Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Apr 16, 2017

Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Business owner Hu Weibing weeps at the prospect of losing everything, including his home, after China’s surprise announcement to transform a rural spot outside Beijing into a modern metropolis nearly three times the size of New York City. Hu’s family run-clothing factory in the ...

Japan, China remain on U.S. list

/ Apr 15, 2017

Japan, China remain on U.S. list

The Treasury Department said Friday it has retained Japan, China and four other nations on a list of countries it monitors over potentially “unfair” currency practices. The department, however, concluded that no major U.S. trading partner is manipulating its currency to gain an unfair ...

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Apr 15, 2017

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

The Trump administration has settled on its North Korea strategy after a two-month review: “Maximum pressure and engagement.” U.S. officials said Friday the president’s advisers weighed a range of ideas for how to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, including military options ...