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Apr 25, 2016

Beijing auditions foreign agencies to polish China brand

Five global public relations firms have made pitches to the Chinese government for a potential new campaign, four sources said, as Beijing tries to communicate more effectively with the West. The competition by the leading Western PR companies comes amid intensifying scrutiny of Chinese ...

Aussie teen charged over alleged Anzac Day terror plan

Apr 25, 2016

Aussie teen charged over alleged Anzac Day terror plan

Australian police have charged a 16-year-old boy with planning a terrorism act allegedly linked to Monday’s Anzac Day commemorations, which honor soldiers who fought and died for the country. As dawn services around the nation prepared to remember fallen soldiers, New South Wales counterterrorism ...

China plans to land on Mars by 2020

Apr 23, 2016

China plans to land on Mars by 2020

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Work is proceeding quickly on China’s planned mission to land a rover on Mars by 2020, the chief administrator of the country’s ambitious space program said Friday. Formally announced in January, China’s Mars voyage will attempt to re-create the success of the U.S. Viking ...