Kerry presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

Jan 27, 2016

Kerry presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

The United States and China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test and ease rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. After meeting for more than four hours in Beijing in what they both termed ...

Jan 27, 2016

Emerging giants plagued by corruption, Transparency International says

The world’s up-and-coming economies are struggling to shake off corruption, an anti-graft watchdog warned Wednesday, citing massive scandals in Brazil and Malaysia as cause for concern. In its “Corruption Perceptions Index 2015,” Transparency International (TI) said Brazil showed the biggest decline in its ranking ...

Jan 27, 2016

Cancer kills 7,500 each day in China, study finds

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said Tuesday. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in China, said the report ...