By Amanda Lee Myers Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Chinese businessman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack into the computer systems of U.S. defense contractors, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, according to court records released March 23. Su Bin, 50, admitted to conspiring with two unnamed hackers in China […]
By Wen Liu Special to Northwest Asian Weekly No one can better shed light on U.S. and China relations for us than Sidney Rittenberg, who knows China and the Communist Party inside out. Having lived in China for 35 years through wars and revolutions, now in his very wise 90s, he has to be the […]
By Johnson Lai Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The front-runner in Taiwan’s presidential race said last Sunday that she would seek stable relations with mainland China, but did not rule out revisiting the island’s official stance on independence, leaving open questions about how China would respond to her probable victory in next month’s elections. […]
By Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – State media say China’s national legislature has voted to abolish a much-criticized penal system that allowed police to lock up people for up to four years without due process.
By George Koo New America Media When Shuanghui, China’s largest pork producer, made an offer to buy Smithfield, it should have been a straightforward business transaction. Smithfield is America’s largest pork producer. By acquiring Smithfield, Shuanghui would be positioned to fill China’s rising demand for more pork.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Even though 2013 has only been underway for a few short weeks, there’s already a lot of news to cover, including anti-Americanism, television castings, and even some news straight out of Seattle. Read on to find out about all the buzz of the new year!
A-pop! All things Asian in popular culture By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This month was wacky. In the words of the inimitable Sharon Stone, “Is that karma, when you’re not nice that the bad things happen to you?” Think about that as I run through the latest haps in pop culture. It’s not racist […]
BEIJING (AP) — When the police came for Liu Xiaobo on a December night nearly two years ago, they didn’t tell the dissident author why he was being taken away.
Every Friday afternoon, students pack a college classroom in Beijing to catch a glimpse of the sharply dressed professor punching the air as he speaks with surprising candor about the travails of his ethnic group, the Uighurs.
HONG KONG (AP) — China has reversed its decision to import a hit Taiwanese film that highlights Japan’s 50-year colonial rule over the island because it may be offensive to nationalist sentiment on the Chinese mainland, news reports said.