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Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2013 4:00am EDT
china's parliament. the national people's congress is gathering for it's annual meeting in ba beijing. people's congress connecticut siss of three thousand delegates representing the country's 55 minority groups. as well as the majority chinese. officially the national people's congress is the top decision making body an legislative assembly. it's also responsible for electing the country's president. two-thirds of the delegates belong to china's communist party. it's the world's largest political party and has held power for more than six years. [speaking foreign language] >> he teaches at the central party school in beijing where party elites are educated. he is editor a and chief of a nw book about the communist party. he has no doubt as to why the communist party is still in power. [speaking foreign language] the 300 3000 dealt 300 3000 delt elected in general direct election. instead middl most of a a pointy regional and provincial assemblies having been first approved by the communist party. in northwestern china it's one of the five aton mist regongs. . one. 60 delegate
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 5:00pm EDT
. with an american in paris, here is sheila macvicar. [ ♪ music ]. >> don't be fooled by china's fluent french. she is very much an american jazz singer. it's just that china lived in paris since she was eight years old. . >> there's something magical about rivers. >> yes. >> and it's a magical center. living in, like this area, every sunday they close down the banks, and you see the notre dame. this is here. you look at the architecture. this is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. it's crazy. it's crazy. >> i live in a postcard. and would i ever want to give it up? no. . >> all this time you lived in france, you feel... >> i'm still american. . >> do the french think of you as american? >> no. no, they think - i have to remind them, i'm 100% american, that's why i'm crazy and smile and talk loud. it's a different energy. there is still time here. >> time to... >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. >> sit in the cafe. i can still do it here. >> there's less time for that now that china's career is taking off in europe. [ singing ] after five albums and successful tours in franc
Al Jazeera America
May 13, 2015 2:30am EDT
china, u.s. has its dark sides. there's a lot of unfairness. inequality. >> reporter: in 2006 he took a job as a driver with an independent taxi company, known as yes car. so in 2007 you were making about $500 a week, is that right. your pay was $500. how many days a week were you working. six days? >> yes. >> six days a week. >> yes. day. >> yes. >> reporter: do the maths. he was working many hours a week, earn $6.74. two years later yes car announced an increase in so-called protection fees, bringing it down to $5.55, below the legal wage. that is lower. in 2009 the minimum wage is $7.25. that is - that is a big difference. it looks like you're owed a lot of money. >> yes. >> translation: after a while i wasn't making money and i was basically working for free. the little i made was not enough to make ends met. >> reporter: he was not alone. in 2009, he and 20 other drivers filed a lawsuit for wage theft, and said the opener got away with underpaying them for years, classifying them as independent contractors, instead of paying them as hourly workers. >>. the drivers cannot be called
Al Jazeera America
Jul 5, 2014 12:30am EDT
surrogacy can go in the other direction. 7500 miles away is shanghai china. with 24 million people, nearly three times that of new york city, shanghai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. it's here we found tony jang. he and his wife couldn't have children, so they turned to surrogacy. it's mapped in china. they travelled to a suppressing place for help. >> i checked with service from india, ukraine, thailand, then the solution in california. >> jane has fully children, a daughter and twin boy and girl from the same surro date in california. all three born in the u.s., so they are american citizens. having three children would be agaups the law in china. it's an incidentive attracting many parents like jane to the u.s. >> so it means they are getting new babies with foreign passports. they don't register the new born as chinese citizens. it gets around the one-baby policy. >> after the children were born friend asked jane for help. before long, this young father was in the business of babies, agency. >> eventually the solution from the u.s. is the best one. poem this have bee
Al Jazeera America
Dec 29, 2014 1:00am EST
