• Local favorite Li Haotong fires 64 to win China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s Li Haotong shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Sunday to win the China Open for his first European Tour title.

  • In this April 13, 2016 file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese suspects involved in wire fraud are escorted off a plane upon arriving at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China to face wire fraud charges. The deportation follows the sending of nearly four dozen Taiwanese from Kenya to China last month, a case that has raised concerns Beijing is exerting diplomatic pressure over the island it considers its own territory. The Taiwanese Cabinet, in a statement late Saturday, April 30, says China pressured Malaysia to deport the Taiwanese wire fraud suspects to the mainland. (Yin Gang/Xinhua News Agency via AP, File) NO SALES

    Malaysia deports 32 Taiwanese to China, draws protest

    BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia’s deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island’s nationals to China this weekend to face wire fraud charges, the latest in a series of disputes that has raised new friction between China and Taiwan.

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  • Malaysia deports 32 Taiwanese to China, draws protest

    BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia’s deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island’s nationals to China to face wire fraud charges.

  • Lucas Bjerregaard, Felipe Aguilar share lead at China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark fired a 7-under-par 65 to join Felipe Aguilar of Chile atop the China Open leaderboard after the third round on Saturday.

  • Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, shakes hands with China's Premier Li Keqiang during a meeting at the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing Saturday, April 30, 2016. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)

    China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties

    BEIJING (AP) — China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo’s visiting foreign minister that there could be “no ambiguity or vacillation” in meeting Beijing’s demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters.

  • Aguilar leads China Open 2nd round when play suspended

    BEIJING (AP) — Felipe Aguilar of Chile shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the China Open to take a one-stroke lead before play was suspended because of a thunderstorm on Friday.

  • An employee displays a popular North Korean street food snack called Injogogibap in Korean at a restaurant in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, April 15, 2016. For much of the world, North Korea is known as an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger. But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s a complicated memory of their home they left behind. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Yearning for North Korea – the nation they fled

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger.

  • A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 29, 2016. Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan's central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street slide

    BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan’s central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus.

  • In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 photo, one of 12 gigantic bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Zodiac by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei stands behind businessmen eating lunch on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston. The sculptures are scheduled to remain on public display in the park through October. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

    Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.

  • Australia blocks $284 million ranch sale to Chinese

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea.