- Tibetans in exile re-elect Lobsang Sangay as prime minister Updated: Apr-27-16 5:19 am
DHARMSALA, India - Lobsang Sangay has been re-elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile in voting held last month, officials announced Wednesday, with Sangay saying the election shows that Tibetans in exile "are practicing democracy, whereas China is not."
- Clinton pivots from Obama's Asia policy with TPP opposition Updated: Apr-22-16 3:55 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton was the first standard-bearer for the Obama administration's strategic push into Asia, but her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could be a major obstacle to sustaining it should she win the presidency.
- Biden discusses future of cancer research in New Orleans Updated: Apr-20-16 7:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Three years ago, Vice President Joe Biden was sitting with President Xi Jinping of China in an empty restaurant in the city of Chengdu. Speaking through a translator, Xi asked him whether he could "define America."
- Australia premier praises China ties, skirts touchy subjects Updated: Apr-14-16 3:59 am
SHANGHAI - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hailed business ties with China but skirted sensitive political issues Thursday, on the first day of an official visit to his country's key trade partner.
- Hong Kong emerges as hub for creating offshore companies Updated: Apr-09-16 8:44 pm
HONG KONG - The same year Jasmine Li, whose grandfather was the fourth-ranked politician in China at the time, donned a floral Carolina Herrera gown and debuted at a ball in Paris, a company called Harvest Sun Trading Ltd. was born in an aging building at the edge of Hong Kong's red light district. The next year Li bought the company for $1.
- Tiny British Virgin Islands has big role in leaked documents Updated: Apr-09-16 1:20 am
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands - A thriving financial services industry that evolved over the last 30 years in the British Virgin Islands made it one of the most popular places in the world to form a corporation, turning a sleepy cluster of Caribbean islands into a global hub of finance.
- Carter: US missile defense 'going to happen' in SKorea Updated: Apr-08-16 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that the proposed placement of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea is "going to happen" despite Chinese opposition.
- US cites Chinese Internet filters as trade barrier Updated: Apr-08-16 6:15 am
BEIJING - The American government has cited Chinese Internet controls as a trade barrier in a report that comes as Beijing tries to block its public from seeing news online about the finances of leaders' families.
- Australia to send biggest-ever business delegation to China Updated: Apr-08-16 2:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister will lead the country's biggest-ever business delegation to China next week.
- Panama Papers leaks name prominent China political families Updated: Apr-07-16 1:58 am
BEIJING - The Panama Papers document leak reported by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists names family members of eight present or past members of China's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee, including the brother-in-law of president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping and a distant relative of the founder of the communist state, Mao Zedong.
- Xi seen as easily surviving revelations in Panama Papers Updated: Apr-07-16 12:37 am
BEIJING - For graft-busting Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping, the Panama Papers revelations that show his brother-in-law and relatives of two other members of the party's elite inner circle owned offshore companies, often referred to as tax havens, might have been highly damaging.
- Editorials from around Pennsylvania Updated: Apr-06-16 12:02 pm
Editorials from around Pennsylvania: