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US to restrict visas for some Chinese officials

The US is going to restrict visas for Chinese officials linked to human rights abuses against Muslims. The move comes as the two countries prepare to meet for trade talks. CNN's Christine Romans reports....

US to restrict visas for some Chinese officials

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U.S. to Restrict Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Abuse of Muslim Minorities The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials linked to the abuse of Muslim minority groups in China’s Xinjiang region, where as many as a million people are detained in camps....
06:28 2019-10-09

US restricts visas for Chinese officials over internment of Muslim minorities More than 1 million Uighurs and other minorities detainedMove is seen as victory for Pompeo and Pence over MnuchinThe US has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist party officials accused of being involved in the mass internmen...
01:42 2019-10-09

US restricts visas for Chinese officials over 'campaign to erase religion' in Xinjiang More than 1 million Uighurs and other minorities detainedMove is seen as victory for Pompeo and Pence over MnuchinThe US has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist party officials accused of being involved in the mass internmen...
09:14 2019-10-09

China to restrict visas for Americans linked to certain groups: report The Chinese government plans to restrict visas for some Americans, specifically those employed by the U.S. intelligence community and certain human rights groups, according to a report....
19:14 2019-10-09

Beijing plans to restrict visas for US visitors with 'anti-China' links The Chinese rules would mandate the drafting of a list of U.S. military and CIA-linked institutions and rights groups, and the addition of their employees to a visa blacklist, according to sources, who declined to be identified....
03:42 2019-10-10

China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said, following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese nationals, as relations between the countries sour....
10:56 2019-10-09

US restricts China officials' visas over treatment of Xinjiang minorities The US is increasing pressure on China over the situation in Xinjiang province. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced restrictions on visas for Chinese officials to "complement" 28 blacklisted Chinese organizations....
10:56 2019-10-09

No Chinese Visas For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra After Ladakh Move: Sources China has not granted visas to a group of Indians planning to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on Wednesday, sources said on Tuesday, hours after the country opposed India's move to make Ladakh......
19:56 2019-08-06

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
12:42 2019-06-09

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
01:28 2019-07-05

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been re...
10:56 2019-07-03

US bans Chinese officials for persecuting Uighur Muslims Chinese Communist Party officials involved in mass crackdown on Uighur Muslims are barred from entering the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced today....
05:14 2019-10-09

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
20:14 2019-07-05

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two...
12:28 2019-06-20

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
19:28 2019-07-02

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Sü...
19:14 2019-07-03

Afghan Taliban meet with Chinese officials after talks with US collapse A Taliban delegation has met with China's special representatives for Afghanistan in Beijing. The meeting comes after US President Trump unexpectedly called off talks with the Taliban earlier this month....
22:42 2019-09-22

US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Chinese Officials Over Muslim Treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the......
00:00 2019-10-09

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
14:38 2019-05-21

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai New trade talks between the United States and China ended Wednesday with small signs of progress that could indicate potential to end the long-running trade conflict....
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
23:42 2019-10-08

U.S., Chinese officials to discuss trade in phone call this week: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday told reporters he expects to have another telephone call with Chinese officials this week as part of resumed discussions about a trade agreement....
23:28 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
00:56 2019-10-09

Chinese, Indian communities in Canada can be used for ‘hostile-state activity’: officials Obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information law, the report's release comes ahead of a federal election in which Canada's relations with China and India as well as fears of foreign-government interference are likely to figure pro...
06:42 2019-07-13

American killed in border shootout was attempting to smuggle in Chinese nationals, officials say The American man killed at the border in a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night was attempting to smuggle in two Chinese nationals, officials announced Wednesday....
16:01 2019-06-06

Hong Kong protesters and Chinese officials hold rival press conferences Beijing authorities issue strongest warning yet to demonstrators in rare media briefingChinese authorities and masked protesters have held rival press conferences in an attempt to take control of the narrative amid escalating demonstrations in Hong K...
17:00 2019-08-06

‘We must do it’: Deutsche Bank allegedly hired children of Russian, Chinese officials to win work The episodes, outlined in a SEC settlement agreement with the bank late last week, are among several controversies haunting Deutsche Bank as it undergoes a major reorganization and faces intense scrutiny of its relationship with President Trump and h...
11:28 2019-08-27

United States imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over 'abuse' of Muslims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials accused of being involved in the Asian nation's "detention and abuse" of its Muslim minority population....
05:14 2019-10-09

Chinese Officials Respond To NBA Controversy By Moving Millions Of Citizens To NHL Re-Fanification Camps BEIJING—On the heels of recent pro-Hong Kong comments by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey, Chinese officials responded to the criticism Tuesday by moving millions of Chinese citizens to NHL re-fanification camps. “To show that China will not tolerate t...
04:56 2019-10-09

Houston Rockets blasted by Chinese basketball officials over Hong Kong tweet Chinese basketball officials are blasting the Rockets. The once-cozy relationship between the NBA’s Houston Rockets and Chinese hoops officials turned sour over the weekend after Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted a shout-out to demonstrators in Ho...
22:28 2019-10-06

Chinese officials cancel U.S. farm visits as Trump says he feels no pressure to cut trade deal before 2020 elections The exclusions, published ahead of trade talks next month, cover products ranging from plastic straws to coffee filters to electric skateboards. The U.S. and China are expected to meet for high-level trade talks next month....
00:00 2019-09-21

Ex-prisoners sue over Republican bid to restrict voting rights Critics say Florida law that requires former felons to clear financial hurdles before they can vote is unconstitutionalA group of former prisoners in Florida are suing over what they call an attempt by Republicans to restrict democracy and undo a his...
13:42 2019-10-08

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with low demand to comply with the city's new regul...
12:14 2019-09-17

Venice to restrict huge cruise ships Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
04:00 2019-08-09

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to prevent further incidents. Wall Street Journal sources understand that YouTube is both considering m...
17:56 2019-06-19

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors...
21:56 2019-07-08

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or ba...
08:14 2019-07-23

China may restrict tech access in spiraling trade war with US The People's Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation's ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies....
22:28 2019-06-09

Instagram makes its 'Restrict' anti-bullying tool available to everyone Instagram is continuing to expand its anti-bullying efforts. A few months after it started testing its "Restrict" tool with a small group of users, the company is now rolling it out to everyone. The feature, which is designed to protect your account....
18:00 2019-10-02

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Access Control Standards program, or RACS for short, r...
20:14 2019-08-29

Law passed to restrict foreign film production in Tanzania Foreign companies filming in Tanzania must give the government the right to vet raw footage and let the country use the movie in promotional material, according to a bill passed by parliament on Thursday....
04:42 2019-06-28

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
05:00 2019-06-08

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usefulness should it become a reality....
18:28 2019-07-10

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in ...
23:42 2019-09-18

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:56 2019-07-24

California Gov. Gavin Newsom OKs rules to restrict 'anti-vax' waivers Despite impassioned protests outside the statehouse, California Gov. Gavin Newsom authorized new rules late Monday that place limits on who can go without vaccinations....
19:14 2019-09-10

