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Central govt pledges better governance in Xinjiang

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for “nets spread from the earth to the sky” to defend against terrorist acts in Xinjiang, stressing long-term stability as the main goal for the region. Xi made the remarks at the second central work conference on northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, a two-day meeting which closed on [...]

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Action plan drawn up to counter cyberthreats

The measures include dealing with online attacks launched from abroad Chinese network security and technology companies have taken measures to tackle increasingly serious online threats, including attacks from overseas. More sophisticated online threats from abroad have led to enterprises looking at ways to tackle the problem. For example, greater importance has been placed on cybersecurity [...]

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Chinese writer wins prestigious Kafka Prize

Chinese writer Yan Lianke, who has penned more than 20 novels and short stories, won the Czech Franz Kafka Prize on May 27, becoming the first Chinese person to win the award, the Oriental Morning Post reported. Yan receives a bronze sculpture of Kafka and $10,000 awarded by the Prague-based Franz Kafka Society. “I know [...]

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Time for Russia’s ‘pivot to Asia’

The $400-billion, 30-year natural gas deal just announced by China and Russia is the biggest single trade agreement in history. With this deal, Russia has signaled a major and sharp pivot of its economic and strategic focus to Asia. Russia’s “pivot to Asia” and dramatically enhanced relations with China, which this deal and related agreements [...]

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Terrorism still most direct threat to America: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama said here on Wednesday that he believes terrorism remains the most direct threat to America at home and abroad in the foreseeable future. The president made the remarks while addressing the Class of 2014 graduation ceremony at the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point. Obama, however, stressed that the [...]

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Chinese general labels U.S. No.1 cyber thief

A Chinese general on Tuesday called the United States the world’s leading cyber thief, saying the U.S. cyber spying force should be charged by other countries. “In terms of both military and political intelligence and trade secrets, the United States is the world’s No.1 cyber thief and its spying force should be indicted,” Sun Jianguo, [...]

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