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China's moon lander sprouted a plant, but now it's dead...
The Chang'e 4 lander's biosphere habitat hosted a short-lived cotton-growing experiment.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-16 00:17 UTC
In the 2020s, China aims to lay groundwork for a moon base — plus missions to Mars...
Flush from the success of the world's first rover mission to the moon's far side, Chinese space officials said today that they're planning robotic trips to the lunar south pole to prepare the way for a crewed moon base. The officials discussed
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-15 02:08 UTC
China’s 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323B...
President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed frustration with China's yawning trade gap.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-14 07:23 UTC
China May Have Put a Working Electromagnetic Gun on a Warship. Is This a Big Deal?...
China appears to have beaten the U.S. in the race to mount a rail gun on a battleship. Does it matter?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-07 18:49 UTC
China Denounces 'Provocation' of U.S. Destroyer Sailing in South China Sea...
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The destroyer USS McCampbell conducted a Freedom of Navigation Patrol (FONOP) on Monday that brought it within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-07 18:44 UTC
"Odd Signals" Inside Story of China's Search for Alien Life...
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China's FAST radio telescope, with a dish the size of 30 football fields, which measures 500 meters in diameter, dwarfing Puerto Rico's 300-meter Arecibo Observatory, will thrust its astronomers into the nation's role as the new space superpow
By ceres on 2019-01-04 19:10 UTC
Former NYT editor claims publisher drafted letter "all but apologizing" to China for tough story...
The New York Times publisher was reportedly eager to appease the Chinese government because its operation in China was at stake.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-04 00:21 UTC
‘Sink two aircraft carriers’: Chinese Admiral’s chilling recipe to dominate the South China Sea...
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Theyre the pride of the US fleet: enormous 100,000 tonne, 333m long nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. But Beijing thinks theyre Washingtons achilles heel. Beijing has a devastating plan to force the world out of the East and South China Seas — and it could cost the US 10,000 lives.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 18:02 UTC
Respect or Use of Force? China-Taiwan Divide Seen Getting Deeper...
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Taiwan Wednesday it's time for the two sides to unify and didn't rule out using force to make that happen. A day earlier, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen told China to respect her government's existence and the
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 17:53 UTC
U.S. State Department Issues Travel Advisory for China Due to 'Exit Bans'...
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The U.S. State Department recommended "increased caution" on Thursday for Americans traveling to China. It warned about "arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals" and the use of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 17:50 UTC
Chang'e-4 returns first images from lunar farside following historic landing...
China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft made the historic first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon Wednesday in a mission aims to reveal clues to the history of the solar system and paving the way for future exploration. SpaceNews.com
By ceres on 2019-01-03 16:42 UTC
China Lands Probe on Far Side of Moon: State TV...
A Chinese lunar rover landed on the dark side of the moon on Thursday, in a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 08:11 UTC
China's Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018...
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BEIJING (AP) — It's not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the "disappeared" has expanded since President Xi Jinping came to power...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-30 02:48 UTC
Canadian Faces Death Penalty for Alleged Drug Smuggling in China...
China’s state-run Global Times announced on Thursday the indictment of Canadian citizen Robert Lloyd Schellenberg for alleged drug smuggling. His punishment could range from 15 years in prison to the death penalty if he is convicted on Saturday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-27 22:06 UTC
China's Muslim internment camps run like 'concentration camps', 'turn Uighurs into forced labour'...
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There is mounting evidence to suggest that Muslim inmates are being forced to work at various factories built inside or near the camps in Xinjiang after 'graduating' from the facilities, reports claim.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 04:13 UTC
U.S. sportswear traced to factory in China internment camps...
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HOTAN, China--Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitorie
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 04:13 UTC
US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp...
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BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese detention camp where ethnic minorities must give up their religion and language and work in factories.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 04:13 UTC
Chinese City Essentially Bans Christmas: No Celebrations, No Decorations...
Something like this should really come as no surprise considering the ruling class in China is "officially atheist."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-18 18:19 UTC
The men who created China's economic powerhouse...
China's transformation to economic powerhouse can be traced to a meeting of influential economists on board a boat in 1985.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-17 04:11 UTC
US officials: China poses serious national security threat...
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U.S. national security officials say China's cyberthreats and the theft of intellectual property from American companies pose large economic and national security challenges for the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-12 17:37 UTC
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