Thursday, November 6, 2014
Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday.
Catalonia's leader vowed Wednesday that a symbolic independence vote banned by the Spanish government will go ahead on November 9, setting the stage for a constitutional conflict unprecedented in post-Franco Spain.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday confirmed with mainland Chinese authorities that an H7N9 avian flu case has surfaced in Jiangsu Province (江蘇省), and issued a level two travel alert for this area — advising citizens to stay away from the affected regions.
China has passed an anti-espionage law that could widen the scope for activities to be classified as spying, after the ruling Communist Party at a key meeting last month vowed to implement the “rule of law.”
Two Chinese officials bought corpses from grave robbers to meet government cremation quotas, local media reported, as Beijing pushes to enforce its controversial and highly sensitive burial policies.
Anyone calling for China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a “very black heart,” military media said Monday, after President Xi Jinping stressed: “The party commands the gun.”
Sunday, November 2, 2014
The U.S. Air Force's new commander in the Pacific said Saturday she's hoping to continue talks with China on avoiding dangerous encounters in the air that have added to regional tensions.
China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
China's legislature designated Dec. 4 as Constitution Day amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country's legal system.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring down his month-old government.1 Comment