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中华人民共和国

With shrimp consumption booming in China and production falling in traditional exporters like Vietnam, Ecuador is stepping in. It's the latest food chapter in a globalized world....(full article)

Though China remains the world leader in use of capital punishment, for the second time in three years, the list of capital crimes may be reduced. But authorities may face popular ...(full article)

In March 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a visit to the country on state business. The presidential visit, as the New York Times reports, kicked off a shopping spree for il...(full article)

As the Occupy Central impasse drags on, those behind the civil disobedience movement find themselves under growing pressure to review their strategy. The ideas being considered are...(full article)

While speaking at the presidential palace in the capital of Manila to Japanese reporters, Aquino outlined his desire to work more closely with Japan on matters of security, shortly...(full article)

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Will GOP Congress Boost Pacific Trade Pact? - Eric Johnston, Japan Times

While Japanese and U.S. officials expect little change in the U.S.-Japan relationship following Tuesday’s midterm elections, experts are divided on what a Republican-controlled C...

Time to Take Russia-China Axis Seriously - Ankit Panda, The Diplomat

If you haven’t already read it, Gilbert Rozman has an incisive essay over at Foreign Affairs that explains why the contemporary iteration of close bilateral ties between Rus...

China's New Anti-Drone Lasers - AFP

China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude, state media reported....

Bank of Japan's Money Can't Match China - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

As Shinzo Abe looks for new growth engines to reinvigorate Japan, he's ignoring the most obvious one. On Friday, Japan’s stock markets zoomed upward on news that the Bank of Japa...

Apple CEO's Coming Out Sparks Chinese Debate - B. Allen-Ebrahimian, FP

Despite the Apple CEO's good intentions, Chinese netizens can't seem to stop mocking iPhones for being gay....

A Move to Defuse Japan-China Tensions - M. Sorenson, Global Risk Insights

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and China's President Xi Jinping are set to meet for the first time in their respective tenures at the APEC meeting in Beijing in November....

China Seeks a Space Program to Propel Prestige - Dean Cheng, CPI

Comprehensive national power includes not only calculations of military capability and economic strength, but also diplomatic respect, political cohesion, levels of scientific and ...

Vietnam Looks to India for Military Modernization - S. Haidar, The Hindu

The two countries signed several agreements, including a memorandum of understanding for exploration by ONGC Videsh Limited in two blocks in the South China Sea....

The World Needs a True Counterweight to U.S. - S. Milne, The Guardian

Where is the end of history now? Across three continents, conflicts are multiplying. An arc of war, foreign intervention and state breakdown stretches from Afghanistan to north Afr...

Russia, China Cooperate on Cyber Security - Chernenko et al, Worldcrunch

Unlike with Washington, Moscow and Beijing agree on how the state can monitor the Internet....

China Tightens the Screws on Taipei - J. Michael Cole, The Diplomat

The government in Beijing is upping its pressure on Taiwan’s Ma Ying-jeou as he nears the end of his presidency....

A Look at the Roots of HK's Protests - Keri Phillips, ABC Australia

Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners have once again hit the streets en masse to mark one month of protests against the Chinese government's decision to only allow its hand-picked c...

Working Towards Stability and Security in Asia - Michael Auslin, AEIdeas

News that India will now provide naval vessels to Vietnam continues a trend of diversifying and evolving security relations in Asia. Earlier this year, Japan announced it was givin...

China's Plan to Protect Whistleblowers - BBC

China's top prosecuting body said it has, for the first time, laid out rights for those exposing malpractice. It urged citizens to file reports in a "lawful manner" via official ch...

Rethinking Taiwan's Submarine Dreams - Evan Braden Montgomery, RCD

Are subs the best answer to China's growing military power?...

U.S., Japan Missing a Chance to Counter China - P. Leaf, RealClearWorld

Measured by geography alone, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ambitious: The pact would bind the United States, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, and seven other countries in a...

Putin Gambles that the U.S. Can Be Fenced In - Nikolas Gvosdev, TNI

The Sochi remarks confirm it: there can be no reset of the reset....

Remembering Mao, the Great Manipulator - Robert Wargas, PJ Media

Celebrating its centennial, The New Republic recently mined its archive and republished an intriguing piece from its February 27, 1965, issue: an exclusive interview with Mao Zedon...

Iran, China Deepen 'Blue Water' Friendship - Brian Murphy, WaPo

Last month, visitors to Bandar Abbas on Iran’s southern coast gathered to witness a never-seen-before event: two Chinese warships pulling into port. It could be just the sta...

Capitalism's New Fans - Washington Times

Emerging economies have produced an appreciation of the free market....

Will U.S. Military Return to the Philippines? - Jason Strother, Worldcrunch

In April, U.S. President Barack Obama and Philippines President Benigno Aquino signed a new defense pact, the Enhancement of Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), which opens the d...