je ne saisquoi. "america tonight's" sheila macvicar. >> don't be fooled by china moses's fluent french. she's very much an american jazz singer. it's just that china has lived in paris since she was eight years old. ♪ ♪ cry me a river ♪ ♪ cry me a river ♪ ♪ cause i cried a river over you ♪ >> there's something magical about rivers. >> yeah. and the seine is a very magical one. living in like lemarais, every sunday they close down the banks and you see the notre dame. this is here, you look at the time architecture, this is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. it's crazy. it's crazy. i live in a post card. and what -- would i ever want to give that post card up? no . ♪ ♪ je nais pleurais ♪ ♪ >> all this time you've lived in france -- >> i'm still american. >> do the french think of you as american? >> no. i have to remind them. no i'm 100% american. that's why i'm a little crazy. i smile and i talk loud. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> it's a different energy . there is still time here. >> time to -- >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. >> sit in a cafe. we still do
Al Jazeera America
Mar 29, 2016 12:30am EDT
like china the u.s. has its dark side, a lot of unfairness. it is a society with a lot of inequality. >> reporter: in 2007 he took job with an independent taxi company known as yes car working long hours. >>> so in 2007 you were making about $500 a week that i is tha? >> uh-huh. >> your pay was about $500. how many days a week were you working, six days? >> yes. >> six days a week about 12 hours a day? >> yes. >> do the math. he was working 72 hours a week earning $6.94 with no overtime. yes car brought his pay down to $5.55 an hour well below the legal minimum wage. >> that is significantly lower because in 2009 the minimum wage is $7.25. so that's a difference. that's a big difference. so it looks like you are owed quite a lot of money. >> translator: after a while i wasn't actually making any money and i realized i was basically working for free. the little money i did make just wasn't enough to make ends meet. >> reporter: and he wasn't alone. in 2009, he and 20 other drivers filed a lawsuit against yes car for wage theft. they said the owner got away with underpaying
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 12:00am EST
a north korea's trips. >>> china says it must be told of all planes including passenger aircraft that fly through its new air defense zone. area over the east china sea, also covers areas that are claimed by china's neighbors, taiwan and japan. >>> we hope you have a great holiday weekend with family and loved ones. thanks for watching. >> good evening, i'm joie chen, thanks for joining us on this holiday weekend. as shoppers wrap up their black friday trips and cross off must-haves off their list, grand theft auto 5, shattered records when it went from zeroto $1 million sales in just three days. the entertainment of getting tide up in high speed joy rides, america tonight's lori jane gliha. >> the cops are coming, get out at outta here! take cover. shoot everybody. i don't know where my fun is. and then are you going to steal one of these vehicles? >> no, i'm going to steal another vehicle. >> even though he's a long way from getting his official washington, d.c. driver's license 11-year-old nico frank can cruise anywhere and do anything he wants as a virtual player. >> normally
Al Jazeera America
Sep 26, 2015 12:30am EDT
, we'll people of the china and people of the united states may they work together. >> the u.s. and choif china make progress in talks but issues persist in places like the south china sea. hello from de la everyone i'm kamal santa maria this is the world news from al jazeera. pope francis draws tens of thousands of people as he holds a mass in new york city. >>> corruption catches up
Al Jazeera America
Oct 4, 2013 12:00am EDT
protect these great creature? es. >> the demand for ivory in countries like china, thailand and here in the united states has created such a massive interest in poaching those animals because of the income that is generated from it. you're having to invest a lot of money for a protection far species across a vast amount of landscape including forest. >> what about the people who are caught doing this. is there really an effective way to punish these folks? >> yes. punishment is one of the most important things and in kenya you are talking about in coming weeks that will punish poachers and dealers in ivy up to 15 years. the problem is that catching those is one thing and having adequate evidence to use against them. we have shown that less than 5% of dealers. in ivory. part of it is to the agency to work together. there's an option and that i are getting a sign and even if the sign is large, most people can afford it and this was business is worth a lot of money. >> so tomorrow you are stageing a protest and it's going to draw more attention you hope. >> it will not only draw more at
Al Jazeera America
Apr 25, 2014 4:00am EDT
much an american jazz singer, it is just that china has lived in paris since she was eight years old. >> . >> the very magical one. living every sunday they closed down the banks. and you can see the notre dame, this is here. it's crazy, i live in a post card, would i ever want to give that post card up. >> all this time you have lived in france. >> i am still american. >> do the french think of you as american? is. >> no. no i have to remind them. no, i am 100% american that's why i am a little crazy, and i smile and i talk loud. >> it is a different energy. there is still time. time to? >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. we still do that here. >> there's less time than that now that chain no's career is taking off in europe. after five albums and successful tours china is a hot talent on the european jazz circuit. d.d. bridge water one of the great voices of american jazz. the one accolades and a grammy for her tribute to another legend ella fitzgerald. >> she came to france, when she was 35 with her two kids. pretty much unknown, and rebuilt. her name. they open their arms to her
