China's Xi restructures military, consolidates control

/ Apr 19, 2017

China's Xi restructures military, consolidates control

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced a military restructure of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to transform it into a leaner fighting force with improved joint operations capability, state media said. Centred around a new, condensed structure of 84 military units, the reshuffle builds ...

Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Apr 16, 2017

Tears and cheers greet planned economic zone near Beijing

Business owner Hu Weibing weeps at the prospect of losing everything, including his home, after China’s surprise announcement to transform a rural spot outside Beijing into a modern metropolis nearly three times the size of New York City. Hu’s family run-clothing factory in the ...

Apr 7, 2017

Trump, Tokyo huddle on ways to keep Westinghouse out of China's hands

The Trump administration and the Japanese government are in discussions to ensure that the bankruptcy of Toshiba Corp.’s U.S. unit, Westinghouse Electric Co., does not lead to U.S. technology secrets and infrastructure falling into Chinese hands, a U.S. official said on Thursday. Westinghouse filed ...