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China, ASEAN at odds over sea territoryupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 20:43:00

China and ASEAN are at odds over which countries can truly claim South China Sea waters. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

Clinton slams Russia, China over Syriaupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 21:43:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lambasted Russia and China on Friday for blocking efforts to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has lost a key general to defection.

China's president goes to Hong Kongupdated: Sun Jul 01 2012 04:08:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Hong Kong for the 15th anniversary of the handover of the colony to Beijing.

G-20 nations must 'do what's necessary' to boost world economy, Obama saysupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 13:49:00

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday welcomed the results of the Greek election as he prepared to join other world leaders at a summit aimed at boosting a sluggish global economic recovery.

Inside the Russian-Chinese allianceupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 07:21:00

Professor Behzad Yaghmaian discusses the alliance between China and Russia and what it means for the rest of the world.

China urges pragmatism in Iran-U.N. nuclear talksupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 07:21:00

China's President Hu Jintao urged Iran to take a "flexible and pragmatic" approach as it enters talks on its nuclear program Friday with the U.N. nuclear watchdog in Vienna, China's foreign ministry said.

Russia, China and partners call for non-intervention in Syria, Iranupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 06:50:00

The heads of state of Russia, China and four Central Asian partner nations signed a statement Thursday opposing outside intervention in Syria and Iran.

Syria struggles to find peaceupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 06:50:00

As the Syrian death toll grows, world powers suggest new plans to stop the violence. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports

Obama withholds comment on Chen caseupdated: Tue May 01 2012 05:20:00

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton prepared to depart Monday night for China, President Barack Obama was tight-lipped about the whereabouts of escaped Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his potential impact on the discussions to be held this week in Beijing.

Truck raises questions about China's role in North Korea's missile programupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 06:15:00

After weeks of military analysts examining the latest North Korean rocket before and after its failed launch, the focus now has turned to a truck.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un speaksupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 06:15:00

CNN's Stan Grant attends celebrations in Pyongyang, where the new leader gives his first public speech.

Torture claims follow Bo Xilai scandalupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 02:58:00

Critics of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai are now speaking out. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

Bo Xilai's ouster offers clues about China's secret leadership splitsupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 02:58:00

A year ago, Bo Xilai was one of the most powerful and talked-about politicians in China. He was a member of China's ruling body, the Politburo, and he seemed to have a shot at gaining a seat on the key decision-making unit within it, the Standing Committee.

Tibetans' cries for helpupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 08:40:00

Tibetans have long occupied a special place in the heart of the West. But that has not done them very much good.

North Korea prepares launch padupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 19:05:00

CNN's Barbara Starr reports a new satellite image shows activity on a North Korean missile launch pad.

New realities for Tibetans in Chinaupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 05:22:00

CNN's Stan Grant reports on Chinese government's crackdown on Tibetan Buddhist monks' desperate protests.

Tibetan activist who set himself alight in India diesupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 05:22:00

The Tibetan protester who set himself alight in the Indian capital ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit this week has died.

Defector paints Kim Jong il in dragupdated: Sun Mar 25 2012 21:50:00

Former North Korean propaganda artist Song Byeok has embraced satire since defecting to the U.S. in 2001.

China boosts military spendingupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 05:15:00

CNN's Stan Grant reports on concerns over China's growing military budget.

China holds 'frank' talks with North Korea after satellite announcementupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 07:47:00

China says it has had "a frank, in-depth talk" with North Korea about the situation on the Korean Peninsula after Pyongyang's announcement of a planned satellite launch provoked an international outcry.

China axes Bo Xilai from Chongqing post after scandalupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 00:25:00

Bo Xilai, once seen as one of the rising stars of Chinese politics, has been removed from his prominent provincial post after a scandal involving one of his key deputies.

Obama announces WTO case against China over rare earthsupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 16:11:00

The United States, the European Union and Japan are filing a challenge with the World Trade Organization against China's export restrictions on minerals that are crucial for the production of many high-tech devices, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday.

CNNMoney: The dollar is mighty once moreupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 13:25:00

The U.S. economy appears to be gradually improving -- and the dollar is coming along for the ride. Imagine that.

Chinese premier touches on military, economyupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 01:49:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao underlined the Asian giant's regional military ambitions and economic challenges Monday in a speech that opened the annual meeting of the country's legislators.

China's defence spending to rise 11.2%updated: Sun Mar 04 2012 08:03:00

China plans to boost its official defence budget by 11.2 per cent this year as Beijing is balancing the modernisation of its armed forces against the need to keep military spending in line with economic development.

Obama: We welcome China's peaceful riseupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 21:08:00

CNN's Stan Grant reports on Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to the U.S. and how it's being viewed in China.

