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5 days after crash, 2nd black box eludes China searchers

WUZHOU, China (AP) — Five days after the crash of a passenger jet in mountainous southern China, the disaster’s cause remains a mystery while the search for the plane’s second “black box" continued Fr...

Search at China crash site suspended amid rain

WUZHOU, China (AP) — The search for clues into why a Chinese commercial jetliner dove suddenly and crashed into a mountain in southern China was suspended Wednesday as rain slickened the debris field ...

GLIMPSES: Shortened Olympic torch relay passes by Great Wall

BEIJING (AP) — Even a shortened Olympic torch relay had time for a stop at the Great Wall of China. Wu Jingyu, who won gold for China in taekwondo at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, carr...

China's advice to stockpile sparks speculation of Taiwan war

BEIJING (AP) — A seemingly innocuous government recommendation for Chinese people to store necessities for an emergency quickly sparked scattered instances of panic-buying and online speculation: Is C...

China calls US policy 'misguided' in high-level talks

TIANJIN, China (AP) — China came out swinging at high-level face-to-face talks with the United States on Monday, blaming the U.S. for a “stalemate” in bilateral relations and calling on America to cha...

AP PHOTOS: Virus uncertainty for China's Year of Ox vendors

WUHAN, China (AP) — Vibrant red lanterns line an alley in Wuhan, China, but customers only trickle in. Around the corner, Gong Linhua recalled earlier years when her store was packed and the street ou...

Year after lockdown, Wuhan dissident more isolated than ever

WUHAN, China (AP) — One year after lockdown, Wuhan has long since sprung back to life — but Zhu Tao remains bunkered in his 14th-floor apartment, spending his days doomscrolling through news, playing ...

New Chinese film praises Wuhan ahead of lockdown anniversary

WUHAN, China (AP) — China is rolling out a state-backed film praising Wuhan ahead of the anniversary of the 76-day lockdown in the central city where the coronavirus was first detected. ...

AP PHOTOS: Tying the knot without a face mask in China

BEIJING (AP) — Lovebirds in China are embracing a sense of normalcy as the COVID pandemic appears to be under control in the country where it was first detected. Chen Yaxuan and Dou ...

Wuhan farmers struggle as crops wither from travel limits

HUANGPI, China (AP) — Stuck in the same bind as many other Chinese farmers whose crops are rotting in their fields, Jiang Yuewu is preparing to throw out a 500-ton harvest of lotus root because anti-c...

Chinese struggle to return to work as virus controls ease

WUHAN, China (AP) — After two months in locked-down Wuhan, Wei Lei was eager to get back to work on a railway construction site. Instead, the 22-year-old found himself stranded at an expressway toll p...

Image of Asia: Melania Trump visits Beijing zoo

In this photo by Associated Press photographer Ng Han Guan, U.S. first lady Melania Trump posed for photos with Chinese children holding U.S. and Chinese flags and bald eagle dolls near the panda encl...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TOP STORIES: CHINA-LIU XIAOBO — China has cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid internationa...