September 2012

China leader in Afghanistan for first time in 46 years

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 22:43

With all its diplomatic and strategic proximity with Pakistan, China hadn't sent any leader of consequence to neighbouring Afghanistan in the last 46 years until the top Chinese security official, Zhou Yongkang, landed in Kabul on Saturday.

What the Foxconn Riot Says About China

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 22:42

Shortly before midnight on Sunday, a fight among assembly-line workers at the Apple supplier, Foxconn, escalated into a riot...

China picks Fiji as venue for new geopolitical fight

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 22:41

Fiji has become a geopolitical ''football'' on Australia's doorstep, experts say, as China strengthens support for the island nation's military government.

PM quits in Kazakh political reshuffle

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 22:51

Kazakhstan’s longest-serving Prime Minister Karim Massimov resigned on September 24 after five and a half years in office.

China deepens Central Asia role

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 22:50

Recent Chinese diplomatic maneuvers in Central Asia, both bilateral and multilateral, show that Beijing's strategy treats the region as a corridor for reaching resource bases in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

Immunomodulatory and antitumour effects of abnormal Savda Munziq on S180 tumour-bearing mice

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 22:49

Abnormal Savda Munziq (ASMq), a traditional uyghur medicine, has shown anti-tumour properties in vitro.

Romney ad hits Obama's China policies, says they cost U.S. jobs

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 22:48

A new TV commercial from Mitt Romney's campaign accuses President Obama of contributing to American job losses by showing weakness toward China, a line of attack that has proved popular for Romney on the stump.

China's fraught succession

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 22:47

The Hu-Wen leadership's legacy is huge growth. But the next generation need a more balanced, just and predictable society

Letter from America: Senkaku or Diaoyu Islands?

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 22:10

On September 14, the Japan Times in its editorial wrote: "The government on Tuesday moved forward to nationalize three of the five islets that compose the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.

Panetta talks computer hacking issues with Chinese

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 22:05

Despite several years of escalating diplomacy and warnings, the U.S. is making little headway in its efforts to tamp down aggressive Chinese cyberattacks against American companies and the government.