Headlines
New U.S. ambassador to China Max Baucus outlines priorities for U.S.-China relations

New U.S. ambassador to China Max Baucus outlines priorities for U.S.-China relations

March 18 (UPI) -- Newly installed U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus made his opening remarks to the local press in Beijing on Tuesday.
JC Finley
US Ambassador to China resigns

US Ambassador to China resigns

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, delivered farewell remarks on Wednesday to mark the end of his three-year tenure as ambassador.
JC Finley

China's official media notes Ambassador Baucus' challenges

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Max Baucus is welcome as the new U.S. ambassador in Beijing but should shed his "colored glasses" on China's economy, official Chinese media said Friday.
Senate confirms Baucus as next U.S. ambassador to China

Senate confirms Baucus as next U.S. ambassador to China

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont, as U.S. ambassador to China.

Ambassador-designate Max Baucus says relations with China important

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador-designate to China Max Baucus says if confirmed he will urge Beijing to follow international law and norms on maritime issues.

Chinese rights activist sentenced to prison

BEIJING, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A Chinese political activist was sentenced to four years in prison for inciting a public disturbance, a Beijing court said Sunday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
By United Press International
Obama chooses Max Baucus as next ambassador to China -- report

Obama chooses Max Baucus as next ambassador to China -- report

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as the next U.S. ambassador to China, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

China's air defense zone step heats up island dispute

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- China's decision to set up an East China Sea air defense zone has further heated up its island dispute with Japan, raising deep concerns in the United States.
Gary Locke to step down as ambassador to China

Gary Locke to step down as ambassador to China

Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. ambassador to China, Gary Locke, will step down from his post early next year because of personal reasons.
Gabrielle Levy
U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke stepping down

U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke stepping down

BEIJING, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American in the post, said Wednesday he'd step down early next year to rejoin his family in Seattle.

Financier begins China scholarship program

BEIJING, April 21 (UPI) -- Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman announced Sunday that he has endowed $100 million to build an elite scholarship program in China.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 21, 2013
By United Press International

Lawyer: China won't keep promises to Chen

BEIJING, May 2 (UPI) -- A lawyer for the blind dissident who took refuge in the U.S. Embassy, said Wednesday he doubts the government will allow him to live in China unmolested.

Record no. of visa applications processed

BEIJING, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- More than 1 million applications for U.S. visas from Chinese were processed during fiscal 2011, up 34 percent from last year, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said.

Taiwan air defense solid, general says

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The head of the air force said Taiwan's defense capabilities will not suffer despite the refusal of Washington to sell the island nation F-16C/D fighters.

China slams U.S. $5.9B Taiwan F-16 upgrade

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- China sternly denounced a $5.9 billion U.S. plan to upgrade Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters, warning the U.S. ambassador military and overall relations would suffer.
New U.S. envoy assures China

New U.S. envoy assures China

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- China, the largest holder of U.S. debt, can rest assured its investments are safe, the new U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke said in Beijing.
Obama's schedule for Monday, Aug. 1

Obama's schedule for Monday, Aug. 1

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama has three meetings listed on his daily schedule for Monday, the White House said.
China hoping Locke moves relations forward

China hoping Locke moves relations forward

BEIJING, March 11 (UPI) -- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu says the country hopes then new U.S. ambassador to China will help improve relations.

Reports: Locke to become envoy to China

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is expected to be named ambassador to China, succeeding Jon Huntsman, White House officials told The Wall Street Journal.

U.S.-Indonesia clean energy shows promise

JAKARTA, May 27 (UPI) -- By working together on providing cleaner, more efficient technologies, the United States and Indonesia can help lead the world away from the brink of environmental disaster, said U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke.

Locke leads green energy trade mission

HONG KONG, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke kicked off a clean energy business development trade mission to China and Indonesia saying greener energy solutions have the potential to create millions of jobs.

No foreclosures for Tenn. flood victims

NASHVILLE, May 10 (UPI) -- Tennessee flood victims facing foreclosure on their homes got a 90-day reprieve Monday from U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
Obama to comment on jobs report

Obama to comment on jobs report

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will comment on the monthly jobs report Friday, the White House said.
Prev
Page 1 of 2
x
Feedback