Unrest ahead of Tibetan New Yearupdated: Sat Feb 11 2012 21:19:00

Violence escalates across southwestern China as authorities clash with ethnic Tibetans. CNN's Stan Grant reports

Groups: Young nun latest to self-immolate in Tibetupdated: Sat Feb 11 2012 21:19:00

An 18-year-old nun set herself afire Saturday, the latest in a string of self-immolations by Tibetans amid anger and despair over Chinese rule, Tibetan rights groups reported.

Russia and China: Sabotaging U.N. with vetoesupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:23:00

When the Arab League asked for U.N. Security Council endorsement of its call for a new government in Syria and sought the imposition of sanctions to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Russians went toe-to-toe with the United States, publicly and behind closed doors.

China disputes reports of self-immolations by Tibetansupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 03:26:00

The Chinese authorities have contested reports that three Tibetans set themselves on fire last week in a remote area of southwestern China.

Why China, Russia won't condemn Syrian regimeupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 08:57:00

As international leaders express outrage over mass killings in Syria -- and lament the inability to pass a U.N. Security Council resolution denouncing the Syrian regime -- questions linger about the two countries behind the impasse.

Russia, China veto U.N. action on Syria; opposition group calls for strikeupdated: Sat Feb 04 2012 21:36:00

As international anger grows over reports of mass carnage at the hands of the Syrian regime, a U.N. Security Council draft resolution condemning Syria failed to be adopted Saturday after veto-wielding members Russia and China voted against it.

U.N. Security Council debates Syria as violence ragesupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 20:44:00

Arab and Western diplomats spoke in support Tuesday of a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, while representatives from Russia and China slammed it as meddlesome.

WTO: China rare earth trade defies rulesupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 06:13:00

The EU has demanded that China loosen its policy on sales of rare earth materials after the World Trade Organisation upheld a ruling that Beijing's policies to limit raw material exports violated international trade rules.

Timeline of Tibetan protests in Chinaupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 01:08:00

The escalation of tensions in ethnically Tibetan regions of China is the latest in a series that have resulted in deaths, frayed ties between the United States and China, and greater pressure from Beijing against the Dalai Lama, who fled Tibet for India in 1959 after a failed uprising.

Sudan: Rebels kidnap 70 workers, including Chinese nationals updated: Sun Jan 29 2012 23:24:00

Militants captured 70 construction workers, including Chinese nationals, in Sudan's volatile South Kordofan state, military officials said Sunday.

Taiwan's president re-electedupdated: Sat Jan 14 2012 10:19:00

Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou was re-elected Saturday in an election seen as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with China.

China and U.S. watching Taiwan electionsupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 21:25:00

CNN's Stan Grant looks into the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan and its impact on Chinese-U.S. relations.

Taiwan votes: Why it mattersupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 05:55:00

Jobs and money, national identity and political stability.

Two more monks set themselves alight in Chinaupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 06:13:00

A former Tibetan monk has died and another is seriously injured after setting themselves on fire in southwest China's Sichuan province on Friday -- the 13th and 14th acts of self-immolation in the country since March.

Analysts denounce U.S. strategy to Chinaupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 12:16:00

CNN's Stan Grant has reaction from Beijing to the new U.S. military strategy toward China.

Top U.S. diplomat in China to discuss North Koreaupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 07:35:00

A top U.S. diplomat will arrive in Beijing on Tuesday at the start of a tour around Northeast Asia, which is still adapting to the change of leadership in North Korea following the death of Kim Jong Il last month.

Top U.S. diplomat to visit North Korea's neighbors updated: Fri Dec 30 2011 06:01:00

A top U.S. diplomat will travel to three nations around North Korea early next year in the first such talks since longtime leader Kim Jong Il's death, the State Department announced Thursday.

A nation ruled through anguish and terrorupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 22:48:00

While North Korea's recently departed leader Kim Jong Il will probably be most remembered for his pompadour, jumpsuits and relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons, the world must never forget the legacy of anguish and terror he left for millions of his people.

Huntsman: Opportunity and risk in North Korea transitionupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 14:48:00

Kim Jong Il's passing closes a sad and tragic chapter for the people of North Korea. His 17-year reign will be remembered as a dark period in their history characterized by great suffering and steady and dangerous provocations to the outside world.

What's next for North Korea?updated: Tue Dec 20 2011 12:38:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour discusses the future for North Korea amid leadership transition.

CNNMoney: China slaps duties on U.S.-made autosupdated: Wed Dec 14 2011 14:16:00

China slapped duties on U.S.-made cars Wednesday, an action that could imperil billions in sales by Detroit automakers but which will leave most of their sales in the country unaffected.

