AP Wire Service MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders from 21 countries and self-governing territories are gathered in Manila for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit Nov. 17. The meeting’s official agenda is focused on trade, business and economic issues but terrorism, South China Sea disputes and climate change are also set to be in focus. […]
By Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people, many holding yellow umbrellas, marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge lawmakers to vote down Beijing-backed election reforms that sparked huge street protests last year, although the turnout was lower than organizers had expected. With a crucial vote on the southern Chinese […]
AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — New commercial flight routes off China’s southeast coast are intended to ease chronic flight delays, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday, without commenting on Taiwan’s concerns they could affect flight safety in its airspace.
By Erica Kinetz Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Closed-door court hearings of a prominent journalist and a noted minority scholar held on Friday were sharply criticized for violating due process and chilling freedom of expression as Chinese authorities tighten oversight of public speech.
By Julie Watson The Associated Press SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) — Japanese troops will converge on California’s southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country’s amphibious attack abilities.
By Eric Talmadge THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Japanese military officials said they were keeping a close eye on seven Chinese warships spotted in waters off a southern island Tuesday, Oct. 16. It was unclear whether the ship movements were related to a territorial dispute that has prompted both countries to show off […]
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 demanded that Vietnam stop “all invasive activities” after accusing it of illegally entering its waters and endangering Chinese fishermen’s lives
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