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
19:42 2019-06-09

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech amid a spiralling trade dispute....
13:14 2019-06-09

Trump administration tells agencies to restrict unions in the workplace The new policies will set time limits on negotiations and significantly reduce “official time,” the paid time that employees may use for certain union-related purposes....
04:28 2019-10-08

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the country to study....
19:42 2019-06-11

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China’s technology as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspap...
06:28 2019-06-09

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second w...
04:42 2019-07-09

8chan owner to restrict some access during emergencies: House panel testimony 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the site's owner Jim Watkins told a U.S. House panel in a written statement....
21:28 2019-09-05

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
21:28 2019-06-09

Supreme Court to hear Louisiana case that could restrict abortion access in the state The US Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider the legality of a Republican-backed Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors — and could ultimately obstruct access to the procedure, according to critics. The justices agreed...
22:28 2019-10-04

EU restricts visas for non-cooperation on migration Citizens from third countries that do not take back rejected asylum-seekers may find it more difficult to obtain visas for the EU. Conversely, full cooperation could reap extra rewards....
05:42 2019-06-07

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
16:14 2019-07-23

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters,......
23:42 2019-06-19

Saudi Arabia unveils new tourist visas Saudi Arabia has announced a new tourist visa scheme, as the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom seeks to diversify its economy and reduce dependence on oil...
11:42 2019-09-28

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselves stuck in Britain....
20:42 2019-06-12

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
22:14 2019-08-06

Plan To End Work Permit For H-4 Visas Yet To Be Finalised: US Official The Trump administration's decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as......
11:56 2019-06-18

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country should be readmitted to the Group of Seven....
00:00 2019-08-28

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
10:14 2019-08-02

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country...
00:56 2019-06-16

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
17:28 2019-06-15

Oxford professor’s children refused visas to join her in UK US family split as Home Office makes it increasingly difficult for overseas academics to work in UK universitiesAmber Murrey, an American academic, was “ecstatic” about being appointed associate professor in geography at Oxford University last year. ...
20:28 2019-10-01

The Trump Administration Is Screwing Poor Mexicans Out of Visas While the Trump administration’s “public charge” regulation changes are still days away from being finalized, Politico reports that the State Department has denied thousands of visa applicants essentially for being too poor. Mexican nationals, unsurp...
20:28 2019-08-07

At Least 100 Bahamians Forced Off Boat Headed to U.S. Because They Didn’t Have Visas Adding to what is undoubtedly a deeply traumatic experience—losing one’s home and upending any sense of safety and normalcy—many evacuated Bahamians bound for Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian were told they could not enter the United Stat...
23:28 2019-09-09

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay......
11:28 2019-07-18

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
03:14 2019-07-18

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
00:14 2019-07-18

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday, adding the move was not related to bilateral relations between the two countries....
21:28 2019-07-16

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations.The US ambassa...
19:28 2019-07-17

Russia says U.S. denied visas to its U.N. assembly delegation members: Ifax Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the United States had denied visas to several members of the Russian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly and called the move a violation of Washington's international commitments, Interfax ...
10:42 2019-09-24

Hundreds of Bahamian evacuees ordered off boat due to lack of US visas Crew said people without visas must disembark ferry to Florida because of CBP’s ‘last-minute call’ that they would not be admittedHundreds of Bahamian citizens desperate to escape the devastation of Hurricane Dorian were ordered off a ferry to Florid...
20:56 2019-09-09

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
11:00 2019-06-21

Saudi Arabia offers foreign tourists visas for first time Saudi Arabia is finally opening its doors to foreign tourists as part of economic and social reforms. Skeptics don't see many wanting to visit an ultra-conservative country with a bad image in the West....
12:00 2019-09-27

“El Chapo” mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison. Consuelo Loera said while sitting in a wheelchair in front of the emb...
20:14 2019-06-01

Mike Pompeo To Assure India US Is Not Planning To Slash H-1B Visas US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by technology workers, an official said on Friday....
23:56 2019-06-21

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
01:56 2019-06-02

Immigrants will be denied visas if they can’t pay for health care under new Trump rule Hundreds of illegal immigrants line up in New York in 2001 to apply for green cards before having to leave the country. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images file) President Donald Trump announced Friday that legal immigrants will be denied visas unless they...
19:56 2019-10-05

Russia vows 'tough response' for U.S. denying visas to U.N. delegation Russia's Foreign Ministry criticized the United States for denying visas to 10 members of Russia's delegation who were trying to attend the United Nations General Assembly....
18:42 2019-09-24

Indian Tourists Will Now Get E-Visas To Visit Russia's Cultural Capital Russia will give e-visas to Indians visiting its cultural capital Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region and extend the facility for the rest of the country by 2021, officials said on Tuesday....
22:56 2019-10-01

Trump Ties Visas to Ability to Pay Health-Care Costs The White House issued a presidential proclamation requiring many future immigrant visa applicants to show they can afford health care, a move that could make it harder for poor migrants to enter the U.S....
10:28 2019-10-06

Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Visas For Immigrants Without Health Insurance (WASHINGTON) — Immigrants applying for U.S. visas will be denied entry into the country unless they can prove they can afford health care, according to a proclamation signed Friday by President Donald Trump. The new rule applies to people seeki...
07:14 2019-10-05

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
12:56 2019-09-10

Trump issues proclamation to deny visas to immigrants who can't pay for health care President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Friday that will bar immigrant visa applicants from entering the United States unless they can prove they will have health insurance or the means to pay for medical care....
23:28 2019-10-05

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
17:56 2019-07-10

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
21:28 2019-07-16

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Ron Johnson Denied Russian Entry Visas (HARTFORD, Conn.) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the Russian government has denied him a visa to enter the country. The Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday he had planned to be part of an upcom...
00:28 2019-08-28

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to......
09:42 2019-06-20

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
07:28 2019-08-20

Woman stole money from immigrants seeking visas, citizenship: prosecutors A California woman posing as an immigration consultant defrauded clients seeking citizenship and visas by pocketing nearly $102,000 in fees without filing any paperwork, authorities said....
22:00 2019-10-08

Home Office backtracks after refusing to give Afghan women visas for UK talk A trailblazing Afghan woman who climbed her country's highest mountain was initially refused entry to the UK to speak at a Royal Geographical Society event, Sky News can reveal....
13:28 2019-09-24

China to stop issuing visas for mainlanders to travel to Taiwan, as tensions mount Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have been mounting from their usual simmer to more of a boil ahead of presidential elections in Taiwan next year. Both sides conducted military drills this week....
19:01 2019-07-31

Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical careSurrounded by barbed wire and without shelter from rain or dust, outside Pakistan’s embassy, hundreds of sick Afghans pass days and night...
08:28 2019-06-12

