Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at US sanctions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader and China's top representative in the city took pot shots at the United States on Saturday after the Trump administration sanctioned them and nine oth...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC 36.520 Up ...

AP Explains: From Hong Kong to TikTok, US-China ties plummet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has launched a major diplomatic and economic offensive against China, hitting Chinese officials with myriad sanctions over the past four months as relations ...

VIRUS DIARY: We eloped, just not the way we'd planned

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The plan was to elope in April in New York City, where my fiancee, Julie Trolle, lived. When the coronavirus hit, I canceled my flight from El Paso, where I was...

VIRUS DIARY: We eloped, just not the way we'd planned

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The plan was to elope in April in New York City, where my fiancee, Julie Trolle, lives. When the coronavirus hit, I canceled my flight from El Paso, where I was...

Hong Kong: How China's security law is pushing citizens to emigrate

"More than 10 families I know of are planning to leave Hong Kong. Most of them are going to the UK, just like me," said 37-year-old single mother Ming, as she googled for ways to transfer mo...

MOE confirms first-time Indonesian students not among those cleared to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid much speculation over whether first-time students can, in fact, enter the country, the Taiwan Education Center (TEC) Indonesia is urging the more than 500 Indonesian ...

Hong Kong correspondents face unusual visa problems

Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) said Thursday that several reporters in the city were experiencing "highly unusual" visa issues and demanded both China and the US stop usin...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Wednesday: AFLAC 35.550 Up ...

China vows response if US refuses visa renewal for its state media personnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Wang Wenbin (汪文斌) said during a routine press conference on Tuesday (Aug. 4) that if the U.S. continues refusing to renew ...

Slow German bureaucracy keeps migrant worker families apart

Two years ago, Milica Zivkovic and her husband Zeljko were fed up with Serbia. Instead of continuing to make do with poorly paid jobs that often enough depended on the goodwill of the ruling party, Ze...

Leutele signs with Storm after Wolfpack leaves Super League

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia (AP) — Melbourne Storm have signed Ricky Leutele from the Toronto Wolfpack for the rest of the 2020 National Rugby League season in Australia. Frank Ponissi...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Monday: AFLAC 35.360 Down ...

China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchers

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining” Chinese students and researchers in the U.S. Foreign ministry spokesperso...

Beijing's actions risk Hong Kong's future as global financial center

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced last week that elections for the financial hub's legislature would be delayed for a year using emergency anti-virus powers. The move dealt a blow to ...