Thousands of delegates from around China are gathering in Beijing for next week’s annual session of the country’s rubber-stamp legislature and its advisory body.
Two Canadian citizens have been reported missing in China over recent days amid a dispute over Canada’s detention of a Chinese business executive wanted in the U.S. on bank fraud charges.
The foreign ministers of China and North Korea held talks in Beijing Friday amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade Kim Jong Un’s regime to halt its nuclear weapons program.
North Korea’s foreign minister was due to arrive in key ally China Thursday for talks that come amid stalled efforts to persuade Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear weapons programs.
Chinese state media on Monday praised George H.W. Bush as a “statesman of vision,” recalling the late president’s role in helping end the Cold War and establishing the foundations of U.S.-China relations.
A strong showing by Taiwan’s opposition Nationalist Party in this weekend’s local elections presents a major challenge to independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen as she grapples with growing economic, political and military pressure from rival China.
A bishop who has resisted demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body has been taken into custody, a Catholic news service reported, despite recent moves by Beijing and the Holy See toward reconciliation.
China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.
A researcher at a prominent Chinese think tank repeatedly targeted by the Communist government said Monday he and the organization’s director have been barred from leaving the country.
The Vatican’s breakthrough agreement to give China some say over bishop appointments has critics accusing the church of caving in to the ruling Communist Party just as it is waging a sweeping crackdown on religion.