U.S. Defense Secretary tours China’s new aircraft carrier

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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a rare tour of China’s first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship…

Chinese overwhelm US visa program

Chinese overwhelm US visa program…

US first lady meets Chinese president Xi and wife

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong visit to China…

Chinese President Xi to visit Europe

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Europe this Saturday to push his diplomatic agenda…

First lady plans March 19-26 visit to China

Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China’s first lady …

Outgoing US Ambassador calls for human rights in China

In his farewell speech, Gary Locke also called for Beijing to guarantee human rights for peaceful activists…

China and US establish dialogue between armies

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China and the United States moved to establish regular dialogue between their armies to build trust and understanding amid rising regional tensions…

In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions

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John Kerry said he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks…

Senate approves Max Baucus as China ambassador

The Senate easily confirmed longtime Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday to become ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker who is familiar with U.S. trade policy but…

A diplomatic plum for ‘Obamacare’ designer, critic

Sen. Max Baucus, the Montana Democrat who helped Republican George W. Bush win sweeping tax cuts, led the design of President Barack Obama’s health law and then correctly predicted it would be a “train wreck,” is getting a diplomatic plum…