By Jim Kuhnhenn The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to the country’s shift to democracy and highlighting what his administration regards as a marquee foreign policy achievement.
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — Lawyers have denied a report that Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s family
By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s donation of school buses to tiny Macedonia has touched off derision online, where Chinese have called the gift ill-considered given their country’s poor safety record and a recent crash that killed 19 preschoolers.
By Alexa Olesen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday, but said little else in his first day out of detention, living under a gag order that underscores concerns about China’s growing use of extralegal methods to muzzle dissent. The Chinese Foreign […]
TOKYO, Japan (AP) — China faced Japanese pressure Monday to join international efforts to penalize North Korea for its alleged sinking of a South Korean
CHA-AM, Thailand (AP) — Tibet’s exiled Dalai Lama is an “honored guest” in India and will not be barred from visiting a disputed border area despite China’s strong protests, India’s prime minister said Sunday, Oct. 27, after talks with the Chinese premier.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China will continue buying U.S. government debt while paying close attention to possible fluctuations in the value of those assets, a vice governor of Beijing’s central bank said March 23.