Tag: China

The combined wealth of the world’s billionaires now exceeds the collective market capitalization of all the companies in the Dow Jones industrial average

Billionaire wealth tops $7 trillion By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com Monday, September 22, 2014 The combined wealth of the world’s billionaires now exceeds the collective market capitalization of all the companies in the Dow Jones industrial average, according to a recent study. The Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census […]

China plans establishment of Christian theology

“A five-year campaign to promote Christian theology in China, launched in 2013, will provide theological guidance for church rostrums in China and will promote the positive and correct theological thinking with a range of publications, exchanges, discussions and evangelism.” China will continue to promote the development of Christian […]

China expands world’s deepest ‘dark matter’ lab

(Xinhua) 11:03, August 03, 2014 – BEIJING – China has begun expanding the world’s deepest underground lab in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, where scientists have been conducting experiments on mysterious “dark matter”. – The second-phase construction of the Jinping Underground Laboratory, located at 2,400 meters under the surface […]

Will the IMF headquarters move to Beijing?

(People’s Daily Online)    09:19, June 17, 2014 The International Monetary Fund’s headquarters may one day move from Washington to Beijing, aligning with China’s growing influence in the world economy, the fund’s managing director Christine Lagarde said early this month. Attaching importance to China Christine Lagarde made the statement […]

China can feed itself

(People’s Daily Online)    13:25, May 23, 2014   Lester Russell Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, and the author of “Who Will Feed China”, recently raised the question “Can the world feed China?” once more. According to Brown, China’s food imports are increasing rapidly and its structural food […]

China tells U.S. to mind it’s own business

US must ‘get used to China’s rise’ (China Daily)    07:38, May 22, 2014 Washington’s engagement in territorial issues ‘complicates problems’ Chinese and Western observers seemed to reach a consensus on Wednesday over President Xi Jinping’s proposal to establish a new framework for security cooperation in Asia, and he also […]

Beijing’s dangerous arrogance in the South China Sea

Philip Bowring says Beijing’s superiority complex and selective reading of Southeast Asian history have become the toxic brew fuelling tensions in the South China Sea Philip Bowring BIO China’s current behaviour vis-à-vis its South China Sea neighbours is aggressive, arrogant and smacks of Han chauvinism and ethnocentrism. Far from […]

Manila’s provocations reflect weakness

“The Philippines could do nothing but provoke China like a clown under the indulgence of some Western forces” (Global Times)    07:36, March 31, 2014 The Philippines on Sunday filed a case against China’s “territorial invasion” with the UN arbitral tribunal. This comes a day after a nearly two-hour standoff […]

Chinese jet in near miss with North Korean missile

Shenyang-bound flight missed shot by minutes, but could have been hit on rocket’s descent  UPDATED : Wednesday, 05 March, 2014, 11:13pm  Agencies in Seoul A China Southern Airlines airplane carrying 220 passengers passed through the trajectory of a North Korean rocket (seen on the news in Seoul above). […]

Senior Navy intelligence officer ” China was training its forces to be capable of carrying out a “short, sharp” war with Japan in the East China Sea “

Pentagon plays down intelligence officer’s provocative China assessment Segment found at about 26:28 Source: Reuters – Fri, 21 Feb 2014 01:31 AM Author: Reuters WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday played down remarks by a senior Navy intelligence officer who told a public forum that […]

China starts shooting Unit 731 documentary

(Xinhua) 08:01, February 20, 2014 HARBIN, Feb. 19 — Filming of a documentary about the atrocities of Japan’s notorious Unit 731 during World War II (WWII) began in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin on Wednesday. The documentary entitled “731” will interview witnesses and scholars and disclose historical […]