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Oct 28, 2009

Taiwan's National Security Council (NSC) director said yesterday that now is not an appropriate time for Li Hongzhi, the founder of the Falun Gong movement which is banned in China, to visit Taiwan.

Oct 28, 2009

China's second-ranking PLA officer is visiting the US this week as the two powers try to put relations on a more cordial footing. But mutual suspicion is likely to remain strong as China expands its naval presence in the Pacific.

Oct 27, 2009

Trade offers are bundled with support for authoritarian rulers, arms sales and debt waivers, writes ND Batra.

Oct 27, 2009

Since taking office President Obama has worked hard to improve Washington's relationship with Beijing. While the US and China grow closer together, Europe could find itself relegated to the sidelines.

Oct 26, 2009

This year's Frankfurt Book Fair may have been more of an embarrassment than prestige for its guest of honor - China - but the country's cultural mandarins still believe that the future of cultural ideas belongs to the Middle Kingdom and that the global financial crisis will play a role in helping them achieve that.

Oct 26, 2009

Guantanamo's indigenous Chinese Uyghurs not safe on Palau Islands in the north Pacific

Oct 26, 2009

Mehmet Tohti [Former Vice President, World Uyghur Congress]: "A recent report released by Human Rights Watch over the inadequacy and unfairness of the trials of Urumqi protestors has brought our memory back to the July 5 massacre committed by the Chinese military and government backed Han Chinese mobsters.

Oct 23, 2009

MILITARY PREPARATION AND DANGEROUS BRINKMANSHIP RAISE THE STAKES ON BOTH SIDES OF A TROUBLED BORDER. A SINO-INDIAN AFFAIRS VETERAN DISSECTS A VOLATILE SITUATION

Oct 20, 2009

Something deeply alarming is under way on the roof of the world. It is not simply the Obama administration's difficult Afghan dilemma that makes the vast Himalayan massif the world's most pivotal region. Suddenly, as when one loose rock triggers a mountain landslide, a handful of small developments are combining to produce a highly volatile situation with potentially disastrous consequences.

Oct 14, 2009

Earlier this week, courts in Xinjiang sentenced six men to death and a seventh to life imprisonment  for murder, arson and robbery during riots that swept the region in early July, leaving nearly 200 persons dead. Paul Mozur, a Taiwan-based correspondent, traveled through the area shortly after the riots.  This is the first of a three-part report.

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