Oct 14, 2014

Japan, China eye resumption of maritime talks by end of month

Japan and China are considering resuming negotiations for a maritime communications mechanism involving defense authorities, possibly by the end of the month, sources said Tuesday. The envisaged mechanism is aimed at preventing unintended maritime collisions around the Senkaku Islands, which are claimed by Beijing ...

China approves Universal theme park in Beijing

Oct 13, 2014

China approves Universal theme park in Beijing

China has approved the development of a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing that would be the first major foreign-owned theme park in the Chinese capital. The U.S. company Comcast NBCUniversal and a consortium of four Chinese state-owned companies announced the plan Monday, ...

Oct 12, 2014

Army paper says weaknesses in China military training won't win war

Weaknesses in China’s military training pose a threat to the country’s ability to fight and win a war, China’s official military newspaper said Sunday. The country’s military authority has sent a document to military units detailing 40 weaknesses in current training methods, the People’s ...

Chinese newspaper blames U.S. for Hong Kong protests

Oct 12, 2014

Chinese newspaper blames U.S. for Hong Kong protests

A Chinese state-run newspaper has blamed the United States for being behind the prodemocracy protests that have rattled Hong Kong — a claim the U.S. State Department strongly rejected. Thousands of people, meanwhile, returned for sit-ins in Hong Kong’s main protest zone Saturday, responding ...