By Matthew Lee The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking a foreign policy gamble by sending Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on a historic trip to the isolated Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar this week. The administration is betting that the first visit to the country, also known as Burma, […]
By Margie Mason The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Every day, as the guards marched Thanh Dac Nguyen into the jungle for another shift of backbreaking labor, he tossed a pebble on the lump of red earth, where his closest friend was buried. It was the only way he knew to mark the site, […]
BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. Senate resolution critical of Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea “doesn’t hold water” and its sponsors should promote peace in other ways, China said Tuesday.
BEIJING (AP) — China will never allow the United States to dictate political reforms and any American pressure over human rights will torpedo talks on such issues
TOKYO, Japan (AP) — China faced Japanese pressure Monday to join international efforts to penalize North Korea for its alleged sinking of a South Korean
“The Cove” is a recent Academy Award winner for Best Feature Documentary. The film describes the annual killing of dolphins in a National Park at Taiji, Wakayama, in Japan from an anti-dolphin hunting campaigner’s point of view.
TAIJI, Japan (AP) — The Japanese fishing village featured in “The Cove,” which won an Oscar for best documentary, defended its practice of hunting dolphins on March 8 as a part of a long tradition.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On Jan. 11, North Korea proposed signing a peace treaty this year to formally end the Korean War, a suggestion that Washington quickly dismissed.
BEIJING (AP) — On May 5, Beijing said a U.S. report criticizing the state of China’s religious freedom was biased and groundless.