China’s 1st pilot free trade zone opens

BEIJING (AP) — Operations formally kicked off Sunday at a new free trade zone in Shanghai that China’s government has billed as a major step…

Hagel in South Korea for security talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Amid escalating threats from North Korea, U.S. and South Korean defense officials will meet over the next few days…

Chinese ex-banker sentenced for ID fakery

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Sunday sentenced a former banking official who amassed a real estate empire of at least 45 properties unde…