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...
14:14 2019-09-11

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade...
22:56 2019-06-19

Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings The south Asian country will offer free, one-month visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries to revive its tourism industry after April bombings.       ...
18:28 2019-07-31

Instagram is cracking down on online bullying with an AI tool called 'Restrict' Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
19:00 2019-07-10

Venice, Budapest crashes renew debate on cruise ship safety, calls to restrict ships in Venice Venice environmental campaigners say the only legitimate response is an immediate ban on cruise ships from entering the lagoon.        ...
17:42 2019-06-04

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government b...
07:14 2019-08-13

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-...
23:14 2019-10-08

China restricting visas for ‘anti-China’ US visitors China’s Ministry of Public Security has for months been working on rules to limit the ability of anyone employed, or sponsored, by US intelligence services and human rights groups to travel to China....
21:14 2019-10-09

4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes Four people died after a tour bus carrying them and other visitors from China crashed, rolling onto a guard rail and leaving carnage and debris in its wake on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah. (Sept. 21)   &...
00:28 2019-09-22

BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed Of the many things that the Chinese auto industry is known for, one of them is the blatant copy of automotive designs. Complete cars and motorcycles have been replicated in China by the local......
15:14 2019-07-22

Top VPN attacked by Chinese cybercriminals Some of the world's top VPN servers are currently under attack by a group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers after details regarding vulnerabilities in their products were publicly disclosed at this year's Black Hat security conference.A gr...
12:14 2019-09-06

Are U.S.-Chinese tariffs on almost everything the 'new normal'? U.S. President Donald Trump called his Phase 1 trade deal with China "by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made," even though nothing was agreed on paper, and most of the tariffs set upon Chinese goods remain in place....
22:00 2019-10-14

Chinese foods you may never have heard of It doesn't make you any less of a gourmet if your favorite Chinese dishes are internationally loved classics like sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken and Peking duck....
12:42 2019-07-12

Chinese tourism to the US drops After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. (May 2...
21:56 2019-05-28

UBS 'Chinese Pig' Apology Doesn't Fly A week after a UBS economist’s offhand comment about pigs in China morphed into an online scandal, the bank is still feeling the pain in one of its most important markets....
20:14 2019-06-20

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and...
06:14 2019-07-24

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strai...
02:28 2019-06-14

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucso...
09:56 2019-07-11

Deflation Stalks Chinese Industry Again Right now, it’s a great time to be selling pork into China. It’s a bad time to be selling just about anything else—and a very bad time to be a Chinese central banker....
12:56 2019-07-10

Chinese Yuan: Beware of Boundaries The trade war has had a distinct impact on the Chinese yuan – it rises and falls against the dollar based on the level of tension between the two nations....
16:56 2019-06-20

How Chinese money is changing Cambodia Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having....
22:00 2019-08-22

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport car for its assault on the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big...
14:56 2019-08-09

Oil down nearly 2% on trade war jitters and Chinese data Oil slipped on Monday as China's economic outlook remained weak even as manufacturing data improved, with the continuing trade war with the United States weighing on demand growth for the world's largest crude importer....
16:28 2019-09-30

Chinese-owned TikTok under investigation in the UK The Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok - and its "completely open" messaging system - is being investigated by the UK's information commissioner....
21:00 2019-07-02

The best smartphones from Chinese companies in India The competition for dominance in the Indian smartphone market is over and Chinese companies have successfully established themselves in the Indian market. The previous market leader, Samsung has been lagging behind Xiaomi for more than two years now....
17:42 2019-08-13

"Chinese Have Not Targeted Apple At All," Says CEO Tim Cook Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
08:28 2019-06-05

Oil down on trade war jitters and Chinese data Oil slipped on Monday as China's economic outlook remained weak even as manufacturing data improved, with the continuing trade war with the United States weighing on demand growth for the world's largest crude importer....
17:14 2019-09-30

| WATCH | US man faces charges for being a Chinese spy A California man who operates tours for Chinese students and visitors has been charged by US authorities with being an illegal foreign agent. WATCH NOW....
18:56 2019-10-01

Nearly all of the NBA's Chinese partners have cut ties with the league Out of the 13 Chinese businesses listed as official partners listed on the NBA China website, 11 have distanced themselves from the sports league amid escalating tensions between China and the NBA....
15:42 2019-10-09

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
14:38 2019-05-21

Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die together Seven Chinese women are taking the “Golden Girls” approach to aging after purchasing a house together for their retirement. “[At first] it was just a joke,” the girlfriends say in a video posted on YouTube from media startup Yitiao featuring their br...
03:56 2019-07-04

Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns the Chinese military could step in if an uprising in the city gets bad, but she reiterates the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself...
10:00 2019-10-08

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war with China. But on the streets of Beijing, the mood was mainly one of defiance at the tit-for-tat. ...
04:14 2019-09-07

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
23:14 2019-06-10

Sieren's China: A Chinese rainbow Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage. Mainland China is not likely to do the same, says DW's Frank Sieren. But homophobia or prudishness are not the reasons why....
04:00 2019-06-01

Sotheby’s to auction $23 million in Chinese art A vast collection of historical Chinese art including more than 120 artifacts from New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art is expected to fetch at least $23 million next week at Sotheby's....
06:14 2019-09-07

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil For the first time, the United States is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add to tensions between Washington and Beijing....
22:28 2019-07-22

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist that would bar them from using US components or sof...
22:42 2019-05-22

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
09:56 2019-05-23

Tornado tears through Chinese city At least 6 people died and 190 were injured from a tornado that hit Kaiyuan City in northeastern China on Wednesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The dramatic weather phenomenon hit around 5:15pm local time (5:15 pm ET)....
00:14 2019-07-05

The Latest: Telegram says app hit with Chinese cyberattack HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it was hit by a powerful cyberattack that has coincided with massive protests in Hong Kong. ...
07:42 2019-06-13

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
04:00 2019-06-02

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
15:01 2019-07-23

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
16:28 2019-08-07

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the matter" is people like to travel. If Chinese tourists don't want to go to the U.S., they will go...
11:42 2019-06-14

A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
19:42 2019-05-22

Chinese Yuan: 1 Month Ago vs. Today As you know, the Chinese yuan has been getting weaker vs the U.S. dollar. But is the Chinese government behind the weakness -- or something else? Watch our Asian-Pacific opportunities expert give you some unconventional answers....
17:14 2019-09-10

U.S. gives Chinese imports more time before more tariffs hit U.S. officials officially granted Chinese exporters two more weeks to get their products into the United States before increasing tariffs on those items, according to a U.S. government notice posted online on Friday...
16:14 2019-06-07

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
00:14 2019-05-23

US to apply new 10% tariff on Chinese goods US stocks have fallen after Donald Trump announced that his administration will impose a further 10% import tariff on around $300bn (£247bn) worth of Chinese goods....
03:00 2019-08-02

U.S. Adds Chinese Firms to Blacklist The U.S. added 28 Chinese entities to an export blacklist, citing their role in Beijing’s repression of Muslim minorities in northwest China, just days before high-level trade talks are set to resume in Washington....
03:14 2019-10-08

