Sep 15, 2016

China expels journalists from fishing village under siege

Journalists were attacked and forced out of the fishing village where China has suppressed new protests five years after the village received international attention for demonstrations against land seizures. Wukan remains under siege two days after police arrested 13 protesters on allegations that they ...

Wing flap found in Tanzania confirmed to be part of MH370

Sep 15, 2016

Wing flap found in Tanzania confirmed to be part of MH370

A wing flap that washed ashore on an island off Tanzania has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday. The flap was found in June by residents on Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania, and officials ...

One dead after major typhoon sweeps through Taiwan

Sep 15, 2016

One dead after major typhoon sweeps through Taiwan

One person was killed in Taiwan as a typhoon roiled the island and parts of southeastern China in what Chinese and Taiwanese weather authorities labeled the strongest storm so far this year. Taiwan’s Central News Agency said Thursday that 44 people were also injured ...

Sep 14, 2016

Abe's Chinese calligraphy wins plaudits in China

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earned unusual praise from Chinese netizens Wednesday — but for the quality of his calligraphy, rather than his diplomacy. Beijing and Tokyo are at loggerheads over disputed islands and wartime history, and Abe has raised hackles with his criticism of ...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit Cuba: officials

Sep 14, 2016

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit Cuba: officials

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is to travel to Cuba to shore up relations with one of the world’s few other remaining Communist states, officials said Wednesday, months after U.S. President Barack Obama visited the Caribbean island. Li will visit Cuba to discuss “how to ...

Sep 14, 2016

China sets up new logistics force as part of military reforms

China’s military has set up a new logistics support force as part of efforts to reform and modernize the world’s largest armed forces, state media has reported. President Xi Jinping’s push to reform the military coincides with China becoming more assertive in its territorial ...