Category Archives: China

Xi Jinping says China is ‘invincible’, regardless of challenges ahead


By William Zheng Chinese President Xi Jinping told Communist Party officials at the start of the year the world was in “turmoil” and would be for some time, but regardless of the challenges it faced, Beijing was “invincible”. His comments

Mach 30 wind tunnel to ‘put China decades’ ahead in hypersonic race


Leading researcher reveals new facility capable of simulating flight at 30 times the speed of sound will be ready ‘soon’ Power produced by the JF-22 will be seven times more than the Hoover Dam in the US, almost as much

Is China a partner, rival or both?


Munich Security Report The world’s democracies are in a competition of systems, above all with China. But global challenges like climate change and arms control require cooperation. The latest Munich Security Report seeks to find the balance. The release of

China’s Mars rover feat took NASA decades


China is the first Mars-going nation to carry out an orbiting, landing and rovering operation on its first mission By Sara Webb & Rebecca Allen China’s Zhurong rover landed safely on Mars on May 15, making China only the third

China on the horizon as ‘world’s pharmacy’


By M K Bhadrakumar The World Health Organisation’s approval Friday for China’s Covid-19 vaccine known as Sinopharm dramatically transforms the ecosystem of the pandemic. In immediate terms, this has potential to boost global vaccine supply, as China’s overall yearly production

Climate goal China


Greenhouse gas emissions from human activities have been the primary driver of climate change. Much of these emissions have come from China, which has had the world’s largest carbon footprint since 2004 and was responsible for 28.5 percent of global

Growing big know about Chinese airborne forces


The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently carried out a large-scale exercise involving thousands of paratroopers to check its preparedness in transporting soldiers and armoured vehicles from a central Chinese province to border areas near India in China’s northwest. They

Countering China’s military challenge, today

Denying the PLA its objectives in the 2020s requires diversification, distribution, and resiliency across posture and mission By Eric Sayers & Abraham Denmark In recent years, Defense Department planners have been intent to focus on the military challenge China will

Is China an alternative super power for the Muslim World?


Due to the West’s anti-Islamic policies, Muslim countries in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa are turning to China for mutual benefits through trade and investment By Abdul Shakoor Shah The Arabic saying goes “seek knowledge, even if it

Asymmetry in US – Russia – China triangle


By M. K. Bhadrakumar The privilege of posing the first question to the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the customary press conference last Sunday on the margins of the 13th National People’s Congress in Beijing went