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August 04, 2015
China's Growing Maritime Power May Look Like Mini US Navy by 2020
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 04, 2015
China's determination to become what President Xi Jinping called a "great maritime power" and how the United States should respond has received a lot of media attention. Recently, Rear Admiral Michael McDevitt, now a senior fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA), in a recent paper delivered at a two-day CNA conference on Chinese maritime power, suggested that by 2020 China's navy will increasingly look like a smaller version of the US Navy and will be "the second most capable 'far seas' nav ... read more
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China Building New Aircraft Carrier... Possibly Nuclear Powered
China has confirmed that it is building a unique aircraft carrier, and that it may even be nuclear-powered. On Thursday,, the Chinese-language version of local Global Times, publis ... more

China may be preparing second Spratly airstrip: think-tank
Beijing could be preparing to build a second 3,000-metre airstrip on an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea, a Washington-based think-tank said. ... more

China, Russia to hold joint naval, air drills
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. ... more
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Protesters vow to escalate action over student suicide
Protesters who stormed Taiwan's education ministry after a student committed suicide vowed to escalate their action Friday as the government struggled to defuse the crisis sparked by "China-centric" changes to the school curriculum. ... more


UK grants Chinese artist Ai Weiwei new visa in U-turn
Britain's interior minister ordered officials Friday to grant Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, reversing a decision to restrict him to a short trip that had prompted condemnation from rights groups. ... more
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China holds anti-terror drill at Xinjiang airport
Authorities in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang held an anti-terror drill on Thursday at its main airport, state media reported, simulating an attack by axe-wielding assailants. ... more

Olympics: China sees justice in 'historic' Olympics award
IOC president Thomas Bach hailed the award of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing on Friday as a "safe" and "historic" decision while the Chinese capital's mayor indicated that it was putting right a historical injustice. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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China's Growing Maritime Power May Look Like Mini US Navy by 2020

China Building New Aircraft Carrier... Possibly Nuclear Powered

Communications satellite system ready for military use

Lawmaker: Majority in US House oppose Iran nuclear deal

Kerry in Qatar to assure Gulf allies over Iran deal

The Iran nuclear deal and the 'what next' question


DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) recently collaborated with the China Renewable Energy Society (CRES) to host a seminar highlighting best practices for quality standards and risk management fo ... more

Oil prices start August with a thud
Crude oil prices suffered heavy losses Monday, the first full trading day of August, as Greek and Chinese economic ailments dragged down demand prospects. ... more

Scottish energy sector draws Chinese interest
With deals extending into the Scottish energy sector, Edinburgh said it secured more than $80 million in partnerships following an outreach effort in China. ... more
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China manufacturing index hits two-year low: survey
A key gauge of Chinese manufacturing activity plunged to a two-year low in July, an independent survey showed Monday, the latest data suggesting the world's second-largest economy faces downward pressure in the third quarter. ... more

China new home prices up in July: survey
China's new home prices increased in July for the third straight month, a survey showed Friday, as the market continued to recover on the back of government policy support. ... more
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Private Space Stations, East-West Tensions Won't Spark Space Race
Private space stations will be constructed within the next 10 years, and escalating tensions between China, Russia and the United States will not result in a new space race, according to a new surve ... more

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface
A scientific research team spent seven years tracking the movements of skyscraper-high waves in the South China Sea. University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scie ... more

China's supercomputer to support world's largest radio telescope
Supercomputer Skyeye-1, capable of a quadrillion computing operations per second, will support space exploration by the world's largest radio telescope based in southwest China's Guizhou Province. ... more

Myanmar amnesty frees Chinese loggers, political prisoners
Myanmar on Thursday released 155 Chinese nationals, who were last week jailed for illegal logging, as a "goodwill" gesture following intense lobbying from Beijing in a mass amnesty that also freed several political prisoners. ... more

China steps up campaign to remove church crosses
Authorities in Wenzhou, known as China's Jerusalem, have given Christian churches a deadline to remove prominent crosses within weeks, worshippers and an activist group said Thursday, stepping up a long-running campaign. ... more
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Artist Ai Weiwei flies to Germany as Britain slammed over visa
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei was headed to Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after Britain denied him a six-month visa because he did not declare a supposed "criminal conviction" on his application. ... more

Oil rebounds on strong U.S. economic data
Signs of sustained recovery in the U.S. economy helped lift crude oil prices Thursday from earlier losses sparked by indications of Chinese weakness. ... more
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Mongolia marks 25 years of democracy in Russian, Chinese shadows


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China's PLA launches massive war games in South China Sea


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Chinese military technologies increasingly employed in civil sector

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China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival

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Six China miners saved after 7 days underground: Xinhua

China shows off victory over Japan logo

Afghan-Taliban peace talks likely in China next week

Taiwan police release protesters held over ministry break-in

Southeast Asia's naval rivalry -- India and China

China escalator swallows toddler's mother: report

China artist Ai Weiwei says has German visa

Oil prices drop on Chinese woes

Delta to buy stake in China Eastern Airlines for $450 mn

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China to Build Two Nuclear Power Plants in Southern Iran

China manufacturing hits 15-month low: survey

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