Monday, December 2, 2013
China made final preparations to launch its first lunar rover mission on Sunday, the latest step in an ambitious space program, seen as a symbol of its rising global stature., 1 Comment
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The United States advised U.S. carriers to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, an area where Beijing said it launched two fighter planes to investigate a dozen American and Japanese reconnaissance and military flights.
China's Communist Party has fired a senior provincial official for “suspected serious disciplinary violations,” the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, making him the latest target in a crackdown on corruption.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
A high-speed ferry traveling from Hong Kong to Macau collided with an “unidentified object” Friday, injuring 87 people and raising new concerns over maritime safety a year after a ferry crash claimed 39 lives.
A US$50 million Rembrandt portrait takes pride of place in a Beijing hotel room, with Picassos and Renoirs dotting the walls as major Western auction houses look to tempt China's superrich with Europe's finest art.
Friday, November 29, 2013
South Korean and Japanese flights through China's new maritime air defense zone added to the international defiance Thursday of rules Beijing says it has imposed in East China Sea but that neighbors and the U.S. have vowed to ignore.
When Chinese leader Xi Jinping met U.S. President Barack Obama at the “Sunnylands Summit” in California in June, Xi's aides peppered their American counterparts with questions about the inner workings of the National Security Council (NSC) in the White House.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The United States pledged support for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea and senior U.S. administration officials accused Beijing of behavior that had unsettled its neighbors.