China News

Foxnews | Nov 16, 2017

China is reiterating its call for an agreement between North Korea and the U.S. under which the North would gain concessions if it freezes its nuclear weapons program.

Foxnews | Nov 16, 2017

China isn't offering debt relief to Venezuela but says it's confident the country can deal with the matter.

Guardian | Nov 16, 2017

Chen Xi, leading Communist party figure, says members becoming politically and morally ‘degraded’ and looking to religion and superstitionOne of China’s top leaders has chastised Communist party cadres for putting “ghosts and gods” before Marx and Lenin.Writing in the party’s official mouthpiece, the People’s Daily, Chen Xi accused some officials of becoming politically and morally “degraded” and of looking to religion, superstition and – perhaps even worse – western-style multi-party democracy...

Foxnews | Nov 16, 2017

Southeast Asian nations have avoided mention of China's construction of islands in the South China Sea and a U.N.-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's claims in the disputed waters.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Nov 16, 2017

Beijing: Shanghai police have seized 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine being sold by counterfeiters in China.

Time | Nov 15, 2017

(NEW YORK) — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately.
The painting, called “Salvator Mundi,” Italian for “Savior of the World,” is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known to exist and the only one in private hands. It was sold by Christie’s auction house, which didn’t immediately identify the buyer.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Nov 15, 2017

There is a saying "When you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there" and it perfectly sums up the contrast between China's President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump.

Los Angeles Times | Nov 15, 2017

After creating an international incident that led President Trump to intervene with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the three teenage UCLA basketball players who shoplifted designer goods in China said Wednesday that they’re really, really sorry. No doubt. Surely LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen...

Los Angeles Times | Nov 15, 2017

President Trump suggested Wednesday that three UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China owed him public thanks after their release from confinement and return home."Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump? They were headed for 10 years in jail!" the...

Time | Nov 15, 2017

Three UCLA basketball players are speaking out for the first time after returning home from China, where they had been detained for alleged shoplifting.
Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were in Hangzhou before a game with Georgia Tech as part of the Pac-12 China Game when they were accused of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store.They were briefly detained, but then...

Time | Nov 15, 2017

(HONG KONG) — The Chinese government should stop hospitals and other medical facilities from subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy that in some cases has involved electroshock, involuntary confinement and forced medication, a human rights group said Wednesday.
The report released by New York-based Human Rights Watch, based on interviews with 17 people subjected to the widely criticized techniques since 2009, comes as awareness has grown in China regarding the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Homosexuality was removed from China’s official list of...

Washington Post | Nov 15, 2017

The move follows Trump’s visit to China, but it may be more about Beijing’s desire to maintain contact with Pyongyang.

Los Angeles Times | Nov 15, 2017

President Trump suggested Wednesday that three UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China owed him public thanks after their release from confinement and return home. “Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump? They were headed for 10 years in jail!” the...

Los Angeles Times | Nov 15, 2017

China will send a special envoy to North Korea on Friday, just days after President Trump’s visit to Asia, Chinese and North Korean state media announced Wednesday, marking a potential diplomatic thaw between Pyongyang and Beijing. The announcement closely follows President Trump’s Tuesday departure...

Time | Nov 15, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home, where they may be disciplined by the school as a result of the international scandal.
Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley arrived at Los Angeles International Airport late Tuesday afternoon after a 12-hour flight from Shanghai. They ignored reporters’ shouted questions while making their way through a horde of media outside and getting into a van that took off from the departure level.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said the matter “has been resolved to the...

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