Stories tagged: china
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Chilean authorities are issuing a health alert, saying they distributed more than 712,000 defective condoms.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
China’s ambassador to Britain has warned relations are at a crossroads following the new government’s decision to delay a decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear project.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
If there were no foreign trade in steel, most of those jobs would have vanished anyway.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
China’s exports fell again in July by an unexpectedly wide margin while a decline in imports accelerated in a possible sign of weakness in the world’s second-largest economy.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
China’s military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing’s claim to almost the entire …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
BEIJING – Lifting a cloud of regulatory uncertainty hanging over the future of Uber and its competitors in China, the government on Thursday legalized ride-sharing services but announced new licensing …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
VIENTIANE, Laos – China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory Monday, preventing Southeast Asia’s main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
GENEVA – The European Union has launched dispute proceedings against China in the World Trade Organization over import duties and other alleged measures involving raw materials. After similar action against …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Hotels, restaurants adapt to language, cultural hurdles
Wed., July 13, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
The Chinese government is believed to have hacked into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2010, 2011 and 2013, including the workstation of then-FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, a …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
China struck back loudly and forcefully Wednesday after an international tribunal invalidated many of its claims in the South China Sea. But Beijing has largely been silent about some of …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
EU leaders said Wednesday that they have agreed with China to form a working group to discuss Beijing’s overproduction of steel, an issue they say is linked to whether they …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Qi He, of central China, who died glissading in Aasgard Pass, was remembered for his love of the mountains. His parents chose to have him buried Saturday in Leavenworth’s Mountain …
Sat., July 9, 2016
There are now nearly a million more factory jobs in this country than there were in 2010. Many of them are coming – surprise, surprise – from China.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is has hired three Mandarin-speaking rangers to help with communication amid a growing number of Chinese tourists.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit climbed in May as a surge in imports of Chinese-made cellphones and computers pushed the politically sensitive imbalance with China to the highest level in six …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
BEIJING – Three days of heavy rain in southern China have left 50 people dead and another 12 missing and destroyed thousands of homes, authorities said Sunday, as areas along …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
An overnight sleeper bus in northern China fell off an expressway into a ditch after a tire burst, killing 26 people, officials said.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers again this year, and for the first time the winning system uses Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Wal-Mart is partnering with China’s No. 2 e-commerce site as the world’s largest retailer seeks dominance in the extraordinarily lucrative, but increasingly competitive online marketplace.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Apple is embroiled in a patent dispute in China that threatens to block future sales of the iPhone 6 in Beijing unless the company can overturn a regulator’s recent ruling.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
One of the five Hong Kong booksellers whose disappearances sparked international concern said Thursday he spent months confined in a room under constant surveillance by mainland Chinese authorities, who interrogated …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 2:42 p.m.
Global stock benchmark provider MSCI says it is delaying including stocks listed in mainland China in its widely followed Emerging Markets Index, saying investors want China to take further steps …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
From our archives, 100 years ago Thomas Wing, a Spokane tailor, left Spokane more than a year ago to be married in China, his native land.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
China promised to rein in production of steel that is flooding global markets and work with Washington to enforce North Korea nuclear sanctions, as high-level talks between the superpowers ended …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
Chris Sarbaugh planned on being halfway around the world by now. Ireland, Croatia, Germany, Italy – he had the European works of travel planned as a post-graduation present to himself. …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Indonesia’s navy said Monday it fired shots at a Chinese trawler when it refused to stop fishing in Indonesian waters, and then seized the vessel and its eight crewmembers.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
For all the lusty cheers and warm welcomes that Obama has gotten during his time in Vietnam, the transformation clearly is still very much a work in progress.
Sun., May 22, 2016
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