Al Jazeera America
Feb 15, 2014 9:00pm EST
and an aphrodisiac kicked out of china. what it can mean for a u.s. community that counts on it. >> a foody's delight with a charm that defies expectations. the gooy duck, coming from a native american word meaning dig deep. a botched shipment from the northern specific shores has caused problems. as jacob ward reports, the blockage has caused problems for a tribe in washington state. >> sinking down into the waters, a diver seeks a rare prize. it's buried deem in the sediment, hidden to all but the trained eye. it's called a gooey duck. it's rarely seen in the united states, but it's prized as a delicacy and afro diseasia in china. essentially a giant clam, the gooey duck can live over 150 years. some survived in these waters since the civil war. they are an unlikely thing of wealth. but it is for this tribe. they collect them and sell them. the tribe limits the work to 25 contract divers chosen by lottery. >> how much can a diver make in a year? >> $150,000. cody is a new diver. he is going to be close to $100,000. >> that's going out one day a week. >> yes. >> that's $150,000 a yea
Al Jazeera America
Mar 25, 2014 12:00am EDT
, four japanese, one new zealand, two from china, and who else have you missed? there's a p3 coming from korea with a c-130 this afternoon. now, i want to take the opportunity to thank all of those countries for their assistance and commitment. i just had lunch with the chinese and japanese teams. it has been a long hard road. two weeks, and we have a station sight down there, and hmi has had to deploy 120 kilometers to the south for those of you who understand sites, weather condition, and this is a horrendous operation. the prime minister has announced that visas will be given to the families of the people on the architect and we will bring them here for closer. this is an amazing example of international cooperation particularly between militaries. we are very pleased to host the chinese, the japanese, the koreans, and the new zealanders and the americans into western australia. >> is there a special facility for the families to come here and be flown over or taken by sea to the crash area? >> i think those dodgeiscal operations will be needed to be very carefully. this is a majo
Al Jazeera America
Oct 13, 2014 2:00am EDT
else per acre as chinese counterparts, posing a challenge for seed companies in china >>> you can't play catch up easily. if i'm at a yield level of 200 bushes per acre and you at 100 per acre. closing the gap will e difficult over time. if i want a quick fix, i need to steal your stuff. >> that's the only way, or you need to licence my stuff legally programme. >> reporter: the chances of the united states licensing my stuff to china is slip given the fact that the kipees have not been known for protecting intellectual property. lun. >> this started with a tip. >> reporter: he is also known as robert mow, living and working as director of international business. for a chippas agricultural and sign conglomerate. on may 3rd a pioneer security guard discovered mow on his impose and planned unmarked research field. mo fled the scope, driving his car through a ditch in his haste. four months later. mo again came to the attention of authorities at this field. >> if somebody made a 911 call, someone walking around in a farm, unusualing. this person was dropped off. the week was still in th
Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2014 12:00am EDT
the british. under the joint declaration in 1984 it was promised back to china in 1997, but with a bill of right for the basic law. under the basic law certain rites were enshrined, such as the rites to protest. the maintenance of the english common law system, and universal suffrage. since the election, one person, one vote in the 2017 election. china is ruled by an ideao log, xi jinping, and he wants to bring hong kong to heel, bringing him in confrontation with hundreds of thousands of hong kong citizens. >> i'm from hong kong. this is important to me. >> reporter: why is that? >> it shows me that people care here. it's amazing how everyone has manner. >> and now is a different age, different era. you look at the young people. they have been educated about political rights, but our government is very cooersive. they are listening to the people. how can a government like this govern prays, it's an international city. we have a ripe civil society, open media. how can a government without sufficient mandate continue to govern this way. >> reporter: the violence used by police again
Al Jazeera America
May 12, 2014 9:00pm EDT
