Pentagon: China, Russia outpace terrorism threat

WASHINGTON — Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, the Pentagon said Friday. A new national defence ... ( read original story ...)

Yu Wensheng: China human rights lawyer arrested on school run

Yu Wensheng, a vocal critic of China's ruling Communist Party ... It is not clear where Mr Yu is being held, and local police told the AFP news agency they were not aware of his detention. His wife, Xu Yan, told Reuters news agency: "I have not received ... ( read original story ...)

China police take away lawyer who wrote letter urging reform

"Though the contents were protected by constitutional rights to free speech, putting this kind of thing online right now in China is not allowed," Xu said ... saying she cried and hugged her son after she heard the news. "The authorities already know ... ( read original story ...)

China to enshrine Xi’s thought into state constitution

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party will enshrine President ... the party has now proposed writing the same theory into the state constitution, state news agency Xinhua said. Because the amendment is of the state constitution, it needs ... ( read original story ...)

Big News From China: Its Implosion Didn’t Happen

China's economic performance is all about what hasn't happened. That's huge. The world's No. 2 economy didn't implode under a mountain of debt, nor did trade tensions with the U.S. bring exports undone. And there certainly hasn't been the trade war many ... ( read original story ...)