Jun 20, 2016

China's Xi visits Poland to boost trade, business

China’s President Xi Jinping is in Poland for a visit that is expected to boost Chinese investment in the region and open the Chinese market to Polish food producers. China is seeking to develop large infrastructure and energy projects in Europe and Poland has ...

Jun 20, 2016

Jakarta defiant after firing on boats

Indonesia said it will continue to take “decisive” action against foreign ships operating illegally in waters under its jurisdiction after Beijing criticized its navy for shooting at Chinese fishing vessels. Indonesian Navy spokesman First Admiral Edi Sucipto on Monday confirmed an Indonesian warship fired ...

Jun 20, 2016

China cracks down foreign-inspired TV shows

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China is clamping down on imported television shows and remakes that use formats from abroad in a bid to “promote domestic originality,” the country’s top media regulator has said. The move, effective July 1, will mean that the airing of remakes of foreign reality ...

Chinese villagers protest after police detain elected leader

Jun 19, 2016

Chinese villagers protest after police detain elected leader

Residents of a village in southern China where police have been deployed took to the streets Sunday to protest the detention of the village’s democratically elected leader and seizures of land. The protests in Wukan come nearly five years after an uprising there made ...

Jun 18, 2016

Floods in southern China kill 25, displace over 33,000

A week of torrential rain in southern China has killed 25 people and displaced 33,200 residents, including many in poor, remote regions, officials said. China’s Civil Affairs Ministry says 4 million people in 10 provinces have been affected by floods and landslides since heavy ...

Jun 18, 2016

U.S. and North Korea will attend security forum in China

Senior diplomats of the U.S. and North Korea are slated to attend a security conference in Beijing in the coming week, but the State Department said Friday there is no plan for direct talks between them. The annual Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue is an ...