object, global surrogacy can go in the other direction. 7500 miles away is shanghai, china with nearly 24 million people, shanghai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. it's here we saw tony jane. he and his wife couldn't have children on their own but they decided on surrogacy. since it's banned in china they wound up turning to an interesting place for help. >> india, ukraine, thailand, then a solution in california. >> jane has three children, all from the same surrogate in california. all three are born in the u.s. having three children would be against the law in china. it's an incentive that are drawing many well to do chinese to the u.s. >> means they are getting their new babies with foreign passports. so they don't boght register thr registering the newborn. >> asking jane for help, before long this young father was in the business of babies. setting up his own surrogacy agency. >> evidently, the solution from the u.s. is the best one. because the people there have been doing this for more than 25 years. >> jane says infertility is what sends most couples t
Al Jazeera America
Apr 21, 2015 10:00pm EDT
china in a face off for global economic dom naying, the white house -- domination the white house wants to fast-track an asian trade deal freezing the chinese ou. it's bad for the american worker says a man i talk to. >>> china's balance with a push to plug asia's infrastructure trap. you hear from a man calling it a wake-up call for washington. om-ali velshi this is -- i'm ali velshi this is "real money". >>> is this a battle brewing between america's influence and americans interest?
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 9:00pm EST
the new law's minimum standards. >>> china is relaxing its controversial one child policy. families will now be able to have two children but only if one of the parents is an only child. rural couples may also have a second child if their first born is a girl. china says it will getting reiterate of its reeducation labor camps. that's al jazeera, you can get the latest on aljazeera.com. >> on america tonight: philippines in crisis. joie chen surveys the damage with the mayor of a remote town. why he's counting his blessings, amid the chaos. also tonight, going offline. is hacktivist a. >> secrecy and opennence. >> and a bridge over trouble water. can new technology suspend catastrophe during an earthquake? >> good friday evening everyone, i'm adam may. one week ago supertyphoon haiyan, strongest ever reported, storm shredded villages, leveled towns, destroyed everything in its path including families. badlbadly needed aide and relies finally beginning to arrive. while the u.s. says they have turned a corner new statistics suggest otherwise. nearly 13 million people impacted, close t
Al Jazeera America
Feb 17, 2016 2:30am EST
china's deployed missiles on a disputed island in the south china sea. also ahead russia says it categorically rejects accusations its military bombed hospitals in northern syria. a judge in the u.s. orders apple help the f.b.i. unlock
Al Jazeera America
Jun 5, 2015 2:30am EDT
water travelled to china, embedded in alfalfa. these farmers are not subject to the water restrictions, even if the crops are exported abroad. california law allows water for use. >> why is feed for hamsters in japan of beneficial use. >> it's feed. feed is an agricultural use. broadly defined. covered. >> reporter: how is it that you can grow the thirsty crops in the middle of a drought of the a lot of people would think it's crazy. well, we have water right that are very old, and we have the rights to that water, and so that's why we have the water to grow the crops. >> california water law like other western states is based on a simple premise. first in time, first in right. simply put, whatever got to the river first had the rights to it. the first arrivals enjoyed senior rights. those that followed have junior rights. coast. in the other parts of the country who here this and say how can a private individual own water. >> it is nuts, we are talking more than almonds and pistachios. >>> according to erie water right holders control 75% of the claims on the colorado riv
Al Jazeera America
Jan 28, 2015 12:00am EST
called eb5 and a whopping 85% are from china. here is how it works - foreign investors and their families get green cards and eventually full u.s. citizenship by writing a half a million check to fund an american development project. it has to create 10 full-time american jobs per investor. >> i think the programme should be terminated. >> david north is a big critics. ep b.p. 5 programme. a fellow at the think tank, the center for immigration studies, he says eb5 is bad for america. >> becoming a permanent resident in the united states is a boon for whoever gets it. i don't think we should be selling visas to people whose money. >> so we are brewing vienna... >> reporter: for the von trapps, they enrolled in the eb5 programme two years ago, to expand a brewery operating in the basement of an old barn of the resort. operation. >> five years after making the lager, they can't make commuf. -- make enough. >> johannes and his son see the building of a new brewery. >> why didn't you go through a funding source like a bank. >> when you have a vision, some things are difficult to fund.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 9:00pm EST
