…high-tech exports such as machinery, the aerospace sector, computers and electronics accounted for more than 17 per cent of Mexico’s GDP last year, only trailing South Korea and Germany and even ahead of China, according to state trade and investment promotion agency, ProMexico. Mexico’s central state of Guanajuato, for example, was once a prime New […]
An anonymous anti-Western post called 'You're Nothing Without The Motherland' is blowing up on Chinese blogs and social media sites like Weibo, reports the South China Morning Post. State media is calling it a 'spontaneous expression...Show More Summary
ByQuandaryFX: For centuries, China and Japan have fought for territory, resources, and affluence in the Pacific sphere. The years of warfare and strife have left these nations in a constant political tug-of-war in which each side maneuvers for clout and influence in this economically significant portion of the world. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co could be one of the biggest losers from surging sales of Japanese cars in China as the South Korean automaker's problems spread from the United States to the world's largest auto market.
As China continues its controversial claim-staking throughout Asia, a corner of the academic world is becoming an unlikely focal point in the dispute: Archaeology. More specifically, the thousands of shipwrecks that litter the South China Sea — which China is aggressively claiming as evidence to back up its right to control the ocean. More »
The Chinese government has begun asserting ownership of thousands of shipwrecks in the South China Sea.
WASHINGTON — China was upset that U.S., Japanese and South Korean aircraft patrolled its new air defense zone over the East China Sea and responded in kind. Reuters reported that China flew several fighter jets and early warning aircraft in the disputed area, possibly escalating tensions between China and its regional rivals South Korea and […]
This video by the Financial Times chronicles China's Air Defense Identification Zone saga from the ADIZ's creation to the US, Japan and South Korea telling China to "shove it," to China's retaliation, and more. [ more › ]
One emerging Internet structure independent of the United States (read: NSA) now has a name: CABLEBRICS – as in the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This La Jornada editorial once again advises Latin American leaders to heed the advice of Julian Assange to create portals free of U.S. and European [...]
Butting Heads With Fighter Jets: South China Sea edition! Killing Toddlers By Drone: The US military expresses its "deep regrets" for extinguishing the life a baby with a sky robot on Thanksgiving day. Because Boeing Is So Special: The...Show More Summary
The Obama Administration’s test of China’s new Air defense Zone in the South China Sea earlier week has finally elicited a response. China said it had sent warplanes to patrol its newly declared maritime air defense identification zone on Thursday, while Japan and South Korea have also sent surveillance aircraft into the area. Air force […]
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How do military incidents explode into a crisis? Through stupidity. And we’re watching one such scenario unfold in the East China Sea. Just days after the U.S, Japan and South Korea flew through China’s freshly declared air defense zone...Show More Summary
The flights are the latest developments over the zone that's being criticized by China's neighbors and the U.S. The U.S., Japan and South Korea have all sent military aircraft through the zone to show they have no intention of respecting it. The zone over the East China Sea overlaps with areas claimed by Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
China Launches Fighters to Patrol Air Defense Zone Top News: China launched fighter jets to patrol its newly announced "air defense identification zone" on Thursday, after the U.S., Japan, and South Korea had flown military aircraft hrough...Show More Summary
After the US, Japan, and South Korea all managed to fly through China's newly declared air defense zone over the East China Sea issue-free, China has been left embarrassed, reports the AP —and, it seems, finally ready to respond. It sent warplanes of its own, as well as an early...
The Americans struck first. Just days after the Chinese had demarcated an air defense zone that includes skies over islands claimed by both China and Japan, a pair of U.S. B-52s flew through the controversial space, lingering for around two hours. Show More Summary
Looks like China wasn't too pleased with those 'uppity' Japanese and South Koreans literally flipping it the bird by flying planes through its newly established East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), so they decided to send some PLA planes to lay down the law. [ more › ]
Beijing's "defensive measure" raises stakes in standoff with US, South Korea and Japan over the disputed airspace.
Not long after the US sent two long-range B-52 bombers through the middle of China's new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), despite China's warnings to 'adopt emergency defensive measures in response' to noncommercial aircraft entering...Show More Summary