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Pakistani president at military parade offers talks to India.

ISLAMABAD " President Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India on all issues, including Kashmir, as he opened an annual military parade to mark the country's Republic Day.Chinese army also participated...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Chinese citizen among injured in London attack.

LONDON " The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament :6:40 a.m.China says one of its citizens was among 40 people injured in the attack outside Britain's Parliament, and is urging Chinese nationals...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef.

BEIJING " A spokesman for China's commerce ministry confirmed Thursday his government has banned imports of Brazilian beef.Brazil's agriculture minister said earlier China suspended imports after investigators accused Brazilian...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

China Supplies 1 Million Tons of Crude Oil a Year to N.Korea.

China supplies North Korea with 500,000 tons of crude oil for free and sells it another 500,000 tons, a source said Thursday. Beijing has refused to publish data since 2014, but the year before it sold 590,000 tons of crude oil to the North.The oil comes from China's Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Is the Trump Organization vetting new deals on ethics like they promised they would? No comment.

Donald Trump's business and lawyers, in January: We will absolutely vet all business deals for conflicts of interest to reassure voters that Trump's official actions are for their benefit and not to support his financial interests.' Donald Trump's business and lawyers, in March: We have no comment on that business deal ...

- Daily Kos - US

China's ZTE Corp pleads guilty in U.S. court in sanctions case.

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp on Wednesday pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Texas for conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions by illegally shipping U.S. goods and technology to Iran. The guilty plea was part of an agreement the company reached earlier this month with U.S. authorities that also called for ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

China's Chery files trademark complaint against Mercedes over green car brand.

Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the 'EQ' name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG unit in the world's largest electric car market. A Chery spokeswoman told Reuters on ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

Will a New Washington Naval Treaty Stop the South China Sea Arms Race?.

A contemporary take on the Washington Naval Treaty system has limitations in the South China Sea.

- The Diplomat - US

What a 1925 Novel Can Teach Us About a Possible US-China War.

The Great Pacific War reveals the insights that come with discussing a future war.

- The Diplomat - US

What's Next For Malaysia's China Warships Deal?.

Some additional details were disclosed this week in a closely-watched defense agreement.

- The Diplomat - US

China's Global Governance Challenge and Domestic Reforms.

Rethinking the 'Kindleberger Trap' and its implications for the rise of China.

- The Diplomat - US

China Punishes More Than 300 Cinemas For Box Office Cheating

Chinese film regulators have punished 326 cinemas for their part in box office fraud. They are the first to be punished under the Film Promotion Law which came into effect at the beginning of the month. Punishments range from the forced closure of theaters for three months and fines of $145,000 for...

- Variety - US

The Latest: Chinese citizen among injured in London attack

LONDON — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament :6:40 a.m.China says one of its citizens was among 40 people...

- Townhall.com - US

Spokesman: China has suspended import of Brazil beef

BEIJING — A spokesman for China's commerce ministry says the country has suspended imports of Brazilian beef, the first official confirmation...

- Townhall.com - US

Spokesman: China has suspended import of Brazil beef

A spokesman for China's commerce ministry says the country has suspended imports of Brazilian beef, the first official confirmation of a Chinese ban.

- FOX News - US

Chinese premier warns Australia against protectionism

China's premier on Thursday warned against protectionism, saying his country planned to close its $50 billion a year deficit with Australia by expanding the trading relationship rather than retreating from it.

- FOX News - US

Fujitsu, Lenovo to postpone PC business integration: NHK

TOKYO - Japan's Fujitsu Ltd and China's Lenovo Group Ltd will postpone plans to integrate their personal computer operations until next month or later, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Thursday on its website.

- Reuters - US

China's Chery files trademark complaint against Mercedes over green car brand

BEIJING - Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the "EQ" name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG unit in the world's largest electric car market.

