Stories tagged: china
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
‘Maniacal’ focus on China puts Trump aide out of mainstream
White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation-defining question about China’s emerging superpower status – but his call for an “economic war” puts him far outside …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Trump to seek trade investigation of China amid N. Korea tensions
Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
China to cut off North Korean imports under U.N. sanctions
China, the isolated North’s main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un’s regime too hard for fear it might collapse. But Beijing is increasingly frustrated with …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices
Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his trade office to consider investigating China for the alleged theft …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10 p.m.
Bus crash in China’s northwest kills at least 36, hurts 13
A long-distance passenger bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China’s northwest, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13 others, official media reported Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Strong earthquake strikes southwestern China, 13 dead, 175 injured
A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing nine people, injuring 164 others and knocking out power and phone networks.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
McDonald’s plans to nearly double restaurants in China
McDonald’s will nearly double the number of restaurants in China in the next five years, eventually surpassing Japan as the hamburger chain’s second-biggest market outside the U.S.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new U.N. sanctions received a welcome boost Sunday from China, the North’s economic lifeline, as Beijing called on its neighbor …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Chinese leader calls for strong army, tells troops ‘world isn’t safe’
President Xi Jinping said China needs to speed up the modernization of its military to fend off threats in increasingly dangerous times.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Chinese official says no link between US trade and N. Korea
A senior Chinese trade official said Monday the issue of China-U.S. trade should be kept separate from the issue of North Korean security threats, pushing back on statements from President …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Pentagon cites unsafe Chinese intercept of U.S. plane
The pilot of a U.S. Navy EP-3 surveillance plane took evasive action to avoid possible collision with a Chinese fighter jet during an encounter off the Korean peninsula, a Pentagon …
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Senator says detained student freed in China
A U.S. lawmaker says Chinese authorities have released an American college student who was arrested in their country a week ago after reportedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
China artificial intelligence bid seeks $59 billion industry
China aims to make the artificial intelligence industry a “new, important” driver of economic expansion by 2020, according to a development plan issued by the State Council.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
University of Montana student detained in China after dispute with cabbie
Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver, according to the student’s mother and a family …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Florida man indicted in brawl on Delta flight to China
A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
2 killed, 9 hurt in cleaver attack at Chinese Walmart store
Two people were hacked to death and another nine injured by a man wielding a meat cleaver inside a Walmart store in China’s southern manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, police in …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
China just made the most steel ever as Trump gets set to act
China’s old economy is displaying greatly renewed vigor. Output of steel and aluminum hit records last month, with mills and smelters boosting run-rates of the products used to make buildings, …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo
China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Political prisoner, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at age 61
Imprisoned for all the seven years since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo never renounced the pursuit of human rights in China, insisting on living a life …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
China’s ambition, U.S. retreat on show in Serbian factory town
SMEDEREVO, Serbia – A giant Chinese red flag flutters on a pole where an American flag used to fly at a steel mill in this dusty industrial Serbian town. The …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
China’s COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billion
Shares in both China’s state-owned shipping company, COSCO, and Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. surged Monday after COSCO agreed to buy its smaller rival for $6.3 billion.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
Foreign doctors deem ill Chinese Nobel laureate OK to travel
Two foreign specialists who visited Liu Xiaobo said Sunday that the cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate can safely travel abroad for treatment, apparently contradicting statements by Chinese experts who say …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 7 p.m.
Frustrated with North Korea? Welcome to ‘The Land of Lousy Options’
An examination of what might be done as North Korea barrels over the world’s nuclear red line.
Sat., July 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Foreign experts see China’s Nobel laureate; prognosis grim
American and German specialists saw imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo on Saturday and confirmed that he is in the final stages of terminal liver cancer, the hospital …
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Trump, Asian allies seek counter to North Korean ‘menace’
Wrapping up his second European tour, President Donald Trump and Asian allies searched for consensus Saturday on how to counter what the president called the “menace” of North Korea after …
Sat., July 8, 2017
Charles Krauthammer: Rubicon is crossed with North Korea
We do have powerful alternatives. But each is dangerous and highly unpredictable. Which is why the most likely ultimate outcome, by far, is acquiescence.
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
China’s ailing Nobel laureate’s brothers visit; fears mount
China’s imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo’s two brothers were being allowed to travel to a northeastern city to visit him in a hospital Saturday, a friend and a …
Thu., July 6, 2017
Cooperation needed to thwart North Korea
The net encircling Pyongyang must be urgently tightened through international cooperation.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
U.S. warns North Korea that diplomatic window is closing
The United States warned Wednesday that North Korea was “quickly closing off” the prospect of a diplomatic resolution to its provocations, as the Trump administration launched a government-wide effort to …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
China rocket failure likely to set back next space missions
The failure of China’s Long March 5 rocket deals a rare setback to China’s highly successful space program that could delay plans to bring back moon samples and offer rival …