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Time | Jun 11, 2018

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — With all the attention focused on Singapore and the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang must be buzzing with excitement, right?
Well, maybe, if anyone here knew it was happening.
Instead, North Korea’s capital was like the calm in the center of a storm.
With few sources of information other than government-run media, gossip and word of mouth, North Koreans were largely in the dark about the momentous — and potentially life-...

Foxnews | Jun 11, 2018

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region.

Foxnews | Jun 10, 2018

A Hong Kong court has sentenced activist Edward Leung to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago.

New York Times | Jun 10, 2018

The tech giant’s experience made many people in China see how far the country still has to go. “We realized that China’s prosperity was built on sand.”

New York Times | Jun 10, 2018

Pyongyang has depended on but also resented Beijing. Now, China appears to fear that the North may seek to counterbalance its influence by embracing America.

Time | Jun 10, 2018

(SINGAPORE) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Sunday in Singapore ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down Tuesday with President Donald Trump meant to settle a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear bomb arsenal.
The jet carrying Kim landed at the airport Sunday afternoon amid huge security precautions on this city-state island. Singapore quickly released a picture of Kim and the foreign minister shaking hands. A large limousine with a North Korean flag could then be seen surrounded by other black vehicles with tinted...

Foxnews | Jun 10, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a speech at a regional summit in China.

Los Angeles Times | Jun 09, 2018

Justify wasn’t Bob Baffert’s only winner Saturday. He teamed up with jockey Mike Smith and owner the China Horse Club to win the $750,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes for fillies and mares going 1 1/16 miles. Abel Tasman, winner of last year’s Kentucky Oaks, made a powerful move on the backstretch and swept...

Guardian | Jun 09, 2018

In the Chinese city of Hengyang, we find a fatigued, disposable workforce assembling gadgets for Amazon, owned by the world’s richest man.Five o’clock in the morning and the young woman’s eyelids are drooping. All night she has been removing spots of dust from Amazon smartspeakers with a toothbrush. Time seems to crawl. Now she is overwhelmed with exhaustion.She works on, more and more slowly, until she can do no more. She looks around the workshop. Other workers have rested their heads on the bench. She slumps forward and falls asleep. Related:...

Guardian | Jun 09, 2018

US tech giant admits audit of Foxconn factory in Hengyang found irregularitiesAmazon has admitted that thousands of agency workers who make its Echo smart speakers and Kindles in China were hired and paid illegally.The US giant issued a statement regretting “issues of concern” following an investigation by the Observer and the US-based China Labor Watch into the “unethical and illegal” working conditions at its supplier factory in Hengyang.

Guardian | Jun 09, 2018

Not considered beautiful by China’s exacting pop star standards, Wang has developed a cult following of fans who find her relatable and an inspirationWang Ju swaggers on stage, stepping out in front of the other female contestants competing to be China’s next pop idol. Wearing white boots and a short pink windbreaker, she leans toward the audience as she sings in English lyrics that she wrote: “You don’t have to put a ring on me. I can buy my own.”She raps in English and Chinese as the camera pans to a crowd of mostly young women cheering. “Free your mind, fight [for] your right. Cold...

Guardian | Jun 08, 2018

Hackers said to have swiped information, including secret plans for new type of missile, from US navy contractorChinese government hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive information from a US navy contractor, including secret plans to develop a new type of submarine-launched anti-ship missile, according to the Washington Post....

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 08, 2018

Military experts fear that China has developed capabilities that could complicate the US Navy's ability to defend allies in Asia.

npr | Jun 08, 2018

Investors from across China have flooded to Dandong, the commercial gateway to the Korean Peninsula.(Image credit: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

Foxnews | Jun 08, 2018

U.S. citizens living in China received a second alert on Friday over the unexplained health issues that prompted the evacuation of a number of government employees working at a consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou.