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BEIJING - China on Sunday dispatched five ships to Vietnam to speed up the evacuation of its citizens following deadly anti-Chinese riots over Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in waters claimed by both countries.The first...

BEIJING- A strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people...

BEIJING - A protest in eastern China over a plan to build a waste incinerator turned violent, with state media reporting that at least...
KPC student makes trip to China

After spending 10 days in the bustling, populous hubs of Beijing and Shanghai, Iris Fontana became an expert at communicating with her Mandarin-speaking hosts - without knowing the language...
Rich Lowry: Obama's Cuban olive branch

...there is little reason to believe that lifting the embargo will end it, either. Our vast trade with China hasn't yet made Beijing any less repressive.The Cuba embargo is condemned as a relic of the Cold War, but it is the regime itself that is a relic...

BEIJING - China's leaders announced Friday the...increasingly alienated from the public.Beijing also pledged to open state-dominated...last substantive changes to the policy.Beijing says the policy, which was introduced...

...longstanding ties with mainland China.Beijing's burgeoning influence in this former...confrontations in decades. Anger toward Beijing is not shared by all in Hong Kong, and...and of plans that would require a pro-Beijing committee to screen the nomination for...
Kenai Kranker trains for extreme hand cycling race

...the world. Athletes representing 8 different countries, including 4 gold medalists who competed at the Paralympics Games in Beijing, China last year, will participate. Originally the race was held from Fairbanks to Anchorage, but this year's course...
Rich Lowry: The climate march to nowhere

...weekend to demand international action to fight global warming.The throng would have better advised to parade in downtown Beijing, assuming the Politburo wouldn't have called out the infantry.China is the locus of the alleged crime against the planet...

...was China's deployment of a deep-sea oil rig in early May near the Paracel islands, which are claimed by both Hanoi and Beijing. Although the Chinese removed the rig two months later, the incident continues to rankle Vietnam.Washington is concerned...


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