northern China

Grandfather of Tibetan Religious Figure Self-Immolates

An exiled Tibetan holds a photograph of Sangay Gyatso during a candlelight vigil in solidarity the 27-year-old's self-immolation that resulted in his death. Another Tibetan man set himself on fire in Gansu Province over the weekend. (STR/AFP/GettyImages) An elderly Tibetan man who is the grand...

Japanese Medicine Boycotted by Chinese Hospitals Over Island Row

A woman displays a poster during a protest over the Senkaku islands disupte, outside the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Sept. 18, 2012. A boycott of Japanese goods and services is spreading through the Chinese economy. (Mark Ralston/AFP/GettyImages) The weeks-long diplomatic row over who has sover...