though as we know you do have familiarity in china before those olympics, in brazil most recently, looking at the world cup facilities which are coming up quite quickly and then brazil will hold its olympics as well. but russia is going to be a different situation isn't it? the difficulties they face in russia with these groups is different in china and brazil now, the political differences. >> it is disht. in china we have a situation where a number of people were at least detaped before the games. they too like russia assigned large numbers of government troops onto the games to protect them. in brazil we have an added issue now of the population that's revolting against or protesting against living wages. they're protesting against the lack of transportation and other infrastructure. but russia is quite different. you have the trifecta of threats, human rights which has arguably been challenged in russia with most recently the pussy riot rock band and greenpeace, we do have protest that take place. gay rights issue, we are sending openly gay representatives from the united stat
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2014 4:00am EDT
today that means going global to where the market is strong like china. one-third of students at peabody are international. >> it's an exploding market there. what you're seeing in china is you're seeing a proliferations of orchestras. you're sealing the opposite in china than the rest of the world. >> tariff wants to seek new sounds and new ways to market himself. >> you've written jingles for commercials. you sing around events in baltimore. music director at your church. >> mm-hmm. >> what else can you possibly do at the age of 20. >> a lot. just trying to do everything that i love. [♪ singing ] >> and hoping an audience will support him. >> are you going to write something? >> i plan on it. >> are you going to shake it up a little bit? >> i plan on writing really cool stuff. i want to be a classical singer who is bringing something beautiful to the table. [ piano music ] >> one note at a time. al jazeera, baltimore. >> next week some of the biggest names in classical music will be at bolt mother for symposium on the future of the art. >>> still to come on "america tonight,"
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2014 4:00am EDT
between united states and china but in day in china, thanks to students, there is nothing of such thing. >> they taught how a good thing to work. >> it's about growing together, teaching everyone to the best of their abilities. >> young people from china and the united states working side by side, sharing a common interest in robots. the team from las vegas, the 987 high rollers were cited t invito share their expertise with chinese students. >> you would think they would be more advanced than us in technology but this isn't a thing that they have at their high school level. we went over there and showed them what they would need to run teams like this and what it would take to run a competition. >> very cool to bring something that we know so well and to bring it here and introduce them to it. you can see their faces when we introduce something new that they can do in the coming year. >> back in las vegas, at the cimarron high school, it is the love of technology, that have helped turn the lives of some american teets teens around. >> this isn't some top tour high school? >> no we are
Al Jazeera America
Mar 11, 2014 4:00am EDT
over the south china sea. the fate of 239 on board is unknown. the plane was on its way to beijing. search and rescue continue to try to find clues officials are trying to understand why two with stolen passports boarded the plane withees. >> a standoff continues in ukraine. n.a.t.o. announced they'll monitor the region. a week-long celebration of former president's hugo chavez's life continues, anti-government protests demand the precedent's resignation and solutions for the high level of crime and resignation. >> a powerful coast off the coast of late last night. it struck west of eureka. there haven't been reports of casualties or damage. the impact was reduced on land. those are the headlines. i'm bra drit. "america tonight" is coming up next. lockerbie, what really happened. unanswered questions. also tonight, three years later. a horrible disaster. the natural and man made disasters that changed this japanese fishing village. michael okwu open fukushima. >> what keeps these hearty minnesotans for one more year on the ice. >> it makes our winter go fast and it's just plain fun
Al Jazeera America
Dec 22, 2015 2:30am EST
human rights lawyer in china gets a three-year suspended sentence. amnesty international accuses burundi security forces of systematic killing. the greek parliament is set to vote on recognising palestine as a state. the session will be
Al Jazeera America
Dec 23, 2015 2:30am EST
i.s.i.l. one survivor is recused 60 hours after land slide cover buildings in southern china. leading the change,e
