By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when he hosted President Barack Obama at their last summit less than a year ago. Tensions are rising over allegations of Beijing-directed cyberattacks on the […]
By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s official. The U.S. government says it’s abandoning decades of tradition and moving out of New York’s famed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, which was purchased last year by a Chinese firm from Worldwide. President Barack Obama, his staff and the sizable State Department contingent that trek to Manhattan […]
By Matthew Pennington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, renowned for her peaceful struggle against military rule, began a marathon tour of the United States on Monday, Sept. 17, the latest milestone in her remarkable journey from political prisoner to globe-trotting stateswoman.
SEATTLE (AP) — South Korean President Lee Myung-bak arrived in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 22, for a two-day visit.