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China sentences military veterans for protesting

Apr. 19, 2019 4:10 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese courts announced multiple-year prison sentences Friday for more than three dozen military veterans who protested over the lack of benefits, saying the former soldiers had disrupted social order in a bid to further their own interests. The announcements from the courts in the eastern...

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr. 19, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China downplayed the political implications of its global Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, saying Friday that it aimed to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends in the U.S. and elsewhere. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that a conference to promote the initiative to be held...

Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

Apr. 18, 2019 8:40 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia's profile in regional affairs. The Kremlin said in a...

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

Apr. 17, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, chairman of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including Apple's iPhones, said Wednesday he intends to run for president of Taiwan, bringing his pro-business and China-friendly policies to what is expected to be a crowded field for next year's...

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

Apr. 17, 2019 7:05 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, chairman of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including Apple's iPhones, said Wednesday he intends to run for president of Taiwan, bringing his pro-business and China-friendly policies to what is expected to be a crowded field for next year's...

Taiwan president denounces Chinese military 'coercion'

Apr. 16, 2019 7:48 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese attempts at military coercion only strengthen Taiwan's resolve to defend itself, the president of the self-governing island republic said Tuesday. Tsai Ing-wen's comments followed what Taiwan's defense ministry called a major foray by Chinese military planes into airspace just...

Chinese woman who entered Mar-a-Lago denied bail

Apr. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club, saying her actions and statements suggest "she was up to something nefarious" and there is an "extreme risk of flight" if she were released....

The Latest: Judge denies bail for woman in Mar-a-Lago case

Apr. 15, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a bail hearing for a Chinese woman charged with lying to enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club (all times local): 2 p.m. A federal judge has denied bail to a Chinese woman charged with lying to briefly gain admission into President Donald Trump's...

Trump speaks with Jimmy Carter about China trade

Apr. 15, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke over the weekend with former President Jimmy Carter about his China policies and "numerous other topics." White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says Trump reached out to Carter on Saturday after the former president wrote him "a beautiful letter" about ongoing...

Judge denies bond for Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club

Apr. 15, 2019 2:00 PM EDT
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Judge denies bond for Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club.