- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 02:13 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's Defense Ministry on Thursday accused the U.S. of militarizing the South China Sea as Beijing makes increasingly bold moves to assert its claim to virtually all of the sea's waters, islands and reefs.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 01:26 PM
China and Russia will hold joint military drills in the waters and airspace of the Sea of Japan, Beijing said Thursday, the latest defence cooperation between the countries. The exercises will take place August 20 to 28 in the Peter the Great Gulf and other areas off the Russian coast, defence ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told reporters. China will send seven naval ships including a destroyer...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 04:05 AM
China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of "militarizing" the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping up the rhetoric ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week. China has repeatedly urged Washington not to take sides in the escalating maritime dispute over the area, where the Asian giant last year stepped up its ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 04:19 AM
China and Russia will hold joint naval and air defense drills in the Sea of Japan, China said on Thursday, the latest exercises between the two countries which could concern Japan, involved in a marine dispute with China to the south. The maneuvers also come as the United States ramps up military cooperation with its allies in Asia in response to China's increasingly assertive pursuit of ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 02:57 AM
China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that "many" countries were sending troops to participate in or watch a military parade in central Beijing in September to commemorate the end of World War Two, but would only name Russia amongst those nations. With just a month or so to go until the parade, which will take place through Beijing's Tiananmen Square, China has given few details about who ...
- The Christian Science MonitorJul 30 05:59 AM
China has been angered by US Navy and Air Force forays through waters it says are its own.
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceJul 30 04:52 AM
China's Politburo has promised to step up "targeted" adjustments to economic policy to foster stable growth in the world's second-largest economy, media said on Thursday. In a rare acknowledgement of the challenges ahead, state radio quoted the decision-making body of the Communist Party as saying that China had yet to find new drivers to power its economy at a time when old engines are flagging...
- The Christian Science MonitorJul 29 09:29 AM
China has 20 percent of the world's population, and 7 percent of its fresh water. As pressure mounts, officials are pushing conservation reforms such as reforestation and water taxes – and diverting water from the south to the north.
- CNBCJul 29 04:38 PM
China's property market slump could hit the banks according to ratings agency S&P, in the latest warning to the world's second largest economy.
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 29 02:14 AM
China is in a currency quandary: How to promote the yuan in global trade while at the same time using it to stabilize market volatility? The People’s Bank of China is holding the onshore version of the yuan at about 6.2 to the dollar, even as it pledges a bigger role for market forces. In a single statement last week, the cabinet said both that it would allow the currency to move in a wider ...
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