We are witnessing another round of China-bashing — this time because of its reclamation activities on islands and submerged reefs in the South China Sea. The U.S. Department of
Defense has accused China of undermining the status quo and generating instability
China’s claim to the South China Sea is based in history, dating back to records from the Xia and Han dynasties. China delineates its claims via the nine-dash line, which Chiang Kai-shek advanced in 1947.
The question is simple: Can China sustain rapid GDP growth within the confines of the current global order, including its trade rules, or must the current U.S.-dominated order change drastically to accommodate China’s continued economic rise? The answer, however, remains unclear.
KFC has filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs. (AP)
Russian and Chinese leaders signed a plethora of deals in Moscow, giving Russia billions in infrastructure loans
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed at their summit Friday to oppose attempts to distort the history of World War II, in which they emerged as victors over German fascism and Japanese militarism.
China’s rapid military modernization “has the potential to reduce core U.S. military technological advantages,” the Pentagon said in its annual report on that nation’s military strategy.
Despite official American and Japanese opposition, 57 countries have opted to be among the founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Regardless of what naysayers believe, this remarkable turn of events can only benefit global economic governance.
Despite a relationship overshadowed by Japan’s wartime past and a territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea, the leaders of China and Japan held a 29-minute meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of a conference in Jakarta
Chinese President Xi Jinping Tuesday hailed a $46 billion economic corridor as a “historic development opportunity” for Pakistan, but security fears linger over the project, which involves major construction in highly unstable areas.
As the first European airport to receive yearlong charters organized by a Chinese travel agency, Liege Airport welcomed the tourists from Xi’an with a lion dance performance and a water salute, in which the plane traveled under plumes of water expelled by fire trucks.