Hu vows to pursue more balanced tradeupdated: Sun Dec 11 2011 21:57:00

China's president, Hu Jintao, on Sunday pledged an "even more active" opening up of the country's economy and a renewed commitment to free trade as he sought to respond to concerns over apparent reform fatigue in Beijing and a deteriorating global economy.

Clinton visit to Myanmar raises hopesupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 11:21:00

The announcement on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar next month came as a stunning surprise, a sign that human rights advocates, Burmese pro-democracy activists and the West's political strategists may stand within reach of a major victory.

Chinese donate money to Ai Weiweiupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 11:13:00

Chinese citizens donate money to dissident Ai Weiwei in the latest standoff between China's government and its people.

Only moral victory possible against China, dissident saysupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 11:13:00

Outspoken dissident artist Ai Weiwei said he believes only a moral victory is possible against the Chinese government in his tax evasion case.

Obama pushes trans-Pacific trade deal at APECupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 20:54:00

President Barack Obama, in Hawaii for a weekend economic conference, said Saturday that leaders of nine nations have agreed on the "broad outlines" of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement.

Obama's upcoming Asia tripupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 20:54:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria looks ahead at what the president hopes to accomplish during his upcoming trip to Asia.

Obama to begin 9-day Asia-Pacific trip with economic conferenceupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 06:39:00

President Barack Obama begins a nine-day trip through the Asia-Pacific region Saturday with a stop in Hawaii for a weekend economic conference where he will press for progress on a trans-Pacific free trade agreement.

Tibetan exiles set foot on native soilupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 04:40:00

In Dharamsala, India, Tibetans touch their native soil in a rare event. CNN's Ram Ramgopal reports.

Second Tibetan nun burns to death in Chinaupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 04:40:00

A Buddhist nun in southwest China has died after setting herself on fire, the 11th Tibetan -- and second nun -- to self-immolate since March.

Regime change slows in North Korea as threat to region growsupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 09:32:00

The pace of North Korea's planned regime change from Kim Jong Il to his twenty-something son appears to have slowed at the moment, two senior U.S. military officials said Thursday.

Tibetan nun dies after setting herself ablazeupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 03:08:00

A nun has died after setting herself on fire in southwestern China, the first Tibetan woman known to have killed herself in this way, the London-based Free Tibet campaign group said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Chinese officials blast Senate currency billupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 07:26:00

In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the Senate passed a bill on Tuesday targeting China's undervalued currency -- and angering Chinese officials who have warned of a "trade war."

CNNMoney: China sees trade war if U.S. passes currency billupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 07:43:00

A bill that will penalize China for allegedly manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage is headed for a vote in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, adding pressure on China to appreciate the yuan.

Syria opposition gains regional backersupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 07:11:00

International powers put more heat on Syria's government Tuesday, as a new umbrella opposition group gained key backers in the Arab world and China exhorted the government to respond to people's "reasonable" demands.

Syrian opposition gains Arab supportupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 07:11:00

The Syrian opposition council gains key support from within the Arab world. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Russian PM begins China visit, $1 trillion gas deal on agendaupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 06:07:00

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Beijing Tuesday, kicking off a two-day visit to China, his first state visit since announcing his intention to contest the Russian presidency next March.

Reid to China: 'Play fair with America'updated: Tue Oct 11 2011 06:03:00

Rep. John Boehner and Sen. Harry Reid discuss their views on legislation aimed against China.

China warns of trade war ahead of U.S. currency voteupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 06:03:00

A bill that will penalize China for allegedly manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage is headed for a vote in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, adding pressure on China to appreciate the yuan.

Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin makes rare public appearanceupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 09:27:00

China's former President Jiang Zemin appeared in Beijing on Sunday, the first time he's been seen publicly since rumors surfaced months ago that he had died.

U.N. secretary-general disappointed by Syria vetoupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 17:07:00

(CNN) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed disappointment Wednesday that Russia and China this week blocked a Security Council resolution against a crackdown in Syria, and Turkey called the move "unfortunate."

China, Russia vetoes thwart U.N. Security Council resolution on Syriaupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 22:53:00

Russia and China blocked efforts of other major powers to pass a U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria Tuesday, with a dramatic dual veto thwarting a call for an immediate halt to the crackdown in Syria against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad.

Source: Chinese official tells Clinton U.S. should reconsider Taiwan arms dealupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 04:04:00

China is continuing to speak out against a multibillion-dollar U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, with the Chinese foreign minister telling U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday that the Obama administration should reconsider the deal.

China warns U.S. against arms sales to Taiwanupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 03:08:00

China warned the United States Thursday that a multi-billion dollar arms sales to Taiwan will create "severe obstacles" between Beijing and Washington, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

CNNMoney: U.S. to challenge Chinese tariffs on chickensupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 13:11:00

The United States is pushing back against a Chinese tariff that has virtually wiped out chicken exports to the world's largest nation.

