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  • Protesters disrupt China envoy's Taiwan trip

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese envoy on a historic visit to Taiwan on Saturday canceled two events after protesters, who are opposed to closer ties with Beijing, threw paint on his motorcade. China's Taiwan Affairs Office Minister Zhang Zhijun skipped visits to a fishing harbor and another...

  • US to ask China to restart cyber working group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel told The...

  • Beijing meddling with HK, protesting lawyers say

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black marched in silence Friday to protest a recent Beijing policy statement they say undermines the Asian financial hub's rule of law. The demonstration is the latest sign of growing anger over mainland China's expanding influence...

  • The Export-Import Bank's corporate welfare: War by other means

    "Corporate welfare in the defense of liberty is no vice." That's the punchy opening my AEI colleague Tom Donnelly uses to defend the Export-Import Bank, the imperiled federal agency that subsidizes U.S. exports by extending taxpayer-backed financing to foreign buyers. Donnelly is completely...

  • Shootings rise after China gives its police guns

    BEIJING (AP) — A string of shooting incidents involving Chinese police — leaving at least four people dead — has the public wondering if rank-and-file officers are really ready to carry guns, as mandated by new regulations. Last month, two policemen brought a loaded gun to a kindergarten...

  • Fund manager Q&A: Sticking with China

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's stumbling stock market has spooked many investors, but Justin Leverenz isn't one of them. He runs Oppenheimer's Developing Markets fund, the largest actively managed mutual fund specializing in emerging-market stocks, and he still sees big opportunities for stocks from...

  • 'Transformers' tries for delicate US-China balance

    BEIJING (AP) — Dazzling special effects, Optimus Prime ... and Beijing. The latest "Transformers" movie has all three, mixing Texas-based action with scenes in China's capital and a heavy dose of Hong Kong in an attempt to straddle the world's two biggest movie-going audiences. The fourth...

  • Chinese activist freed after Tiananmen anniversary

    BEIJING (AP) — A leading figure of a small citizen's movement in southern China was released on bail nearly a month after being taken into police custody, his lawyers said Thursday. Wang Aizhong has been a key figure in the amorphous Southern Street Movement that seeks an end to China's...

  • Zogby Report Card: 2008's 'audacity' and 'hope' crash land

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that over just seven days, his 2008 campaign promise of audacity and hope crash landed on issues overseas and closer to home.

  • Examiner Editorial: Obama tenure marked by foreign policy debacles

    It is five years later and the results of policies Obama first proclaimed during his initial year as commander-in-chief are now on full display around the world. The U.S. is leading from behind if it is leading at all, with catastrophic consequences for the forces of human liberty in every corner...

  • China-Vietnam clash could spawn new anti-China alliance

    The China-Vietnam confrontation in the South China Sea continues to roil Asia. Gun battles have yet to erupt in the disputed Paracel Island maritime zone where, in early May, China deployed a very large oil exploration and drilling ship. In lieu of anti-ship missiles and fighter-bombers, the...



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