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...

NHL schedule will include break but no guarantee of Olympics

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SEATTLE — Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday the NHL schedule will include a break for the 2022 Winter Olympics even though there is no...

Osaka makes her return against Zheng at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come against 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China in the opening round of 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. ...