Canada Set to Deport Chinese Dissident Canada is set to deport to China a dissident accused of violent attacks, but his supporters say he faces jail time and is in need of psychiatric help....
18:28 2019-08-28

VPN servers attacked by Chinese cybercriminals Fortinet and Pulse Secure's enterprise VPN servers are currently under attack by a group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers after details regarding vulnerabilities in their products were publicly disclosed at this year's Black Hat security ...
09:00 2019-09-06

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
21:14 2019-06-06

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday....
23:56 2019-08-20

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
06:14 2019-08-24

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
11:28 2019-09-11

Fed Officials Explain Dissents From Rate Cut Two Federal Reserve officials explained why they opposed this week’s interest-rate cut, and a third defended the move, as central bankers remained split amid an uncertain outlook for the economy....
20:00 2019-09-20

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK....
23:42 2019-09-17

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
17:42 2019-06-16

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut at this time Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut widely expected next month by markets, highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
21:42 2019-08-22

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
15:28 2019-09-16

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation’s ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity. The final d...
01:28 2019-06-12

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the communist power....
01:00 2019-06-07

Officials See Few Options if Slowdown Hits After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few good options to deal with one if it happens....
14:56 2019-08-22

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. o...
23:56 2019-06-27

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
19:42 2019-05-21

One positive test so far at Pan Am Games say officials There has been one positive test at this year's Pan Am Games out of 1,197 anti-doping controls, officials said on Friday with three days of competition remaining....
05:00 2019-08-10

Officials hid nearly 120 ‘serious incidents’ at NYC homeless shelters City officials covered up nearly 120 “serious incidents” at homeless shelters by downgrading their severity so they wouldn’t have to be disclosed to state regulators, according to the city Department of Investigation. The DOI conducted a ...
05:14 2019-10-14

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the ...
05:56 2019-06-29

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
19:14 2019-06-28

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
15:00 2019-08-14

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
14:28 2019-07-23

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
14:14 2019-06-11

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
17:42 2019-05-22

Chinese 'deepfake' app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and how its convincing fake image technology could be used....
15:56 2019-09-04

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
19:56 2019-07-24

Chinese stocks haven't been this cheap in the last two decades On a price-to-book basis, Chinese stocks are the cheapest they've been relative to U.S. equities in 20 years, says Brendan Ahern, chief investment officer at KraneShares....
16:56 2019-07-02

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
01:42 2019-07-07

Chinese Stocks: "Simple Contrarian Observation" So-called "bad news" is not always bad for stocks. When U.S. tariffs were imposed on Chinese imports, many investors held an unfavorable outlook for the Shanghai Composite. However, one of EWI's global analysts took a different stance. Take a look at...
23:14 2019-07-23

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
16:28 2019-07-23

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
07:56 2019-09-06

UPDATE 2-Crocs to cut Chinese production for U.S. market Crocs Inc will aim to cut the volume of its shoes and accessories produced in China for the U.S. market by more than two-thirds over the next year, as it guards against the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing....
16:28 2019-06-11

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
17:28 2019-06-11

Chinese newspaper calls for 'zero tolerance' over HK protests A Chinese state paper on Tuesday called for "zero tolerance" after protestors in Hong Kong stormed and ransacked the city's legislature following a day of protests against a controversial extradition bill....
07:56 2019-07-02

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)        ...
21:42 2019-06-12

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
10:56 2019-05-31

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:42 2019-06-12

U.S. will not level new tariffs on Chinese exports: Xinhua The United States will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, following talks between the two countries' leaders....
07:28 2019-06-29

Chinese vase bought for $1 could be worth $100G A vase that was purchased for 1 British pound ($1.21) could be worth nearly $100,000 (80,000 British pounds) after it was revealed that the vase was made for the 18th-century Qianlong Emperor....
20:28 2019-09-03

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV characters has rapidly become one of the country’s most downloaded apps, triggering a privacy row. Rel...
16:28 2019-09-02

Volkswagen ID R establishes record on Chinese hillclimb Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record breaker showcases forthcoming ID electric car range in China The record-breaking 671bhp Volkswagen ID R electric prototype has set the first official record of 7mins 38.585secs on the Tianmen Shan ...
22:28 2019-09-02

MTG soars as gets Chinese partner for e-sports firm ESL MTG shares leapt as much as 25% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform Huya would buy a stake in its Turtle Entertainment (ESL) business and help it expand into China....
00:56 2019-09-03

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday....
07:28 2019-06-29

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fears about data privacy and identity theft....
18:00 2019-09-03

Qualcomm Faces Legal, Chinese Headwinds Qualcomm is poised to report a year-over-year revenue slump and lower earnings. Investors will look for updates on the chip maker’s Federal Trade Commission case, China trade and 5G phones....
21:28 2019-07-31

The Chinese Government Is Gamergating Daryl Morey In summary: On Friday night, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted a fairly bland slogan-like expression of support—“Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.”—for ongoing protests against the mainland Chinese government’s encroachment o...
06:00 2019-10-08

Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
15:14 2019-05-22

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already...
14:42 2019-05-22

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
23:14 2019-07-14

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
06:00 2019-07-14

What is cee-lo, the Chinese dice game that led to four deaths in Brooklyn? Cee-lo is a game of chance which traces its origins to China, where it is known as Sì-Wŭ-Liù, or “four-five-six.” In America, the game rolls out in neighborhood alleys and stoops and usually includes two or more players. While there are many variatio...
09:28 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to another problem they say the government has mismanaged....
10:28 2019-07-13

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball. Guess Who Won. The N.B.A. is the latest entertainment giant to incite nationalist anger in China, where political submission has become the price of admission to a market of 1.4 billion....
01:42 2019-10-14

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
18:28 2019-07-11

Chinese Mar-a-Lago trespasser found guilty A Chinese businesswoman's bizarre breach of US President Trump's resort made headlines after she was caught with electronic equipment and $8,000 in cash. Yujing Zhang could be sentenced to up to six years in prison....
02:42 2019-09-12

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
14:42 2019-07-11

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at of...
01:28 2019-06-06

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
09:00 2019-09-16

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2010, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Since the early days of the United States, leading politicians have had to ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Nonfiction: A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
14:42 2019-05-21

Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case: 'I don't know why I'm here' A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way onto U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort went on trial acting as her own attorney on Monday, telling jurors in her brief opening statement, "I don't believe I did anything wrong."...
17:14 2019-09-10

Chinese fans miffed at NBA, but not enough to skip a game Thousands of Chinese basketball fans cheered on the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at an NBA exhibition game in the city of Shenzhen on Saturday night - but some warned the organization to stay out of politics....
17:56 2019-10-12

Oil prices rise on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations, though gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
18:00 2019-07-15

