As foreign minister prepares to visit the United States, China says Washington must not ‘make a fuss’ over missile deployments to disputed islands China’s South China Sea military deployments are no different
The government is expected to reveal its proposed annual budget for the world's biggest army this Saturday, when the National People's Congress opens its annual session. Analysts said spending was likely
Philippine media claims ships from Beijing are guarding the disputed Quirino Atoll in the Spratly islands and chased fishing vessels away China has reportedly stationed up to five ships around a disputed
Half a century after America did it first America hated the idea of being in second place. The Soviet Union launched its Sputnik satellite into orbit in 1957. To catch up, in 1958 President Eisenhower
China's Premier Li Keqiang has said China's economic growth will stay on track, as the annual meeting of parliament draws to a close. The National People's Congress ended with the adoption of a new five-year
After a historic surprise meeting with the leader of Taiwan, Xi Jinping could go down in history for recognizing the island democracy—or choose conflict instead By Andrew Browne Andrew Browne The Wall
Teaching people to be confident about intercourse is vital, says founder, whose classes have been so successful she is expanding into neighbouring Kazakhstan. Eurasianet reports When Rakhat Kenjebek kyzy
The success or failure of the president’s domestic programme will determine whether there is peace or war in east Asia Can Xi do it? This is the biggest political question in the world today. “Yes, Xi
As I share on my blog about all the colorful and peaceful locations I discovered in Kyrgyzstan, I keep having this dilemma in my head: 'stop showing them how beautiful it is, tourism is going to ruin My
Once the realm of Silk Road merchants and Great Game spies, the Heavenly Mountains and Black Sand deserts of the 'Stans, as the five countries of Central Asia are affectionately known, have historically
I am skeptical of service providers who brag about their China connections. Those who tout their China guanxi usually do so because they have little to say about their expertise or experience. More importantly,
China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. Howard W French reports from Hainan, the island at the heart of Xi Jinping’s
China’s economy grew by 7.8% in the third quarter, its fastest pace since the end of 2012. For most world leaders heading into a party conclave, this would be triumphant news. But, as President Xi Jinping
Earlier this week China unveiled its first-generation nuclear submarine, which it was decommissioning after more than 40 years. But later iterations of warhead-equipped submarines operated by the country’s
In this excerpt from the forthcoming Junkyard Planet, author Adam Minter explores China's central role in the world's vast global recycling trade. China’s reputation as the “world's factory” is well-established.
The government's system of monitoring the media is only part of the story. If this revelation is disappointing, that’s because censorship in China remains murky even to those who deal with it every day.
Labor says countries like Australia should ‘demonstrate that they are not prepared to be bullied by China’ by conducting a freedom-of-navigation exercise near disputed islands The Turnbull government renewed
Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama signed new sanctions on North Korea into law Thursday, punishing the regime for its nuclear and missile tests as well as for suspected cyber-hacking incidents.
Move prompted by China's deployment of surface-to-air missile battery on disputed Paracels islands in South China Sea. Vietnam has lodged a formal complaint to the UN over China's placement of a surface-to-air