Friday, February 28, 2014
Damning editorials in China's state media and a noticeable step-up in the dragnet against former aides of former security czar Zhou Yongkang suggest that the endgame is near for him, say analysts.
China's corporate debt has hit record levels and is likely to accelerate a wave of domestic restructuring and trigger more defaults, as credit repayment problems rise.
Taipei Circle (台北圓環), located in the capital city's Datong District (大同區), this past Monday played host to the announcement by Sean Lien (連勝文), a scion of the Kuomintang (KMT, 國民黨), of his candidacy in the upcoming elections for Taipei mayor.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Bitcoin community was thrown into turmoil Tuesday after the disappearance of what had been its biggest exchange, shaking confidence in the fast-growing virtual currency.
After hearing the warning of Narendra Modi to China over its repeated claims on Arunachal Pradesh, the Chinese must be laughing their heads off. Making an election speech in the north-east, Modi — Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate — advised China to give up its expansionist attitude., 1 Comment
When the Dalai Lama came to Washington in 2009 on one of his frequent lecture tours, U.S. President Barack Obama didn't invite him to the White House as the new president sought to start on the right foot with China.
Dozens of trucks carry iron ore out of a mine in western Mexico, spinning dust into the air as they barrel past a guard booth peppered with scores of bullet holes.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Almost seven decades after the end of the Pacific War, the main protagonists seem to be tussling again, albeit so far only rhetorically. Chinese and Japanese voices have been raised in anger; now the Americans are also involved.
A 4-year-old boy and his sister, aged 6, in Bangkok's Ratchaprasong; the 5-year-old girl in Trat province. They were too young to understand anything about the political war being waged by adults who claim to have so firm a grasp on “right” and “wrong.”
While saying it “hears” Ukraine's dream of joining the EU, the Western bloc failed Monday to hold out the prospect of entry in spite of regime change that began with pro-EU protests.