All posts tagged "China"

  • (Yonhap)
    US: NKorea threat compels security steps China won’t like

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat said Tuesday that if North Korea keeps advancing its weapons programs, the U.S. will be compelled to take defensive measures that China will not like. Deputy Secretary of State Antony...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • In this Dec. 8, 2006 photo, Pu Zhengxing, right, a carpenter trying to get back his unpaid wage of 3,000 yuan, takes hostage the wife of his foreman in Xi'an of China's Shaanxi province. Policemen eventually saved the hostage and arrested Pu. Wage arrears are a major problem for Chinese laborers, especially migrants working on casual terms in the construction industry. (Color China Photo via AP)
    Public sentencing of protesting workers backfires in China

    BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in southwestern China had apparently thought their Cultural Revolution-style public sentencing of eight workers who took to the streets demanding back wages would stand as a warning to others at a time of...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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  • KBS-TV's "Descendants of the Sun"
    Fever over S. Korea’s hit TV drama gets attention of China’s military

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — The growing popularity of a South Korean hit TV drama in China garnered unexpected attention on Tuesday from China’s official military newspaper, which described the TV soap opera as “a piece of great advertisement...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • (Yonhap)
    China, Japan unite in support for sanctions on North Korea

    BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Japan have reaffirmed their nations’ commitment to the full implementation of United Nations sanctions against North Korea over its recent nuclear tests and missile launches. China’s Foreign Ministry...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei urged all parties that are affected by the missile testings to remain calm. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
    China urges restraint as N. Korea’s Kim orders standby for nuke strike

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China called for calm and restraint on Friday after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered his military to be ready to use its atomic weapons at any time. The order by North Korean leader...

    • Posted March 4, 2016
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  • Moodys
    Moody’s cuts China’s rating outlook to ‘negative’

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday downgraded the credit-rating outlook of China to “negative” from “stable,” citing rising government debts, declining foreign-currency reserves and uncertainty about Beijing’s reform drive. Weakening trade and manufacturing have fueled...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    UN resolution must not affect normal life of N. Korean people: China

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — A draft U.N. resolution aimed at imposing more stringent sanctions against North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests should not affect the “normal life” of North Korean people, China’s foreign ministry said Friday. China’s foreign...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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