The United States exempted China and Singapore from sanctions over purchases of oil from Iran hours before a deadline, saying that major economies were united in pressuring Tehran.
United Technologies, a major defense contractor, and 2 of its subsidiaries acknowledged covering up the illicit sale of sensitive military software to China — technology the country used to develop its first attack helicopter.
It has been said that there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One way is by using the sword, and the other is by using debt.
A magnitude-5.5 earthquake has struck a mountainous region in southwestern China, leaving at least four people dead and more than 100 injured.
China has reached two technological milestones spanning great depths and heights. In the earth’s orbit, the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft manually docked a space module while under the Pacific, a Jiaolong sub dived to the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
"We practically know the West like the palm of our hand, but the West's vision of the East is a murky confusion" -- Ji Xianlin BEIJING/TOKYO - Capitalism forces people to compete for market shares, natural resources, and human capital. Less ob
China has reached two technological milestones spanning great depths and heights. In the earth’s orbit, the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft manually docked a space module while under the Pacific, a Jiaolong submersible dived to the bottom of the Marian Trench.
The panel topic was, "How Stable is China: Can Its Economic Miracle Continue Under Its Current Political System?"
The government has become supportive of the music industry... no one is banned in China and no one is arrested for singing a song, at least not to my knowledge," said Bloom, who runs an Internet platform promoting Chinese indie bands
Everyone knows that the Obama administration has been steadily gearing up for a military campaign against Syria.
El Reg has difficulty believing that this video of a VW concept hover-car in China is genuine...
A Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with three people on board has successfully carried out an automatic space docking mission on Monday.
Interesting how China was "advised" on the purchase by Rothschild and UBS. JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs are reported to be in line for a huge windfall.
Jiang Xiangsong has 18 days to pay a 2 million yuan ($314,000) bank debt or his suitcase company in eastern China will go bankrupt.
Chinese government has been, for years, telling everyone that they are serious in trying to curb home prices
US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the major portion of US naval power will shift to the Pacific by 2020 as part of the Pentagon’s new “pivot to Asia” strategy.
China has announced it will carry out a manned space flight at some point in the middle of June.
The state visit to China this week by Russian President Vladimir Putin, followed by a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Beijing, has underscored a developing strategic partnership between China and Russia.
Beijing launched its independent space station program after being turned away from the International Space Station, largely due to U.S. objections. Washington is wary of the Chinese program's military links and of sharing technology with an economic
In the early years of China's rise to economic and military prowess, the guiding principle for its government was Deng Xiaoping's maxim: "Hide Your Strength, Bide Your Time." Now, more than three decades after paramount leader Deng launched his re
Chinese companies apparently have a covert capability to remotely access communications technology sold to the United States and other Western countries and could "disable a country's telecommunications infrastructure before a military engagement," a
Officials at Dalian University of Technology in northern China are reportedly fuming after photos of students celebrating their graduation against the backdrop of their burning school went viral on Chinese social networking sites. The school'
“At the meeting, Bo Xilai said, ‘Leave me alone for a while and let me think about this,’ ”. “Then, to show he’s righteous, Bo Xilai said he would be willing to allow his wife to be tried.”
Global cheers over China's decision to cut interest rates could fade to stony silence if, as some economists fear, the move signals that some grim economic data are about to be released. China's surprise rate cut unveiled on Thursday has boosted h
Chinese President Hu Jintao told his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Friday that China will provide "sincere and selfless help" to Afghanistan, promising to step up trade, aid, investment and security cooperation. "At present Afghanistan has en
When Russia opens a "billion-dollar bridge" on its Pacific coast this summer, Vladimir Putin can expect an enthusiastic audience among the 5,000 islanders whom it will connect to the mainland, at an eye-popping cost per head.
The policeman yanked the black hood over Ai Weiwei's head. It was suffocating. Written in white across the outside was a cryptic phrase: "Suspect 1.7."
The US is set to reposition its Navy fleet with the majority of its warships to be assigned to the Asia-Pacific by 2020.
A Chinese state security official has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States, sources said, a case both countries have kept quiet for several months as they strive to prevent a fresh crisis in relations.
The US will keep 6 aircraft carriers in the Asia-Pacific and move a majority of its other warships to the region in the coming years, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said as he offered details of a new military strategy for the first time.