China

  • World’s biggest Starbucks is set to open here !

    Starbucks sbux is upping its ambitions in China in a big way. The coffee company is opening its biggest location yet on Wednesday in Shanghai.   Opening three years after Starbucks’ flagship Roastery in Seattle, the 30,000 sq. ft. Shanghai Reserve Roastery is more coffee temple than cafe. Located on the popular West Nanjing Road, the...
  • China reports breaking up gang that moved $3 billion abroad

    BEIJING (AP) – Chinese police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) out of the country, evading financial controls imposed by Beijing to stem an outflow of capital from the economy. Seven suspects were detained in the case centered in the southern...
  • Chinese parents demand answers to kindergarten abuse claims

    BEIJING (AP) — Dozens of upset parents gathered Friday outside a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company demanding answers after reports alleged some children had been abused and molested. The case has drawn widespread attention in China and triggered outrage over potential lapses in supervision in the...
  • President Donald Trump claps back at Lavar Ball: ‘I should’ve left them in jail’

    Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal. I should have left them in jail! — Donald J. Trump...
  • LaVar Ball, father of UCLA player arrested in China, downplays Trump’s role in release

    The father of one of the UCLA basketball players arrested on suspicion of shoplifting while on tour in China isn’t praising President Donald Trump for his involvement in their release. When asked by ESPN what role the president played in brokering his son’s freedom, LaVar Ball — a former...
  • Katy Perry has been banned and replaced

    The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai is disintegrating faster than a cheap lace thong. Katy Perry, who was set to perform, has now been banned from China indefinitely — along with a host of top models, including Gigi Hadid — after being booked in advance for Monday’s big event. Sources exclusively told...
  • Three UCLA basketball players held in China suspended indefinitely, offer apologies

    UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been suspended indefinitely by the Bruins, apologized at a news conference Wednesday morning about the incident in China that had them stay behind on a team trip after they were accused of shoplifting. At the end of...
  • UCLA players reportedly returning to U.S. after being detained in China

    UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, are being allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday, according to The Wall Street Journal. The players were seen checking into a Los Angeles-bound Delta flight at Shanghai’s...
  • America First: Donald Trump Warns China To Play By The Rules

    President Donald Trump spelled out his “America First” agenda in a speech at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Vietnam on Friday. The combative speech portrayed Trump’s vision of the world as being made up of countries looking after their own self-interest in the pursuit for the...