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IMAGES: China ‘building runway in disputed South China Sea’

China is rapidly building an airstrip on an artificial island in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures show, potentially ramping up tensions with several Southeast Asian neighbours. Fiery Cross in the Spratly Islands was little more than a … 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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Chinese Telecommunication Firms Threaten US Security

Congress and the Pentagon have set their sights on two Chinese telecommunications giants as dangerous potential threats to national security as their wildly popular cell phones start to infiltrate the American market. U.S. military leaders have listed cyber attacks as … Continue reading

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NEW PENTAGON REPORT: China’s military abilities already catching up to the West

The Defense Department assessment says Beijing appears on track to achieve its goal of building a modern, regionally focused military by 2020. China’s military is closing technical gaps that long have given the United States and its allies a military edge in … Continue reading

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The Original Red Dawn Movie turns 27 years old this month

The original RED DAWN movie turned 27 years old this month as the film had been released in theaters the summer of 1984, and was the first movie ever to be released in the US with a Motion Picture Association of … Continue reading

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