missiles, targets unknown, there's a lot at stake.
Through her tears, a North Korean woman told me how she had to escape: risk death while running across the border or die of starvation.