In Africa, China Trade Brings Growth, Unease

  • Tue, 06/13/2006 - 12:00

Asian Giant's Appetite for Raw Materials, Markets Has Some Questioning Its Impact on Continent

US cites 4 Chinese firms, one in US, for helping Iran WMDs

  • Tue, 06/13/2006 - 12:00

The United States cited four Chinese companies and one US firm as "proliferators of weapons of mass destruction," for allegedly helping Iran's missile program.

Amnesty slams China military sales

  • Mon, 06/12/2006 - 12:00

China's sales of military vehicles and weapons to Sudan, Nepal and Myanmar have aggravated conflicts and abetted violence and repressive rule in those countries, Amnesty International said in a report Monday.

China Impacts Developing World

  • Sat, 06/10/2006 - 12:00

Chinese entrepreneurs look to Africa for new markets

China, America and nuclear weapons

  • Fri, 06/09/2006 - 12:00

IF THE Pentagon is right, China's nuclear arsenal is on the verge of abig upgrade. As a deterrent against American nuclear attack, theChinese have long relied mainly on a handful of intercontinentalmissiles that are slow to fuel and highly vulnerable.

China: Economic Boom Strains Environment

  • Wed, 06/07/2006 - 12:00

China's gross domestic product (GDP) has been booming since economic reforms began in the late 1970s. This economic success has meant substantial gains in real wages and living standards for many Chinese. But it has also been accompanied by environmental concerns such as pollution and the overuse of natural resources.

Rumsfeld urges China to come clean on military spending

  • Sat, 06/03/2006 - 12:00

US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld urged China to explain its increased military spending to the world, saying it was in its interest to demystify actions that others find potentially threatening.

What Didn't Happen When Bush Met Hu

  • Thu, 04/27/2006 - 12:00

Why, then, was the most newsworthy event of the Bush-Hu summit last week the protests of a Falun Gong member on the White House lawn?

China reports two new bird flu outbreaks

  • Fri, 11/18/2005 - 11:00

China said Friday deadly bird flu had been detected in two new locations, bringing the total number of confirmed outbreaks over the past month to 15.