By Assunta Ng The best of Seattle and Washington state was showcased for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s dinner held at the Westin Hotel on Sept. 22 for over 750 attendees. So what made the event exceptional? The list of who’s who guests gathered was remarkable. Omar Lee, a guest said, “not even a million dollars […]
China tells Japan to set down historical baggage
By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister renewed calls Sunday for senior Japanese leaders to abandon any attempt to water down their nation’s guilt over its World War II aggression against China and others. Looking ahead to this year’s 70th anniversary of the end of the war, Wang Yi told reporters […]
Taiwan media kingpin pushes hard on China ties
By Peter Enav The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Appearing last year before Taiwanese regulators, billionaire media magnate Tsai Eng-meng appeared perplexed over a decision to fine his flagship newspaper for carrying camouflaged advertising on behalf of China’s Communist government.