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Topic - Xinhua
The Xinhua News Agency (, literally "New China News Agency") is the official press agency of the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the biggest center for collecting information and press conferences in the PRC. It is the largest news agency in the PRC, ahead of the China News Service. Xinhua is subordinate to the PRC State Council and reports to the Communist Party of China's Publicity and Public Information Departments. - Source: Wikipedia
China's effort to isolate Japan as its primary regional competitor has unraveled in less than a week: World powers rallied to echo Tokyo's outrage over Beijing setting up an air defense zone that encompasses much of the air defense zones of neighboring countries.
China said it sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone Thursday, days after the U.S., South Korea and Japan all sent flights through the airspace in defiance of rules Beijing says it has imposed in the East China Sea.
China is taking advantage of the government shutdown and budget crisis on Capitol Hill to push for more favor on the world stage, telling other nations that relying on America to lead in the coming decades would be folly.
Talk is dramatic over Syria, fueled by endless commentary from those witnessing President Obama grind through unfamiliar gears as he switches from the hopey-changey man who once won a Nobel Peace Prize to, uh, a president confronting the realities of the office.
China’s first aircraft carrier will get its first test on the high seas, as officials announced that Beijing will get a second, and even third, carrier soon, Chinese state media reported.
What was presumed to be an earthquake relief operation led by civilians quickly became an all-out campaign by the People's Liberation Army to show off its mobilization capability and high-tech weapons with an over-the-top propaganda theme — "The PLA Loves The People."
As the bird flu death toll continues to rise in China, there's no panic in the American medical community — yet. There is, however, much caution and uncertainty as doctors from around the world monitor the unique and deadly H7N9 virus that claimed its sixth Chinese death on Friday.
China's military has used two J-15 stealth fighter jets for its first publicized aircraft carrier landing-and-takeoff operation.
China has done nothing to end trade practices that favor Chinese enterprises at the expense of U.S. workers and businesses, says a report by a congressional commission.
China has done nothing to end trade practices that favor Chinese enterprises at the expense of U.S. workers and businesses, a report by a congressional commission says.
A territorial flare-up between China and Japan intensified Tuesday as two Beijing-sent patrol ships arrived near disputed East China Sea islands in a show of anger over Tokyo's purchase of the largely barren outcroppings from their private owners.
President Obama's trip to Afghanistan Tuesday was kept secret, sort of, by White House officials and media organizations traveling with him.
The bizarre affair involving China's flamboyant princeling, former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, continues to dazzle the world following Bo's unceremonious ouster as the regional communist viceroy on March 15.
Late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il kept the world guessing in death as in life, with state media keeping quiet about the timing and details of his funeral Wednesday.
Russia and China talked up their burgeoning but still fraught ties Wednesday, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin taking a swipe at U.S. monetary policy as parasitic.