Aug 30, 2016

Philippines says China must recognize South China Sea ruling

China will be the “loser” if it does not recognize an international court ruling against Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, Philippine Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay Jr. said Tuesday. “We are trying to make China understand especially when the dust settles that ...

Aug 30, 2016

China regulator to curb news that promotes 'Western lifestyles'

China will crack down on social and entertainment news that promotes improper values and “Western lifestyles,” the country’s broadcasting regulator said, the latest effort at censorship in an already strictly regulated media environment. President Xi Jinping has embarked on an unprecedented drive to censor ...

Aug 30, 2016

Trade dispute, policy divisions hang over Trudeau trip to China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Beijing this week seeking deeper ties with China but a trade dispute, government divisions over China policy and the case of a detained citizen could limit his gains. China welcomed last year’s election victory by Trudeau’s Liberals, ...

Aug 29, 2016

Police snare 'China's Jack the Ripper,' state media says

Police believe they have captured a serial killer dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims, state-run media reported Monday, nearly three decades after the first murder. Gao Chengyong, 52, was detained at the grocery store ...