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Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with U.S. widens to record $34.1 billion

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August's ...

Oct 12, 2018

Five Eyes intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China

The five nations in the world's leading intelligence-sharing network have been exchanging classified information on China's foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year, seven officials in four capitals said. The increased cooperation by the Five Eyes alliance — grouping Australia, ...

Oct 11, 2018

Chinese Interpol chief goes missing

China's detention of Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei shows nothing takes precedence over the Chinese Communist Party's self-perceived need to protect itself. Governments around the world, including Tokyo, must take note.