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  • Joe Biden: China airports better than New York's LaGuardia

    Vice President Joe Biden took a swipe at New York's LaGuardia Airport Wednesday, calling the aging facility not even up to Chinese standards.

  • China, US differ on global plan to cut emissions

    BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change on Wednesday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to cut emissions. China's chief climate official Xie Zhenhua said...

  • China says it's up to US to drive global economy

    BEIJING (AP) — China's finance minister said Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy. Lou Jiwei said that leaders are satisfied with the country's economic performance so far this year and that in the...

  • Japan protests China paper's map of atomic clouds

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters that Japan, as the only nation to have suffered atomic attacks, will "never tolerate" such a...

  • China auto sales cool in June

    HONG KONG (AP) — Car sales in China cooled in June, with domestic brands falling further behind their foreign rivals in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Wednesday. Passenger vehicle sales rose 11.5 percent last month over a year earlier to 1.56 million vehicles,...

  • US, China vow to improve cooperation

    BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China vowed Wednesday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn't let persistent differences over maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency hamper a relationship critical to global peace and prosperity. Opening this year's...

  • Late-night US talk show 'Conan' debuts in China

    BEIJING (AP) — The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China. The comedy show hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring celebrity interviews is available on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online...

  • Chinese pro-democracy activists charged with 'picking quarrels' for commemorating Tiananmen Square massacre

    China's Communist Party is still trying to whitewash history, 25 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre.

  • Broken trust: Germany's Angela Merkel takes advantage of Chinese trade mission to condemn new allegations of U.S. spying operations

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called reports of clandestine U.S. intelligence operations in her government a "clear contradiction" of a "trusting cooperation" between the U.S. and Germany.

  • China holds ceremony to mark China-Japan war

    BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping criticized people who "beautify the history of aggression" as China on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the start of a war with Japan amid rising tensions between Beijing and Tokyo. This year's unusually high-profile commemoration of the 1937 Marco...

  • Merkel slams industrial spying on China visit

    BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized industrial spying Monday while on a visit to China, which Germany and other governments have cited as a global center for economic espionage. Merkel did not single out China in her comments, which came during a news conference with...

  • 17 coal miners die after blast in west China

    BEIJING (AP) — Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday. The miners were trapped Saturday by the explosion at a mine 120 kilometers (70 miles) from Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region,...

  • Xi rebukes Japan for brutality in China, Koreas

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan's recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past apology for wartime atrocities, a South Korean official said. Japan colonized the Korean Peninsula...

  • Chinese patrol ships arrest 6 Vietnamese fishermen

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Chinese patrol ships arrested six Vietnamese fishermen in waters off China's Hainan Island, officials said Friday, an incident likely to heighten tensions between the nations as they spar over a territorial dispute. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the...

  • China leader snubs North Korea in visit to Seoul

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With a single meeting Thursday, the leaders of China and South Korea simultaneously snubbed North Korea, bolstered their already booming trade relationship and gave the U.S. and Japan a look at Beijing's growing influence south of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. There...



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