Global CFC-11 levels were rising and no one knew why. Scientists turned detective to pinpoint the source.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
Trump's new executive order reflects a fear of sabotage, where an enemy such as China or Russia could turn off critical infrastructure like the internet or communications capability.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
Chinese electric vehicle sales already amount to more than half of the world's total – and car makers and battery manufacturers are working hard to grow even faster.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Countries may be forced to choose whether they side with the US or China when it comes to Huawei.
A new look at Renaissance paintings demonstrates the world has always been global.
Cities have not been central to public policy discussions on trade growth and diversification that are typically centred on trade pacts between countries. But cities are now driving a lot of trade.
The EU has declared China a 'systemic rival' – but this is shortsighted.
Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology.
Missiles that fly 3,000 mph or faster – much faster than the speed of sound – are the next generation of high-technology weapons.
Individual relationships between China and particular African countries differ a great deal.
The message to foreign firms is that you've got at least as good a chance of winning in a Chinese court as in your own country.
There have historically been few key points of difference on foreign policy during elections. Despite daunting challenges on the global stage, this year's election campaign looks to be much the same.
Chinese investment in Australia fell 36% in 2018. It is cause to reflect on the national interest in balancing political concerns with a strong economy.
Many major luxury goods firms have long made place a key part of their identity, and a visit to a traditional silk-weaving centre in Vietnam shows that the approach could work for small firms too.
The deal between the DRC and the Chinese company Sicomines didn't take into account how the Congolese people would benefit.
When is math not just math? Political conflicts have led to new study-abroad initiatives, the creation of a world-class university, the migration of mathematicians and serious educational reforms.