Tokyo raised pressure on Beijing at an Asia-Europe summit Saturday to respect an international tribunal's ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea.
In a room full of bright-colored cubes and giant mattresses, giggling children climb bars, try somersaults and walk gingerly on a low balance beam. Some stand on their hands, showing off their bellies under the guidance of four coaches.
Mainland China prosecutors on Friday said they had formally charged a prominent human rights lawyer and three activists with "subverting state power" a year after detaining them in a sweeping crackdown.
Mainland China warned Thursday of a "decisive response" to provocations in the South China Sea, as it faced mounting pressure to accept an international tribunal's ruling against its claims to most of the strategically vital waters.3 Comments
A tropical storm in China has left 21 people dead and 13 missing, reports said Thursday, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain.
The United States is bringing a case against mainland China to the World Trade Organization, arguing that taxes the Chinese impose on raw materials exports put U.S. manufacturers at a disadvantage.
Mainland China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its security in the South China Sea after an international tribunal handed the Philippines a victory by saying Beijing had no legal basis for its expansive claims there.2 Comments
BEIJING -- China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its interests in the South China Sea while at the same time extending an olive branch to the new Philippine government, after an international tribunal handed Manila a victory by saying Beijing had no legal basis for its expansive claims there.
Mainland China swiftly rejected an international tribunal's ruling Tuesday that its expansive claim to the South China Sea had no legal basis, saying the ruling was null and void and that Beijing would not accept it.
The United States put itself on a collision course with great power rival mainland China on Tuesday, describing a ruling against Beijing's South China Sea claims as "final and legally binding."1 Comment