China

‘Soft Power’ – the musical and the foreign policy

I saw “Soft Power” at the Curran theater last week. The play…

 

Trump alleges leaks by US spy agencies, something ‘Nazi Germany would have done’

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump amplified his already heated war with the…

 

Why birth tourism from China persists even as US officials crack down

LOS ANGELES — At 10 a.m. on a cold morning in April…

 

Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion: Reports

NEW YORK — Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc.…

Trump declares era of ‘Americanism,’ hits Clinton on trade

MONESSEN, Pa. — Donald Trump called for a new era of economic…

State tax credit for third California electric car company

SACRAMENTO — A state board has approved $10 million in tax credits…

Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi investment fund

Uber said Wednesday it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi…

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

BEIJING — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two…

Obama, SE Asian leaders seek resolution to maritime disputes

RANCHO MIRAGE — President Barack Obama and the leaders of Southeast Asia…

California almonds dropping in price

MODESTO — Almond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past…

China’s efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

BEIJING — China's push for a global climate pact was due in…

Scoop: Women claim Charlie Sheen did not reveal his HIV-status

Bree Olson is among those not buying Charlie Sheen’s story about telling…

Edward Burtynsky photos serve as environmental warning

Edward Burtynsky isn’t your typical nature photographer: His works, often beautiful, also…

Obama’s personal ties with Xi yield mixed policy results

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has invested more time building personal ties…

Xi says ‘without reform’ no progress for business in China

SEATTLE — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday addressed Amazon founder Jeff…

Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement on tech firms

SEATTLE — Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Chinese…

US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points

U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging…

New explosions at China blast zone as chemical contamination fears prompt evacuation; 104 dead

TIANJIN, China — New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the…

Death toll in blasts in China’s Tianjin port rises to 85

TIANJIN, China — The death toll from an inferno and huge explosions…

At least 50 dead as huge warehouse blasts hit Chinese port

TIANJIN, China — Huge, fiery blasts at a warehouse for hazardous chemicals…