Stories tagged: china
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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Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Adds US State Department comment. Edits 4th paragraph to fix typo. For global distribution. BEIJING (AP) – China on Thursday rejected U.S. claims that its fighter jets maneuvered unsafely when …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
During China’s decadelong Cultural Revolution, from 1966 to 1976, an estimated 1.7 million people died amid a frenzy of ideologically driven violence. Yet on Monday, China marked the 50th anniversary …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
BEIJING – With sales of iPhones slowing in mainland China and Apple running into trouble with regulators there, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company may see its $1 billion investment in ride-hailing …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
China’s Xiamen Airlines will begin direct flights between Seattle and Shenzhen, China, starting in September.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Upping the ante in the feud over who is responsible for rising tensions in the South China Sea, China on Wednesday said repeated U.S. Navy patrols in the area are …
Sun., May 8, 2016
A landslide in southeast China on Sunday buried about 30 workers at the construction site of a hydropower project, an official said.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
U.S. and global stock indexes moved lower a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern over the state of the economy. The data …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit fell in March to the lowest level in 16 months as imports plunged by the largest amount since the depths of the recession seven years ago.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
The foreign ministers of Russia and China on Friday expressed their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and said non-claimants should not take …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Billionaire business magnate Carl Icahn, whose investment decisions can influence the stock market, said Thursday that he dumped what was left of his nearly 1 percent stake in Apple Inc. …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
China’s Ministry of Justice has sent back a lawsuit in which thousands of U.S. homeowners say a Cabinet-level agency should pay for damage to their homes from defective drywall made …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
In a military buildup certain to inflame tensions with China, the United States said Thursday it will send troops and combat aircraft to the Philippines for regular, more frequent rotations, …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Las Vegas Sands is paying a $9 million fine to settle a regulatory investigation that painted an unflattering picture of the casino owner’s expansion into a gambling mecca in China.
Sun., April 3, 2016
Scam artists, drug cartels and gangs from around the world have found a new haven for laundering money: China.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
McDonald’s Corp. said Thursday it plans to open 1,500 new restaurants in China, South Korea and Hong Kong as it looks to faster-growing markets to help drive a global turnaround.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
A Chinese casino junket operator says he has returned $4.63 million of the $81 million that hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank’s account in the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank …