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The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

Taiwan will spend nearly NT$240 billion (US$8.71 billion) on eight types of weons to bolster its defenses in the face of mounting military threats ...
China’s new bank lending hit a record $ 3.1 trillion in 2021, more than the UK’s GDP

China’s new bank lending hit a record $ 3.1 trillion in 2021, more than the UK’s GDP

New lending by banks in China declined more than expected in December compared to the previous month, but lending for full year 2021 set a record a ...
Protein-based Sinopharm booster stronger against Omicron than previous injection

Protein-based Sinopharm booster stronger against Omicron than previous injection

A protein-based Covid-19 booster vaccine made by Sinopharm triggered a stronger antibody response against the Omicron variant when given as a boost ...
The January-Australia defense deal could fuel rivalry between China and the US, analysts say

The January-Australia defense deal could fuel rivalry between China and the US, analysts say

A "landmark" defense deal between Jan and Australia could further fuel competition between China and US-led allies and heighten concerns that count ...
Relations between the USA and China: Beijing and Washington reach a “state” of trade talks despite the expiry of the Phase I deal

Relations between the USA and China: Beijing and Washington reach a “state” of trade talks despite the expiry of the Phase I deal

China and the United States reached a "state" in the process of resuming trade despite the expiry of their Phase 1 trade deal last week, with neith ...
China’s mutual prosperity surge is accelerating, but how will life under Xi Jinping change in 10 years?

China’s mutual prosperity surge is accelerating, but how will life under Xi Jinping change in 10 years?

It has been a year of overwhelming change for China, and the fundamental shift in relations between the country's government, businesses and citize ...
Rail traffic between China and Europe to expand the infrastructure with an increase in container traffic by 30 percent

Rail traffic between China and Europe to expand the infrastructure with an increase in container traffic by 30 percent

China's largest Policy Bank has pledged additional financial support to build a key rail link to Europe as both sea and air links suffer from vario ...
China scholar Jonathan Spence deciphered complex stories for Western readers

China scholar Jonathan Spence deciphered complex stories for Western readers

Eminent Britain-born China scholar and author Jonathan Spence died Saturday at the age of 85. His wife, Annping Chin, also a professor at Yale, sa ...