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
09:01 2019-07-19

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....
09:42 2019-05-22

Chinese Warships Cause Surprise In Sydney Harbour Australians enjoying a sunny winter morning were surprised by the sight of three Chinese warships steaming into to Sydney Harbour Monday, forcing the prime minister to reassure jittery residents....
07:00 2019-06-03

NBA should not be an 'arm of Chinese censorship' by bowing to pressure, says Sen. Ted Cruz The Republican senator says Beijing often uses "economic coercion" in situations like the NBA fallout to get foreign parties to do business by its playbook....
15:14 2019-10-09

4 Dead After Bus Carrying Chinese Tourists Crashes In US At least four people were killed and up to 15 others critically injured when a bus transporting Chinese tourists crashed on Friday near Bryce Canyon National Park in the western US state of Utah,......
07:28 2019-09-21

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
22:14 2019-07-19

Why Chinese real estate empire lost $5B Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
21:14 2019-07-05

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist ri...
13:42 2019-06-05

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball: Guess Who Won The N.B.A. is the latest entertainment giant to incite nationalist anger in China, where political submission has become the price of admission to a market of 1.4 billion....
11:14 2019-10-14

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Ti...
23:56 2019-06-07

FedEx pilot arrested by Chinese authorities A FedEx pilot was recently detained by Chinese authorities in Guangzhou, a city in southern mainland China. It's the latest in an escalating conflict between the shipping company and the Chinese government....
21:14 2019-09-20

Baidu to invest $202 mln in Chinese AI company Neusoft China's search engine giant Baidu said on Tuesday it will invest 1.44 billion yuan ($202 million) in artificial intelligence firm Neusoft Holdings , with a view to collaborate in sectors such as smart cities and healthcare....
07:42 2019-09-10

Trump Tariffs: Are They Really Killing Chinese Stocks? The hot topic everyone is talking about this week is the new round of trade tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks asked our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor for his take....
14:38 2019-05-21

Why Chinese overseas investment growth is set to slow further Chinese overseas investment growth will likely slow or even decline in the next few years as risks around the world increase, according to new research by Moody's Investors Service....
09:28 2019-08-21

Oil drops more than 1% on trade war jitters and Chinese data Oil slipped on Monday as China's economic outlook remained weak even as manufacturing data improved, with the continuing trade war with the United States weighing on demand growth for the world's largest crude importer....
16:56 2019-09-30

How US sub-hunting planes track Chinese submarines The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production of attack submarines, prepare lo...
22:56 2019-08-08

Stock market plummets after Chinese tariffs tit-for-tat The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 623.34 points, a 2.4 percent drop, Friday after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to start looking for alternatives to operating with China....
00:42 2019-08-24

California man charged in elaborate Chinese spy operation A California man has been charged with acting as an illegal foreign agent as part of an elaborate FBI sting operation targeting Chinese intelligence operatives working in the U.S., the Justice Department said Monday....
00:00 2019-10-01

Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
00:28 2019-08-14

Chinese embrace Europe r&d centers as springboard The latest wave of design and engineering centers set up by Chinese automakers across Europe is aimed at gaining prestige, better understanding market requirements, learning the complicated ins and outs of homologation and forging ties with new suppl...
21:00 2019-08-16

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
14:28 2019-05-29

AI avatars of Chinese authors could soon narrate audiobooks The Chinese search engine Sogou isn't stopping at AI news anchors. The company has created "lifelike" avatars of two Chinese authors, and it plans to have them narrate audiobooks in video recordings. According to the BBC, Sogou used AI, text-to-...
02:00 2019-08-14

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the US fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according...
20:14 2019-05-28

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
18:00 2019-06-23

Chinese Police Probe Gun in FedEx Package Chinese police are investigating the presence of a gun in a package shipped by FedEx to China from the U.S., the latest scrutiny directed at the American shipping company by Chinese authorities....
20:56 2019-08-18

Pompeo warns about Chinese influence in Balkans U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects....
22:00 2019-10-04

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner report...
14:56 2019-08-13

Chinese Financial Institutions' Lending Dives Lending by Chinese financial institutions slumped in July on weakening demand, signaling further economic headwinds from trade tensions with the U.S. and potentially paving the way for more stimulus efforts by Beijing’s policy makers....
23:14 2019-08-12

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public "A case in which China\u0027s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday."...
23:00 2019-08-20

US delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether in a move that triggered a rally on Wall Street. The Office of the...
16:56 2019-08-13

The World Doesn't Need Trouble in Chinese Steel The world’s largest steel industry is being squeezed between rising iron-ore costs and falling steel prices. More trouble for global steelmakers and Chinese banks alike won’t be far behind....
14:42 2019-06-21

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei an "instrument of Chinese government" -FBN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:14 2019-05-29

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
21:56 2019-06-21

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work....
17:14 2019-06-20

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
08:42 2019-06-19

How the Chinese yuan is likely to perform in three trade war scenarios The trade war between the U.S. and China is turning into a brewing currency war, say analysts. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predicts what might happen to the yuan in three scenarios....
13:56 2019-08-16

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
06:14 2019-06-28

U.S. Delays Tariffs and Drops Others on Some Chinese Goods (WASHINGTON) —Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying some import taxes it planned to impose on Chinese goods and is dropping others altoget...
15:56 2019-08-14

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 1...
23:56 2019-06-19

Who pays the burden of Trump's Chinese tariffs? In a few weeks, depending on the outcome of testimony and due process procedures, the U.S.-China trade war may be escalated to an even more bitter level. It began in July 2018, when the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on $50 billion in Chin...
23:42 2019-06-19

U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Over Abuses in Xinjiang The companies and security bureaus were barred from buying American products because of their roles in human rights violations against Muslim minorities, the Trump administration said....
03:42 2019-10-08

Toyota to partner with Chinese AV startup Pony.ai The companies are teaming up on a self-driving pilot project in September on public roads in Beijing and Shanghai, using Lexus RX vehicles and Pony.ai’s technology....
19:28 2019-08-27

Chinese wedding photos - a picture essay Pre-wedding photo sessions have become big business in China, as couples demand lavish mementoes of their big day in advance. Gone are the days when couples would be satisfied with a single black and white photo to commemorate their weddingA couple p...
08:42 2019-06-24

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to ...
08:00 2019-05-28

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand Group CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
05:14 2019-08-08

Chinese premier during the Tiananmen massacre dies Li Peng was dubbed the “butcher of Beijing” for his role in overseeing the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square that left hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters dead....
17:56 2019-07-23

Chinese swimmer angered by second podium snub Britain's Duncan Scott wins bronze in the 200m freestyle at the World Championships and refuses to share the podium with China's gold medallist Sun Yang....
20:00 2019-07-23

Chinese transplants carry on despite trade rift Chinese suppliers with major U.S. investments include Yanfeng, which acquired holdings from the former Johnson Controls, and Fuyao Glass, which set up a vehicle glass operation in a former GM plant in Ohio....
22:42 2019-08-06

