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  • U.S. moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

    President Obama has signed a measure allowing the U.S. government to sell four used frigates to Taiwan, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said Friday. The news prompted an angry response from China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory and resents...
  • Kerry condemns North Korea for Sony cyber attack

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday criticized North Korea for carrying out a cyber attack against Sony Pictures and urged other nations to help combat such hacking. "The United States condemns North Korea for the cyber-attack targeting Sony...
  • China to set up satellite, radar network to strengthen maritime power

    China will set up an offshore observation network, including satellite and radar stations, to strengthen the country's maritime power, the official China Daily reported on Friday, in a move that could exacerbate tensions in the region. Many of China's...
  • China's top judge urges swift, severe sentences in Xinjiang

    China must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terror attacks, national security and social stability in its restive region of Xinjiang, the country's top judge said, in comments likely to further worry rights groups and exiles. Resource-...
  • Dalai Lama's star waning in the West, China official says

    Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is drawing less and less attention in the West and manages to win eyeballs only with pointless suggestions that his title will die out with him, a top Chinese official told state media. Tibetan Buddhism...
  • China revises up size of 2013 economy, sees no effect on 2014 growth

    China revised up the size of its economy in 2013 but sees that having little effect on economic growth this year, amid expectations that Beijing may roll out more stimulus to support the slowing economy. Gross domestic product was up 3.4 percent to an...
  • China jails captain for deadly plane crash

    A Chinese court has jailed for three years the captain of a plane that crashed four years ago killing 44 people after finding him guilty of negligence, state media reported on Friday. Qi Quanjun, in charge of the fatal Henan Airlines flight, was...
  • China lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate sale

    China said on Friday it had lodged a protest with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the sale of up to four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan. Foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said the...
  • Detained China rights lawyer facing 'inhuman torment', wife says

    A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer arrested this year has had to endure hours of interrogation and his health has suffered, his wife wrote in a letter released on Friday, calling for his immediate release. Pu Zhiqiang, one of China's most...
  • China oil giant probes 'worthless' deals in Indonesia

    It is particularly difficult to monitor smaller offshore investments in high risk oil and gas exploration, say current and former officials at China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). Deals where managers engineer kickbacks can be disguised as...
  • Special Report: Depleted oil field is window into China's corruption crackdown

    In a muddy clearing in southern Sumatra, a portable diesel power plant hammers away alongside a wellhead, struggling to extract crude from a depleted reservoir that lies below farmland and rubber plantations. It was much easier to extract cash from a...