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The Realist Prism: A Bismarckian Approach to Solving 21st-Century Conflicts

Given the recent prominence in international affairs of seemingly intractable disputes over maritime rights—from the South China Sea to the Arctic to …

Australia defense paper accepts rise of China's military - World

Australia struck a conciliatory tone toward top trading partner China as it said that Beijing's rising defense capabilities are a natural outcome of …

US and Chinese local govts boost investment[1]

<b>Top officials from provincial and city levels in both countries continue to strengthen efforts aimed at closer cooperation between the world's two</b> …

China opposes US report on Chinese military - China

BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Tuesday expressed "firm opposition" to a Pentagon report that misrepresents China's military …

The Chinese Are Freaking Out About A Potential Drop In Housing Prices

But years of rising house prices have put that dream out of reach of many. A slowing economy appeared to take some of the heat out.<p>Now, alas, the residential property market is soaring again (see chart). A new survey of developers and property firms on May 2nd showed average house prices up more …

Housing

China calls time on expensive watches in face of crackdown

Before accompanying the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, on a visit to a neighbourhood ravaged by the earthquake in Sichuan two weeks ago, Fan Jiyue, a …

Hong Kong

Genghis Khan tribute in N China

"Iron Man 3" broke China's box office record by raking in 130 mln yuan(US$ 21.1 mln)on its opening day http://t.co/Io4CxV6sG3

China Xinhua News on Twitter: "Focus--Chinese youth more rational with quake-relief aid http://t.co/CxQATf4A4b (Photo by Li Wen) http://t.co/S1VKHugxZ1"

Hollywood looks east

China is now the second-largest film market in the world, but restrictions on foreign films have provoked US production companies to take special …

Thunder out of China

FOR an emerging power that makes much of the peacefulness of its rise, China is engaged in what looks suspiciously like aggression on an alarming …

China

Cat and house

ASK ordinary people about their own Chinese dream, and you find owning a home is high on the list. But years of rising house prices have put that …

Housing

Ahead Of Its Rumored IPO, Alibaba Buys A $586 Million Stake In Sina Weibo

The official announcement noted that the deal should bring in $380 million in marketing and e-commerce to Sina Weibo over the course of three years (link in Chinese). The deal had been rumored for awhile, though so too had a Weibo investment by leading Chinese search engine, Baidu.<p>"We think this …

China

China’s leaders warn on financial risks

China must work to strengthen its economy while also guarding against financial risks, the country’s top leaders said in a special meeting convened …

China

Chinese NGOs reach out to African countries[1]

Groups give new impetus and direction for people-to-people exchanges in Africa with their community outreach programs, report Meng Jing and Sun …

The World's First Stock Market Crash Happened Nearly 300 Years Ago

<b>Early years</b><p>By 1710, England's finances were a fright. Different government departments arranged their own loans and expended money with little financial oversight. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Robert Harley, convinced Parliament to look into straightening out this mess. One of the first steps …

Stock Markets

NE China to build robot industrial base - China

Two robots dance during the 11th China International Equipment Manufacturing Expo in Shenyang, Liaoning province in this Sept 1, 2012 file photo. …

Framed by controversy

Beautiful Countryside, oil on canvas by Wang Yidong.<p>Wang Yidong, one of the exhibited artists, attended the opening and said Realistic art embodies …

J-20 Mighty Dragon Continue Flight Testing in February 2012

The J-20 Mighty Dragon, underdevelopment fifth generation stealth fighter jet of the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is undergoing testing …

CGI Kit of Chinese Z-10 Attack Helicopter

Computer-generated imagery (CGI) of the Z-10 Attack Helicopter.<p>Kit of the Z-10 Attack Helicopter<p>Instruction about the Z-10 Attack Helicopter kit

China’s bosses criticised over high pay

Under chairman Jiang Jianqing, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China raked in $38.5bn in net profits last year, making it the world’s most …

China

Diaoyu Islands fish are Chinese

<b>Fishing boats set sail from the port of Shipu, Xiangshan county, Zhejiang Province, to fish off the Diaoyu Islands on September 16, after a fishing</b> …

China Xinhua News on Twitter: "China discusses aircraft carrier plans http://t.co/9eScfK5bVB http://t.co/0eOlE6MIBw"

China Xinhua News on Twitter: "Insight--China mourns quake dead, draws lessons http://t.co/sBtVtKuyI5 (Photo by Qiu Haiying) http://t.co/ztiZdx9Hrp"