Thursday, November 13, 2014
The United States and China on Wednesday announced ambitious targets on greenhouse gas emissions as part of a “historic” pact that climate scientists acclaimed but U.S. Republicans denounced as a job-killer.
China's largest Internet retailer rang up more than US$9 billion during the country's biggest online shopping holiday, smashing last year's figure to set a record for a single day of sales.
China's new stealth jet fighter rocketed skywards Wednesday as Beijing puts on an unprecedented display of openness — and military force — at the country's premier airshow.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the U.S. had no role in fostering pro-democracy protests that have shut down parts of Hong Kong for six weeks, denying allegations in Chinese state media.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to play down points of tension between their two nations Wednesday, unveiling a flurry of agreements on climate change, military cooperation and trade, while casting their own burgeoning relationship as candid and productive., 1 Comment
The United States and China have “reached an understanding” on an agreement to reduce tariffs on information technology trade, the White House said Tuesday, in what Washington called a boost to World Trade Organization (WTO) efforts to slash trade duties.
Hong Kong bailiffs and police are planning to take action at pro-democracy protest sites in the city as pressure grows on demonstrators to leave, the government said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama opened two days of talks Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a sprawling garden compound next to the Forbidden City, telling the Chinese leader he wants to take the relationship “to a new level.”
U.S. President Barack Obama named a shady group linked to attacks in China's mainly Muslim far west as he called for cooperation with Beijing on anti-terror efforts in an interview with Chinese state media.
All the sky-clearing measures plus cooperation from the weather kept Beijing relatively free of air pollution for most of a seven-day Asia-Pacific conference. Then, toward the end as top leaders met, the smog crept back.