U.S. regulators are more than tripling to 27 the number of workers they’ll have in China to inspect pharmaceutical plants and products, a move that may spur a wave of enforcement similar to what’s happening in India.
The European Union’s foreign policy chief is heading to Ukraine after police raided the main opposition party headquarters and tore down barricades erected by protesters calling for President Viktor Yanukovych to quit.
The foreign policy strategy emerging from China’s new leadership may include a series of incremental steps calibrated to blunt U.S. influence across Asia and sow doubt about America’s commitment to its allies in the region.
Fresh off a stint as a counter- terrorism adviser on Bill Clinton’s National Security Council, attorney Lee Wolosky was hoping to return to law. Most firms, he says, saw a guy with a two-year experience gap who’d need to start near the bottom.
For U.S. politicians, civil rights leaders, celebrities and business leaders with a connection to Nelson Mandela, there’s no more prestigious way to pay their respects at his memorial than to arrive in South Africa on Air Force One with President Barack Obama.
The Foreign Correspondents Club of China reported “negative trends” for reporters in the country in the last year, including the government’s refusal so far to renew visas for Bloomberg News and New York Times journalists.
South Korea will extend its air- defense identification zone to cover islands and an underwater rock, a move that threatens to exacerbate tensions after China control over airspace claimed by neighbors.
North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un ousted his uncle and de facto deputy for abuse of power, corruption and gambling away foreign currency, in the highest- profile purge since Kim took power two years ago.
An 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for more than a month on accusations of running a spy network set up during the decades-old Korean War returned home today, declining to answer questions about his ordeal.