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Russia to Join China in Naval Exercise in Disputed South China Sea

New York Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
BEIJING - Russian naval forces plan to join Chinese forces for a joint exercise in the South China Sea, highlighting Moscow's partnership with Beijing after a recent international legal ruling underlined rifts between China and Southeast Asian nations ...
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China will keep doing its own thing

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
On the prospects for China's economy, it's easy to be wrong. We analyse unfamiliar things by comparing them with things we understand, but in its massive size and economic history, China is one of a kind. That's one conclusion I've drawn from a visit ...

China's Cheating Husbands Fuel an Industry of 'Mistress Dispellers ...

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Typically hired by a scorned wife, services coach women on how to save their marriages, while inducing the mistress to disappear.
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BC property tax could spark trade war with US, China: expert

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
VICTORIA -- A Canadian trade expert says British Columbia's new 15 per cent property transfer tax on foreign homebuyers could spark trade wars with China and the United States. Trade lawyer Barry Appleton says the B.C. legislation is likely to face ...
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China finally made ride-hailing legal, with a caveat that could destroy Uber's business model

Quartz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ride-hailing companies like Uber have finally become legal in China after attracting billions of dollars in investments and staging a battle to dominate the Chinese market. The Chinese government on Thursday (July 28) released a set of new rules (link ...

Vietnam the big winner from China's move up the value chain

Financial Times - ‎48 minutes ago‎
China's ongoing transition from low-wage manufacturer to budding high-tech hothouse is creating waves across the rest of Asia.
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UK decision to delay Hinkley Point plant catches China by surprise

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Chinese officials expressed surprise on Friday at the British government's sudden decision to delay the final go-ahead of an £18bn nuclear power plant, throwing into doubt the UK's recent warm relations with Beijing.
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3 Reasons Why China Still Matters

U.S. News & World Report (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
China has hogged the headlines for the last few years and it's no surprise why. Its economy is massive and (supposedly) growing at more than 6.5 percent annually.

China takes on Italy as Unesco leader

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
China, land of urban sprawl and skyscrapers, is on track to tie with Italy - cradle of Roman civilisation and Renaissance splendour - as the world's top-ranking home of cultural heritage and natural beauty spots.
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Matt Damon Whitewashes Chinese History in The Great Wall

Daily Beast - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Great Wall is set over a millennium ago in China, where several dynasties' worth of soldiers and slaves spent their lives constructing 5,500 miles of stone and brick to keep invaders and enemies out.

Ontario Partners With China to Support Young Scientists

Government of Ontario News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The goals of the exchange program are to develop long-term research collaborations between Ontario and Chinese institutions, to encourage the development of leadership skills among YSEP participants and to create future "science ambassadors" between ...
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Analysts: Cambodia to 'Pay Price' for Siding With China

Voice of America - ‎16 hours ago‎
Cambodia's refusal to back a multilateral approach aimed at resolving disputes in the South China Sea, they said, have also cost the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) its political bite and that it's now time for a rethink.
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Apple's Tumble From China Tree Accelerates

Forbes - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bottom line: Apple could be on the cusp of a prolonged China downturn unless it can roll out smartphones with new breakthrough technology, as it gets overwhelmed by similar Chinese models that sell for far lower prices. The latest financial report from ...
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Undefeated USA Women's Basketball Team Beats China, 73-56

Department of Defense - ‎6 hours ago‎
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., July 29, 2016 - After losing to China by one point last year at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's Women's Basketball Championship held in France, USA coach Army Lt.

China Steels Its Resolve, But 'Zombies' Abound - China Real Time ...

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
China's steel industry is a test case for the nation's ability to restructure overbuilt parts of the economy, and so far it's not going very well.
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China Diplomatic Victory Could Be Short Lived - VOA

Voice of America - ‎16 hours ago‎
July 29, 2016 2:28 AM. With assertive rhetoric, China appears to have scored a diplomatic victory in the past week, defying the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ...
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AB InBev-SABMiller Deal Advances on China, Investor Support

Bloomberg - ‎11 hours ago‎
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's takeover of SABMiller Plc moved closer to completion as China's Ministry of Commerce approved the $103 billion deal and the target's shareholders began lining up in favor of the transaction after the Budweiser maker raised its ...

The End of Days Is Coming — Just Not to China

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
“In Chinese science fiction, extraterrestrial civilizations were usually imagined as benevolent and wonderful,” Liu Cixin, China's most celebrated science fiction author, wrote in 2014. “This set off the contrarian in me, and I decided to imagine a ...
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Why did China release rare videos of its successful anti-missile system tests?

South China Morning Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
On Sunday and Monday, China National Radio, CCTV and the PLA Daily's TV.81.cn website carried reports touting four consecutive successful tests of a “ground-based midcourse defence” (GMD) system at the Korla Missile Test Complex in Xinjiang.
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China just set aside $30 million for a controversial project designed to make it rain — and it's not the only one

Business Insider - ‎10 hours ago‎
The project is part of a larger campaign of so-called weather modification techniques that the country has been using since at least 2008, when they claim to have cleared the skies for the Beijing Olympics by forcing the rain to come early.
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