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On a warm Sunday summer evening a few years ago, two officials from the Chinese consulate in Sydney travelled to Melbourne to send a message. They were interested in a caller to an occasionally provocative Sunday evening talk back show...
Once upon a time, people looked up at the sky, holding a cup of wine, keeping a long distance, and asked the heavens, "Please tell me, what year is it now in the Heavenly Palace?” On April 12, 1961, Soviet astronaut Yuri...
On balance, global views of China are positive, although ratings for the Asian power vary significantly across nations and regions. Similarly, China’s growing economic might is generally seen as a good thing in most of the countries surveyed. However,...

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What’s behind China’s space programme expansion

China is a relative late-bloomer when it comes to the world of space exploration. But just 15 years after it first sent an astronaut into...

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