Chinese contaminated blood whistleblower dies in US Shuping Wang exposed spread of HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood in 1990sA whistleblower who revealed the spread of HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood in central China during the 1990s and was subsequently targeted by authori...
18:14 2019-09-26

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
10:00 2019-09-10

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owners Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or...
20:14 2019-06-05

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
19:28 2019-06-05

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
17:00 2019-09-16

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
16:56 2019-07-16

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the powe...
23:14 2019-06-07

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and several others leaned in that direction, records from the meeting showed....
01:42 2019-07-11

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use. (Aug. 29)        ...
01:14 2019-08-30

1.83 Crore Eligible Voters In Haryana, Say Officials About 1.83 crore voters in Haryana are eligible to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Assembly elections, officials said in Chandigarh on Wednesday....
03:56 2019-09-12

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
12:28 2019-07-09

White Supremacists May Be Aiding Couple on the Run, Officials Say The Arizona couple, who face murder charges and overpowered their guards two weeks ago, were added to the United States Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted list....
16:42 2019-09-11

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the pa...
12:42 2019-06-06

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatur...
04:42 2019-09-12

Officials call for gun control after Philadelphia shooting Authorities said Thursday that the accused gunman in a Philadelphia standoff that injured six officers had a criminal record, prompting calls for gun control measures....
13:00 2019-08-16

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl...
00:56 2019-06-07

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. The...
07:42 2019-08-17

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016. Director of Nat...
09:56 2019-07-11

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objectives: to spread fear and terror in immigrant comm...
20:56 2019-07-14

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
21:28 2019-06-05

U.S. health officials say no new measles cases last week There were no new cases of measles recorded in the United States last week, federal health officials said on Monday, a sign that the worst outbreak to hit the country since 1992 may be slowing down....
16:14 2019-09-16

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington....
05:00 2019-08-21

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 3, wounds 72 Afghan officials say a car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed three people and wounded 72 others, many of them students attending a nearby school...
07:56 2019-07-07

NC officials to residents: heed evacuation orders North Carolina officials urged residents Tuesday, particularly those in the exposed barrier islands, to heed evacuation orders, saying Hurricane Dorian could pose "a significant threat" by the end of the week. (Sept. 3)      ...
04:14 2019-09-04

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital...
15:00 2019-06-11

UK says it will hold twice-weekly Brexit talks with EU officials British negotiators will hold twice-weekly talks with European Union officials next month in an attempt to rework the Brexit agreement that Britain's parliament has repeatedly rejected, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
01:42 2019-08-30

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesUS health officials are reporting what could be the country’s first death linked to vaping.The officials said on Friday that an adult patient in Illi...
14:14 2019-08-24

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists have been freed from prison ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
20:28 2019-06-11

California officials OK security deal for men’s-only retreat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A secretive men’s-only retreat hosted by an elite club that has included former U.S. presidents and business leaders will receive security protection from a Northern California county, despite criticism from female members ...
21:28 2019-06-11

Officials ID Man Killed During Storms In Allen County SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WNKY) – Officials have identified a man killed Friday in Allen County when a tree fell on his pickup truck during strong storms. WNKY reports that Allen County Coroner Darren Davis said 38-year-old Michael Birge died when a tree hit...
17:56 2019-06-23

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. The National Transportation Safety Board says investi...
22:28 2019-06-29

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said....
01:28 2019-08-03

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
14:28 2019-06-13

Ukraine’s new parliament approves top Cabinet officials Ukraine’s president has urged lawmakers to help liberalize the economy and pursue integration into Europe as the newly-elected parliament met for its opening session...
19:28 2019-08-29

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
16:56 2019-06-12

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
20:42 2019-06-12

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
18:00 2019-06-28

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
02:42 2019-06-29

Officials looking to identify man who was found dead in midtown WARNING: THIS STORY CONTAINS AN IMAGE THAT MIGHT NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AUDIENCES. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED TUCSON – Pima County Office of Medical Examiner is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who died in midtown last month. Offi...
23:42 2019-08-29

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
00:28 2019-09-01

PCC officials find suspicious package ‘harmless’ TUCSON – The Pima Community College District Office facility was evacuated after a “suspicious package” was discovered Friday morning. The scene is now clearing after PCC officials said the package was “harmless.” “The package was just opened and it ...
03:28 2019-08-24

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On o...
22:28 2019-08-08

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country's foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal....
05:42 2019-06-11

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of accountability emanating from both Sixth Avenue i...
04:14 2019-06-09

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo i...
15:14 2019-06-18

Car Bomb Kills 2 U.N. Staff in Benghazi: Officials BENGHAZI, Libya — A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff, health officials said. The attack came even as the country’s warring sid...
20:14 2019-08-11

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
00:56 2019-07-21

US Military Drone Shot Down Over Yemen: Officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:56 2019-08-21

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town of Sugar Land, Texas, swimming along just fine except for one thing: There was a knife sticking out o...
21:14 2019-06-17

Dow rises 150 points as big meeting of Fed officials kicks off Stocks traded higher for a second straight day on hopes the Federal Reserve chief will confirm expectations of easier monetary policy at a central banking summit this week....
15:42 2019-08-22

Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin resigned on Monday, according to a high-ranking government official who asked not to be named, presenting a shakeup at the highest levels of government in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation....
03:56 2019-07-23

Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe Ajay Dhingra drew the authorities’ focus after he sent an email asking former President George W. Bush to “send one of your boys to come murder me,” records show....
15:28 2019-09-06

Officials: Houston man first to be charged under bump stock ban Authorities in Houston said they believe they've laid the country's first charges for possessing a bump stock since the law went into effect in March....
15:00 2019-09-06

New York Officials Plan for Cyber Defenses Around 5G City officials are in a tough spot when it comes to 5G. While the wireless technology is expected to transform how communities interact with city services, experts warn it could also bring more cyberattacks....
10:28 2019-08-23

In TV Interviews, Two Fed Officials Split on Need for Rate Cuts Two Fed officials offered contradictory views on the monetary-policy outlook in television interviews ahead of Friday’s highly anticipated speech by central bank Chairman Jerome Powell....
17:14 2019-08-23

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:28 2019-06-16

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
22:42 2019-06-15

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. Torstein Torsteinson, 35, was picked up by immigrati...
04:42 2019-06-11

North Korea launches more missiles, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles Saturday in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, according to an assessment cited by two US officials....
02:14 2019-08-24

SC officials warn of potentially deadly flooding South Carolina governor is warning of the potential for life-threatening flooding from Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:14 2019-09-05

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior administration officials said on Thursday....
01:42 2019-08-30

3 Are Dead and 4 Hospitalized in Pittsburgh From Overdoses, Officials Say All the victims were wearing orange wristbands and had been at the same event on Saturday night, but overdosed together at a private residence, the authorities said....
14:14 2019-09-23

Officials give one-year warning for Real ID The Federal Transportation Security Administration says upgraded Real I.D.s will be required starting on October 1, 2020. (Oct. 1)        ...
01:42 2019-10-02

