China

“No Obvious Reason” For Why China Is Massively Boosting Stockpiles of Rice, Iron Ore, Precious Metals, Dry Milk

Do they know something we don’t?

China’s “Carrier Killer”: the DF-21D

This is Beijing’s unseen big stick. And a long arm brandishes it

From Beijing with Love

The fact that Beijing provided Iran with assistance for its nuclear and missile programs means that should the current face-off with Tehran escalate into military confrontation we can expect China to step in alongside Iran

Chinese authorities arrest dozens for spreading Mayan apocalypse rumours

Chinese authorities arrest dozens for spreading Mayan apocalypse rumours

Communist Party clamps down as 2012 doomsday cults spread across China

China conducts first landing on aircraft carrier

An advanced Chinese-made J-15 conducted a successful landing and take-off. Includes video

China's economy will soon overtake the EU and US economies

China’s economy will soon overtake the EU and US economies

By 2016, China is also expected to overtake the United States (U.S.) and become the largest economy in the world

New Chinese stealth fighter heightens dilemma for Indian Navy

The recent inaugural flight of a new Chinese stealth fighter threatens to trigger an arms race between two emergent powers

China' J-31 stealth fighter. Click to enlarge

Second stealth jet puts China on path to top regional power – expert

Smaller, lighter stealth fighter unveiled this week likely to be used on China’s emergent carrier fleet

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects guards on the carrier Liaoning. Click to enlarge

China Launches Carrier, but Experts Doubt Its Worth

In a symbolic move that lifts its profile as an emergent global power, China’s first aircraft carrier entered service Tuesday

Invasion. Genocide. An utter lack of remorse. And why there could be a terrifying new war between Japan and China

Invasion. Genocide. An utter lack of remorse. And why there could be a terrifying new war between Japan and China

Max Hastings on the bitter legacy between Japan and China and why could escalate into something much bigger

Chinese J-20 stealth fighter

Tokyo casts wary eye on Chinese airpower developments

Japanese defence analysts concerned over growing Chinese military airpower capabilities

10 dead, 30,000 evacuated in Beijing downpour

The heaviest rain in six decades has left 10 people dead in the Chinese capitol and forced the evacuation of 30,000 more

China to invest USD 20bn to develop two Iranian oil fields: Qasemi

For the sake of its growing energy needs alone, China has more to gain investing in Iranian oil and gas than abiding by U.S. demands for sanctions

World’s most profitable bank is ICBC, a state-owned Chinese bank

China’s burgeoning power reflected in the fact that its banks now account for third of global profit

U.S. grants Iran sanctions exceptions to China

With Thursday’s decision to grant exceptions to China, the Obama administration has now spared all 20 of Iran’s major oil buyers from its unilateral sanctions

Ambition Has Never Scaled Such Heights

Ambition Has Never Scaled Such Heights

China plans to build the world’s tallest tower – and complete it in just THREE MONTHS

Chinese Upgrade Conventional Missile Capability

Chinese Upgrade Conventional Missile Capability

China beefs up its conventional missile capability in anticipation of increased U.S. naval presence in the Pacific

China willing to enhance ties with Iran

Even as the West readies to impose sanctions, other emerging powers are ready to step up cooperation with Iran

China Eyes Wide Open Spaces

Until now, the Chinese have focused on opening up farmland in South America and Africa to meet the demands of the burgeoning Chinese middle class. But now their gaze is shifting

Pentagon says China may build aircraft carriers

China is likely to build a number of aircraft carriers in the coming years to further project its power, say analysts