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Britain Concerned By Hong Kongs Decision To Ban Pro-independence Party

LONDON – Britain’s foreign ministry said on Monday that it was concerned by the decision by Hong Kong to ban a group promoting independence from China, the...

The Night A Chinese Billionaire Was Accused Of Rape In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORKMINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK – With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota...

Asian Shares Wobble On Fear Of Long Us-china Trade War Oil Rallies

SYDNEYSYDNEY – Asian shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China’s decision to cancel talks with the United States reinforced fears of a...

Hong Kong Pro-independence Party Formally Outlawed In First Such Move Since Handover

HONG KONG – Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China – the first outlawing of a political organization since...

Asian Shares Wobble As China Cancels Trade Talks With Us Oil Rallies

SYDNEYSYDNEY – Asia shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China ramped up trade tensions by cancelling upcoming tariff talks with the United...

Asian Shares Wobble As China Halts Trade Talks With Us Oil Rallies

SYDNEYSYDNEY – Asia shares eased in holiday-thinned trading on Monday and the safe haven yen gained as China canceled upcoming tariff talks with the United States,...

Yen Climbs As China Halts Trade Talks With Us Oil Rallies

SYDNEYSYDNEY – The safe haven yen gained on Monday in holiday-thinned trading as China canceled upcoming tariff talks with the United States, ratcheting up...

All Aboard Hong Kong Bullet Train Signals High-speed Integration With China

HONG KONGHONG KONG – Hong Kong’s controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start on Sunday, as hundreds of passengers whistled north across the border...

Vatican China Sign Landmark Accord On Appointing Bishops

VILNIUSVILNIUS – The Vatican on Saturday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-desired say in the appointment of bishops in China, though critics labeled...

Vatican Says Pope Recognizes Legitimacy Of Seven Chinese Bishops

– The Vatican said on Saturday that Pope Francis had recognized the legitimacy of seven state-appointed Chinese bishops as part of a historic provisional agreement...