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
23:56 2019-05-22

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
22:28 2019-05-31

Canada says officials did not act improperly when Huawei CFO was arrested There is no evidence Canadian border officials or police acted improperly when Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained and arrested at Vancouver's airport nearly 10 months ago, the attorney general of Canada said in a filing released...
06:14 2019-09-24

Former UAW officials cooperating in corruption probe, report says Retired UAW Secretary/Treasurer Gary Casteel and former Region 5 Assistant Director Danny Trull, also retired, have met with federal investigators, a Detroit News report said....
08:56 2019-10-03

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information requests show....
19:42 2019-09-18

Bangladesh shortlists 17 companies for spot LNG - officials Bangladesh has shortlisted 17 companies for its spot tender process as it plans to buy around 1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) next year to capitalise on lower prices for the super-chilled fuel, two company officials said....
12:28 2019-09-29

Top EU officials in Turkey to save refugee pact Top German and EU officials have pledged Turkey support to address refugees at a time when migrant arrivals to Greece are on the rise. German Interior Minister Seehofer said Turkey is facing massive refugee pressure....
06:42 2019-10-04

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
00:14 2019-06-01

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump administration to remove all American forces from Syri...
13:00 2019-10-04

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with school officials in March regarding a leaked FBI wiretap transcript that raised questions about whether h...
05:14 2019-05-29

The Latest: Officials reopen 2 Arkansas bridges FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Arkansas officials have reopened two bridges over the swollen Arkansas River after the rising water didn’t reach anticipated levels, but...
22:01 2019-05-28

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
19:14 2019-05-23

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made an...
00:56 2019-05-23

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
23:14 2019-05-23

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, is holding businesses back from investments and could slow growth if continued, four Federal Reserve ...
23:14 2019-05-23

Canada says officials did not act improperly when arresting Huawei CFO There is no evidence Canadian border officials or police acted improperly when Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained and arrested at Vancouver's airport nearly 10 months ago, the Attorney General of Canada said in a filing released...
00:14 2019-09-24

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
15:14 2019-05-22

California man accused of spying for China, US officials say A California man who operated tours for Chinese students and visitors has been arrested for allegedly spying for the People’s Republic of China, the Justice Department announced in a Monday press release....
12:28 2019-10-01

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting ...
18:28 2019-05-24

Tlaib: Democrats looking into how to arrest Trump officials Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) said Democratic lawmakers are exploring how to arrest White House officials who do not comply with congressional subpoenas....
18:00 2019-10-04

Trump moves to bar senior Iranian officials from U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday took steps to bar senior Iranian officials and their immediate family from entering the United States as immigrants or non-immigrants, the White House said in a proclamation....
08:00 2019-09-26

Trump Takes Steps To Bar Some Iranian Officials From US President Donald Trump on Wednesday gave the State Department the authority to bar senior Iranian officials and their family members from entering the United States as immigrants or non-immigrants,......
08:56 2019-09-26

Infant Among 20 Killed In Indonesia Earthquake: Officials At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured in a strong earthquake Thursday that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands, destroying homes and triggering landslides....
17:28 2019-09-26

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The decision com...
07:42 2019-05-31

U.S. health officials say vaping illness may have multiple causes U.S. health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause behind the nationwide outbreak of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping, and that they have not yet seen a meaningful drop in new cases....
00:56 2019-10-12

Felix Rosenqvist suggests IndyCar officials are "against" him Felix Rosenqvist has slammed IndyCar race officials as "maybe having something against me" after his two fastest qualifying times were deleted at the Laguna Seca finale...
13:00 2019-09-22

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
15:00 2019-05-21

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
20:28 2019-05-24

Why Fed Officials Aren't Saying More About the Interest Rate Outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut rates by a quarter percentage point at their meeting this week, for the second time in as many months....
20:56 2019-09-17

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:42 2019-05-31

The Latest: 1 Arkansas levee weakening, officials say FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Officials in western Arkansas are carefully watching a levee that’s beginning to deteriorate because of the overflowing Arkansas Ri...
15:56 2019-05-30

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons were attempting to summit Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing in the Himalayas have not been found in initial helicopter searches, and hopes are fading that they will be discovered.Two Indian air force heli...
16:14 2019-06-02

In INX Case, 71 Ex-Bureaucrats Write To PM On Prosecution Of 4 Officials Seventy-one retired bureaucrats on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing concern over the prosecution of four former officials of the Finance Ministry in the INX Media case and......
14:28 2019-10-05

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
10:56 2019-08-08

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday....
01:28 2019-08-17

Whales from Chinese sea park starting retirement in Iceland REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Conservationists and logistics experts in Iceland have celebrated the arrival of two beluga whales that previously lived at a sea park in China. The whales, named Little Gray and Little White after the colors of their skin, ...
20:14 2019-06-19

Chinese fugitive found living in a cave after 17 years on the run CHINA (NBC) – Police in China have used a drone to track down and arrest a convicted people trafficker who had been on the run for 17 years. Yongshan police said in a statement on the Chinese messenger app WeChat on Friday that multiple attempt...
02:56 2019-10-01

Chinese man on the run for 17 years found in cave by police drone Song Moujiang, jailed for people trafficking, escaped prison in 2002Chinese police reportedly used drones to track down a convicted human trafficker who had been on the run for 17 years and was living in a cave.Song Moujiang, 63, who was jailed for t...
03:14 2019-10-01

Chinese, Russian Warplanes Test U.S. Patience in Skies Chinese and Russian warplanes have increasingly nosed around and even into South Korea’s airspace, conducting close patrols that allow Beijing and Moscow to test the air defenses of the U.S. and its allies in the region....
14:42 2019-08-16

How Cambodia's backpacker haven became a Chinese casino mecca China has invested billions in Cambodia. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Sihanoukville, a coastal city overrun by construction sites and pollution where locals can no longer afford to live....
08:28 2019-10-05

Major U.S. investors have billions at risk in Chinese stocks Major U.S. fund managers have tens of billion of dollars at stake in some of the most popular Chinese stocks on Wall Street, exposing them to potential losses should the White House move to delist Chinese firms from U.S. exchanges....
09:42 2019-10-01

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
22:42 2019-08-23

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private an...
08:42 2019-06-21

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of issues including finalisation of arrangements for......
13:56 2019-08-11

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese President Xi Jinping should see the wisdom of trying to bring people together....
09:42 2019-08-13

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in his homeland....
16:42 2019-06-21

U.S. Retreats on Chinese Tariff Threats, Stocks Soar The U.S. will delay some tariffs against China on items such as cellphones, laptops and toys until Dec. 15, softening the blow of levies that were scheduled to take effect Sept. 1 on $300 billion of imports....
20:28 2019-08-13

