China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech U.S. missile-defense syste...

Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

BEIJING (AP) — A framework agreement between China and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward cooling tension...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

BEIJING (AP) — Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to investment as lead...

China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday offered tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe an...

China says it successfully tests new type of missile

BEIJING (AP) — China's defense ministry said Wednesday that the military successfully test-fired a new type of missile into waters near the Korean Peninsula, an announcement that comes amid Chinese an...

Several South Korean children killed in China accident

BEIJING (AP) — Twelve people, including several South Korean school children, were killed Tuesday when their bus was involved in an accident and caught fire inside a tunnel in eastern China, the local...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrier

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safegu...

AP Explains: Why China's new aircraft carrier is significant

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday launched the navy's second aircraft carrier, its first to be entirely homebuilt. While the 50,000-ton ship still needs considerable work before comm...

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries. State med...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister recently likened the U.S. and North Korea to two speeding trains hurtling toward each other, an analogy that would seem to place China in the role of helpless b...

EU says China, Europe have interest in averting Korea crisis

BEIJING (AP) — EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed concern Thursday about rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and said China and Europe have a common responsib...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...