HONG KONG — North Korea tests nuclear weapons less than 100 miles from China’s border. It launched a missile hours before a major speech by President Xi Jinping of China on Sunday, a move Chinese analysts called a diplomatic...
Beijing’s Belt and Road project may be the largest single infrastructure program in human history. ot infrequently, I bang on in this space and elsewhere about “parity between West and non-West.” I consider achieving this the single most pressing necessity...
Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump buried the hatchet in New York last week to assure that the US-Australia alliance is on firm footing. As Trump's business confidant, Blackstone Group chairman Stephen Schwarzman, personally told Turnbull in New York on Friday...
Up to 5,000 ethnic Uighurs from China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang are fighting in various militant groups in Syria, the Syrian ambassador to China said on Monday, adding that Beijing should be extremely concerned about it. China is...
The scenario that must concern American defense planners above and beyond all others is that dark, yet still rarely discussed possibility that China and Russia could somehow become engaged in simultaneous armed conflict against the United States. While neither...
The Foreign Minister has condemned China's objection to Taiwanese delegates being present at an international conference held in Western Australia this week. The delegates were forced to leave when strong objections from Chinese delegates caused proceedings to come to a...
President Trump’s choice to be ambassador to China pledged Tuesday to leverage a personal relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping to persuade China that it is risking its own security if it fails to prevent a nuclear crisis with...
US. President Donald Trump, a self-proclaimed dealmaker and foreign-policy neophyte, is throwing out the rules of diplomacy with China - and experts say it's a gamble that may work. Frustrated with Beijing over a slew of issues, the former Manhattan...
Canada’s economic ties to China tomorrow must be as dense and interwoven as are ours with the U.S. today, if we are to secure prosperity. It’s often small signals that reveal massive changes taking place just beneath the surface in...
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China and Russia rebuked Washington's threat of military force. The showdown in a meeting...

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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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