The ratio of credit to GDP has jumped by 75 percentage points to 200pc of GDP, compared to roughly 40 points in the US over five years leading up to the subprime bubble, or in Japan before the Nikkei bubble burst in 1990. "This is beyond anything we
As reported by Chris Buckley in both Toronto’s The Globe & Mail and The New York Times, Song Binbin, the daughter of a veteran revolutionary general, Song Renqiong, returned to the school where she was a student Red Guard leader in 1966 during the op
Pentagon intelligence official says Chinese hypersonic weapon poses major challenge
You want ominous?
U.S. military and commercial satellites highly vulnerable to Beijing’s anti-satellite missiles, killer robot satellites
The idea that businesses need to fend off attacks from heavily equipped nation-states makes it “An unfair game … not a balanced fight,” said Michael Oberlaender, the principal security strategist Cisco Systems in the United States.
If the transoceanic canal gets the go-ahead, it might take a decade to build, gobble $60 billion and slice through vast stretches of tropical forest. At 180 miles, it would be more than three times the length of the US-built Panama Canal. It also wou
China's first moon rover and lander are revealed in amazing detail in stunning new panoramic images stitched together from recent photos from the country's Chang'e 3 lunar mission.
Most Americans would be stunned to learn that companies based in China, a country associated with accounting secrecy, have gained a foothold to the tune of over a trillion dollars on U.S. stock exchanges.
A court sentenced one of China's most prominent rights advocates to four years in prison on Sunday after he campaigned for the rights of children from rural areas to be educated in cities and for officials to disclose their assets.
Curious why over the past few months JPM has quietly been accumulating a substantial amount of eligible physical gold .....
While most of the attention in the Chinese shadow banking system is focused on the Credit Equals Gold #1 Trust's default, as we first brought to investors' attention here, and the PBOC has thrown nearly CNY 400 billion at the market in the last few d
Shinzo Abe Just Ended A Speech With A Not-So-Veiled Message To China
I went to one of those fancy private dinners last night in Davos, Switzerland.
Relatives of political leaders including China's current president and former premier named in trove of leaked documents from the British Virgin Islands
A number of readers and bloggers have recently suggested there must be collusion between America and China over the transfer of physical gold from Western capital markets.
Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?
OH NO, NOT another accelerator, you may think.
PLA source says number of troops involved is unusually rare
Smog in China is currently so bad in Beijing that if you want to see the sunrise, you have to see it on video.
Yesterday, when the Treasury released its TIC data early by mistake, the update that China's holdings rose to a record $1.317 trillion caused a stir.
Beijing's skyscrapers receded into a dense gray smog Thursday as the capital saw the season's first wave of extremely dangerous pollution, with the concentration of toxic small particles registering more than two dozen times the level considered saf
Two-sentence statement says high-speed experimental vehicle not targeting any country
China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries increased $12.2 billion to a record $1.317 trillion in November, data released on the Treasury Department’s website showed.
A senior military official was caught with an Aladdin's Cave of supposedly ill-gotten goods including a “pure gold” state of Mao Zedong it emerged this week, as China’s president warned “drastic medicine” was needed to rid his country of corruption.
For years, Hugo Barra was one of the most visible executives at Google.
Business International trade China surpasses US as world's largest trading nation Beijing describes 2013 figures as 'a landmark milestone' as annual trade in goods passes the $4tn mark for the first time Share 2156 7
The Leadership Team and 610 Office are extrajudicial organizations and are operated secretly, according to a report on Li Dongsheng by the New York-based World Organization for Investigation of the Persecution of Falun Gong
Demystifying the Chinese Economy During the transition process China adopted a pragmatic, gradual, dual-track approach. The government first improved the incentives and productivity by allowing the workers i
In his book The Revenge of Geography, Robert Kaplan writes, “China has a vision of Afghanistan (and of Pakistan) as a secure conduit for roads and energy pipelines that will bring natural resources from Indian Ocean ports, linking up with Beijing’s b