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Is war with China inevitable?

Fifth century Chinese military leader Sun Tzu said: “Know yourself and know your enemy and in a hundred battles you will always be victorious." Sun Tzu's The Art of War’s dictum could not be more right when thinking about the current status of the East and South China Seas and what it means for the …

U.S. protests after Chinese military jet lands on South China Sea island

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> China's apparent landing of a military jet on a man-made island in the disputed waters of the South China Sea drew a protest from the U.S. military Monday.<p>The Chinese military aircraft landed on Yongshu Reef, also known as Fiery Cross Reef, to give emergency assistance to three …

China

Australia shouldn't pay price for 'pivot'

Which came first: (a) the US "pivot to Asia" (AKA "encircling China") or (b) China increasing its forward defence stance in the South China Sea by …

The Philippines at Forefront of New Pentagon Maritime Security Initiative

The Pentagon recently began funding maritime security projects with countries in the South China Sea aimed at giving them the capability to monitor …

Military

China's Nuclear Weapons

Among Western analysts who watch China's military and strategic development, a debate has been raging for some time over the gap between China's …

ESPN's Darren Rovell On Nike Exploiting Chinese Workers: "It Is What It Is"

ESPN business reporter Darren Rovell, a man with many unread issues of <i>The Economist</i> in his bathroom, has a habit of using his Twitter account to …

Darren Rovell

‘Beijing will send in troops if Hong Kong declares independence’

In a rare show of unity, a Democrat has joined a pro-Beijing rival to warn against testing Beijing’s tolerance by calling for Hong Kong to break from …

For the first time, China admits it sent a military plane to disputed man-made island

China's navy dispatched a military plane to one of the country's man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, the Defense Ministry said, in what is believed to be the first openly acknowledged mission of its kind.<p>A brief statement on the ministry's website said the plane was on patrol when it …

North Korea
North Korea

Israel and China Commit To Completing Free-Trade Agreement

“And ye shall dwell with us; and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.” Genesis 34:10 (The …

Sanctions-slapped Chinese telecoms vendor ZTE swaps execs

Chinese telecoms vendor ZTE is overhauling its management board just one month after the biz was slapped with sanctions by the US government over …

China imposes trade sanctions on North Korea

China has levied a number of trade sanctions against neighboring North Korea in the wake of the pariah state's recent missile tests. Beijing said the …

North Korea

China announces sanctions against North Korea

China has announced a series of sanctions against North Korea.<p>The country has restricted imports of North Korean coal and sales of jet fuel under UN …

North Korea

China bans most imports of North Korean goods over nuclear, missile tests

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing had no immediate comment.<p>Beijing balked at previous demands by Washington and other governments to use trade as leverage …

Turnbull punts on ‘footy diplomacy’ in China

As Xi Jinping tries to shoot China into the ranks of world football superpowers, Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday began his first visit to the country as …

China

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

Programming Languages

The Top 10 Traits of People Who Advance in Their Careers | Inc.com

In these competitive times, advancing in your career is far from automatic. Those who sit back and wait for things to happen for them often end up frustrated, disillusioned, and burned out. In contrast, those who look for opportunities and seize them seem to have "better luck" than others. Of …

Leadership

Making Your First HTML5 Game With Phaser

Everybody loves classic games. How many of you remember the retro snake game from old Nokia phones? We sure do. This is why for this lesson we …

Game Development

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups