Tag: Greater China

EXPLAINER: Why Japan ‘rising sun’ flag provokes Olympic ire

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SEOUL, South Korea — Japan considers the “rising sun” flag part of its history. But some in the Koreas, China and other Asian countries...

US seeks to drop Chinese researcher’s visa fraud case

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. prosecutors sought Thursday to drop their case against a Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military...

Stocks open higher on Wall Street, on track for weekly gain

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Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Friday, keeping the market on track for a weekly gain following a big drop at the beginning...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

China, Afghanistan top Blinken agenda on India, Kuwait trip

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to India and Kuwait next week for talks on China, the coronavirus and Afghanistan, the...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 trade union members for sedition

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong police on Thursday arrested five trade union members and a court denied bail for four editors and journalists on...

US women’s soccer regroups after stunning loss to Sweden

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TOKYO — While it certainly wasn’t the Olympic start the U.S. women’s soccer team had anticipated, a rare loss didn’t skewer the squad’s hopes...

Wisconsin’s ‘Rae Rae’ leads Italy’s 3×3 squad at Tokyo Games

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To Italians, she sounds American. To Americans, she sounds Wisconsin. That's fine by Rae Lin D’Alie, because now she's an Olympian. ...

London mayor issues message of support to Hong Kong migrants

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LONDON — London’s mayor on Thursday sent a message of support to Hong Kong people fleeing China’s crackdown on democracy to seek a new...

UN council rejects Russian bid to get rid of Bosnia high rep

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday rejected a resolution put forward by Russia and China that would have immediately stripped the...