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  • China blasts proposal to name D.C. street for dissident Liu Xiaobo

    BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner. A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
  • 4 charged in deadly knife attack at China train station

    BEIJING Four suspects in the deadly March 1 mass knifing at a train station in southern China have been formally charged with terrorist activities and other crimes, authorities in the city of Kunming said Monday. No date for a trial was announced, but...
  • China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

    JENSEN, Utah It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River. After driving past the only gas station in Jensen, population 400, a...
  • Hong Kong activists push democracy through polling

    BEIJING Hong Kong's 3.5 million registered voters are making a statement that they want ballot choices in 2017. China's Communist Party is making a statement it wants to control those choices. Those entrenched positions are clashing this week as Hong...
  • Strong turnout for referendum on choosing Hong Kong's leader

    More than 400,000 Hong Kong residents cast electronic ballots Friday in a nonbinding referendum aimed at giving the Chinese city’s 7.2 million people more of a voice in how their chief executive is selected, organizers of the vote said. However,...
  • Police arrest 511 after Hong Kong democracy rally

    Police arrest 511 after Hong Kong democracy rally
    Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday arrested at least 511 demonstrators who refused to leave city streets following one of the largest pro-democracy protests in the former British territory since its return to Chinese rule in 1997. Demonstrators were...
  • How far will China's president take his anti-corruption crusade?

    BEIJING When Xi Jinping assumed China's top leadership post last year, skeptics doubted he'd follow through on vows to crack down on "tigers" and "flies" corrupt high-level officials and lowly bureaucrats. After all, the Chinese people have heard official...
  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • China should let more ailing firms fail: deputy central bank governor

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China should let more ailing firms go bankrupt to help improve economic mechanisms rather than allow them to get government-led bailouts, a deputy central bank governor said on Tuesday. The risk of corporate failures is rising as...
  • China to lower anti-dumping taxes on U.S. chicken suppliers

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will lower anti-dumping duties on U.S. chicken products from Wednesday in the wake of last year's ruling against Beijing by the World Trade Organization in a four-year-old dispute, the commerce ministry said. China will levy...
  • China faces tougher sell in Winter Olympics bid

    (Reuters) - Beijing promised a "frugal" Winter Olympics and to harness the event to clean up the capital's notorious air pollution if selected as host of the 2022 Games, but the pledges were greeted with scepticism on Chinese social media. Along with...