By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Lawyers of a well-known Chinese general’s son accused of taking part in a gang rape are waging a rare, Western-style war of words against his critics in a reflection of the growing perception that public opinion counts.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly LA-based rapper Jonathan Park, better known by his stage name Dumbfoundead, has spent the majority of 2013 touring across the United States and Europe, but that hasn’t slowed down his most recent project. Park’s new web series “Run DMZ” premiered in June and is off to a strong start.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese teenager who defaced an ancient temple in Egypt with graffiti has come under fire at home where his vandalism prompted public fretting about how to cultivate a good image overseas as more newly affluent Chinese travel abroad.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the United States, lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and India have glossed over a recent standoff along their countries’ disputed border in an apparent sign that the incident will not harm future high-level contacts.
By Assunta Ng Being detectives and negotiators, as well as resilient and forgiving people, has allowed us to deal with many conflicts over the past 30 years. But sometimes, even these skills are inadequate to survive the types of challenges I am going to share with you.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly If you’ve had to do a double take at our staff box recently, you’re not mistaken. Something is different. At the end of last month, the paper said goodbye to its editor Stacy Nguyen, and a new editor came on board. Nguyen found a new opportunity working with social media […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Gary Locke has been praised for his down-to-earth manner since becoming the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing. He’s also been denounced as a showboater, a neocolonialist tool, and a traitor to the Chinese race. China’s bipolar reactions to Locke since his appointment last month are […]
Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up a visit to China last Sunday that offered him extensive face-time with the country’s expected future leader, Xi Jinping, and delivered a strong message of U.S. mutual interdependence with the world’s second-largest economy …
By Alexa Olesen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China, the largest foreign holder of U.S. debt, demanded last week that America tighten its belt and confront its “addiction to debts” in the wake of Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the U.S. credit rating.