China’s newest stealth fighter prototype reportedly took off on its first test flight over the Shenyang Aircraft Company airfield in northeastern China on Wednesday morning.
As China’s Communist Party prepares for its leadership transition, a wave of self-immolations has spread and accelerated across Tibet, in the most sustained protests against Beijing’s rule there in five decades.
People’s Bank of China injects record amount of liquidity today through open market operation.
But Bo Xilai’s fanaticism did not save him. He was eventually imprisoned and served five years, released in 1976 along with the other members of his family after the Cultural Revolution collapsed. The cruelty Bo suffered in prison made him shady,
Here is an excellent interview at The Economist Buttonwood Conference featuring Hugh Hendry.
Chengdu Tianfu District Great City is supposed to be a prototype that can be replicated elsewhere throughout China.
Four Chinese government ships entered territorial waters around disputed Tokyo-controlled islands early Thursday, the Japanese coastguard said, sparking a strong protest from Japan.
For more than a decade, China’s currency, the Renminbi (RMB), had been on a path of appreciation, but some weakness this year generated renewed talk about whether the currency is fairly valued against global currencies.
A recent advertisement posted online by Harbin Human Resources and Social Security Bureau (HHRSSB) in China was looking for 457 sanitation worker positions — vehicle drivers, vehicle maintenance workers and street cleaners.
China Holds The World's Most Exclusive And Insane Sporting Event, The Wingsuit Flying Championships
A year after their uprising, Wukan's leaders see drawbacks to democracy
I spoke with a fellow who owns vessels and happens to be be Greek. Some of the business and social/economic threads of our conversation:
China's worst slump since the global financial crisis leveled out in the latest quarter and retail sales picked up in a sign an economic rebound is taking shape, adding to hopes for a global recovery.
Romney is pledging on his first day in office to designate China a currency manipulator. This is something even Bush and Obama were not dumb enough to do. This could lead to tariffs to punish China. But who would really be punished?
“It is based on subjective speculation and false foundations,” China’s Commerce Department said. They argued the US had violated its free-market principles and put at risk future cooperation between the US and China. “I hope the United States will ab
Bloomberg reports Japan Calls China PBOC Chief Skipping IMF Meeting ‘Regrettable’
City Times, a newspaper in the Chinese province of Yunnan, was due to publish a controversial story recently about a local official, Fujian Communication Department director Li Dejin, and his controversial lifestyle — stating that he wears a watch wo
Most Americans have no idea what a tremendous advantage the United States possesses by having the primary reserve currency of the world, and most Americans also have no idea how close the U.S. dollar is to losing that status.
In 2008, the Beijing Capital International Airport opened Terminal 3, an enormous addition that made the airport the world's busiest.
The House Intelligence Committee recommended on Monday that American companies should be blocked from carrying out mergers and acquisitions involving two Chinese telecommunications firms, saying their equipment could be used for spying in the United
Earlier today, the World Bank slashed its outlook for growth in China to 7.7 percent in 2012 and 8.1 percent in 2013, down from 8.2 percent and 8.6 percent, respectively.
The USS George Washington and the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier strike groups (CSGs), a flotilla of five ships and more than 10,000 Navy personnel are now operating in the conflict ridden South China Sea area.
We're currently in the middle of what is known as "Golden Week", a week that mainland Chinese like to travel home or go on vacation (hence the crazy images we brought you last week of huge traffic jams on China's intercity motorways).
"It's our currency and your problem," U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connally famously said of the dollar in 1971.
Eighty-year-old Chinese farmer Guo Shuhe receives a state pension equivalent to just $9 a month, not enough to buy a month worth of groceries, but enough it seems, to risk punching a gaping hole in government finances.
Chinese hackers break in to White House military office network in charge of the president’s nuclear football
Chinese state-owned newspaper China Daily has this two page advert in today's New York Times.
Shanghai Stock Index Breaks 2000 For First Time Since 2009; Reflections on Sentiment
In a recent editorial, I talked about QE3 (a third round of quantitative easing implemented by the Federal Reserve) and how it was a reward largely for the upper echelons of income-earners. The middle class will benefit due to the lower carrying cost
In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers