May 13, 2016

Data on Chinese tycoons, party officials leaked on Twitter

Personal information on dozens of Chinese Communist Party officials and captains of industry from Jack Ma to Wang Jianlin may have been exposed on Twitter in one of the country’s biggest online leaks of sensitive information. Posts on Twitter from an account under the ...

May 12, 2016

Chinese firms claim sovereign immunity in U.S. courts

Some Chinese state-owned entities backed by the key government agency that oversees major state industrial companies have adopted a controversial defense when they face U.S. lawsuits: You can not touch us because we enjoy sovereign immunity. Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC), China’s biggest ...

May 12, 2016

Two more pieces of debris 'almost certainly' from Flight 370

Malaysia’s government said Thursday that two more pieces of debris, discovered in South Africa and Rodrigues Island off Mauritius, were “almost certainly” from Flight 370, bringing the total number of pieces believed to have come from the missing Malaysian jet to five. The aircraft ...