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US in new push to break China Internet firewall

US in new push to break China Internet firewall

The United States plans to pump millions of dollars into new technology to break through Internet censorship overseas amid a heightened crackdown on dissent in China, officials said Tuesday. State Department officials said they would give $19 million to efforts […]


China, Central Asian countries hold anti-terror drill

China, Central Asian countries hold anti-terror drill

China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan conducted a joint anti-terror drill in the restive western region Xinjiang, where anger against Beijing has led to attacks on police, state media reported Saturday. The one-day exercise on Friday was aimed at better coordinating efforts […]


China urges world to back Pakistan in terror fight

China urges world to back Pakistan in terror fight

China reaffirmed its support on Thursday for efforts by its ally Pakistan to combat terrorism after the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US forces, and urged the world to help Islamabad. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu stopped […]


All-women army unit lures ‘red’ tourists in China

All-women army unit lures ‘red’ tourists in China

Sitting between two of her sons, frail and wrinkled Pan Xianying does not at first glance look like a tourist attraction. But the mother of seven, now nearly a century old, is one of three remaining members of a famed […]


Chinese Military Becomes More Transparent with Regular News Briefings

Chinese Military Becomes More Transparent with Regular News Briefings

The Chinese Defense Ministry held its first-ever regular press conference in Beijing Wednesday afternoon in a bid to showcase the Chinese military’s transparency. The press conference ran for half an hour, during which Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng answered questions on […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft, is contingent on a country’s willingness to project its capacity if not its intent. China’s initial […]


Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

After nearly nine years of refurbishing work, the ex-Russian aircraft carrier Shilang will soon be carrying out her sea trials for the Chinese Navy. Originally built in a Ukrainian shipyard as a member of the Project 1143.5 class named Varyag, […]


Taiwan to build new stealth warship

Taiwan to build new stealth warship

Taiwan plans to build a new ‘stealth’ warship armed with guided-missiles next year in response to China’s naval build-up, a top military officer and a lawmaker said Monday. Construction of the prototype of the 500-tonne corvette is due to start […]


Chinese man swindled migrants in ‘US army’ scam

Chinese man swindled migrants in ‘US army’ scam

A Chinese man was arraigned on charges relating to his “recruitment” of Chinese men living in the United States into a fictitious US army unit. Yupeng Deng, 51, duped more than 100 Chinese immigrants into paying him to join a […]


 
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