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U.S. satellites may be vulnerable to attacks that could make our whole way of fighting war riskier, according to experts. "Every major space-faring nation that can track a satellite and launch into outer space has the means to mess up...
hinese President Xi Jinping met with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday afternoon, and they agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road. Xi said friendly ties between China and Nepal are in the fundamental...
In the big scheme of things, the new grand chessboard isn't Western capitalism versus Soviet communism; it's the West versus the East and China is in the pole position. Slap China with trade tariffs, they dump Treasury bonds and...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he trusted China would not build anything on a disputed South China Sea shoal because he was given its "word of honor" and Beijing would not want to jeopardize a new friendship. Duterte...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is set to arrive in Australia for a five-day visit this evening. He will bring with him a large business delegation who are aiming to strengthen economic ties with Australia and extend the countries' free trade...
China-U.S. relations seem to have found a good rhythm, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his visit to China. While Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the United States could become "good cooperative partners," and that...
During the long years that Martin Jacques devoted to writing what became the international bestseller When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order (Penguin, 2009 and 2012), he...
Beijing's officials won't say it, but they're thrilled to see the impeachment of South Korea's president Park Geun-hye. The night before the Constitutional Court's ruling, the state broadcaster devoted close to an hour of rolling news coverage to protests in...
New WikiLeaks documents reveal US government agent stymied by a dialogue box in Chinese during an attempted hack How do you frustrate a CIA hacker? Show them Chinese. In one of the 8,761 new documents released by WikiLeaks on Tuesday, which...
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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...

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