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China’s Successful Moon Rover Launch

China hailed the successful launch of a moon rover in the early hours of Monday, in a project that the government hopes will catapult its plans to put a man on the moon sometime after 2020 and explore deeper regions … Continue reading

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Beijing Plays Air-Defense Games and Attempts to Intimidate Neighboring Nations

The American B-52 bombers that flew over the East China Sea on Tuesday made something of a mockery of Beijing’s newly-declared “air defense identification zone”. To the outside world China looks weak and ineffectual right now, as it obviously cannot … Continue reading

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China says EU must recognise its decline amid trade war

China has warned Europe that its failure to recognize its power is declining is inviting further retaliation from Beijing in their escalating trade row. “The change of the times and the shifts of power have failed to change the condescending attitude … Continue reading

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Relations between India and China Flare Up Over Border Dispute

India was upbeat when Li Keqiang, China’s new premier, announced that New Delhi would be the destination for his first foreign trip since taking power: it was seen by some as a potential milestone in more co-operative relations between the … Continue reading

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China Responds to US’s Pacific Pivot

Beijing: China will intensify its vigilance, but not lash out, after the United States announced it will shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, media reported on Sunday. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Lieutenant General Ren Haiquan’s … Continue reading

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China’s Defense Budget Increases by 10.7% for 2013

China is to increase its defense budget by 10.7 per cent this year. The rise continues a trend of double-digit hikes over the last 20 years. The authorities said military spending will reach 90 billion euros for 2013. Despite the huge cash … Continue reading

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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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US & Vietnam International Relations with China & Japan

A US aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on  Saturday in a show of power in waters that have become a focal point of  Washington’s strategic rivalry with Beijing. Vietnamese security and government officials were flown … Continue reading

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NEW US Dilemma Develops in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON – China has heightened tensions in the South China Sea with its new, remote island city and planned military garrison in a contested area viewed as a potential flashpoint for conflict in the Asia-Pacific. How might the United States … Continue reading

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US, Vietnam, and Cambodia Square Off Over South China Sea with China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The Obama administration pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the resource-rich South China Sea, a difficult U.S. mediation effort that has faced resistance from the communist government … Continue reading

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