Mar 13, 2017

China says Pacific trade meeting with Chile not about TPP

China said Monday that a meeting in Chile to discuss a possible regional Pacific trade deal is not strictly about the languishing Trans-Pacific Partnership, as China tries to distance itself from one-time U.S.-led trade pact. Representatives from 12 countries that formed the TPP, plus ...

Sun-seeking retirees flock to 'China's Florida'

Mar 13, 2017

Sun-seeking retirees flock to 'China's Florida'

Blessed by palm-fringed beaches and balmy weather, the island province of Hainan is fast becoming known as “China’s Florida,” drawing masses of retirees fleeing the biting cold of their hometowns. “At home in Harbin, it (can be) minus 30 degrees (minus 22 Fahrenheit), it’s ...