How box-office hit 'Abominable' was drastically changed for its Chinese release Universal China-based Pearl Studio did tons of behind-the-scenes work to make "Abominable," a movie it coproduced with DreamWorks Animation, culturally relevant in China when it opens this week. Pearl Studio chief content officer Peilin Chou describ...
16:28 2019-10-03

She Thought She’d Married a Rich Chinese Farmer. She Hadn’t. Pakistan has charged dozens of people with trafficking women to China as wives. Rabia Kanwal was one bride who says she was lied to. In China, her husband has a different story....
10:14 2019-05-27

Versace, Givenchy and Coach say sorry over Chinese T-shirt anger American fashion brand Coach, French label Givenchy and Italian luxury brand Versace have been boycotted by some Chinese social media stars for suggesting that places like Hong Kong and Macau are separate from China....
14:14 2019-08-12

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston sharehold...
17:14 2019-08-18

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
19:42 2019-08-18

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:28 2019-06-17

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise des...
08:42 2019-05-30

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
10:14 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sund...
14:14 2019-06-16

Trump jacks up tariffs on Chinese imports in latest tit-for-tat President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would subject Chinese imports to an additional 5% tariff in response to what he called a politically motivated move by China to impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. exports....
23:28 2019-08-23

Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30% The president said he would raise tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 percent and would start the next $300 billion at a rate of 15 percent....
00:14 2019-08-24

Chicken-and-Egg Problem: Chinese Bonds in Western Indexes The Chinese government’s ambition to get its bonds into the world’s major indexes was dealt a blow by FTSE Russell, throwing light on a chicken-and-egg dilemma for Chinese regulators and overseas investors....
15:14 2019-09-27

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28...
20:42 2019-06-14

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t look like patrol cars from the state over, though. They looked like you what you might get pulled over...
22:42 2019-08-24

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
06:00 2019-06-14

Mazda's Chinese Branch Just Teased A Big Rotary Announcement Our sources in China have informed us, via coded telegraph, that Chang’an Mazda, the joint venture between China and Changan Automobile, is planning a “rotary announcement in six days.” Could this be the introduction of Mazda’s planned rotary range-e...
03:56 2019-09-25

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
02:42 2019-06-14

U.S. Sanctions Chinese Shipping Companies for Iranian Oil Dealings The U.S. is imposing penalties on a handful of Chinese shipping firms for continuing to carry Iranian oil after sanctions waivers lapsed in May. China Concord Petroleum Co., Kunlun Shipping Co., Pegasus 88 Ltd., and COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Sea...
07:14 2019-09-26

Ex-football player back home from Chinese prison A former college football player who spent three years in a  Chinese prison says he has a newfound appreciation for freedom now that he’s returned home to the U.S. (Sept. 25)        ...
00:28 2019-09-26

Young Chinese Spend Like Americans---and Take on Worrisome Debt Chinese under 30 aren’t savers like their parents and grandparents. The avid consumption is helping China diversify its economy, but it’s also amplifying household debt that some economists say could weigh on China’s growth....
19:28 2019-08-29

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
08:28 2019-06-17

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
14:28 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Chinese e-learning company Youdao files for U.S. IPO Youdao Inc, an e-learning unit of Chinese internet technology company NetEase Inc, filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
22:56 2019-09-30

Oil drops 3.3% on Chinese data, Saudi output recovery Oil fell on Monday as China's economic outlook remained weak amid an ongoing trade war with the United States and market fears of supply shortfalls and conflicts in the Middle East after the Sept. 14 attack on Saudi Arabia faded....
21:42 2019-09-30

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
23:56 2019-08-19

Kyle Bass says investments in Chinese firms are not safe Chinese companies do not deserve to be listed on the U.S. stock exchange if they don't adhere to the same standards as every American company, said Kyle Bass....
20:00 2019-09-30

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese go...
17:56 2019-05-29

Explainer: What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could throw some of China's biggest companies into chaos....
16:28 2019-09-30

Chinese car maker Geely says first-half profit drops 40% Geely, China's highest profile car maker globally, posted a net profit of 4.01 billion yuan, compared to the 6.67 billion yuan it made in the same period a year earlier....
09:28 2019-08-21

Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
05:56 2019-05-30

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
20:14 2019-08-21

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic ...
03:42 2019-08-22

U.S. charges Kansas researcher over ties to Chinese university A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the U.S. government, the U.S. Justice Department said....
10:00 2019-08-22

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
17:14 2019-06-17

US moves to impose tariffs on Chinese kegs, mattresses The Commerce Department announced Wednesday that it would impose duties from 39% to as high as 1,732% on imports of Chinese mattresses. In a separate announcement, the agency said it had made a preliminary determination that China, Mexico, and German...
03:42 2019-05-30

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime r...
15:00 2019-06-17

Chinese delegation to travel to US for trade talks in two weeks China's top trade negotiator will lead the country's delegation to the U.S. for the next round of discussions one week after China's National Holiday....
13:42 2019-09-29

Shen Wei's best photograph: a naked self-portrait on a Chinese stage ‘Not knowing if anyone would walk in gave me energy and inspired my powerful stance’On a trip through Jiangxi province in south-east China two years ago, my friend and I were wandering around one of the area’s many small villages. It was tiny and emp...
03:56 2019-05-31

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
06:56 2019-08-08

Lindsey Graham: 'No way in hell' US allies should use Chinese 5G technology Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., argued on Tuesday that the U.S. should not share intelligence or equipment with countries that use Chinese 5G technology....
14:38 2019-05-21

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision: NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:56 2019-05-22

Meet CMIG, the Chinese Group Dicing With Default Another acquisitive Chinese company is wobbling. Less than five years old, China Minsheng Investment Group Corp. has spent more than $4 billion on investments and amassed $34 billion of debt. Now it’s unable to make some bond repayments. CMIG joins t...
14:42 2019-07-19

Vietnam says Chinese oil survey vessels violated its sovereignty Vietnam said on Friday a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts had conducted activities in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf that violated its sovereignty....
15:56 2019-07-19

‘Prospective Threat’ of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says Government lawyers argued in a court filing this week that proof of wrongdoing by the Chinese tech giant was not required to justify barring federal agencies from using its gear....
18:14 2019-07-05

How do you make Chinese takeaway-style fried rice? Ever wanted to know the secret to clump-free takeaway rice?• Got a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comHow do I make authentic, Chinese takeaway-style fried rice? Mine always clumps together, and I can never quite get the flavours right.Rob,...
15:56 2019-07-05

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
07:28 2019-05-22

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
13:01 2019-07-22

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries about trade frictions between the world's two top econ...
07:42 2019-05-22

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to contain outbreaks...
07:42 2019-07-04

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech on Monday....
18:56 2019-07-22

This Chinese Company Is Bringing Back The Saleen S7 (UPDATED) If there’s one thing Saleen seems to be really good at, it’s never quite giving up on their 19-year-old S7 design. The original year-2000 model S7 was brought back in 2016 with 1000 horsepower (one kilohorsepower?), and Saleen planned on building a m...
21:14 2019-07-22