BEIJING — Even before U.S.-China trade tensions began escalating dramatically, foreign businesses who operate in China were warning about the impact tariffs could have. And now, according to a newly released joint survey from the American Chamber of Commerce in China and AmCham Shanghai, many are already feeling the pinch. More than 60 percent say the initial $50 […]
BEIJING — China has launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, marking an important military milestone. The vessel will become the second carrier in the country’s expanding naval fleet. Analysts say the launch highlights the strides China has made in advancing its carrier program, as well as its ambitions to project power further into the Pacific […]
BEIJING — In what could be a serious setback for Washington and its pivot to Asia, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced his country’s “separation” from the United States, following high-level talks with Chinese leaders in Beijing. “In this venue, your honors, I announce my separation from the United States, both in military, not maybe social, […]
BEIJING—China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of the disputed islands it has claimed in the South China Sea, a move that is likely to increase tensions among China and its neighbors. Officials in Taiwan and the United States say China has deployed surface to air missiles on a disputed island Beijing […]
BEIJING—North Korea’s key diplomatic ally China has voiced firm opposition to what Pyongyang said was its first hydrogen bomb test Wednesday. Beijing said it will lodge a formal protest and has called on its northern neighbor to give up on its ambitions for nuclear weapons. Analysts said that while China is likely to take some […]
BEIJING—The United States frequently voices concerns about human rights abuses in China and North Korea. But now, both nations are taking Washington to task after a U.S. Senate report said the CIA tortured suspected terrorists. Late Tuesday, in apparent anticipation of the report’s release and World Human Rights Day, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency argued […]
BEIJING — China has lodged a protest with the U.S. Ambassador in Beijing in response to accusations that five Chinese military officers engaged in cyber theft and espionage targeting American companies and labor groups. China also says it could take further steps in response to the indictments. China’s Foreign Ministry says Beijing lodged the protest late […]
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Monday evening that new satellite data has concluded missing Malaysian flight MH370 with 239 passengers and crew went down in the Indian Ocean.
BEIJING â€” China plans to boost defense spending to $130 billion, a 12 percent increase.