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    1. 4 hours ago

      China’s parade sends an unmistakable message

      President Xi Jinping tried to strike an unexpectedly conciliatory note at this week’s military parade in Beijing...

    2. 7 hours ago

      China unveils ‘Guam Express’ advanced anti-ship missile

      Three weeks ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to Washington, China unveiled several new anti-ship missiles at a...

    1. 15 hours ago

      China moves to modernise its army

      A reduction of 300,000 soldiers in China’s People Liberation army was presented by Xi Jinping on Thursday as a benign...

    2. 16 hours ago

      Chinese navy ships spotted off Alaska as Obama visits Arctic

      Five Chinese navy ships have sailed off the coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea, as Barack Obama made the first visit by...

    3. 19 hours ago

      China cuts troops but parades its military might

      Beijing’s military parade China’s President Xi Jinping on Thursday announced its armed forces would reduce the number...

    4. September 2, 2015

      China parades ‘carrier-killer’ missile through Beijing

      A weapon so secret China would not reveal it for years made its first public appearance in a military parade on...

    5. August 31, 2015

      US to hit Chinese hackers with sanctions

      The White House is preparing sanctions on Chinese individuals and companies as it tries to pressure Beijing to stop its...

    6. August 31, 2015

      Militarism is a risky temptation for Beijing

      The gigantic military parade that will pass through Beijing on Thursday is meant to be all about the past. But,...

    7. August 31, 2015

      China’s Communists embrace an old enemy

      China’s KMT veterans Li Huiying leaps to his feet, ramrod straight as he raises his cane. “Lift your gun, hold it...

    8. August 30, 2015

      Peace protests grow in Japan contrast with Chinese militarism

      Tens of thousands of peace protesters thronged the streets of central Tokyo on Sunday, in the largest demonstrations...

    9. August 25, 2015

      China to parade its weaponry on 70th anniversary of war’s end

      China will next week make a public display of its weaponry in a military parade through the heart of Beijing,...

    10. August 21, 2015

      Chinese hackers target Indian institutions

      Chinese hackers are targeting organisations in India to glean strategic and commercially sensitive material, according...

    11. August 20, 2015

      South Korea’s Park Geun-hye to attend China’s war commemorations

      South Korean President Park Geun-hye has accepted Beijing’s invitation to celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of...

    12. August 14, 2015

      Chinese launch floating fortress project

      Floating fortresses, straight from the pages of George Orwell and favoured by evil geniuses with a penchant for white...

    13. August 11, 2015

      Asia: History lessons feed rival nationalisms

      When the Chinese Communist party’s Eighth Route Army marched into Wuxiang county in 1937, one of its commanders asked...

    14. August 9, 2015

      ‘Prisoners of Geography’, by Tim Marshall

      To see how geography and ideology collide, consider the ominous plain that is the Turkish-Syrian border. On one side is...

    15. August 6, 2015

      China’s island building enters new phase

      China’s efforts to create “facts on the ground” in the South China Sea appear to have entered a new phase, focused on...

    16. July 29, 2015

      China military exercises set to deepen concerns in region

      More than 100 Chinese naval ships and dozens of aircraft fired live ammunition over the contested South China Sea this...

    17. July 21, 2015

      Japan ramps up warnings over China in maritime dispute

      Japan has ramped up warnings over the dangers posed by a more uncompromising China, highlighting satellite images of...

    18. July 20, 2015

      Xi warns China military amid anti-corruption purge

      China’s President Xi Jinping moved to address lingering resentments in the country’s military created by the...

    19. July 6, 2015

      China’s military goes to war on corruption

      China’s military says it is moving to close loopholes in its financial regulations as part of a two-year crackdown on...

    20. July 2, 2015

      China makes rapid progress on reclaimed islands’ facilities

      China is racing ahead with construction projects on reclaimed land in the South China Sea, satellite images show, with...

    21. June 26, 2015

      China: horror show

      It is scarily circular when a company can lend money that may end up financing the buying of its own shares. At Chinese...

    22. June 25, 2015

      China ‘lead suspect’ in US cyber breaches

      China is the “leading suspect” in recent cyber breaches at the US government’s human resources arm that affected...

    23. June 23, 2015

      UK universities under scrutiny over China ties

      High-tech collaboration between British universities and China’s aerospace sector is under scrutiny as US authorities...

    24. June 21, 2015

      US-China: Shifting sands

      The satellite images of bright strips of sand rising from turquoise waters and surrounded by an intricate network of...

    25. June 10, 2015

      US v China: is this the new cold war?

      Strange things are happening in the South China Sea. In the past 18 months, Beijing has reclaimed 2,000 acres of land,...

    26. June 7, 2015

      US struggles for strategy to contain China’s island-building

      China’s efforts to dredge new land on remote coral atolls in the South China Sea have left the US struggling to come up...

    27. May 31, 2015

      Cooler heads are needed in the South China Sea

      In the past 18 months, China has been enthusiastically dredging sand from the bottom of the South China Sea and...

    28. May 31, 2015

      China defends island-building in disputed waters

      China has vigorously defended its effort to dredge new islands in the South China Sea, saying that features such as...

    29. May 27, 2015

      China raises prospect of South China Sea air defence zone

      China has mooted the possibility of controlling the airspace over the disputed South China Sea, as it ratchets up...

    30. May 26, 2015

      China accuses US of stoking tensions in the South China Sea

      The Chinese People’s Liberation Army on Tuesday accused the US of stoking tensions in the South China Sea as it...

    31. May 18, 2015

      Philippine president seeks to defuse tensions with China

      Amid steadily escalating tensions in the South China Sea, Philippine President Benigno Aquino has moved to rein in his...

    32. May 13, 2015

      Rubio vows tough stance on China

      Marco Rubio, the Cuban-American Republican running for president, on Wednesday vowed to restore a “moral clarity” to US...

    33. May 1, 2015

      US ‘welcome’ to use China’s man-made islands for civilian purposes

      The US and other countries will be welcome to use facilities on islands China is building in the South China Sea for...

    34. April 29, 2015

      China’s army declares war on ‘historic nihilism’

      In the latest eruption of sensitivity over China’s communist heritage, a mysterious barbecue restaurant chain is under...

    35. April 16, 2015

      America and China are rivals with a common cause

      When China’s economic output eventually surpasses America’s some time in the next decade, it will be the first time...

    36. April 8, 2015

      China: Projections of power

      China’s military made history practically every day last week. On Thursday it was the Lin Yi, a guided missile frigate,...

    37. April 1, 2015

      Pakistan nears deal to buy 8 Chinese submarines

      The most expensive Chinese arms export deal in history appeared set to go ahead on Wednesday after Pakistan’s...

    38. March 24, 2015

      China military parade poses dilemma for the west

      European leaders have been thrown into a diplomatic quandary by an invitation from China to a military parade marking...

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