- Reuters - US

Vital Oil Shipping Lane Becomes Target In Yemen's Civil War

Yemen's strategic Red Sea port, through which some 4 million barrels of oil flow daily to Middle Eastern markets, is becoming a focal point in the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and China is the only power with the economic deal-making leverage to keep this from becoming much more than a proxy battle. The Red Sea ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Chinese Smartbike-sharing Firm Bluegogo Has New Bikes, Business Strategy, And U.S. Expansion Plans

Chinese smartbike-sharing firm Bluegogo has big plans for global expansion, along with new green-friendly bikes

- Forbes.com - US

Does the universe have a rest frame?

Washington DC Mar 23, 2017 Physics is sometimes closer to philosophy when it comes to understanding the universe. Donald Chang from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China, attempts to elucidate whether the universe has a resting frame. The results have recently been published in EPJ Plus. To answer this ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Russia, China could cooperate on developing reusable rockets

Moscow Mar 23, 2017 South China Morning Post reported that China is developing a rocket whose first stage will be designed to be reusable. Such a rocket will be capable of competing with the rocket designed by Elon Musks's SpaceX. Russian military expert Vasily Kashin spoke to Sputnik China about this development. China has ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Debt piles add to risk for China's property groups

High leverage is a rising concern as funding is squeezed and margins pressured

- Financial Times - US

China blames climate change for record sea levels

SHANGHAI - Chinese coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, driven by climate change as well as El Nino and La Nina events, the country's sea administration said.

- Reuters - US

What Legal Tech Pros Must Know About China's New Cybersecurity Law

Don't know about China's new cybersecurity law set to take effect in June? Well, they say that what you don't know won't hurt you, but that is not true when it comes to China's cybersecurity law. According to a recent survey, about 75 percent of legal technology professionals didn't......

- FindLaw - US

China through the eyes of Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol's personal photographs from his trip to Beijing and Hong Kong in 1982 are arguably the most famous holiday snaps of all time.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Chinese officials warned US B-1 bomber

Chinese officials warned a US military aircraft flying near South Korea Sunday, telling its pilots that they were illegally operating in Chinese airspace and ordering the American plane to leave, a US defense official told CNN.

- CNN Top Stories - US

American Airlines May Be Close to Buying Stake in China Southern

American Airlines has less strength in Asia than its two main competitors, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. And American is a tiny player in China. This investment, if completed, could help American bulk up its presence in an important region. -Brian Sumers

- Skift - US

Japan Has Ambitious Plans To Be Asia's Next Superpower, Thanks To China

Competition with China to be top dog in Asia explains why Japan keeps building up its military and overseas economic reach.

- Forbes.com - US

Nuclear Weapons

Latest International Affairs Narendra Modi's Pakistan and China policy: assertive bilateral diplomacy, active coalition diplomacy EventReport Launch: Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Testing EventNuclear Risks in an Uncertain World Research paper Nuclear Disarmament: The Missing Link in Multilateralism EventIran Nuclear ...

- Chatham House - UK

Tim Cook Confirms Apple Will Make Global Fund Donations From Sales of Red iPhone 7 in China

With the news earlier today that Apple has ditched the PRODUCT branding for the red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in China, MacRumors reached out to CEO Tim Cook to find out if any of the proceeds on sales in the country would still be donated to charity in the fight against HIV/AIDS. MacRumors' question: We noticed the RED branding ...

- MacRumors - US

Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia

Capital cities across Asia spent the last month rolling out the red carpet for a rarely seen visitor: Saudi Arabia’s ageing King Salman, accompanied by a hundreds-strong diplomatic entourage including senior princes, businessmen and ministers. Taking in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China and the Maldives, the ...

- University of Cambridge - UK

Netanyahu: Israel, US have reached understandings on settlements

March 22, 2017, 4:45 PM Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that his government's talks with the Trump administration on the issue of building settlements had made substantial progress. Speaking in Beijing before flying home to Israel following a trip to China that included meetings with top business ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Li Ka-shing says Hong Kong property rebound could last years

HONG KONG, March 23 — Hong Kong's richest man signalled that the property rebound that's been pushing up prices in the world's most expensive housing market could persist for as long as two years as growing demand outweighs government...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Asia markets enjoy small recovery after big losses

HONG KONG, March 23 — Most Asian markets edged up and the dollar saw a small recovery today as investors tracked a bounce in New York, with focus now on a crucial congressional vote on US healthcare reform later in the day. However, the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

China values trade with South Korea, will continue to abide by WTO rules

BEIJING - China values trade with South Korea, and will continue to abide by World Trade Organisation rules, the commerce ministry said at its regular briefing on Thursday. South Korea has complained to the WTO about Chinese retaliation against South Korean companies over the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude ...

