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Former top Chinese general sentenced for taking bribes

Jul 25, 2016

Former top Chinese general sentenced for taking bribes

A Chinese military court has sentenced former top Gen. Guo Boxiong to life in prison for taking bribes. The official Xinhua News Agency said Monday that Guo had also been stripped of his rank and forced to hand over all his assets to the ...

Kerry meets Southeast Asia ministers after Chinese win

Jul 25, 2016

Kerry meets Southeast Asia ministers after Chinese win

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday stressed the importance of complying with a rules-based international system in a meeting with his counterparts from Southeast Asia shortly after they were unable to agree on a statement criticizing China for territorial expansion in the ...

Jul 25, 2016

Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice held talks in Beijing on Monday with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China’s expansive claims in the South China Sea. The tribunal’s July ...

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Jul 25, 2016

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Top envoys from China and North Korea held talks on Monday on the sidelines of a regional summit in Laos as tensions run high on the Korean peninsula over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. North Korea’s newly minted Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho, a former nuclear negotiator ...