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2014 12:00am EDT
relationships with china which difficult? >> extremely strained. i think the relationship with china over last two and a half years really has deteriorated significantly. they need china for fuel, aviation fuel, food, many things but it's very strained. i think this move to the south, going in and basically, saying we are prepared to negotiate with the rok, south korea, i think china was pleased with that. i think in some ways, this is if saying we are flexible to open up to the south, dialogue. >> it will be krb. >> on america tonight this weekend, it's a game of crops and robbers. planting the seeds of international he is me espinoge: a chinese spy ring planted in the fields of iowa. >> here in the fields and schlepping some of these goods. >> that's correct. >> what do you make of that? >> he must be hands-on. >> an americ"american tonight" investigation and exclusive look at the man federal acts say was the ringleader. >> that's on our program this weekend. ahead this hour, a teenager gunned down by police in st. louis ignites new outrage. correspondent sebastian walker on why th
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2015 2:30am EST
missouri world coneder says she has been barred from flying to china. she said she was prevented from boarding her flight from hong kong. the 25-year-old added that she didn't receive an invitation to attend the events which she could not apply for a visa. youth came from. >> a political fire storm. tens of thousands of children from central america showed up on the border trying to enter the united states alone. >> you can't send your children up here and let them stay. >> the obama administration took unprecedented measures to keep them out. on to honduras where violence is still forcing people out and talked to families being torn apart. this is the suciati river. hix it is where migrants cross from central america to the united states. these rafts transport goods and people across the border. it is a bustling black are market. arket. >> yeah, how do i get on just like this? okay. [ speaking spanish ] >> right now we're on the river in between mexico and guatemala. that's guatemala, that's mexico. this is where you would give your passport, passing from one country to the othe
Al Jazeera America
Oct 19, 2014 10:00pm EDT
global. to where the market is strong. like china. one-third of students at peabody are international. >> it's an exploding market there. what you are seeing in chien is, you're seeing -- china is you are seeing a proliferation of orchestras. the opposite of the rest of the world actually. >> seeking new sounds and new ways to market himself. >> you have written jinx les for commercials. you sing at a lot of big events around baltimore. music director at your church. >> uh-huh. >> what else can you possibly do at the age of 20? a lot isn't it? >> just trying to do a lot that i love. [♪ singing ] >> and hoping and audience will support him. >> you going to write something? >> i plan on it. >> shake it up a little bit? >> i plan on writing some really cool stuff. yeah. i want to be a classical singer who's bringing some beautiful to the table. ♪ ♪ >> one note at a time. adam may, al jazeera, baltimore. >> fantastic. some of the piggest names in classical music will be in baltimore this week for a symposium on the future of classical music. that's "america tonight," l
Al Jazeera America
Mar 9, 2014 12:00am EST
america. i'm morgan radford in new york with a look at the top stories. >> authorities in china dispatched war ships to join the search for a missing airliner. 239 were aboard the boeing 777 when it disappeared over the south china sea. two passengers were flying under the assumed identity. two people not on the manifest were on the flight. one of the three americans on board was 50-year-old philip wood from texas. his ex-wife posted the photo on fbi. warning shots fired as european military observers enter crimea in ukraine. >> meanwhile the libyan government is threatening to bomb a north korean oil tanker docked in a port held by lib yn rebels. libya is refusing to let it leave because it brought fuel from rebels. >> crowds in venezuela have been blocked before getting to government offices. >> i'm morgan radford. thank you for watching al jazeera america. "consider this" is coming up next. >> a state supreme court says it's legal to stake pictures up a woman's skirt. is the law lagging behind technological development. tweet for a bill on how to deal with sexual assault in t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 4:00am EST