China calls for resumption of six-party talksupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 04:54:00

China is calling Monday for the resumption of six party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament two days before planned inter-Korean talks. "We are happy to see that there have been some new, positive interactions between the parties concerned surrounding the restart of the six party talks," Foreign minister Yang Jiechi told a seminar in Beijing. "The parties must seize these opportunities."

Biden begins visit to Chinaupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 05:16:00

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Beijing Wednesday to kick off a five-day visit to China.

Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fireupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 08:25:00

A 29-year-old Tibetan monk died after setting himself on fire Monday in southwestern China, according to state-run Xinhua news agency and Tibetan activists.

U.S. Vice President Biden to visit China, Mongolia and Japanupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 01:01:00

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will depart Tuesday for a trip to China, Mongolia and Japan that will include meetings with China's top leaders.

Vice President Biden to visit China, Mongolia and Japanupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 14:30:00

Vice President Joe Biden will depart on August 16 for a trip to China, Mongolia and Japan that will include meetings with China's top leaders, the White House announced Thursday.

Freedom and control in cyberspaceupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 13:53:00

Media activist Rebecca MacKinnon talks about the struggle for freedom and control in cyberspace.

China, ASEAN agree on plans to solve South China Sea disputeupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 05:50:00

Chinese and Southeast Asian officials have agreed on a draft of guidelines to avert tension in the South China Sea.

Secretary of state embarks on another world tourupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 23:47:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived Friday in Istanbul, the start of a 12-day journey that, in typical Hillary fashion, will straddle the globe, taking her to Europe, India and East Asia.

Taiwan's offices in Hong Kong, Macau to come out of hidingupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 21:21:00

Taiwan's de facto representative offices in Hong Kong and Macau -- China's two special administration regions (SAR) -- will come out of hiding this week after operating incognito for nearly 45 years, a move that experts say defines a thawing of historically frosty cross-strait relations.

Death rumors spur reflections on Jiang legacyupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 23:52:00

How will Jiang Zemin be remembered?

China: Jiang Zemin's death 'pure rumor'updated: Thu Jul 07 2011 23:52:00

Internet searches about a former Chinese president's health are censored in China. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

World watches for fair Thai electionupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 00:46:00

Thailand's first elections since last year's violent protests place it at the crossroads between national reconciliation and further destabilization, a scenario analysts believe could have serious implications beyond its borders.

Fierce rivalry in Thailand's electionsupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 00:46:00

CNN's Sara Sidner looks at the fierce rivalry between the red shirts and the yellow shirts in Thailand's elections.

China revives 'red' cultureupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 20:16:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on how the Communist Party of China has promoted "red" culture ahead of its 90th birthday.

Sudan's leader visits China ahead of South's independenceupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 20:40:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao welcomed Sudan's leader Omar al-Bashir to Beijing Wednesday in a visit designed to expand ties between the two countries.

Sudan's pres. warmly welcomed in Chinaupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 20:40:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is in Beijing to meet Hu Jintao, despite his outstanding international warrants.

China's crackdown on artistsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 05:03:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on the ongoing crackdown in China despite the release of two prominent activists.

Anti-corruption websites pop up in Chinaupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 05:03:00

Chinese web developers are using a new weapon aimed at fighting corruption: sites encouraging people to share stories of bribes online.

Chinese Communists, 90 years later, still fighting corruptionupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 01:30:00

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding, party officials are pledging to continue the fight against corruption.

Freed China dissident artist Ai under restrictionsupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 18:50:00

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail -- apparently with conditions -- after he spent nearly three months in prison on charges of tax evasion, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.

Outspoken Chinese artist is free but has to stay quietupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 17:27:00

He is China's most outspoken critic. But when he won his freedom after three months in prison, it came with a cost -- that he keep quiet.

UN takes no action on Syriaupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 08:30:00

Syria repression continues, but the UN Security Council is deadlocked. CNN's Richard Roth takes a look.

Analysis: Why U.N. won't act against Syriaupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 08:30:00

We have all heard about the Arab Spring, the rapid change which swept through the streets of the Middle East and North Africa.

Zimbabwe's parliament approves $98 million loan from Chinaupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 23:39:00

Zimbabwe's parliament has ratified a 20-year $98 million loan from China to build a defense college, despite objections from members of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party that the poverty-stricken country should prioritize the spending in other ways.

Why Kim Jong Il visited Chinaupdated: Fri May 27 2011 10:44:00

As North Korea's leader ends his tour of China, we begin to learn the purpose of the visit. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.

Report: North Korea's Kim wants talksupdated: Fri May 27 2011 10:44:00

Kim Jong Il, the reclusive leader of North Korea, is advocating that six-party talks aimed at dismantling the country's nuclear program resume, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Friday.

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