Gareth Porter, author of Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare,...
A month ago, when the fate of the historic (and now concluded) gas deal between Russia and China was still unknown we wrote that "Isolated Russia Makes Friends: To Hold Military Drill With China"....
With so many of China's 1.4 billion people clustered around its coastline, things can get pretty crowded. So instead of using more precious land space to build the cities of the future, a Chinese company has proposed using some of the 71 percent of t
China Urges New Security Pact With Russia, Iran
We are very rapidly approaching a point in time where the citizens of the US and the inhabitants of the free world will be faced with the true reality of the simple fact that there is no such thing as a “free lunch” and the bills must be paid!
Before anyone suggests that all Russia is focusing on is China at any and all costs, consider that as we have been saying since 2012, perhaps just as important to Russia (and China) strategically is Iran....
The de-dollarization escalates.
Assailants in 2 SUVs plowed through shoppers while setting off explosives on a busy street market in China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang on Thursday killing 31 people and injuring more than 90.
The Chicoms Are Coming! Reflections On The Folly Of The War On Vietnam And Its Progeny
A large number of People’s Liberation Army troops have reportedly been spotted heading towards the China-Vietnam border as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate. Thousands of Chinese nationals
Xiaomi: The Scrappy Chinese Smartphone Maker That's Poised To Wallop Samsung And Apple
Scientists at Southwest Jiaotong University in China have built a prototype testing platform for a near-vacuum high-speed maglev train that is theoretically capable of reaching speeds up to 2900 km/h or about 1,800 mph.
Leading AI researcher Andrew Ng, previously associated with Google, will lead a new effort by China’s Baidu to create software that understands the world.
We have previously profiled the "holy grail" gas deal between Russia and China on several occasions...
China has been fixated on trains recently. Everything from Super-Maglev trains to a gargantuan high-speed rail network is either in development or under construction.
Chinese seeking political reform know that it must come from within.
As Putin warned earlier in the week, they do not see the effectiveness of sanctions; but it seems he had something else in mind.
Beijing brings forward deadline for world's first thorium-fuelled facility in attempt to break reliance on fossil fuels
The nuclear race is on. China is upping the ante dramatically on thorium nuclear energy. Scientists in Shanghai have been told to accelerate plans (sorry for the pun) to build the first fully-functioning thorium reactor within ten years, instead of 2
The numbers are in. For the first quarter of 2014 the U.S. economy showed virtually no growth at all. At the same time the World Bank says that China is about to surpass the U.S. as the world’s largest economy. On The Weekly Podcast, Ron Paul and
As China looks set to overtake the US as the world's largest economy, a multipolar world can only be good for democracy
Chinese police will be patrolling the streets of Paris this summer alongside their French counterparts to help combat a surge in attacks against high-spending Chinese tourists.
Is war between North Korea and China possible?
Experts say leaked contingency plans, which include the detention of leaders and establishment of refugee camps, may be valid but do not suggest that the alliance is weakening
Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a huge transcontinental project, insisting he's not an agent of the Beijing gover
On Wednesday, China announced that it plans to hold joint naval drills with Russia in the East China Sea later this month.
In the way this is generally meant by the Chinese authorities, the term refers to organs from criminals who are sentenced to death and have their organs extracted after they are executed given that, at least in theory, they and their families have si
Saudis send message to United States, Iran in military parade
On April 28, the target was the state-approved Sanjiang Church in Wenzhou City. Wrecking crews moved in on that church, ripping down its facade even as congregants attempted to stop them through protests. The Telegraph reported a witness saying: “I s
The US is on the brink of losing its status as the world’s largest economy, and is likely to slip behind China this year, sooner than widely anticipated, according to the world’s leading statistical agencies.