Hong Kong on Monday confirmed its first human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to a report, in the latest sign of the virus spreading beyond mainland China.
US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Japanese leaders Tuesday, with Tokyo hoping for some fulsome backing in its vicious territorial spat with China.
The United States Monday urged Beijing to scrap new aviation arrangements set up by its new air defense zone which Washington has denounced as confusing and likely to increase the risk of accidents....Read More
Yeoman 3rd Class Dakota Hillman of West Minister, Md. and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kelly Southwick of Monrovia, right – assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown in the Leyte Gulf – load supplies onto the ship during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP). Both men seen here are delivering relief supplies in support of Operation Damayan, the military response to Typhoon Haiyan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony DeFilippo/Released)...Read More
The United States is advising all US airlines to take steps to stay safe amid fresh tensions in the East China Sea as they seek clarification about Beijing’s newly-declared air zone over disputed islands....Read More
The American Film Institute (AFI) has launched a scholarship scheme allowing student filmmakers to write movies about China, saying US cinema-goers need more cultural insight than “Kung Fu Panda.”
Gambia on Thursday announced that it had abruptly broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan. established over the past 18 years, for reasons to do with the “national strategic interest”.
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will raise concerns about China’s trade policies and seek headway on an Asian trade pact during a visit next week.
China’s ruling Communist Party starts a key meeting Saturday expected to focus on economic reforms a year after a closely watched leadership transition.