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  • Spreading Internet rumors in China can mean jail time under new rules

    Spreading Internet rumors in China can mean jail time under new rules
    BEIJING -- Spreading rumors on the Internet could get you three years in prison in China, with the penalties rising if the rumor is reposted more than 500 times or viewed by more than 5,000 people. So says a judicial interpretation issued Monday by...
  • China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

    BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption. The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
  • Markets, analysts disappointed by results of China plenum

    Markets, analysts disappointed by results of China plenum
    BEIJING -- Financial markets, economists and even one amateur limerick writer gave the thumbs down to the new Chinese Communist Party leadership’s long-awaited platform on economic reform. Although a communiqué issued Tuesday night at the close of...
  • China expecting a modest baby boom under revised one-child policy

    BEIJING — At soon as Luo Yuannan heard about the change in China's one-child law, she began to calculate when it would be best for her 2 1/2-year-old son to get a baby sister, because, like many modern Chinese women, Luo is pining for a girl. "I...
  • U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke to resign

    BEIJING -- Gary Locke, the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing, said Wednesday he will leave his post early next year to rejoin his wife and three children in Seattle. The former Commerce secretary and two-term governor of Washington said his...
  • The EU tortoise makes a move

    So the German people have spoken, and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reelected. That means the European Union will continue to be a tortoise. Next May, following the European Parliament elections, we will discover just how slow and unhappy a creature...
  • Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi

    Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi
    BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia. There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
  • Tiananmen Square attack sows terror in spiritual heart of China

    BEIJING--It could hardly have been a more audacious attack or one that was aimed more directly at the bull's-eye that is the spiritual heart of China. At 12:05 p.m. Monday, a white sport utility vehicle entered a sidewalk and drove nearly 500 yards,...
  • China leaders were nearby during apparent Tiananmen Square attack

    BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and the six other top officials reportedly were at Tiananmen Square on Monday when a vehicle crashed and exploded nearby, leaving five dead. Although there is no indication that the physical safety of the leaders,...
  • For Villaraigosa, no lame-duck treatment in Beijing

    BEIJING -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might be leaving office at the end of next month, but he nonetheless got a personal audience Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting came in advance of Xi’s scheduled trip to...
  • Chen Xitong dies at 82; former mayor of Beijing

    Chen Xitong, a former mayor of Beijing who backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement during his term but later expressed regret, died at 82 on Sunday, two days before the 24th anniversary of the bloody quelling of the...