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BEIJING (AP) — China's new leaders pledged to run a cleaner, more efficient government and slash spending on official perks Sunday as the ceremonial legislature wrapped up a pivotal session to install a new leadership in a once-a-decade transfer...
BEIJING -- The Chinese government pledged on Sunday a moratorium on new government offices and guesthouses along with a reduction in government payrolls and official cars. The newly installed premier, Li Keqiang, made the promise in his debut speech at...
Tags: China, Government, National Government, Politics, U.S. Congress
BEIJING -- Capping a highly choreographed transition of power, Xi Jinping formally assumed the Chinese presidency Thursday after a secret vote at the National People's Congress. The 59-year-old son of a former vice premier is the most successful of...
Tags: China, Political Systems, Politics, Hu Jintao, Elections
China's new leader Xi Jinping capped his rise to the top Thursday by adding the largely ceremonial title of president, though he will need more time and cautious maneuvering to consolidate his power and build support from a public that is increasingly...
BEIJING -- China said Tuesday that it firmly opposed North Korea's testing of an atomic device and called for stability and a halt to nuclear proliferation in northeast Asia. "The Chinese government calls on all parties to respond calmly, solve the...
More than 30 journalists and executives at western news organizations in China, including the New York Times, have had their computers hacked, according to Mandiant, a security firm that monitors such attacks. Over the last four months, the hackers...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.BEIJING -- With North Korea openly threatening the United States with nuclear weapons, China called Thursday for a new round of diplomacy and appears to be growing increasingly frustrated with its longtime ally. Beijing’s calls for intervention...
People around the world tuned in Monday to President Obama's inauguration and weighed in on the challenges facing the U.S. leader in his second term. Here are some of the opinions expressed in foreign media about President Obama on his inauguration day:...
GUANGZHOU, China — Like wedding guests separated across the aisle, the protesters assembled on either side of a gated driveway at the headquarters of the embattled Southern Weekly newspaper. To the right, several dozen supporters of the newspaper...
Tags: China, Strikes, Media Industry, Political Systems, Activism
In a few weeks, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be reinaugurated with great fanfare in Washington. Shortly after that, in Beijing, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang will ascend to the presidency and premiership of China. (China's...
Tags: China, Barack Obama, Corporate Officers, Joe Biden
The year 2012 will go into the history books as one of contrasting transitions. China’s five- year cycle for Communist Party congresses and leadership turnover overlapped with the U.S.’s four-year electoral calendar. And if that once-in-20-...
Tags: China, Political Systems, Bill Clinton, Politics, U.S. Elections
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. GUANGZHOU, China -- In a rare show of defiance to China’s censors, news organizations around the country rallied behind colleagues at the maverick Southern Weekly who are...
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