According to the Chinese calendar, 2015 is the Year of the Goat (or sheep), creatures that are typically peaceful in nature but can also be stubborn, while exhibiting herd-like behavior. 1,697 more words
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China has announced its Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) for January showed a contraction in the factory sector for the first time in almost two and a half years. 487 more words
China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’, say Chinese authorities. 212 more words
Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.
By Francis P. Sempa
In his 1919 masterpiece, Democratic Ideals and Reality, the great British geographer Halford Mackinder identified the northern-central core of the Eurasian landmass as the “Heartland” – a geopolitical region from which a sufficiently populated, armed and organized great power could bid for a world empire. 385 more words