Government And Politics

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

Aug 15, 2018

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

Aug 15, 2018

Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months

Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

Aug 14, 2018

The Philippine president says China's claim to airspace above newly built islands and surrounding waters in the disputed South China Sea "is wrong" and Beijing should not tell others to leave those areas to avoid clashes

China urges Malaysia to address project woes through talks

Aug 14, 2018

China says it hopes that any problems Malaysia has with multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects will be handled through "friendly negotiation."

Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

Aug 14, 2018

Most global stock markets have steadied as worries subside over Turkey's currency crisis and its potential impact on other countries.

China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs

Aug 14, 2018

China blasts US military spending bill that calls for plan to help self-ruled Taiwan improve its defenses as interference in country's affairs

US Olympian Katie Ledecky gives swim tips to Tokyo students

Aug 14, 2018

U.S. gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky has given swimming tips to Japanese elementary and junior high school students in Tokyo

Hong Kong activist speaks to foreign press, defying Beijing

Aug 14, 2018

An activist who promotes independence for Hong Kong has given a speech to foreign journalists whose association defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event

Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

Aug 14, 2018

Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law

Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

Aug 14, 2018

China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps