China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

BEIJING (AP) — As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi...

Deng Xiaoping touted by Chinese media as model for US trade war strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  On Aug. 1, an overseas edition of China’s People’s Daily newspaper published an article reviewing the legacy of former CCP chairman Deng Xiaoping (鄧...

Trouble may be brewing for China's leaders at the CCP Beidaihe Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping returned from his diplomatic trip to Africa this week, and immediately called a meeting of the Chinese Politburo on July 31, where he reportedly ...

After summit, China likely to remind N. Korea of close ties

BEIJING (AP) — The outcome of the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was good news for one absent but key player: China. China has em...

Boycott China and avoid a trade war

ROCHESTER, NY () -- The U.S. and China are locked in negotiations both sides say they hope will avert a painful trade war. The Trump administration has threatened to impose a series of tariffs unle...

Widow of WWII Flying Tiger Anna Chennault dies at age 94

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Anna Chennault, the Chinese-born widow of Flying Tiger commander Claire Chennault and influential political figure in Washington for many decades, died at the age of ...

Key moments in North Korea-China relationship

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to China makes clear that Beijing, the North's only major ally and chief provider of energy and trade that keeps the country'...

After changing China's constitution, Xi calls for military loyalty to it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At day after securing absolute power after altering China's constitution to end presidential term limits, President Xi Jinping on Monday (March 12) called on the military a...

Chinese netizens compare Xi's rule to Qing Dynasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After lawmakers in China's rubber stamp congress on Sunday (March 11) removed presidential term limits, thus enabling Xi Jinping to possibly serve for life, some ...

Xi Jinping's rule shatters hopes for China's liberalization

BEIJING (AP) — Many Western scholars who studied China believed that the opening to the outside world engineered by reformer Deng Xiaoping in the early 1980s would pave the way for corresponding polit...

China's Xi Jinping gets expanded mandate, may rule for life

BEIJING (AP) — Xi Jinping, already China's most powerful leader in more than a generation, received a vastly expanded mandate as lawmakers Sunday abolished presidential term limits that had ...

The Latest: China lawmakers abolish presidential term limits

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China's lawmakers amending constitution to abolish term limits (all times local): 3:55 p.m. China's rubber-stamp lawmakers have passed a historic const...

China's lawmakers begin voting on scrapping term limits

BEIJING (AP) — China's rubber-stamp lawmakers started casting votes Sunday on a historic constitutional amendment that would abolish term limits and enable President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely. ...

Timeline of Xi Jinping's rise as China's leader-for-life

BEIJING (AP) — Below are major events in President Xi Jinping's rise as China's potential leader-for-life as the ceremonial legislature prepares to amend the constitution to remove presidential term l...

China silences critics of move to make Xi president for life

BEIJING (AP) — The day China's ruling Communist Party unveiled a proposal to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely as Mao Zedong did a generation ago, Ma Bo was so shaken he couldn't sleep. ...