Christopher Bodeen
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China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products
by Christopher Bodeen - October 31, 2018 - 8:39am
China says it will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under "special circumstances," reversing a long-standing ban and bringing condemnation from conservation groups.
Chinese star Fan Bingbing still missing
by Christopher Bodeen - September 24, 2018 - 10:41am
For nearly three months, Fan has not been seen or heard from in public in any verifiable way.
Mattis, China leaders strike positive tone on talks
by Christopher Bodeen - June 28, 2018 - 1:00am
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and a string of Chinese leaders struck a positive public tone Wednesday, talking up increased military cooperation and open dialogue between the two countries despite simmering tensions...
US defense chief to visit China as Taiwan, South China Sea tensions rise
by Christopher Bodeen - June 24, 2018 - 9:35am
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, is visiting Beijing this week as the countries increasingly spar over U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and...
US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit
by Christopher Bodeen - June 15, 2018 - 3:00am
The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. will halt military exercises with South Korea,...
China winner from summit but wary of closer US-North Korea ties
by Christopher Bodeen - June 13, 2018 - 2:40pm
The outcome of the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was good news for one absent but key player: China.
US-NKorea open talks in New York aimed at salvaging summit
by Christopher Bodeen - June 1, 2018 - 1:00am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's former military intelligence chief opened talks Thursday to try to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...
Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo
by Christopher Bodeen - May 31, 2018 - 8:36am
A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes...
Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks
by Christopher Bodeen - May 31, 2018 - 1:00am
A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level...
US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure
by Christopher Bodeen - May 24, 2018 - 8:11am
A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell...
China wants Australian 'concrete actions' to improve ties
by Christopher Bodeen - May 23, 2018 - 3:00am
China on Tuesday called for "concrete actions" from Australia to improve ties following tensions over Beijing's anger with recent political moves by Canberra.
N. Korea's Kim meets China's president ahead of Trump summit
by Christopher Bodeen - May 9, 2018 - 3:00am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a northern Chinese port city and pledged his continuing commitment to denuclearization ahead of his expected summit with U.S. President Donald...
China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific
by Christopher Bodeen - April 3, 2018 - 9:19am
China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific on Monday, Chinese space authorities said.
China's defunct space lab hurtling toward Earth for re-entry
by Christopher Bodeen - March 30, 2018 - 9:15am
China's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend.
China sends bombers over South China Sea
by Christopher Bodeen - March 27, 2018 - 2:59pm
China's air force says it recently sent some of its most advanced fighters and bombers for "joint combat patrols" over the South China Sea.
Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits
by Christopher Bodeen - March 17, 2018 - 11:45am
Xi Jinping was reappointed Saturday as China's president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.
China's Xi further expanding power with anti-corruption body
by Christopher Bodeen - March 13, 2018 - 4:52pm
Following passage of a constitutional amendment potentially making him president-for-life, China's Xi Jinping moved to further expand his powers Tuesday with the establishment of a powerful new anti-corruption ...
China makes historic move allowing Xi Jinping to rule for life
by Christopher Bodeen - March 11, 2018 - 4:54pm
China's rubber-stamp lawmakers on Sunday passed a historic constitutional amendment abolishing presidential term limits that will enable President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely.
Trudeau: China trade pact should reflect 'Canadian values'
by Christopher Bodeen - December 4, 2017 - 6:16pm
Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect "Canadian values" in the areas of labor rights, environmental protection and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday at the start of a...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets China's Xi as Rohingya censure grows
by Christopher Bodeen - December 1, 2017 - 8:16pm
Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing growing international criticism over her country's persecution of Rohingya Muslims, said yesterday her government has made progress in creating a peaceful society...
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