The story of Macau is one of globalisation and the rise of China.
China has become the first to land on the far side of the moon. And unlike previous uncrewed moon landings, it relied on sophisticated technology rather than luck.
A sign marks the location of a Chicago Marriott. In November 2018 the hotel chain said their guest reservation database was hacked, compromising the security of up to 500 million customers.
The November 30, 2018, Marriott International announced a data breach concerning 500 million clients, the second biggest ever. With new data breaches announced nearly every day, how , everyone is now wondering how this was possible.
A major Chinese technology firm is under international scrutiny for its potential role in spying.
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Intelligence officials in many countries are concerned the company could be helping the Chinese government spy on companies, military units and government agencies.
Megacity Shenzhen, as seen from Hong Kong, is a center for Chinese finance and tech.
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CRISPR babies may be just the beginning. China has a different take than the West on ethics and how to get ahead in business and other endeavors.
US President Donald Trump (L) and national security adviser John R. Bolton (R)
Why opportunities should be found to advance cooperation between Africa, China and the US as confidence building measures in US-China relations.
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, is shown arriving at a parole office in Vancouver on Dec. 12. Her arrest at the request of the U.S. officials has strained Canada-Chinese relations.
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China is influential, but would not have succeeded in changing the UN human rights system without quiet consent from countries who wished to trade with it, including Canada.
As happened during the last budget boom, the government will spend it (quite likely on tax cuts) leaving little for when things turn down down the track.
History suggests the government will spend most of the extra $10 billion per year that the MYEFO will reveal on Monday. The only problem is, those riches won't last.
A woman in Beijing wearing a mask to avoid inhaling smog passes an anti-pollution mural.
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The country's carbon emissions should level off again soon.
Scotch pines on a Christmas tree farm in northern Michigan.
Both natural and artificial Christmas trees have environmental impacts, but they're not major. What matters most is what happens to the trees after the holidays.
China’s military may bear the brunt of hits to the country’s scientific reputation.
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In an era of big scientific collaborations, China's renegade actions have hurt its reputation. As international researchers back away, it may be the country's military that ultimately suffers.
Presidents Xi and Trump don’t always see eye to eye.
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Despite agreeing to a ceasefire, the two sides offered differing depictions of their trade war truce that show a lasting peace may still be out of reach.
Trump had a full hand, but he may have squandered it.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
The former Labor senator Sam Dastyari whose links to China set off the firestorm over foreign donations that led to the bill before parliament.
The firestorm over foreign donations was set alight by former Senator Sam Dastyari, whose links to donors with Chinese links prompted him to quit parliament.
Chinese scientist He Jiankui of Shenzhen claims he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies.
We don't know anything about the health of the baby girls who are reported to have been born. But it's clear scientists around the world are shocked.
Embryos with eight cells.
China is pushing hard to lead a genome editing race.
Barley is the perfect scapegoat. China’s real concerns about Australia go deeper.
China's so-called anti-dumping action against Australia is really an action against Australia's overuse of anti-dumping provisions. Barley producers are caught in the crossfire.
China’s rising influence in the region has alarmed many defence experts. But the question remains: would Australia ever need to fight China on its own?
Australia committed A$195 billion to defence spending in 2016, but many now believe this is insufficient with China's rising influence in the region.
It looks good, but where did this pork come from?
Food suppliers and sellers around the world are using blockchain technologies to ensure that what consumers buy is labeled clearly and accurately.
By itself Victoria’s memorandum of understanding with China means little. It’s what it could usher in.
Victoria's decision to sign up to China's Belt and Road Initiative opens it up to the same sort of risks as other signatories.