By David Wivell and Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press DALIAN, China (AP) — Chinese authorities’ swift decision to close and move an urban chemical factory after weekend street protests underscores the ruling Communist Party’s fear of alienating the increasingly outspoken middle class.
BEIJING (AP) — Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, and drug-tainted pork. The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings
SHANGHAI (AP) — Walt Disney Co. and its Shanghai partner broke ground last Friday for a long-awaited theme park that Disney hopes will draw legions
BEIJING, China (AP) — Chinese police detained the wife of the co-founder of a Mongolian separatist movement and raided the family bookstore just days before the
BEIJING, China (AP)—China’s President Hu Jintao is scheduled to visit the United States in January, a senior U.S. official said Thursday, Oct. 21st in
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam, often criticized by Western governments and international groups for its poor human rights record, has published the first issue of a human rights magazine to help counter what it calls “erroneous and hostile allegations,” state media reported last Thursday. The official Vietnam News Agency quoted Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem […]
DAFENG, China (AP) — When asked why she and her husband don’t want a second child, Shi Xiaomei smiles at her pudgy 9-year-old son and does a quick tally of the family budget.
BEIJING (AP) — Lin Xiuying believes her daughter bled to death after being gang-raped two years ago by a group of thugs that had ties to the police in their southern Chinese town.
China vowed Sunday to remain alert to any renewed signs of economic crisis and forcefully defended its currency, trade and more assertive foreign policies as helping global rebalancing, not undermining it …
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government will present a bill to lawmakers on March 8 aimed at empowering the nation’s often-marginalized women by reserving one-third of legislative seats for them, a governing party spokesman said.