have five of these storms hitting in the philippines, the data, the united states and china are leading the world when it comes to pollution that is largely responsible for man made climate change and it's the philippines feeling the brunt of it. >> we have to point out it's the u.s. first and foremost because we're not just talking about the are greenhouse gas emissions, for today, but for a 100 year period in history. because the greenhouse gases we have in the atmosphere today is coming from that at least 100-year period of history of emission. we are holding the u.s. first and foremost accountable to what is happening to us. but also other countries in the world who are similarly very big polluters. so yes, we are calling on this government, that they should give us justice for what is happening in the philippines and that they must work decisively today to stop their greenhouse gation emissions. >> when you see the gridlock in washington for the last couple of years, it is highly politicized, you can bring a cap and trade for example, can the u.s. really do, can they make some head
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2015 12:00am EST
working at another job. america is not china, it is not what you imagine. it is not a perfect world. america has its own oppression its own abuses. it's very hard to live here. >> what's the hardest part of being able to take care of your family ? >> translator: it's all for my family. it's my responsibility to take care of the family. >> reporter: did you ever think that it was going to be this difficult being here ? >> no. life in china was better. >> christof putzel, al jazeera new york. >> is there really help that these low wage workers would ever see their money? winied from gou , in this case agreed to pay $4 million to its workers in back pay. that's a huge win for them but what does it say to other low wage workers? >> i think it's a model of what workers can do if they organize, step forward and fight for their rights. >> is it really just restaurant workers or does it apply across industries? >> i think it applies across industries. i think unfortunately wage theft is a huge problem. not just in the restaurant industry, but for caregivers for drivers. for construction wor
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 12:00am EST
east china sea marking tensions. japan and china claimed the islands as their own. the white house says the dispute should be decided through diploma diplomacy. >> pope francis says power needs to move away from the vatican. in a document he said the church should focus on poverty and calls on global leaders to address education and health care. those are the headlines, i'm david shuster. "america tonight" is up next. soledad o'brien goes along for the ride as louisiana's edwin mind. >> i'm too outspoken. >> you are known for your colorful phrases. >> well, else that a nice way of putting it >>> and you already know where your flights this week are bound to be delayed. but there is a lot on the ground too. ♪ >>> good evening, thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. we begin tonight with developments in a case that rocked an ohio community and shocked the nation a year ago. in that crime two high school students from sue binville ohio are currently in detention for the rape of a teenage girl after they posted pictures of her, an account of what they had done on social media. now
Al Jazeera America
Sep 26, 2014 4:00am EDT
china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. on tech know, >> i landed head first at 120 mph >> a shocking new way to treat brain injuries >> transcranial direct stimulation... don't try this at home... >> but some people are... >> it's not too much that we'ed fry any important brain parts... >> before you flip the switch, get the facts... >> to say that passing a low level of current is automatically safe, is not true >> every saturday, go where technology meets humanity... >> sharks like affection >> tech know, only on al jazeera america >>> now to the latest in the fight against islamic state of iraq and levant, president obama's efforts against i.s.i.l. in iraq gathered steam. air strikes continued for a third day and the list of allied nation is growing. a reluctant u.s. ally, turkey, says it will join the multi national several but is yet to give details as to what it's prepared to do. fellow n.a.t.o. member france launched new air strikes against i.s.i.l. in ira
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, russia and china, russia and china always on the other side of the argument, and that may leave the western nations with pressing ahead with the military strike without the authorization of the u.n. today speaking in geneva, speak lactar brahimi was asked about the legality of such an operation. >> i do know that this, president obama and the american administration are not known to be trigger-happy. what they will decide, i don't know. but certainly international law is very clear. security council has to be brought in. >> dr. brahimi is not the only u.n. official potentially causing problems for the u.s. interviewing witnesses and taking samples, the inspectors, no less than the u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon says they must be allowed to finish their work. >> my responsibility at this time is to conduct a thorough and complete investigation. whether there is -- chemical weapons were used or not. that's why they are working very hard on very dangerous circumstances. let them conclude their -- complete their work for four days. >> that was a call that was also echoed by the syri
