Shenyang, China - population 8 million - was once heavily polluted by blankets of soot and smog. Now, it is transforming itself into a growing center for green technology.
The government in Beijing plans to raise the minimum wage by 15 percent every year for the next five years.
International news about China, Hungary, Ivory Coast, Palestine, Costa Rica and Cuba are explored.
Apple, famous for its Mac computers and iPhones, spends millions to create the image of a benevolent corporate giant that, while making money, does more than its part to better the world.
China reacted angrily after the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Liu Xiaobo this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The Liu Xiaobo is serving an 11-year prison sentence for "agitation aimed at subverting the government."
China-Russia ties, Afghanistan deaths, green industry in Caribbean, Nigeria's oil, lifetime jobs in Germany, U.S.-Cuba trade.
A quick look at news from France, United Kingdom, Iraq, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.
The toll of deaths in mudslides in Northwest China has reached 337 and keeps rising, as rescuers and diggers use their bare hands in a desperate search for more than 1,100 others that are still missing.
Spanish workers battle austerity, lead poisoning in Nigeria, Israel seeks more military aid, Venezuela cuts military spending, China hears labor demands, Cuba boosts Internet access.
Behind the ceremony, Indo-China relations remain strong.