China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will look into charges against two Chinese firms sanctioned by the U.S. for suspected violations of sanctions against North Korea. Foreign Ministry spoke...

US-China trade war gives Belt and Road added significance

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has been steadily gathering support for its "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and be...

Big majority of Taiwanese surveyed reject China's 'one country, two systems' scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A large majority of Taiwanese reject Beijing's 'one country, two systems' framework to unify Taiwan and believe Taiwan's future should be decided by its citizen...

US Military admonishes Google for ties to CCP, assisting Chinese military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Google is facing increasing scrutiny from the U.S. military for their dealings with the Chinese communist party, in what many analysts say may be undermining U....

Asian stocks mixed on doubts over US-China trade deal

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Friday as caution set in ahead of U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing next week. The Shanghai Composite index was 0.1 percent lower at 3,09...

Man in north China drives into pedestrians, killing 6

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in northern China say a man trying to kill his wife and daughter has crashed his car into pedestrians and killed six people. Authorities in Zaoyang city, n...

House Resolution aims to clarify US One China policy, deny Beijing's claim over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency, U.S. Representative, Steve Chabot, has submitted a resolution on March 21, which declares that the U.S. One China Policy i...

Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday. Thursday...

A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44

BEIJING (AP) — A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44.

Chinese visit to Italy seeks closer ties, stirs suspicions

MILAN (AP) — At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A deal to make Italy the first major democracy to join China's ambitious Belt and Road infra...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, March 21, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

Explosion at chemical plant in eastern China kills 6

BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has killed six people and left 30 badly injured. The city government of Yancheng in Jiangsu province says the blast o...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, March 21, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Frid...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, March 21, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Frid...

Ex-Philippine officials accuse Xi of crimes against humanity

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two former Philippine officials have taken the bold step of filing a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes ag...