Al Jazeera America
Feb 18, 2014 12:00am EST
this goes, mr. hawk? i mean, as we've outlined if china does not take action here to allow this to reach the icc, i mean what happens here? north korea seems to want to ignore it. >> in in the long run, the determination by the united nations and by its member governments, that the human rights violations in north korea constitute atrocity crimes against its own population, will i think, in the long run, encourage the north korean leadership to realize that if they want normalized relations, if they want trade, aid and investment from the outside world, they'll have to deal with and put an end to their atrocity crimes, and release the 80 to 120,000 persons who are now being held in these labor camps. >> does it also put pressure on the international community to highlight and spotlight more of these kinds of abuses after all, you heard him say, now everyone will know, we can't say this was like after world war ii, gee, if we'd only known. does this put the international community on record, look, they know about this they've detailed it, what action are you going to take? >> oh ver
Al Jazeera America
May 6, 2015 10:00pm EDT
countries are facing an economic catastrophe. and cold war with the west. we'll look at china's latest challenge to the global economy. being ali velshi is on assignment and i'm david schuster, this is "real money". 18 months until the 2016 presidential election and already foreign policy debates as old as the debate
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2015 9:00pm EST
istanbul, in a moment my conversation with former utah governor, ambassador to china and former candidate john
Al Jazeera America
Feb 17, 2016 12:30am EST
breaking story coming out of china. . >> thanks for joining us on "america tonight", i'm melissa chan. we looked at crime and punishment with an eye to the victims, there are hidden victims, those that the justice system didn't intend to punish, but who suffered anyway. consider that a third of the people in prison are women, and most of them are mothers. tonight we consider what happens to the kids when their mothers go to prison. here is "america tonight"s sheila macvicar. >> reporter: it's a long journey into night to new york burro burrows. this family makes the trek five times a week. when the children's afterschool programme ends, this disming mother heads home with her -- this single mother heads home with her daughters. it will take one bus ride and two trains. for 17-year-old arlene, it's a physical and emotional journey to be there. it began by doing hard time. >> can you tell me what took you to prison? >> i was home, sleep with my children, and just like any other night their father he did whatever he did on the streets, and would come home late. you know, we were going throug
Al Jazeera America
Sep 2, 2015 10:00pm EDT
>> that is it for this edition of al jazeera america news. we leave you with china's victory day parade. we had it there a moment ago, just begun in beijing. >> on "america tonight," the sins of a saints. >> what some will forget, father junjunipero serra. >> back baltimore. >> demanding justice, demanding accountability. >> how freddy gray's death has exposed old wounds and bitter history across the nation. thanks for joining us, i'm joie chen. one of the summer's flash points in the black lives matter movement is again the focus of protesters and police. back in baltimore a courtroom victory for prosecutors, in the case of freddy gray, the man who died apparently from injuries he suffered in custody. the case against six officers involved will move forward but the spotlight on baltimore has also brought attention to other cities and other individuals in conflict with police. adam may reports on the case in conflict. >> reporter: protesters descend on a baltimore city courthouse as inside during a pretrial hearing attorneys for six officers accused in the death of freddy gray as
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2016 9:00pm EST
the u.s. and china and they need to actually show that they have that kind of power to make things happen. meanwhile, the taliban, they could be just posturing, they could be trying to get something from behind the scenes a little bit better, a deal, but something that they want to hear, because if they go into talks without getting what they said they always wanted, perhaps they would lose face. we're some way away of coming to the end of this terrible war with a lot the negotiations to be done in the meantime >>> the leader of sudan's biggest opposition party has died. the report suggests he suffered a heart attack after falling unconscious in miss office. his party-- in his office. his party split from the national party in 1999. >> reporter: at times heap had been a thorn in the side of the sudanese government, but he was honored as his death was sduchd on state television. -- discussed on state television. he was one of the most influential men in sudanese politics who helped bring the current leader to power. then he saw his own political leanings land him in trouble. he was
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