China's not Making Your Shirt Anymore - Nathan Siegel, Ozy

As labor costs in the “world’s factory” continue to rise dramatically, global fashion brands are looking elsewhere to source apparel. In addition to established h...

New Rules for China's War on Terror - Kendrick Kuo, East Asia Forum

Do laws really matter in an authoritarian state and in a region as militarised as Xinjiang?...

China's Rise May not Be so Peaceful - John Mearsheimer, National Interest

If the Chinese economy continues growing at a brisk clip in the next few decades, the United States will once again face a potential peer competitor, and great-power politics will ...

China and Luxembourg's Trip to the Moon - Matthew Francis, Daily Beast

The first privately-funded spacecraft to travel the Moon launched last Thursday, but it likely won’t be the last....

Protesters Learning Lesson of China's Power - Kelly McParland, National Post

Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader has finally explained why voters can’t be trusted to choose who replaces him in a 2017 election. It’s simple: if you give the ra...

China Adds Nuke Capability to Sub Fleet - Jeremy Page, Wall Street Journal

One Sunday morning last December, China’s defense ministry summoned military attachés from several embassies to its monolithic Beijing headquarters. To the foreigners&...

China Launches Its World Bank Alternative - Reuters

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Weste...

China's Wealth Flees Abroad - Wang Yong, Worldcrunch

As China holds its 18th CCP Fourth Plenary Session with the theme of the "rule of law in China," it is clear that the corrupt system that fueled the country's economic boom is bank...

How Russia and China Will Fracture - Walter Clemens, The Diplomat

Complexity science helps us understand which of two paths will unfold for China and Russia....

It's up to Cuba to Make Concessions - Jaime Suchlicki, Miami Herald

Raúl’s legitimacy is based on his closeness to Fidel Castro’s policies of economic centralization, control and opposition to U.S. policies. Raúl cannot re...

China Pivots to Europe - Paul Ames, Global Post

Billboards showing alluring pictures of seaside villas and luxury apartments have become a common sight here, which wouldn’t seem unusual except for the accompanying text &md...

China Hacks Away at U.S. Military Superiority - Eaglen & Morrison, RCD

Countering Chinese cyber espionage must be a top priority....

China Arms Its Police - Economist

Most Chinese police have long gone without firearms. In the wake of terrorist incidents, that is changing....

The Similarities Between Germany and China - George Friedman, Stratfor

The problem with an export-based economy is that the exporter is the hostage of its customers. Germany's and China's well-being depend not only on how they manage their economies, ...

China Could Also Lose Taiwan - Richard Rosecrance, The American Interest

The events of the past three weeks in Hong Kong have underlined two major points. First, Beijing’s policy has not changed. Second, China’s attempt to reintegrate Taiwan...

China's Aircraft Carrier Trouble - Robert Beckhusen, War Is Boring

There’s no more of a conspicuous and potent symbol of China’s growing naval power than the aircraft carrier Liaoning. But the 53,000-ton, 999-foot-long carrier could be dangero...

China and America: Competing Exceptionalism - Roger Cohen, NYT

What will matter above all is the capacity of the United States and China to avoid fatal misunderstanding. In a state of mutual incomprehension, clashing interests will escalate....

China's Communists Once Championed Democracy - Frank Ching, SCMP

The issue of what constitutes "genuine universal suffrage" was discussed in 1944 - 70 years ago - by the Communist Party. On February 2, 1944, the party newspaper, Xinhua Ribao, ca...

Is Hong Kong China's Future? - William Pesek, Bloomberg

Hopes that Hong Kong would one day transform China in its own image now seem foolish and futile. Beijing appears intent on making the former British colony look more like the mai...

Hong Kong Officials: There's Always 2022 - Shannon Tiezzi, Diplomat

Lam said there was still room for dialogue within the framework of the NPCSC decision. Working out the nomination procedure will be a goal of the second round of public consultat...

How Beijing Captured China's Middle Class - Julian Sneider, TNI

In The China Fantasy (2007), James Mann debunked the hopeful delusion of Western liberals: that a Chinese “middle class” would emerge to countervail centralized state power. ...

TV Faceoff Dramatizes Hong Kong's Gulf - Liam Fitzpatrick, Time

More than any other event in the three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have rocked China’s most international city, the dialog—the government hesitated to call it a nego...

China's European Year - Wang Yiwei, China Daily

The two 'silk roads' proposed by China will revitalize Eurasia as well as help build a more inclusive and open global market....

NATO Moves to Define Cyber War - Robert Morgus, RealClearWorld

Imagine that China launches a cyber attack on the United States tomorrow. It devastates systems, crippling the financial sector or causing loss of life. But does it merit a militar...

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Africa ivory smuggled on China stat

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President --i Jinping...

3,000 students force school to cut

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A school in Guangzhou's suburban Renhe township in Baiyun district has been for...