BEIJING – US Special Representative for Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Policy Glyn Davies said Thursday that US-DPRK talks in Beijing were "serious and substantive." "We covered quite a number of issues," Davies said after meeting the DPRK delegation, which was headed by DPRK First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan. Read Full Article [...]
BEIJING – China will not engage in an arms race with other countries, Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng said on Wednesday, stressing that China's military growth is for defensive purposes. The remarks were made in response to a recent report from IHS Jane's, a global think tank specializing in security issues, which claimed China's defense [...]
A World Bank report has urged China to deepen its reforms to avoid economic crisis, a notion that has already been stressed by Chinese leaders, analysts said. The report, titled "China 2030," warned that if China does not implement major reforms in the next 20 years, a sudden slowdown could trigger a severe downturn in [...]
BEIJING – China is accelerating its pace in exploring the North Pole with two Arctic expeditions planned before 2015, according to the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration. Climate and environmental changes in the Arctic have a direct and immediate impact on China, so Chinese scientists pay a lot of attention to Arctic research, a senior [...]
SHANGHAI – The Shanghai Pudong New Area People's Court on Thursday rejected a request by Shenzhen Proview Technology to stop Apple from selling iPads in the city. The court said it could not support Proview's application because no ruling has been made on whether Apple has violated Proview's exclusive right to use the iPad trademark. [...]
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