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Trump Sends Xi Jinping’s ‘Old Friend’ to China

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in Beijing on April 15, 2013. Branstad has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump as U.S. ambassador to China. (ANDY WONG/AFP/Getty Images)
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in Beijing on April 15, 2013. Branstad has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump as U.S. ambassador to China. (ANDY WONG/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK—When Terry Branstad first met Xi Jinping in 1985, Branstad was governor of Iowa and Xi was an agricultural official in northern China. For two...

  • Professor Sheng Jianhong, the deputy director of the Shanghai Office of Local Chronicles, gives a presentation in New York in October, 2016. (New Tang Dynasty Television)

    Chinese Official Talks Xi Jinping’s Ideas With Epoch Times

    NEW YORK—Around late October, Professor Sheng Jianhong, the deputy director of the Shanghai Office of Local Chronicles, sought out and was interviewed by the Chinese... Read more

  • Li Mengfei, from New York City, attends the annual Falun Gong conference in San Francisco. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Practitioners Compare Notes About Ending Persecution

    SAN FRANCISCO—Lily Zhang, a Chinese-American woman in her 50s, said that while growing up in communist China, she used to be “a classic Ironwoman.” The... Read more

  • Over 1,500 Falun Gong practitioners from over 30 countries hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Oct. 22, 2016, for those who have died during the persecution in China. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Vigil Outside Chinese Consulate Shines Light on Deadly Persecution

    SAN FRANCISCO—It’s impossible to tell at a glance that Wang Liansu, a gently-spoken native of northeastern China now living in San Francisco, was brutally beaten... Read more

  • Over 5,000 practitioners and supporters of Falun Gong march in a parade in San Francisco on Oct. 22, 2016, bringing awareness to the practice and calling an end to the persecution in China that started on July 20, 1999. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Colorful Falun Gong March Brings Serious Message to San Francisco

    Late in the crisp, mostly cloudless morning of Oct. 22, thousands of people took part in a march meant to help end a bloody persecution... Read more

  • A Filipino fisherman is seen past the US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD-20) during an amphibious landing exercise on a beach at San Antonio in Zambales province on April 21, 2015, as part of annual Philippine-US joint maneuvers some 220 kilometres (137 miles) east of the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Philippines voiced alarm April 20 about Chinese "aggressiveness" in disputed regional waters as it launched giant war games with the United States that were partly aimed as a warning shot to Beijing. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE        (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Philippine President Breaks Ties With US, Realigns With China and Russia

    The Philippines’ controversial President Rodrigo Duterte has been criticized for his violent campaign against crime, but it is the former mayor’s foreign policy overhaul that... Read more

  • (From Left) Clayton Dube, Director of University of Southern California US-China Center; Deborah Seligsohn, researcher at UCSD; John Kamm, Founder of The Dui Hua Foundation; Susan Finder, Visiting Lecturer at the School of Transnational Law of Peking University, during a panel discussion at a US-China Institute conference in Los Angeles, California, on Sept. 29. (Juliet Zhu/Epoch Times)

    China’s Growing Power Plays Raise Eyebrows Among Scholars

    LOS ANGELES—China’s increasing American investment and what some see as meddling in U.S. affairs, along with its aggression in the East and South China Seas,... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the audience during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2016. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

    A New American From China Sees Democracy Up Close

    Three months ago, I did a phone survey with the Gallup poll, and about 10 days before the second presidential debate they called me back... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping meets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (2nd R) and other delegates during a meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, on May 3, 2012. (Jason Lee/AFP/GettyImages)

    Hillary Clinton Allegedly Praised Chinese Leader Xi Jinping as ‘Good News’ in Leaked Speeches

    In private speeches and emails from 2013 and recently released via Wikileaks, U.S. Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton commended Chinese leader... Read more

  • Falun Gong adherents demonstrate outside of the United Nations Plaza in Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2016. (Larry Dai/Epoch Times)

    Demonstrators Bring Falun Gong Into Focus as Chinese Premier Visits New York

    NEW YORK—Standing in the light rain in front of tight security outside U.N. headquarters, Zhang Shufen, who used to be a company service representative in... Read more

  • A Moon Festival greeting card, sent by Falun Gong practitioners from northern China’s Shanxi Province, to the founder of the spiritual practice (

    Moon Festival Greetings Sent to Founder of Falun Gong

    Poems, personal messages, and colored cards are pouring into a Falun Gong website as thousands express their greetings and goodwill to Mr. Li Hongzhi, the... Read more

  • Panel 1 in action at the AmCham China Conference 2016, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong on Friday Sept 9. (L-R) Kevin Sneader (Moderator), William Fung, Chairman Li & Fung, Ryan Stork of Blackrock and Kenneth Hitchner, of Goldman Sachs. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    AmCham China Conference 2016

    HONG KONG—The AmCham China Conference 2016 was held on September 9 with the theme of Managing the Transition: Foreign Business in the new China. The... Read more

  • President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping during the Paris Climate deal at the G20 Leaders Summit  in Hangzhou, China, on Sept. 3, 2016. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Silent War Against America’s Image

    News Analysis War is often mistaken for simply the troop-on-troop combat we see in movies. In reality, warfare is an all-encompassing system that targets not... Read more

  • President Barack Obama meets with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in France on Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    At G-20 Summit in China, President Obama, Xi Jinping Can Leave Lasting Legacy

    Commentary Several hot-button issues will no doubt be on the agenda when President Barack Obama meets with Chinese regime leader Xi Jinping at the G-20:... Read more

  • Sandy Phan-Gillis at the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang, near Xi'an, China, in an undated photo. (via the Houston Chronicle/courtesy of Jeff Gillis)

    Theories Circulate Explaining Spy Charges Against Texas Woman

    A Texan woman who has been held since last March by the Chinese authorities, is now being charged as an American spy. As she proclaims... Read more

  • Musician Prince performed onstage at the 36th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on March 19, 2005. 
An investigation is underway to determine whether the pills that Prince had been taking were from illegal sources, the major supplier of which is China. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Counterfeit Drug Containing Deadly Fentanyl From China Might Have Killed Prince

    Months after Prince died of a drug overdose, police investigators say that the pills that killed him were counterfeit and contained fentanyl, which was most likely... Read more

  • Epoch Times national security reporter Joshua Philipp speaks at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology headquarters in Washington D.C. on July 28, 2016. (Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology)

    Video: Expert Details China’s Spy Networks in the US

    Cyber and Beyond: The Inner Workings of Chinese Espionage from Joshua Philipp Slides for video above. *** Espionage, in Hollywood terms, involves agents in tuxedos... Read more

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