- Sify - IN

U.S. preparing charges against N. Korea over Bangladesh heist: Media report

, Mar. 23 : The United States is reportedly building a case implicating North Korean government of orchestrating an USD 81 million cyber heist from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Federal Reserve, according to media reports.The U.S. media has reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspects ...

- Sify - IN

Chinese troops participate in Pakistan Day parade

ISLAMABAD: In a historic first, Chinese troops took part in the March 23 parade. A 90-member Chinese delegation had arrived in Pakistan on Monday to participate in the parade. The Chinese troops are part of the Peoples Liberation Army Guard of Honour regiment which was formed in 1952.  Geo News screen grab Prior to the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan Day celebrations begin with military parade in capital

ISLAMABAD: The 78th Pakistan Day is being celebrated nationwide today with traditional zeal and fervour. The day dawned with 31 gun salutes in the federal capital and 21 gun salutes in the provincial capitals, followed by a joint parade of all three forces of the military: Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force, at Shakarparian ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Theft through skimming devices: banks being told to upgrade ATM technology

KARACHI: After the second arrest of Chinese nationals in less than a year for allegedly stealing data of banks from their ATMs through skimming devices, initial findings made by the Federal Investigation Agency suggest that the use of obsolete technology' by the banks for ATMs and decades-old security system at ATM booths ...

- DAWN - PK

Uganda says seeking $500 million loan from China

Has an estimated 6.5b barrels of crude reserves, but needs roads for transport The post Uganda says seeking $500 million loan from China appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

If China wants to achieve its growth goals, it may need the help of robots

Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for BBC WorldwideChina, like many nations around the world, is aging. According to the National Australia Bank's economics team, China's working age population — those aged 15 to 64 — peaked four years ago and has been steadily declining ever since. And it's only just beginning. NAB It's not ...

- Business Insider - US

JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea

Associated Press/Manuel Balce CenetaSen. John McCain of Arizona on Wednesday delivered scorching remarks against North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, while discussing his plan to limit the country's continued provocations. "China is the only one that can control Kim Jong Un, this crazy fat kid that's running North Korea," ...

- Business Insider - US

I Am Not Madame Bovary tops Asian Film Awards

Chinese film I Am Not Madame Bovary took home three awards at the 11th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong, winning best film, best cinematographer and best actress. Winner Fan Bingbing, who plays a woman accused of adultery, said it was her favourite role to date. Even though playing the role was challenging, I had an ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

US declines to join letter criticizing China on human rights

The United States has declined to join other countries in criticizing China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers.

- FOX News - US

Australia, China to boost trade with beef making the cut

By Colin Packham SYDNEY - Australia and China are expected to sign new bilateral agreements on beef exports, energy and security...

- Townhall.com - US

Chinese premier warns Australia against protectionism

CANBERRA, Australia — China's premier on Thursday warned against protectionism, saying his country planned to close its $50 billion a year...

- Townhall.com - US

International Box Office Flatlines in 2016, MPAA Report Says

The slowdown is due to China and unfavorable exchange rates; thanks to a record showing in North America, worldwide revenue still narrowly achieved a new mark with $38.6 billion.

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

China to 'inspect' lawyer after torture allegations

Man says authorities want him 'to be silent' after he transcribed an interview with an imprisoned fellow human-rights laywer

- The Globe and Mail - CA

FBI prepares charges against North Korea over Bangladesh heist

US media has reported that the FBI suspects North Korea plundered $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Federal Reserve. Chinese middlemen are also implicated in the case.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

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