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The Great Game: Is Britain playing both sides in China-Vietnam standoff?
Just a day after the UK pledged to bolster its support for Vietnam, the British government has promised China almost identical defense cooperation – despite the fact that the two Asian nations are teetering on the edge of a potential armed standoff. Read Full Article at
157 points by Russia Today | South China Sea United Kingdom British Empire People's Republic of China Xinhua News Agency People's Liberation Army Spratly Islands Suez Crisis
China says it has stealth-defeating quantum radar
A Chinese firm has reportedly developed and tested a radar system that uses quantum entanglement to beat the stealth technology of modern military craft, state media said. Read Full Article at
5088 points by Russia Today | Xinhua News Agency Radar Quantum mechanics News agency Photon Energy Radio Stealth technology
Chinese foreign minister meets U.S. Secretary of State in Germany
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday on the sidelines of a meeting of foreign ministers of the G20 top economies in the German city of Bonn, the official Xinhua news agency said.
17 points by Reuters | News agency Reuters People's Republic of China President of the United States Donald Trump Xinhua News Agency United States Thomson Reuters
China wraps up exercise with three warships in South China Sea
BEIJING (Reuters) - Three Chinese warships on Friday wrapped up a week of scheduled training exercises in the South China Sea, state media said, shortly after China's sole aircraft carrier tested its weapons in the disputed region.
121 points by Reuters | News agency United States Reuters South China Sea Xinhua News Agency United States Navy Thomson Reuters Multilingual news services
China closes live poultry markets amid deadly flu outbreak
BEIJING (AP) - China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions where the worst outbreak of bird flu in years has killed at least 87 people. State media reported Friday that the National Health and Family Planning Commission ordered closures anywhere that cases of the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Hong Kong China Severe acute respiratory syndrome Influenza Xinhua News Agency World Health Organization People's Republic of China Yangtze River
Nine killed in central China coal mine blast
Allen ConeFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Nine people died when a blast struck a coal mine Tuesday morning in central China's Hunan province, authorities confirmed.
3 points by UPI | News agency United Press International Xinhua News Agency United States News agencies Associated Press People's Daily
Trump pick for China ambassador aims to boost trade ties: Chinese state media
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said he would help increase trade between the two countries, Chinese state media reported, amid concerns over protectionist talk from the new U.S. administration.
275 points by Reuters | International trade United States News agency Reuters Tariff Xinhua News Agency Thomson Reuters Hu Jintao
China's Tiangong-1 space station to crash into Earth in 2017
Brooks HaysBEIJING, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Keep your head up next year. China's Tiangong-1 space station is expected to re-enter the atmosphere and come crashing back to Earth sometime during 2017.
21 points by UPI | United Press International News agency International News Service William Randolph Hearst News World Communications Xinhua News Agency International Space Station Helen Thomas
G20 a success for China, but hard issues kicked down the road
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is lauding its successful hosting of the G20 summit in scenic Hangzhou, with open confrontation largely avoided and broad consensus reached over the fragile state of the global economy and the need for a wide range of policies to fix it.
413 points by Reuters | European Union United States South China Sea People's Republic of China United Kingdom Xinhua News Agency East China Sea Economics